ERIC Number: ED461719
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pathways to Career Success for Women: A Resource Guide to Colleges, Financial Aid, and Work.
Powley, Sherry; Sabol, Laurie
This book provides essays on career topics aimed at women and a directory of tools to help women get started or take their career to the next level. The essays topics are equal education and employment; role models, networks, and mentors for women; financial management; child care; introduction to financial aid; women's colleges and women's studies; the wage gap, glass ceiling, and sexual harassment; work-life balance; nontraditional careers; and starting a business. The directory is organized to allow readers to quickly locate resources in their particular career area. Section A provides information about financial aid, including fellowships, grants, loans, and scholarships organized alphabetically by the funder's name. Section B lists contact information for professional organizations and a brief description of membership benefits. Section C lists free publications, internships, Internet resources, women's research centers, and academic camps for girls. The guide is indexed by institution and financial aid names, by state, and by academic fields. (KC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Resources, Employment Practices, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Higher Education, Mentors, Money Management, Nontraditional Education, Nontraditional Occupations, Professional Associations, Quality of Working Life, Role Models, Salary Wage Differentials, Sexual Harassment, Single Sex Colleges, State Programs, Student Financial Aid, Womens Education, Womens Studies
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
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