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Adulting 101

Whether you're attending Lone Star College, or you've already graduated, here are some resources for life as an adult.

Career Information

These databases are the most useful source of information for your career research. The data is collected and organized by the U.S. government.

Prefer a print book?  Search the library catalog.    Want an eBook?  Search the electronic book databases.

Subject terms: career or vocational guidance

How to Search for a Print/Hard Copy Book in the Catalog

How to Search for an eBook on a Career

You have access to a large collection of digital articles that are freely available through the Library's Databases. They are available at any time. Once you click on the database link, an authentication page will come up. You can either:

  1. Enter your Library Card number (14 digits long). It's found on the back of your student ID card next to the LONG barcode. Or,
  2. Click on the link that says "LSC-Online users log in here." It will take you to another page to log in using your myLoneStar username and password.

Career and Employment

Career Services Center

Donna Washington, Manager of Career Counseling

Kingwood.CareerServices@lonestar.edu

281.312.1624

See LSC-Kingwood resources for examples and help with Resumés, Cover Letters, & Interviews.

The government databases have collected information about job titles, skills, education, and technical requirements. They are excellent sources to help you build and cater your résumé to the position to which you are applying.

Have You Tried Googling Yourself?

Your future employers will likely Google you before they hire you to learn about who you are. Think about your digital footprint. What information, videos, and pictures that you have shared with your online communities that is available to the online public? Think about how that will affect your chances of employment?

Childcare

eBooks


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