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Find Career Information: Searching for a Job or a Career?

Descriptions of professions, jobs, industries, and degree programs for specific careers

How Can I Find Information About Careers?

Oakton's Career Services and the Oakton Library Careers Guide will help you as you search for a job or a career.

Oakton Career Services

Career Services
Career development is a lifelong process.  At Oakton, we'll help you determine your career goals.

Career Services offers a wide array of resources to help you with your career decision making whether you are selecting a major or changing occupations.  Career counselors work with you, using many different strategies, to help you define your career goals.  Individualized job search coaching sessions help you develop an effective resume, improve your interviewing skills, and more.  And free workshops throughout the academic year will help you prepare for job search success.

Undecided Major? Looking for a Job?

Career Services helps with:

Career Exploration and Decision Making
Identify what you want from a career, learn about the world of work and how it is organized, how to investigate majors and careers, and effective decision making techniques.

Job Search Coaching
Find out how to develop effective resumes and cover letters, interview successfully and capitalize on networking.

Using the Internet and other Resources to Locate Job Leads
Oakton’s online job board can be found at

Student Employment
Visit to apply for on campus jobs.

Drop in or call to make an appointment.

Des Plaines, Room 1740,
Skokie, Room A100 (Enrollment Center)

Call: 847.635.1735

For online information, visit

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Ruth Whitney
Ruth Whitney

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