CaPS Acquisitions Update (December 2011)


CaPS Acquisitions Update - December 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 Canadian Directories

  • 75 Green Business You Can Start to Make Money and Make a Difference
  • Careers in Renewable Energy
  • Careers in Sport Fitness, and Exercise
  • Directory of Canadian Agriculture Associations
  • Hire Me, Hollywood!: Your Behind-the Scenes Guide to the Most Exciting - and Unexpected - Jobs in Show Business

Career Planning and Résumés

  • I Don't Know What I Want, But I Know It's Not This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work
  • Education of Millionaires: It's Not What You Think and It's Not Too Late, (The)
  • WOW! Résumés 2011 - 2012 Edition: Get Great Jobs, Extra Income and Happiness!

Grant Writing and Financial Aid

  • Grant Writing for Dummies (4th ed.) [Book + CD-ROM]
  • Paying for College Without Going Broke 2012

Standardized Tests and Graduate Studies

  • Cracking the GRE Literature Subject Test (6th ed.)
  • Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs 2012

Working Abroad and International Opportunities

  • Living and Working in Germany (4th ed.)
  • Working Abroad: The Complete Guide to Overseas Employment and Living in a New Country (31st ed.)
  • Working World: Careers in International Education, Exchange, and Development

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

Available online at Online & Print Magazines

  • Career Options: Tips from experts for student job seekers.
  • Careers in Health: For graduates and professionals in health.
  • 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.
  • Canadian Student Magazine: for graduates seeking educational and experiential programs abroad.
  • Verge Magazine: The premier magazine for exploring opportunities to study, work and volunteer abroad.

Online Career Resources / External Scholarships

  • External Scholarships: A database of scholarships and awards for graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Labour Market Information: Labour Market Report (December 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