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Career Research: Getting Started

View resources compiled by Trinity Library staff members on helpful information that will help you with your job search.

Welcome

Welcome to the Trinity Washington University Library's Career and Job Guide.  Finding a job that works for you can take some time and research. Use this guide to help you select a career path and land that job. 

Trinity Career Center: In Person Help

Wherever you are at in life, Trinity Washington University's Career Center is here to offer help and guidance. Located in the first floor of the Library. Click here or the image above to learn more.

Hours:
Monday – Friday 9am – 7pm

Contact:
Phone: 202-884-9363
 

Quick Links

Finding a career for you, personality tests

A personality test can help remind you of interests, help you recognize your strengths and weaknesses. It's a possible start if your feeling like you really cant decide what you want

16 Personalities
Try this website if you are curious to see which jobs fits your personality. Many claim the results have been Informative and insightful. As of today over 100 million surveys were taken. Use as a starting point to gather information about you and the jobs out there.

Pymetrics
If you are not a big fan of the standard survey format, try Pymetrics. Its a modern twist of a personality test but instead of a survey, you play fun online games. The games test your hand eye coordination, decision making process, memory skills, etc. The way you play and the choices you make determines which jobs best fit your personality/behavior. You must create an account in order to play. 

Online resources

Videos

Library Workshops

Fall 2019 Workshop Offerings 

Books

Listed below are books available for you to check out at Trinity Washington University's Library. 

Be bold : create a career with impact / by Cheryl L. Dorsey and Lara Galinsky.
Call Number: HF5381 .D67 2006
ISBN: 9780979011603 (pbk.)

 

 

 

The unemployed college graduate’s survival guide/ Bonnie Kerrigan Snyder.
Call Number: HD6278.U5 K47 2013
ISBN: 9781440560231

 

 

 

Résumé magic : trade secrets of a professional résumé writer / Susan Britton Whitcomb.
Call Number: HF5383 .W47 2003
ISBN: 1563708914