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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.
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Center for Career Services

The Center for Career Services, located on the first floor of Rowley Hall (off the courtyard), offers career counseling, job search resources, networking opportunities, a career library, and more!  

Contact the CCS at (703) 284-5960 or to schedule an appointment. 



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    Getting Started

    Start your career at the library! Use the Marymount print and electronic collection to research career fields, employment opportunities for specific majors, company profiles, and directory information. Search the catalog for books and full-text articles from the Washington Research Library Consortium.

    Undergraduate and graduate students at various stages of the career process as well as recent graduates will benefit from this guide's selected library materials, job/internship search engines, employment websites, streaming media, blogs, and more; although career changers will also find much needed information. This is your one-stop guide to the best career resources available online and on campus. Click on the links and explore!

    *Marymount University alumni may obtain an alumni ID card from the Alumni Association and check out up to ten books for four weeks. Alumni may access databases in the library. View our webpage for more information on database access.


    MU Reinsch Library Catalog

    Search the Catalog for books owned by MU or other members of the WRLC. For additional information review the Help Screen Options and refer to the handouts Use the Library Catalog and Finding Materials in the Library to browse subjects by call number.

    To Search by Subject

    The quickest way to search for a subject is by typing one or more keywords or a person’s name in the search box and clicking on Keyword. For additional results, click on a book that addresses your subject and look at the Subjects assigned to that book. Click on that Subject Heading to view additional titles.

          college graduates-employment

          college graduates-vocational guidance

          college majors

          cover letters

          employment interviewing

          internship programs

          job hunting


      Also try:    

       generation X       career development         career changes
       generation Y       baby boom generation


    1. Enter one or more terms which best describe your topic.

    2. Use and, or, not to combine terms, psychology and careers.

    3. Use quotation marks to search word as a phrase, "college to career."

    4. Add a search heading to a career field, medicine--vocational guidance.

    Always assume that we have books on your subject. If you aren’t finding anything, ask for help at the reference desk or email


    Career Books

    Cover Art
    Best Career and Education Web Sites: A Quick Guide to Online Job Search - Anne Wolfinger
    Call Number: HF5382.75 .U6 .W65
    Career exploration, distance learning, job search and applications, electronic resumes, researching employers. Marymount main stacks (5th ed.) and e-book (6th ed.)

    Cover Art
    Jobs That Matter - Heather Krasna
    Publication Date: 2010
    Electronic Book


    Ask A Librarian

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



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    Database Resources

    • Academic Search Complete  
      Articles on career choice and development. Scholarly, multidisciplinary database.
    • eBooks on EBSCOhost  
      Careers, job hunting, resumes, cover letters, etc. Search by publisher for e-books from JIST Publishing, Career Press, and WetFeet Insider Guides.
    • LexisNexis Academic  
      Use the business tab for news, reports, filings, and company profiles. Try News search with keywords such as employment, interview, or occupation for articles on interview techniques and career advice.
    • ProQuest Research Library  
      Search terms such as career development planning, job satisfaction, careers and employment, or careers and management. Get news on a corporation by entering a company name into the search field.

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