A Career Services Professional’s Summer Reading List

June 10, 2019 | By NACE Staff

Best Practices
A college student takes on some summer reading.

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Spotlight for Career Services Professionals

What are you doing this summer? If you’re a career services professional looking for a way to combine a summer vacation with some professional reading, here are suggestions from members of the NACE Community:

  • The Remix by Lindsey Pollak
  • Culture Code by Daniel Coyle
  • Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans
  • Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
  • Career, Work, and Mental Health by Vernon G. Zunker
  • Trans* in College by Z Nicolazzo and Kristen A. Renn 
  • Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace by Gary Chapman and Paul White
  • The Successful Internship: Personal, Professional, and Civic Development in Experiential Learning by H. Frederick Sweitzer and Mary A. King
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Success by Greg McKeown
  • A Good Job: Campus Employment as a High Impact Practice by Marianna Savoca
  • Backpack to Briefcase by Terry J. Arndt and Kirrin R. Coleman
  • Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Claude Steele
  • Working by Studs Terkel
  • The Path to Purpose by William Damon
  • The Secret to Getting a Job After College: Marketing Tactics to Turn Degrees into Dollars by Larry Chiagouris
  • You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education by George Anders
  • You Majored in What?: Designing Your Path from College to Career by Katharine Brooks
  • Getting From College to Career by Lindsey Pollak
  • The New Rules of Work by Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn Minshew
  • You Majored in What? by Katharine Brooks
  • What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People by Joe Navarro.

What are you reading this summer? Add your book list to the discussion in the NACE Community.

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