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The following sources in this guide are good places to begin your research. Visit Marymount’s Center for Career Services located in Rowley Hall and online.
Last Updated: Dec 22, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Books at Marymount

Cover Art
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2014
Call Number: HF 5382.7 .B64

Find Career Articles

  • Career and Technical Education  
    Covers a range of occupations and professions including business, communications, computers, criminology, education, graphic design, interior design, medical and nursing, and sports and recreation.
  • Education Research Complete  
    Scholarly research and information including higher education, career planning and development, multilingual education, health education, and testing.

Directories and Guides

Career Guide and Directory for Immigrant Professionals
Call Number: REF 5382.5 .U5 .K288
Education and careers for the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Health Care Careers Directory
Call Number: REF R735 .A1 .H43
Overview of the health care industry, hiring practices, and educational resources.


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If you have a question or need help you can use the chat window below, call the refererence desk at 703-284-1649 or email us at


Background Sources designated with REF in the call number, unless otherwise noted, are located on the first floor of the Reinsch Library and do not circulate.

Career Exploration

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Career Preparation

Career Videos

  • CareerOneStop
    Career and skills and abilities information videos.
  • College Majors 101
    Career videos, student associations, news, employers, trade publications, and student competitions for a variety of majors.

Media Resources

The library has an extensive media collection. Programs may be viewed in the library or checked out by Marymount students for 7 days. Career resources include:

Career Clusters 4. HF5381 .C368 DVD (Ballston Center Library Extension) Complete edition also available as streaming media.

First Impressions: Etiquette and Work Habits for New Employees HF5389 .F57 DVD (Ballston Center Library Extension)

Nonverbal Communication and Positive Body Language. BF 637 .N66 .N657 Video (Marymount Media Collection)

To search the Catalog for media, go to the Search box and type mmva (the code at MU for AV material) and a subject word.

Films on Demand has career videos. Search topics such as "career exploration," "business education," and "job success skills."

E-Guide: Career Exploration

Explore careers with this fun, comprehensive E-Guide from the Center for Career Services.



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