ERIC Number: ED262696
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Life after Shakespeare: Careers for Liberal Arts Majors.
Career briefs on 30 fields that liberal arts graduates might pursue are provided, and the value of a liberal arts degree to job applicants is addressed. Included are published reference sources; information on job search skills, writing a resume, and interviewing techniques; and advice on finding a challenging internship. For each field, information is included on types of positions and duties, organizations to which the graduate might apply, and sources of career information. Areas of specialization within fields are also described (e.g., consumer banking, commercial banking, trust banking). The following fields are covered: advertising; airline and travel; business management; consulting; consumer protection; cultural organizations; education; environmental protection; finance; foundations; fund-raising; government; insurance; foreign affairs organizations (working in the United States); international service (working in foreign nations); labor unions; lobbying; opinion polls and surveys; personnel; politics; public affairs organizations; public relations; publishing; radio, television, and motion pictures; real estate; recreation and leisure; research; sales; social services; and writing. Organizations that provide internship opportunities, listed by field, are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Graduates, Education Work Relationship, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Job Search Methods, Liberal Arts, Occupational Information, Resumes (Personal)
Penguin Books, 40 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010 ($6.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Counselors; Practitioners
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