History

General Resources for History Majors

Career and Job Search Information

Exploring Major/s and Career Paths Semester Programs
Do you want to learn more about what you can do with a major after you graduate? Come to one of these free Exploring Major/s and Career Paths workshops offered by UWSP Career Services! Youll learn about Wisconsin Careers, Career Visions, Web Resources, Career Assessments, and what the Career Services Office has to offer students of all majors and goals!

UWSP Annual Reports
Follow-up studies on past UWSP graduates identifying jobs and employers to consider in relation to majors.
Internet Job Search 
Many of the sites I discussed are on this page.
Job Search by Field
Resources related to specific career areas and majors.
Margaret Riley's Guide
One of the best resources site on the Internet related to job search and career resources.
Career Exploration 
Excellent resources for researching what to do with a major, looking up specific career information, and learning about available career assessments.
What to do with a Major in.... 
Great sites to provide options related to your major or areas you are considering.
WWW Virtual Library
Great backdoor option in finding job sources and finding information and resources.
Jobweb
JobWeb offers career and job-search advice for new college graduates, and is the online complement to the Job Choices job-search publications.
Reference Desk
This is one of the larger sites, and most interesting, listing fact finding related resources.
 

Learning How to Use Search Engines

Web Searching Tips Great resource page on learning about search engines.
Desk Search Engine Resources Great resource on finding different search engines.
Google Advance Searches Tips on how to use a search engine.
Google Advanced Search Site

Job Search Resources

How to Job Search: The Riley Guide
Resumes and Cover Letters: The Riley Guide
The Riley Guide: A to Z Index: Everything about Anything related to careers and job hunting.
Resumes by the UWSP Career Services (Office Word for Windows Document)
Cover Letters by the UWSP Career Services (Office Word for Windows Document)
Resume - Fill in the Blank - Sample 1
Resume - Fill in the Blank - Sample 2
Interviewing

Academic Resources

UWSP has many resources on the Internet related to majors and courses:
This page is an alphabetic listing of UWSP Web home pages by the name or alternative names of departments, services, or units. 
 

WISCareers Internet Career Resource

WISCareers (http://wiscareers.education.wisc.edu) is a free Internet Career Exploration Resource. If you initially login from a UWSP campus networked computer you will be register automatically without a code. For login in off campus, a "code" is available by contacting or stopping in the Career Services Office.
The WISCareers Program includes:
  • 700+ Occupations: You will find occupations to match your interests, skills, values, or budget from a database of over 700 occupations. You will also find salary information, employment outlook, and education path for the occupations you find most interesting/suitable.
  • Graduate Schools and 4000+ Post-secondary Schools: You may conduct a college/vocational training school search to match your interests and needs from a database of educational institutions nationwide. School information is directly linked to college home pages, campus maps, and online college applications!
  • You can build a budget based on your individual needs and financial resources. In addition, WISCareers includes several resources to help you apply for financial aid.
  • Job Seeking Tools: Tools are available to help you create a resume and career portfolio as well as access information about Wisconsin employers and their current job listings.
  • Use on any Internet-ready computer: With personal passwords and the ability to save information, you can return to your information at anytime in the future to review and compare your findings.