Career Resources

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The Main Library has an extensive collection of Career and Test Booklets, for job and educational tests (such as GED, ASVAB, and SAT). The Education, Occupation, and Test Books are located on the main floor of the Main Library, next to the Information Desk.

Located behind the Information Desk is the Tech Desk, which offers one-on-one assistance in creating e-resumes, searching job listings, and submitting job applications online. For additional information and operating hours, download the Tech Desk flyer below:

Santa Ana Public Library's Tech  Desk (PDF)

 Additionally, the Library offers an extensive and up-to-date reference collection dealing with careers, scholarships, and colleges.


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The California Department of Education’s California Career Resource Network (CalCRN) provides career development resources to strengthen the career decision-making and career-planning skills of California’s middle and high school students. The CalCRN's home page at has links to several CalCRN resources which include:

California Career Center is a comprehensive “virtual counselor” with career and college resources and tools to help students begin their career journey. CalCC’s focus is on students, but it contains hard-to-find resources for counselors, teachers, parents, and guardians. Go to the Educator section for workshop handouts, the Classroom Ready Curriculum, parent handbooks, and more. Free user account feature.

The California CareerZone allows users to access to a career exploration system that provides four easy-to-use career assessment tools. It connects users with information on more than 900 California occupational options and colleges across the country. The “Make Money Choices” budgeting tool helps students make the connection between life style choices and occupations that can financially support those choices. Free user account feature and free downloadable workbook.

The Support Personnel Accountability Report Card (SPARC) is an online tool enables school site student support teams to create a unique, publishable document highlighting the impact their staff and programs are having on student career and college readiness. CalCrn Resource Comprehensive List (PDF)


Careerbuilder.com

A global technology company that provides solutions to help employers find, hire and onboard great talent and helps job seekers build new skills.

CareerOneStop

Sponsored by the US Department of Labor. This website offers a variety of career, training and job search resources.

Indeed.com

Search millions of jobs online to find the next step in your career.

Monster.com

A global employment source for jobs and career opportunities. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

A publication of the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes career information and job outlooks for hundreds of different occupations in the United States.

USAJobs

The Federal Government’s official employment site, USA Jobs provides resources to help the right people find the right jobs.

 

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