Marymount California University Library

Career Resources

MCU Career Office

Director of Career Planning & Employer Relations: 

Roshni D. Lal   

phone: (310) 303-7381



Marymount California University

Oceanview Campus  

30800 Palos Verdes Drive East 

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-6299

Cecilia Hall 218 

Center for Academic and Professional Success (CAPS)


Office Hours:

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday 

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Welcome to the Career Resource Research Guide. Use the tabs to the left to navigate through the different sections of this guide, and see the boxes below for quick resources on company & industry research, job search, cover letters and resume, job interview and salary, books, eBooks, & e-Journals, veterans career resources, continuing education, and going abroad. 

We hope this guide provides you with an insight to progressive services and resources to help you clarify and attain your career goals. 


Company & Industry Research

Sample key sources for company and industry information you will be exploring as you navigate the Company and Industry Research page.

Job Search

Check out a sample of the Job Search sites you will find to assist you in looking up current jobs on the market.  

Cover Letter & Resume

The cover letter is a job search tool that works along side your resume. This section of the research guide will provide you with tools to build a powerful resume and get you an interview and/ or to move you forward in the search process. 


Job Interview & Salary

The interview process is a kind of sale. In this case, you are the product - and the salesperson. Think about it. If you show up unprepared to talk about your unique features and benefits, you're not likely to motivate an interviewer to hire you. This section will provide you with resources to help you prepare for the interview process.    

Career Books, eBooks, Videos, & e-Journals

The MCU library provides you with career information through its exclusive collections. The library maintains a physical collection dedicated to career books. This portion of the guide will highlight how to locate career related books, eBooks, videos, & e-Journals through your library.       

Veteran Career Resources

Employment is an important issue for veterans. Helping veterans find and obtain employment, as well as advance their civilian careers is a high priority. This section of the library guide is designed to provide our veterans with answers and resources in finding and obtaining employment, as well as making career decisions and outshining in the workplace.   

Continuing Education

Marymount California University is genuinely dedicated to assisting our students to advance in their career goals. Our education curriculum is design to help the individual become a life long  learner. Our  students explore their interests while developing new skills. Discover some of the resources available to you to help you continue with education. 

Going Abroad

This library guide section will provide you with resources for studying abroad. Studying outside of the United States will offer a life-changing opportunity to broaden your horizons, experience new cultures and grow as a person. Locate information on getting started on your trip planning, doing in-depth research, and getting tips on some of the countries where MCU students study abroad. 


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