CAREER and COLLEGE SEARCH 

 

INTERNET EXPLORER [Library homepage]
     Cherokee High School Virtual Library
   www.lrhsd.org/chmedia

       In the left-hand column, click on:

    
Research Databases (Get bookmark from the media center for passwords to access at home.)

            
COIN Career Library [Database Subscription] 
                                       Consists of five career information centers.
            
                   
To take an Assessment Test:   Click on:
                       < Exploration Center>
                       <Assessments  in beige box on the left>
                       <Self-Assessment Survey to the left in beige box>
                       ANSWER THE QUESTIONS IN THE SURVEY.
                       WHEN FINISHED, TYPE YOUR NAME IN THE BOX.
                       
Click on:
                        <Search Occupations>
                        Click on occupation(s) of your choice, to get information.

          
    To type in an occupation:   Click on:
                               
<Exploration Center>
                        <Quick Search>
                        <Occupations> (Type occupation in the box.  Click on results in white box.)


                
To find information about colleges, click on:
                         <Exploration Center>
                          <College Search in the beige box on the left>
                          UNDER COLLEGE SEARCH, CHOOSE FROM LIST
                          OF ITEMS IN BEIGE BOX.

           

                   
Facts On File Reference 
[Database Subscription] 

                        
    <Scroll down to:  Ferguson's Career Guidance Center>
                       Click on <Industry Overviews in the center>
                       CHOOSE A CAREER CATEGORY FROM THE
                       CENTER BOX.                             
                       CHOOSE SPECIFIC CAREER FROM THE BOX
                       TO THE FAR RIGHT under CAREERS.
                   


       Links on the Media Center Webpage under College/Career/SAT


                               Occupational Outlook Handbook  [Internet] 
                                     
CAREER INFORMATION

                                     
<Type occupation in the Search Box
at top of page right
                                     
OR use A to Z Index  (in fine print) at top of page>   

                               Career Exploration [Internet]
 
                                       A HOTLIST ON CAREERS
                                       <Includes assessment tools, and career, employment,
                                       college and resume sources>  

                             Researching Colleges/Careers on the Internet  
                                       SITES WITH COLLEGE, SCHOLARSHIP,
                                       FINANCIAL AID AND CAREER INFORMATION
                                       such as: 
                                  
   College Board
                               Princeton Review
                         

Career Section at Cherokee North  - Includes numerous resources located downstairs in the
                                                                        Media Center.

                        
Career Section at Cherokee South - Includes:

                        Chronicle Guidance Pamphlets (Filed by D.O.T. number and set includes an index in the
                         front of pamphlets)
                        Occupational Outlook Handbook
                        Encyclopedia of Career and Vocational Guidance by Ferguson (multi-volume set of
                        books)
                        SAT resources and college guides 

                         
Updated by: Mrs. L. Dennis
15 March 2007