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This Research Guide provides information about cosmetology resources found in the CCCC libraries and online.


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In this guide, you will find information about careers and library resources in barbering. Use the box below to explore more of the library's resources for your field of study.

Get Started on Your Career in Cosmetology

Whether you are already a student or are looking to make a career change, it is a good idea to get some information about your prospective career. Check out the links on this tab about what to expect in the cosmetology field, including salary, work environment, and critical skills. 

As you move into your career field, you will want to prepare by creating a resume and searching for jobs. CCCC provides students with access to a career center and College Career Network, a site with resources for preparing for interviews, finding job postings, and more!


You can prepare for your cosmetology license with the library's database Learning Express/PrepStep. You can take practice exams and access cosmetology eBooks through this database. 

You can progress in your field in a variety of ways, but you don't have to do it alone! Check out the associations available in your field to get connected with other people in the cosmetology field.