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Food and Nutrition Careers
Food and Nutrition Careers
Created by Fran Bullington, Library Media Specialist
Granville Public Market
The BSHS Library Media Center's collection includes many books on a variety of careers. The following encylopedias might be helpful to you:
REF 331.70 ENC
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance
we have both the 11th and 12th editions)
REF 331.7 CAR
Career Discovery Encyclopedia
You can also check OPAC using the following keywords to help you in finding other useful books in the library:
Food industry and trade - vocational guidance
Food service - vocational guidance
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Stop here first! Search by specific career or by using key terms such as "child care." Each entry includes an overview, history of the occupation, job description, requirements, starting out, employers, advancement, earnings, work environment, and job outlook.
Another plus for your research:
a text citation is given for each article.
Career One Stop: Occupation Search
Choose an occupation and search by state for information. Information includes career description, state and national wages, state and national trends, education and training, and web resources.
CTI Career Search: Culinary Schools and Jobs
This site provides an overview of careers including a job description; job responsibilities; employment outlook; education, certification, and licensing; and resources.
This site requires you to sign up for a free account, but it has an extensive database that makes the minute you take completing the registration form worth it.
O Net Online: Food Preparation and Serving Related
O Net Online: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
(scroll down to find Dietetic Technicians, Dietitians, and Nutritionists)
This site provides an extensive summary report for occupations including tasks, tools & technology, knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities, work context, job zone, interests, work styles, work values, work needs, related occupations, education, wages and employment, and links to additional information.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Provided by the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2010-11 edition provides a detailed description of careers. Topics include Nature of Work; Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancements; Employment; Job Outlook; Projections; Earnings; Related Occupations; and Sources of Additional Information.
One added advantage:
a suggested citation to include in your research report.
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