Books from the CPD Lending Library
Check out books from the CPD Lending Library. To check something out, visit our office in G-9556 or email us with your request.
Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond
By the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP); Institute of Medicine (IOM); Policy and Global Affairs (PGA); National Academy of Sciences; National Academy of Engineering
Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type
By Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron, and Kelly Tieger
Put Your Science to Work: The Take-Charge Career Guide for Scientists
By Peter S. Fiske, Ph.D.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2015: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
By Richard N. Bolles
Recent Seminars and Workshops
Academic and Business Careers in Biomedical Research
By Dr. Robert Sutherland '66M (PhD)
Defining Your Career Path (login required)
By Lauren Celano, Propel Careers
Career Paths for Life Scientists
From the Chronicle of Higher Education, by Julia Miller Vick and Jennifer S. Furlong
Career Beliefs Inventory
Jackson Vocational Interest Survey
Myers-Briggs Type Indicators
Strong Interest Inventory
Using Research Metrics to Develop your Career
From Elsevier and the National Postdoctoral Association, by Lisa Colledge
From the NIH
Occupational Outlook Handbook
A nationally recognized source of career information that describes job characteristics, working conditions, training and education requirements, earnings, and expected job prospects.
Database of information on skills, abilities needed, work activities, and interests associated with occupations.
PhD Career Guide
Brings to light the many career options available to PhDs and the information necessary to decide which career path would be most rewarding.
The Postdoc Way
Interactive space for social networking between postdoctoral scholars focused on career development and exploration.