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Published: 6 Jul 2010

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

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • Grants Register 2010: The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide (28th ed.)
  • Guide to Canadian Grants & Assistance Programs From Government & Private Sources 2010
  • Scholarships, Grants and Prizes 2011
  • Ultimate Scholarship Book 2011: Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes, (The)

Colleges and Universities / Undergraduates and Graduate Studies

  • Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps: Crafting a Winning Personal Statement
  • Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way Into the Graduate School of Your Choice (3rd ed.)
  • Directory of Canadian Universities
  • Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Health, Information Studies, Law and Social Work 2010
  • Graduate Programs in the Biological Sciences 2010
  • Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences 2010
  • Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment and Natural Resources 2010
  • How to Write the Perfect Personal Statement (4th ed.)

Specialized Studies and Studies Abroad

  • ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools 2010
  • Canadian Graduate Programs in Environmental Studies Directory, 2008-2009 [Book + CD]
  • Perfect Phrases for Business School Acceptance: Hundreds of Ready-to-use Phrases to Write the Attention-grabbing Essay, Stand Out in an Interview, and Gain a Competitive Edge
  • Perfect Phrases for Law School Acceptance: Hundred of Ready-To-Use Phrases to Write a Winning Personal Statement, Ace the Interview, and Impress Admissions Officers
  • Perfect Phrases for Medical School Acceptance: Hundreds of Ready-to-use Phrases to Write a Compelling Essay, Succeed at the Interview, and Stand Out from the Competition
  • Peterson's Study Abroad 2008

General Career Planning

  • Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People, (The)
  • How to Get Your First Job and Keep It (2nd. Ed.)
  • Knock 'em Dead 2010: The Ultimate Job Search Guide
  • Today's Hot Job Targets: Find Careers and Cities With Big Job Growth
  • Work It!: How to Get Ahead, Save Your Ass, and Land a Job in Any

Résumé/CV and Cover Letters

  • Best Canadian Cover Letters: 70+ Best Canadian-Format Cover
  • Best Canadian Résumés 130+ best Canadian-format résumés
  • Career Coward's Guide to Resumes, (The): Sensible Strategies for Overcoming Job Search Fears
  • Foot in the Door: Networking Your Way Into the Hidden Job Market, (A)
  • Gallery of Best Resumes for People Without a Four-Year Degree (4th. Ed.)
  • Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters: Features the Latest Information on: Online Postings, Email Techniques, and Follow-up Strategies
  • Landing the Internship or Full-Time Job During College
  • Working World 101: The New Grad's Guide to Getting a Job
  • What Color Is Your Parachute? 2010 A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

Interviews, Salary and Portfolios

  • Case in Point: Complete Case Interview Preparation (10th Anniversary Edition)
  • How to Get Into the Top Consulting Firms: A Surefire Case Interview Method (2nd. Ed.)
  • How to Succeed at the Medical Interview
  • Job Interviews For Dummies (3rd. Ed.)
  • Next-Day Job Interview: Prepare Tonight and Get the Job Tomorrow
  • Next-Day Salary Negotiation: Prepare Tonight to Get Your Best Pay Tomorrow
  • Tell Me About Yourself: Storytelling to Get Jobs and Propel Your Career
  • Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job

Diversity

  • Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities, (A) [DVD]
  • How to Find Work That Works for People With Asperger Syndrome: The Ultimate Guide for Getting People With Asperger Syndrome into the Workplace (and Keeping Them There!)
  • You're Hired...Now What?: An Immigrant's Guide to Success in the Canadian Workplace

Career Description

  • 100 Fastest-Growing Careers: Your Complete Guidebook to Major Jobs with the Most Growth and Openings (10th. Ed.)
  • 150 Best Recession-Proof Jobs
  • 200 Best Jobs For Introverts
  • Change Your Career: Transitioning to the Nonprofit Sector: Shifting Your Focus from the Bottom Line to a Better World
  • Career Diary of a Physical Therapist
  • Career Diary of a Newspaper Reporter: Thirty Days Behind the Scenes With A Professional
  • Career Diary of a Social Worker: Thirty Days Behind the Scenes With a Professional
  • Career Diary of a Teacher
  • Career Diary of a Veterinarian: Thirty Days Behind the Scenes with a Professional
  • Career Diary of a Web Designer
  • Career Diary of Marketing Director: Thirty Days Behind the Scenes With a Professional Gardner's Career Diaries
  • Change Your Career: Teaching as Your New Profession
  • What Every Engineer Should Know About Starting a High-Tech Business Venture
  • New Lawyer's Handbook, (The): 101 Things They Don't Teach You in Law School
  • Savvy Musician, (The): Building a Career, Earning a Living, & Making a Difference
  • Succeeding in Music: Business Chops For Performers & Songwriters (2nd. Ed.) [Book + CD]
  • Top 100 Health-Care Careers: Your Complete Guidebook to Training and Jobs in Allied Health, Nursing, Medicine, and More (2nd. Ed.)
  • Top 100 Careers Without a Four-Year Degree: Your Complete Guidebook to Major Jobs in Many Fields (9th. Ed.)
  • What Can I Do With No Degree? (3rd. ed.)

Labour Market Trends and Employer Directories

  • 2010 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market
  • Almanac of American Employers 2010, (The) [Book + CD-ROM]
  • Blue Book 2010: Directory of Community Services in Toronto
  • Canadian Writer's Market, (The), 18th ed.
  • Educators Resource Directory 2009-2010 (8th. Ed.)
  • Quebec Labour and Employment Law: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Scott's Directories of Canadian Schools 2010

Part-Time / Suummer / International / Volunteer Opportunities

  • 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life, (The)
  • ISS Directory of International Schools 2009-2010, (The)
  • Summer Jobs Worldwide 2010

Entrepreneurship

  • Canadian Legal Guide For Small Business (2nd. Ed.) [Book + CD]
  • Escape From Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur
  • Starting a Successful Business in Canada (17th. Ed.) [Book + CD]

Professional / Personal Development

  • First-Job Survival Guide: How to Thrive and Advance in Your New Career
  • Portable Mentor, (The): Your Anywhere, Anytime Career Coach and Problem Solver
  • Simplify Your Work Life: Ways to Change the Way You Work So You Have More Time to Live

Centennial Centre, Macdonald Campus

  • Best Canadian Cover Letters: 70+ Best Canadian-Format Cover
  • Canadian Graduate Programs in Environmental Studies Directory, 2008-2009
  • Canadian Summer Job Directory: Canada's best directory for finding work in the summer
  • Career Adventure: Your Guide to Personal Assessment, Career Exploration, and Decision Making
  • Career Diary of a Veterinarian: Thirty Days Behind the Scenes with a Professional
  • Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development
  • Careers in the Environment (3rd ed.)
  • Careers with Animals: Exploring Occupations Involving Dogs, Horses, Cats, Birds, Wildlife, and Exotics
  • Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps: Crafting a Winning
  • Get Into Veterinary School: Insights by an Admissions Expert
  • Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way Into the Graduate School of Your Choice (3rd ed.)
  • Great Jobs For Environmental Studies Majors
  • Hire Power: the Ultimate Canada Student Employment Guide (2nd ed.)
  • How to Write the Perfect Personal Statement (4th ed.)
  • Now What: The Young Person's Guide to Choosing the Perfect Career
  • Opportunities in Biotechnology Careers
  • Refuse to Choose!: A Revolutionary Program For Doing Everything That You Love
  • Saving the Earth as a Career: Advice on Becoming a Conservation Professional
  • Veterinary medical School Admission Requirements 2010 Edition for 2011 Matriculation
  • What Color Is Your Parachute? 2010 A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
  • What Type Am I?: Discover Who You Really Are
  • Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want

Online Magazines and Serials

  • Verge - North America's magazine for exploring opportunities to study, work and volunteer abroad.
    New Focus On Resource Series*: Study Abroad, Volunteer Abroad, Work Abroad.
    *To access the e-magazines, enter caps [dot] library [at] mcgill [dot] ca.
  • Current Jobs in Liberal Arts, an entry-level careers employment bulletin published twice per month, has a new issue online. Access the bulletin and online updates via myFuture.
  • Perspectives on Labour and Income, Summer 2010

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

Contact: Lisa Lin
Organization: Career Planning Service
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Office Phone: 514-398-3304 ext. 00950
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