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ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry: Career Essay Assignment

This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and

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Sample Career Paper

Occupational Outlook Handbook - generally considered a Library Resource

Sample Reference for Reference Page, APA Style

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Statistics. (2018, July 2). Librarians. Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Intext citation, APA Style

(U.S. Department of Labor, 2018)

O*Net, generally considered a Library Resource

Here is an example of a reference and in-text citation for the O*Net

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2019, February 26). Librarians. O*NET OnLine.

In-text is:

(U.S. Department of Labor, 2019)


Ferguson's Career Guidance Center, Library Resource - Career interviews



Example of how to cite an interview video from Ferguson's in APA style:

Cambridge Educational. (2018). Animal trainer-career Q&A: Professional advice and insight. Ferguson's Career Guidance.


Example of how to cite an article in Ferguson's in APA style:

Oncological nurses. (n.d.). Ferguson's Career Guidance Center. Retrieved November 16, 2023 from

In-text (Oncological nurses, n.d.)

Using eLibrary Careers to find Issues and Articles

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Career Paper ENG111 Assignment Document

Salem Careers

Link to APA Page

Films on Demand, Library Resource - Career Interviews Plan for a Career, Web Resource

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Credo Reference - Library Resource

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Finding Information about Your Company - Library Resource

NCCareers - Web Resource

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Proquest Career and Tech Center


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