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Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: Career Wiki

February 27th, 2015

Welcome to Database of the Week.  This feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics is intended to give you a brief introduction to a database that you may not know, with only basic information to get you started.  Hopefully, you will be tempted to explore this or other databases.

This Week’s Featured Database:  Career Wiki from Purdue University

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Description/focus:  The Career Wiki is a great place for students and employers to find career and company resources.

Start with this hint: The Career Wiki offers many great resources if you are interested in helping students research careers. Click on the Resources by Major tab to find information about specific subject areas. For example, there is a section for Hospitality and Tourism Management. These webpages cover a variety of topics including what to wear to an interview or searching for jobs in the location of your choice.

Click here to see the information available on the Purdue Career Wiki.

Why you should know this database: There are a variety of resources on the Career Wiki, such as diversity resources and employment data.

How this will help students: The Career Wiki can direct students to career guides, job boards, and resources about writing resumes.

Cost: Many of the databases presented in the Career Wiki are co-purchased by the Parrish Library, the Center for Career Opportunities, and the Krannert Graduate Career Services. For more information contact


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