Career Center Library / Lab

The Career Center Library/Lab has a non-circulating collection of over 3,000 books, periodicals, videos, and directories and is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the nation. Access to the collection is available Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5pm. Lab staff are available to answer all in-person reference questions. For easy access, the materials are arranged into 18 career fields, two graduate school sections, and four job search sections.


The Career Library provides:

  • Research information for UCLA students and alumni on career exploration, graduate school programs, and job search strategies;
  • Resource materials for Career Center staff to assist, supplement, and corroborate their work; and
  • Interaction with academic departments, administrative divisions, student organizations, and other campus and community libraries.

The mission of the Career Library is:

  • To collect, maintain, and preserve information related to career exploration, graduate programs, and job search strategies
  • To provide organization of and access to these resources; and
  • To manipulate that information for various needs, projects, instruction, and outreach efforts.