THE FOCUS OF THIS GUIDE:
To link you to Career/Job information on the Web and in the library's Career and Business collections
Click on the Subject Tabs above to find suggested books, e-books, web links, videos & RSS feeds. To the left are a tips for searching using StyleCat
Career Guides--Job descriptions, requirements, availability, earnings
Job Hunting Strategy & Skills--Writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, networking
Information on Specific Careers:
Fashion & Design Careers--including cosmetics & modeling
Arts & Design Careers--including illustration, graphic & web design, museum/non-profit work & photography
Business & Marketing Careers--including advertising, public relations, consulting, retail, sales, and international careers
Communications & Media Careers
Sections on Employment & Salary Statistics, Internships, Job Banks, JoBlogs & Videos
Tabs link to Company Information & Industry Sources/Market Share on our Business Reference Guide.
The books listed are in the Reference Department's Career Collection (4th floor). To find books to check out, search StyleCat using the terms (at left) or others, and look for books located in "Main."
The Reference librarians can be very helpful in recommending specialized directories with information on companies to target, giving size, location, contact information, and other useful data on the companies--examples are The National Register of Apparel Manufacturing (Men's, Women's and Children's), and Plunkett's Apparel and Textile Industry Almanac. Directories of stores would also be useful. Most of these are kept behind the Reference Desk.
FIT's Career Services and Internship Center's web sites have information on career workshops, counseling, qualified internships and resources, such as job banks, for current FIT students and alumni. Be sure to investigate all their offerings.
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