Resources: Jobs

CCD Resources

Getting Started + Searching

In Print

  • College Grad Job Hunter: Insider Techniques and Tactics for Finding A Top-Paying Entry-level Job
    by Brian D. Krueger
  • Have No Career Fear: A College Grad’s Guide to Snagging Work, Blazing a Career Path, and Reaching Job Nirvana
    edited by Students Helping Students
  • How to Get Any Job with Any Major: A New Look at Career Launch
    by Donald Asher
  • How to Succeed in Your First Job: Tips for College Graduates
    by Elwood F. Holton and Sharon S. Naquin
  • Landing the Internship or Full-Time Job During College
    by Robert R. Peterson
  • The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search: The Proven Program Used by the Worlds Leading Career Services Company
    by Orville Pierson
  • What Color Is Your Parachute?: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
    by Richard Nelson Bolles
  • You’re Better Than Your Job Search
    by Marc Cenedella and Matthew Rothenberg


In Print

  • Dynamite Salary Negotiations: Know What You’re Worth and Get It!
    by Ron Krannich
  • Get Paid What You’re Worth: The Expert Negotiators’ Guide to Salary and Compensation
    by Robin L. Pinkley and Gregory B. Northcraft
  • Salary Negotiation Tips for Professionals: Compensation That Reflects Your Value
    by Ron Krannich
  • Secrets of Power Salary Negotiating: Inside Secrets from a Master Negotiator
    by Roger Dawson

Alternative Jobs

Not all graduates go directly into a permanent, full-time job once they receive their degrees. For those looking for alternatives, there are many possibilities, such as teaching English abroad, a one- or two-year service program, independent travel, or trying out different jobs through temporary work.

In Print

  • The Everything Alternative Careers Book: Leave the Office Behind and Embark on a New Adventure
    by James Mannion
  • You Want to Do What?!: 80 More Alternative Career Options
    by Kathleen Houston

Working Abroad

If you’re interested in working outside of the U.S., there are many ways to find employment either for a few years, or for the longer term.

In Print

  • The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas
    by Jean-Marc Hachey
  • Teaching English Abroad
    by Susan Griffith
  • Work Abroad: The Complete Guide to Finding a Job Overseas
    by Clayton A. Hubbs
  • Work Your Way Around the World
    by Susan Griffith
  • Working Abroad: The Complete Guide to Overseas Employment and Living in a New Country
    by Jonathan Reuvid

Explore by geographic region:

For International Students

Affirmative Action, Workplace Guidelines + Workers’ Rights

AHANA + Diversity Students

Affirmative Action

LGBT + Human Rights

Disabilities and Workplace Support