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Prof. Brian Scanlon | SLS 1106 (First Year Experience Seminar) | Career-Planning Resources: Home

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Below you will find tools and resources that will help you identify your strengths and interests, examine and refine your career goals, and further develop your job-search skills.

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Michael Moore
Miami Dade College
Kendall Campus
Miami, FL 33176
(305) 237-2072


The OOH contains an abundance of highly searchable information regarding virtually every imaginable occupation. Click here to begin your research on topics ranging from pay to work environment to job outlook.


This useful website will help you assess your career interests, find information about colleges and financial aid, create an effective résumé, and achieve success in the job-search process.

There is no passion to be found playing small — in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.


— N E L S O N   M A N D E L A

The following eBooks offer strategies, tips, and useful suggestions for job seekers. Find more titles here.


The following eBooks offer strategies, tips, and suggestions for job seekers. Find more titles in the MDC Library Catalog. (Note: To request a book from another campus library, click on the "Place a Hold" link found under the word "Available.")

Log in to the following databases to access articles that may be of interest to job seekers and entrepreneurs. Additional databases can be found here.

If you can't figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.


— T. D.  J A K E S 

MDC Resources


Follow these steps to access content that requires an MDC Borrower ID and PIN.

  • Enter your current MDC student or employee number in the box labeled “Borrower ID”

  • Enter the last four digits of your current MDC student or employee number in the box labeled “PIN/Password”


Use the MDC Library Catalog to search for print books, eBooks, audiobooks, articles, and audio-visual materials.


Search WorldCat, the world's largest network of library content and services.


Need something from another library? Use this form to request items through inter-campus or inter-library loan.


Flipster is a free, digital-magazine service that gives MDC users access to magazines on any computer or device. This wide-ranging collection includes content that is useful to job seekers in all fields.

This LibGuide was designed and created and is maintained by Michael Moore. User suggestions and comments are welcome.

The icons used in this LibGuide were produced by Icons8 and are used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported license. Hand-drawn signature typeface, Tuesday Night, by Font Forestry. Special thanks to Prof. Brian Scanlon, Miami Dade College, for requesting this LibGuide and working with me on this project.