~ Is finishing my degree worth the time and expense?
~ Should I consider getting a masters degree?
~ Should I change my major before next semester?
~ When I finally graduate, will I be able to find a job?
Many resources are available to help you find answers to these questions:
- Career Services (254-968-9078) offers useful resources:
-- My Plan @ Career Services (http://tarleton.myplan.com/) offers assessment tests to help you determine your career interests and "best fits" in career choices.
-- Tarleton Connection http://www.tarleton.edu/connection/ offers job postings for full or part-time employment opportunities both on and off campus.
- Tarleton Libraries (254-968-9249) also offer helpful resources:
-- Databases like Business Source Complete and Business & Company Resource Center let you find articles about specific companies and industries, industry and career trends, current events, legal news, and more.
-- Legal databases like Lexis-Nexis Academic and Westlaw Campus let you look up court cases, business news, company financial reports, and industry reports.
-- Current periodicals (in the databases and on the library shelves) can help you keep up with trends in your field, current research, job postings, conferences, etc.
- The United States government also offers useful information:
-- The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers the Occupational Outlook Handbook, which lets you learn about careers available in various fields, job descriptions and requirements, salary expectations, and job markets for each state.