Other Resources

The Office of Career Engagement also provides students with name tags, business cards and a library of books focused on career topics and resources. Below are procedures to follow to obtain name tags and business cards, as well as, information on the office's books.

Business Cards

If you are interested in having your own Kogod business cards or nametag to use for networking and job searching, you can order them through the Office of Career Engagement.

Business Cards

Business cards are provided through VistaPrint and cost $20.00 plus shipping for 200 cards. The VistaPrint site accepts major credit cards and cards are delivered to you via the shipping address you include with your order.

View business card order information. 

Questions? Contact the Office of Career Engagement at kogodcareers@american.edu

Print Resources

The Office of Career Engagement has a collection of printed resources to aid not only in your career exploration but also in your personal and professional development. These books are available to read in the office and are not available for checkout. Below is a comprehensive list of the print resources available.


Title and Authors of print resources
 Title Author Name

Principle Matters

Robert J Collins

Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms

John Downs and Jordan Elliot Goodman

Careers in Financial Markets 08-09


Careers in Financial Markets 09-10


Mastery of the FinancialAccounting Research Systems Through Cases

Wanda A Wallace

The Student's Federal Career Guide: 10 Steps to Find & Win Top Government Jobs & Internships

Kathryn & Emily Troutman

Student's Federal Career Guide, 2nd Edition

Kathryn Troutman & Paul Binkley

Global Work


100 Top Internet Job Sites

Kristina M Ackley

The Virgina JobBank

Adams Media

The Metropolitan Washington DC JobBank

Adams Media

Careers in Finance

Financial Management Agency

Backpack to Briefcase: Steps to a successful career

Terry Arndt and Kirrin Coleman

Helping People Win at Work

Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge

What Color is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers


Job Hunting on the Internet Second Edition

Richard Nelson Bolles

Careers For Health Nuts & Others Who Like to Stay Fit


Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make a $1000 a Minute


Mastering the Case Interview Fourth Edition

Alexander Chernev

Mastering the Case Interview Seventh Edition

Alexander Chernev

Mastering the Job Interview

Alexander Chernev

Heard on the Street Revised 9th Edition: Quantitative Questions from Wall Street Job Interviews

Timothy Falcon Crack

Ace Your Case: Consulting Interviews

Wet Feet

Brand Thyself

Wet Feet

Careers in Venture Capital

Wet Feet

Industries and Careers for MBA's

Wet Feet

Insider Guide to McKinsey & Co.

Wet Feet

The International MBA Student's Guide to the U.S. Job Search

Wet Feet

25 Top Consulting Firms

Wet Feet

Free and Inexpensive Career Materials: A Resource Directory


The Global 200 Executive Recruiters

Nancy Garrison-Jenn

Kennedy's Pocket Guide to Working With Executive Recruiters

Kennedy Information

Salary Success: Know What You're Worth and Get It!

Ronald & Caryl

Cyberspace Job Search Kit Third Edition

Mary B Nemnich and Fred E Jandt

Careers in Nonprofits & Government Agencies

WetFeet Insider Guide

Careers in Human Resources

WetFeet Insider Guide

Knock 'em Dead: The Ultimate Job Seekers Guide 2006

Martin Yate

Knock 'em Dead: The Ultimate Job Seekers Guide 2006

Martin Yate

The Essential Bennis

Warren Bennis

What Color is Your Parachute? For Retirement: Planning Now for the Life You Want

Richard Bolles & John Nelson

You're Not the Person I Hired: A CEO's Survival Guide to Hiring Top Talent

Janet Boydell, Barry Deutsch, Brad Remillard

The best of the Gallup Management Journal 2001-2007

Geoffry Brewer and Barb Sanford

Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Types

Isabel Briggs Myers, Mary H McCaulley, Naomi L Quenk, Allen L Hammer

Balancing Work & Life

Bill Butterworth

Leading With Care

Mary Cantando

Self Assessment and Career Development

James G Clawson, John P Kotter, Victor A Faux, Charles C McArthur

Boundaries: When To Say Yes, How to Say No

Henry Cloud & John Townsend

The 8th Habit

Steven Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Steven Covey

Principle Centered Leadership

Steven Covey

First Things First

Steven Covey

Tools for Dreamers: Strategies for Creativity and the Structure of Innovation

Robert B. Dilts, Todd Epstein, & Robert W. Dilts

The Daily Drucker 366 Days of Insight and Motivation for Getting the Right Things Done

Peter F Drucker

Finding Your Perfect Work: The New Career Guide to Making a Living, Creating a Life

Paul & Sarah

Body Language

Julius Fast

The Path of Least Resistance: Learning to Become the Creative Force in Your Own Life

Robert Fritz

Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty

Fredrick Funston and Stephen Wagner

The Bureaucratic Entrepreneur: How to Be Effective in Any Unruly Organization

Richard Haass

The Power of Pull

John Hagel III, John Seely Brown, Lang Davison

Harvard Business Review on Managing Your Career

Harvard Business School Press

Inner Work: Using Dreams & Active Imagination for Personal Growth

Robert Johnson

The New Job Security

Pam Lassiter

People Types & Tiger Stripes, 3rd Edition

Gordon Lawrence

Bring Your "A" Game: The 10 Career Secrets of the High Achiever

Robert J McGovern

Working From the Heart

Jacqueline McMakin & Sonya Dyer

Sins and CEO's: Lessons from Leaders and Losers That Will Change Your Career

Richard Moran

Career Mechanics I

Thomas W Morris III

MBTI Manual

Isabel Briggs Myers, Mary H McCaulley, Naomi L Quenk, Allen L Hammer

Personality Self-Portrait: Why You Think, Work, Love, Act the Way You Do

John Oldham & Lois Morris

Entrepreneurship and Venture Management

Kenneth W Olm and George G Eddy

Business Leaders & Success: 55 Top Business Leaders & How They Achieved Greatness

Wiliam O'Neil

The Education of an American Dreamer: How a Son of Greek Immigrants Learned His Way from a Nebraska Diner to Washington, Wall Street, and Beyond

Peter G Peterson

The Contrarian Effect: Why It Pays (Big) to Take Typical Sales Advice and Do the Opposite

Michael Port and Elizabeth Marshal

How Full is Your Bucket?

Tom Rath and Donald O Clifton

The Strategy Paradox: Why committing to success leads to failure (and what to do about it)

Michael E Raynor

The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide For Managers & Human Resources Professionals

Shawn Smith & Rebecca Mazin

Its Not What You Sell, Its What You Stand For: Why Extraordinary Business is Driven by Purpose

Roy Spence, Jr.

Successful Woman's Guide to Working Smart

Caitlin Williams

Career Development: Talent Management

Mastery Works

OptionSmart Assessment: Aligning Your Aspirations

Mastery Works

Twenty Year Journey Assessment

Mastery Works

Bigwig Briefs: Career Options for MBA's

Aspator Books

Career Transition for the MBA

Lee Hecht Harrison

Top MBA Career Guide Fall 2008


Vault MBA Career Bible 2006 Edition


Vault MBA Career Bible 2007 Edition


The Healing Energy of Your Hands

Michael Bradford

If We Can Put a Man on the Moon

William D Eggers and John O'Leary

Framing Class: Second Edition

Diana Kendall

Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior

Dan Millman

Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential

Caroline Myss

The Ultimate Gift

Jim Stovall

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

Jill Bolte Taylor

Crush It!: Why now is the Time to Cash in on Your Passion

Gary Vay-ner-chuk

Crush It!: Why now is the Time to Cash in on Your Passion

Gary Vay-ner-chuk

GMAT Review 11th Edition


Dictionary of Holland Occupational Codes

Gary Gottfredson, John Holland, & Deborah Ogawa

GMAT Practice


GMAT Math Workbook


US News Best Graduate Schools 2012

U.S. News

Vault Guide to Advanced Finance Interviews

Jennifer Voitle and vault

Vault Guide to Finance Interviews


Vault Guide to Government Agency Careers


Vault Guide to Government Agency Careers


Vault Guide to International Development


Vault Guide to Top 50 Accounting Firms


Vault Guide to Top 50 Accounting Firms


Vault Guide to Diversity Internship Co-op and Entry Level Programs



Office of Career Engagement
Email: kogodcareers@american.edu

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9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Evening Hours by Appointment,
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