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EJIC - Education/Job Information Center

The EJIC is a department of the Longview Public Library which offers the following services to the citizens of Longview and its surrounding communities. All EJIC services are free.

Internet

Need to fill out a work application online? Want to look into a school or apply for a scholarship? Internet access is available for job, education, and scholarship searches. A one-hour session is available per person per day. No library card is required for Internet access. Internet access is available at the Information Desk. For on-line job testing and applications which require more than an hour to complete, a 2-hour computer in a private office may be arranged by appointment. Please call 360.442.5315 to schedule an appointment.

Career and Job Search Information

Doing a job search? Up-to-date information on job search strategies, interviewing techniques, networking tips, occupations, resumes, cover letters, job requirements, career transitions, and continuing education and apprenticeship/training programs are available in the extensive EJIC book collection.

Educational Information

Looking for schools or money for school? Information on schools, two and four-year colleges, majors, choosing a career, distance learning, studying abroad, scholarships, grants, SAT and GRE test guides, and apprenticeships is available.

Resume Assistance

Need help with a resume? A resume specialist will schedule an hour to work with you on creating a winning resume, either on Winway Resume or Word. A word processor is available for a 2-hour session to create resumes, cover letters, and any other job-related word document. To arrange for assistance, please contact Leon Lowman at 360.442.5308 or leon.lowman@ci.longview.wa.us

Test Preparation Guides

Have you had a successful interview and are now going to be tested? EJIC carries numerous test books on a variety of careers to help you prepare. Whether it's the ASVAB, clerical, a health-related field, a civil service job, aptitude, verbal, or math skills, or any other career, EJIC most likely has the test books to help.

Job Listings

Need to look into the local job market? The Daily News, Oregonian, Wall Street Journal, Seattle Times, USA Today, and other newspapers are available in the Magazine Room listing available jobs. There are also local job listing printouts available in the EJIC area.

Premium Career and Education Databases
ProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.
ProQuest Research Library: Social Sciences
This resource covers publications on social science information for researchers of all levels. Subject coverage: sociology, psychology, communications, political science, linguistics, criminology, and education. This database can also be searched as part of ProQuest Research Library.
Testing & Education Reference Center
Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.
Career and Education Websites

CareerOneStop: Pathways to Career Success. Careers and career information.
CityTownInfo.com: Contains information on career descriptions, data, and schools.
Education & Training Services at CAP
FinAid: The SmartStudentTM guide to financial aid.
Job Central: National labor exchange, searchable by zip code.
Hard Times Resource Guide: Employment and Job-Seeking: Resources for unemployment, job-seeking, resume-building, interview preparation, and more, compiled by the Washington State Library.
How to Become an Apprentice: Info from Washington L&I.
Most Affordable Accredited Online Colleges & Universities
OnlineU: a searchable list of affordable colleges
Riley Guide: Employment opportunities and job resources.
Unemployment Benefits: Info and resources from Washington's Employment Security Department.
Ultimate Scholarship Resource: 515 scholarships with something for everyone.
USAJOBS: The Federal Government's Official Job Site.
Workforce Explorer Washington: Labor market information and other resources.
Workplace Fairness: Information about job rights and employment issues.
WorkSource Washington: The State's official site for online employment services, searchable by county.

Disclaimer

Some of the links in the Longview Public Library website lead to outside web pages that are not under the control of the Library or the City of Longview. The Library encourages you to exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. The links to outside pages may direct you to sites containing information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. The City of Longview makes no representation concerning the accuracy, copyright compliance or legality of material found via links to outside Web pages. Links or references to other information or organizations do not constitute an endorsement by the City of Longview. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on the Longview Public Library's web site is correct. The information is being provided as a public service, and the City of Longview assumes no liability for any inaccuracies that the web site may contain. Communications sent via the Internet or through this Web page shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City of Longview or any of its officers, agents, or employees, where notice to the City is required by any law, rule, regulation, or contract.