Career Trekis a practically-oriented textbook that speaks to students about the importance of finding career paths that matchstudent passion and skills. The text takes students beyond their Bachelor's degree showing them how toleverage that degree and achieve successful careers. Unlike most career texts that address only landing a job,Career Trekoffers three chapters that help students toshine in their first year of employmentand deal with challenging career issues while developing professionally. Also unique is the chapter ongraduate programs and entrepreneurial career paths. Nielson writes in aninformal, engaging stylethat will capture students' interest and maintain it as they pursue their career. He employs Jon Krakauer's account of ascending Mount Everest inInto Thin Airas the theme forCareer Trekhelping students tounderstand the challengesandthrills of their career journey. Exciting features include: Trek Tasks - hands-on exercises found in each chapter to help students along the journey Treklists - chapter ending summaries provide essential take away points Reaching the Summit - an entire section devoted to key issues after obtaining the job For instructors and students alike, we encourage you to visit our Student Success Supersite. This valuable resource is at www.prenhall.com/success .Nielson, Troy R. is the author of 'Career Trek', published 2007 under ISBN 9780131193048 and ISBN 013119304X.