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Career Resources

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Career Programs

Click here to see our upcoming Career Development Programs.

Refugee Navigator Pilot Program - Oakland County Michigan Works! provides services to help work-authorized new Americans transition into full-time employment.

Career Books

Career Books

Check out books that help you study for national exams (ACT, SAT, GED, GMAT, GRE, etc.), explore careers, decide what career best suites you, learn how to write exceptional résumés and cover letters and get great interview advice.

Career Databases


Data Axle helps you identify potential employers & provides contact information.

Learning Express helps you study for national exams.

Click here to access these databases.

Sample Résumés

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Free online résumé templates from Canva

Résumé Template Instructions

 Résumé Template - Chronological

 Résumé Template - Functional

 Résumé Template - Hybrid

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LinkedIn Resources

Recommended Websites

LinkedIn Jobs: Search for jobs

LinkedIn Profinder: ProFinder helps you hire top local freelancers

LinkedIn Salary: See a detailed breakdown of salaries by job title and location

Recommended Websites For Career & Job Search Information

Schoolcraft College Career Services - provides excellent resources for students, alumni, and members of the community who need assistance with career direction or are seeking employment. All services are free and available to the public throughout the year.

Michigan Works! Association - service centers help you find job postings and put your best foot forward with resume and interview help

O*Net Resource Center –Career exploration tools; job analysis questionnaires; employer guides and technical reports.  From the US Department of Labor

Career One Stop - Explore careers; salary statistics; job search tools & tips.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Career Profiles with employment projections, produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Occupational Information -  Michigan’s Hot 50 Jobs; Career Outlook 2014 brochure, Michigan employment forecasts and average annual wages by occupational groups.

Pure Michigan Talent Connect - New website for Michigan job seekers.

Glassdoor - Search jobs from over 20,000 job sites, newspapers and company career pages with Glassdoor.

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Student Career & Financial Aid Information

My Next Move – Career exploration; learn what you want to do for a living

The Federal Student Aid site from the U.S. Department of Education will answer your questions such as:

  • How Do I Prepare For College?
  • What Types of Aid Can I Get?
  • Do I Qualify For Aid?
  • How Do I Manage My Loans?

LendEDU - Student Loan Refinance and Consolidation Guide