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For a complete list of college, career, and job books, check out the Quintessential Careers Bookstore.


Note: You can read reviews of some of these books in our Quintessential Reading: Career and Job Book Reviews section of Quintessential Careers.


Before beginning your search, you might want to check out this article, published as part of the 15th anniversary of Quintessential Careers: 15 Indispensable Career and Job-Search Books.


Volunteering Resources: Find all sorts of volunteering resources in our Volunteering and Nonprofit Career Resources.


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Smash Your Job Market Competition: Career Volunteering Strategies for Landing Your Dream Job and Eye-Opening Insights for Creating a Successful Future, by Mark Stefanick (Trafford Publishing). Beat out Straight A students | Add quality achievements on your resume | Obtain valuable character references | Save yourself from what could be a lifetime of frustration in a job or industry that does not meet your expectations. Get your copy of this book today!




The Back Door Guide to Short Term Job Adventures: Internships, Extraordinary Experiences, Seasonal Jobs, Volunteering, Work Abroad, by Michael Landes (Ten Speed).


Making a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers for an Era of Interdependence, by Melissa Everett (New Society Publishers).



Alternatives to the Peace Corps: A Directory of Third World & U.S. Volunteer Opportunities, by Phil Lowenthal, Stephanie Tarnoff, Lisa David, and Annette Olson (Food First Books).


Life-Work: A Career Guide for Idealists, by William A. Charland (Friends United Press).


From Making a Profit to Making a Difference: How to Launch Your New Career in Nonprofits, by Richard M. King (Planning Communications).


Making a Living While Making A Difference, by Melissa Everett (New Society Publishers).


Search: Winning Strategies to Get Your Next Job in the Nonprofit World, by Larry Slesinger (Piemonte Press).




Maximize your career and job-search knowledge and skills! Take advantage of The Quintessential Careers Content Index, which enables site visitors to locate articles, tutorials, quizzes, and worksheets in 35 career, college, job-search topic areas.



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