Industry Trends and Research



Career Services offers you a variety of ways to research career options, and gain practical experience in order to test out your occupational interests including:

  • Access to current periodicals and specific career oriented books in our Career Resource Centers and the MCC Library.
  • Participation in informational interviewing opportunities with working professionals in your field of interest.
  • Participation for selected students in the Career Mentor Program.
  • Job listings that include access to summer jobs, internship and volunteer opportunities and full-time employment.
  • Access to extensive Internet sites appropriate to MCC academic majors.
  • Special career programs that feature working professionals from a variety of career fields.


Related websites for further preparation and research

  • America’s Career Infonet - National, state, & local labor market data; Employment trends, wages, & more; More than 3,500 links to career resources. Includes links to career information sites and lists of the "fastest growing jobs."
  • Glass Door - Search millions of jobs and get the inside scoop on companies with employee reviews, personalized salary tools, and more. 
  • Job Hunters Bible - Supplement to Dick Bolles' book "What Color Is Your Parachute."
  • Job Web - NACE sponsored site for college students and alumni for career and job search information.
  • MonsterTRAK - MonsterTRAK, a division of Monster, features a range of career management and job search preparation resources - salary calculator, networking techniques, resume and letter samples.
  • The Riley Guide - The Riley Guide gives the job seeker valuable information on how to conduct a job search including how to research & target employers, network, interview, and negotiate salaries. The Riley Guide does not post jobs nor resumes but instead points you to the places that do.
  • US Department of Labor Statistics - Sources of state and local job outlook information for each of the 50 states.
Last Modified: 5/10/17