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Researching Majors and Careers - Winter Park Campus: Start Here

A guide designed to help students on the Winter Park Campus research careers, majors, and 4-year colleges.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

How to Use Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

How to Search for Career Materials

Use the Valencia College Library Search box on this page to find books, eBooks and Videos about career fields.


  • Type 1-2 keywords that describe your profession
  • Add the phrase "vocational guidance"
  • Click "Search"
  • Your search results may include books as well as eBooks, articles, videos, etc

For Example:

architecture "vocational guidance"

nursing "vocational guidance"

  • When you get your search results, the menu on the left will let you limit by format, subject, etc. 

Other keywords to try: 

  • careers + your career field — will yield different results from using the phrase, "vocational guidance" (try both!).

For Example:

criminal justice careers 

 veterinary careers


Also try: college majors careers — to find books, eBooks, and more, about college majors for different careers.

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Some Resources at the Winter Park Library

The Valencia College libraries do not welcome solicitation of resources to be added to our LibGuides. This includes but is not limited to vendors, search engine optimizers, placement of ads, products, or any other requests. Our LibGuides are carefully curated resources developed in partnership with faculty, staff, and students to support specific assignments, courses, events, and other related purposes at Valencia College. The Valencia libraries reserve the right to ignore LibGuide resource solicitations, and/or block persistent requests from groups or individuals to add or promote links in our LibGuides.