The Career Center has just received a set of books from the Masters at Work series by Simon and Schuster Publishing. This series of career exploration guides aims to help job-seekers understand their career options.
Synopsis: Each book in this series contains in-depth interviews with experts in the field, including discussion of how the person achieved success, what the job is like on a daily basis, and pros and cons of working in that field. Described by the publishers as “the best virtual internship you’ll ever have,” these books hope to provide job-seekers with insight into whether the chosen field would be a good career fit for them.
Titles in this series include:
Becoming an Architect by Janelle Zara
Becoming a Baker by Glynnis MacNicol
Becoming an Ethical Hacker by Gary Mivlin
Becoming a Hairstylist by Kate Bolick
Becoming a Life Coach by Tom Chiarella
Becoming a Marine Biologist by Virginia Morell
Becoming a Neurosurgeon by John Colapinto
Becoming a Private Investigator by Howie Kahn
Becoming a Sommelier by Rosie Schaap
Becoming a Venture Capitalist by Gary Mivlin
Becoming a Yoga Instructor
You can place a hold on any of these books through the East Baton Rouge Parish Library’s online catalog. And for additional career path advice, please feel free to call the Career Center at 225-231-3733 to make an appointment for career coaching.
Written by Lynnette Lee