Career Resources

Search Catalog for books

ABI/Inform Global - ProQuest           New York Times Historical 1851-2008
Academic Search Complete - Ebsco   New York Times 1980-present
Business Source Complete - Ebsco   Proquest - All Databases
Hoovers   Proquest Newspapers
Lexis-Nexis   Vocational and Career Collection
Lexis-Nexis Company Dossier   The Wall Street Journal
Newspaper Source Plus    

Occupational Web sites

Dictionary of Occupational Titles - O*Net (Includes State vs. National Salaries and Trends)

Occupational Outlook Handbook

MLA Citation from Purdue

Business Writing

Jobs - General

  • Career Builder
    This is a general job site, but it is one of the biggest. Search by keyword or post a resume.

    Indeed is a search engine for jobs. Indeed gives job seekers free access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of websites. includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

  • New York Job Source
    New York Job Source
    Search jobs by category, location, keywords, and limit job posting by recency.

  • Metro New York Jobs Search by job category. For example: writers. Options for: Direct Hire, Contract positions, internships, Full or Part time.

  • The New York Times - Jobs
    The New York and Monster. Top Job Categories, Top Job Locations. Search by job category in the New York City Metro area and beyond.

  • USA Jobs
    Lists federal jobs nationwide. Search by Keywork or location or select by employee categories.

  • The Wall Street Journal - Career Journal
    Career Journal. Search by keyword, state. Post resume, find 100+K jobs, "Who's hiring", Resource Center

Directories/Other Resources

    • Infospace
      Contains phone directories, city information, and government listings. Search for owner's of phone numbers using reverse look-up.

    • Mapquest
      Create Maps by address, get driving directions

    • Switchboard
      An easy to use yellow pages, as well as other useful features. Lets you search by yellow pages headings of by business name, in or around a certain area.

    • U.S. Postal Service Zip Code Lookup
      Need a U.S. zip code, or the four digit extension for it? Start here.