CaPS Acquisitions Update (November 2011)


CaPS Acquisitions Update - November 2011

Check out our new career books and resources to help you to plan and get your dream career.

You may borrow the following books or resources at CaPS, Brown Student Services Building (room 2200)

Career Descriptions and Internships

  • 100 Careers in the Music Business (2nd ed.)
  • Canadian Environmental Resource Guide 2011-2012
  • Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development
  • Career Opportunities in Forensic Science
  • Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion (6th ed.)
  • Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You Crazy?
  • Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy
  • Opportunities in Allied Health Careers
  • Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer (2nd ed.)
  • Vault Career Guide to Physical Therapy
  • Washington Internships: How to Get Them and Use Them to Launch Your Public Policy Career

Career Planning, Networking and Self-Assessment

  • Good Work! Get a Great Job or Be Your Own Boss: A Young Person's Guide
  • Networking Like a Pro
  • Power Formula for LinkedIn Success, (The): Kick-Start Your Business, Brand, and Job Search
  • What Color is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual For Job-Hunters and Career-Changers 2012 (40th Anniversary ed.)
  • What Color is Your Parachute? Job-Hunger's Workbook (3rd ed.)

Scholarships and Graduate Schools

  • Graduate Admissions Guide: A Must-Read Guide to Graduate, Business, Law and Medical School Admissions
  • Graduate Medical Education Directory 2011-2012
  • Medical School Interview, (The): Secrets and a System for Success (2nd ed.)
  • PhD is not Enough, (A)! A Guide to Survival in Science
  • Scholarships In Canada, Including: Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation, The Killam Trusts, Donaldson Scholarship, Blake-kirkpatrick
  • Thinking About Grad School 2011 - Is Graduate School Right For You? [DVD]
  • Thinking About Grad School 2011 - Sneak Peak into Grad School [DVD]
  • Thinking About Grad School 2011 - Your Application to Graduate School [DVD]

Standardized Tests

  • How to Succeed at an Assessment Centre: Essential Preparation for Psychometric Tests Group and Role-Play Exercises Panel Interviews and Presentations (3rd ed.)
  • Comprehensive Guide to Canadian Public Service Exams
  • Comprehensive Guide to Canadian Military, Border Services, Corrections and Security Exams

Online Job Listings

Accessible via myFuture (Documents/Career Resources -> Career Resources -> Type: CaPS -> Subscription. Click "Apply Search"):

  • Artsboard: Canada's employment and training e-bulletin for the Arts.
  • Canada Employment Weekly: Weekly job opportunities from across Canada.
  • Current Jobs in Liberal Arts: An entry-level employment bulletin for the Liberal Arts Professions.
  • International Career Employment Weekly: A comprehensive source of international careers for professionals.
  • TIE - The International Educator: Hundreds of overseas teaching jobs from top international schools around the world.

Free Online & Print Magazines

Availabe online at Online & Print Magazines

  • Career Options: Tips from experts for student job seekers.
  • Careers in Health: For graduates and professionals in health.
  • CareerRookie: Articles in employment outlook, information about virtual career fairs.
  • Job Choices: Tips for job search, career fair success, CV writing, and more.
  • Job Postings: Entry-level, full-time, part-time, internship opportunities and career tips.
  • Verge Magazine: The premier magazine for exploring opportunities to study, work and volunteer abroad.

Online Career Resources / External Scholarships

  • (BETA) External Scholarships: A database of scholarships and awards collected by CaPS.
  • Labour Market Information: Labour Market Report (November 2011).
  • Going Global (require VPN): Worldwide job and internship listings, employer profiles, and country-specific career information.
  • Big Guide (require VPN): A comprehensive interactive web site that helps students and young professionals build global career skills.
  • Vault Guide (Career Insider) (require VPN): Downloadable career guidebooks, insider company surveys, industry profile, career advice.
  • Bridge - Worldwide Music Connection: Music-related postings. Contact McGill CaPS for username and password.
  • Devex (require VPN): International development premium job. board.
  • Career Cruising: An industry-leading online career guidance and planning system. Contact McGill CaPS for username and password.

Search our book catalogue and website directory for more career resources, covering graduate school, networking, occupational descriptions, employer directories, self-improvement, and everything in between.

Contact Information

Lisa Lin
Career Planning Service (CaPS)
caps.library [at]
Office Phone: 
514-398-3304 ext. 00950