A few suggestions that have been proven to provide the structure, encouragement, and direction that are integral to supporting students in developing their own career paths.
A yearly planning guide to help your student identify the Career Resources he/she should take advantage of each year.
Career Fairs, Workshops, Employer Mock Interviews, On Campus Interviews, Information Sessions, and more.
To view a comprehensive listing of services for students and alumni check out this handout.
Hand me down Dreams: How Families Influence Our Career Paths and How We Can Reclaim Them
by Mary H. Jacobsen
This book examines how family background can affect an individuals career path and/or job performance.
Parent’s Crash Course in Career Planning: Helping Your College Student Succeed
by Marcia B. Harris and Sharon L. Jones.
This book addresses career planning from freshman orientation
through senior year in college and what parents and students should
do. The book also discusses career trends, job options, choosing a
major and career, and conducting a job search to land a satisfying and
Don't tell me what to do, Just send Money: The Essential Parenting
Guide to the College Years
by Helen Johnson and Christine
This book is an easy-to-use guide designed to help parents support
and understand their children as they enter their first year of college.
10 Tips for Parents of Prospective College Students
A Parents' Guide to Career Development
A Career Planning Course for Parents