CaPS Acquisitions Update (March 2012)


CaPS Acquisitions Update - March 2012

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)

New Books

CV Guides

  • Guide du CV et de la lettre de motivation, (Le)
  • Pharmacy Professional's Guide to Résumés, CVs, & Interviewing, (The) (3rd ed.)

Career Descriptions

  • 201 Careers in Nursing
  • 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality (2nd ed.)
  • Becoming a Healthcare Professional
  • Career Opportunities Working with Animals
  • Cruise Ship Employment Guide [CD-ROM]
  • Directory of Key Contacts in Canadian Education 2012 KI-ES-KI
  • Green Careers in Energy
  • How to Break Into Pharmaceutical Sales: A Headhunter's Strategy
  • Librarian's Guide to an Uncertain Job Market, (A)

Employer Directories

  • Directory of Key Contacts in Canadian Education 2012 KI-ES-KI
  • Weddle's Guide to Employment Sites on the Internet 2011/12 (10th ed.)

Graduate Admissions

  • Applying to Graduate School in Psychology: Advice from Successful Students and Prominent Psychologists
  • Career Education Sourcebook
  • Great Applications for Business School (2nd ed.)
  • How to Get Into The Top Law Schools (5th ed.)
  • MBA Admissions Strategy: From Profile Building to Essay Writing (2nd ed.)
  • Medical School Interview Guide: Preparation and Practice for Medical School Admissions
  • Smartypants' Guide to the Medical School Admissions Interview, (The)
  • Your MBA Game Plan: Proven Strategies for Getting into the Top Business Schools (3rd ed.)

Standardized Tests

  • Barron's IELTS: International Language Testing System (2nd ed.) [Book + CD-ROM]
  • Cambridge IELTS 8: Examination Papers from University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
  • Target Band 7: IELS Academic Module - How to Maximize Your Score

Study Skills

  • Destination Dissertation: A Traveler's Guide to a Done Dissertation
  • Everything Guide to Study Skills: Strategies, Tips, and Tools You Need to Succeed in School
  • How to Study (7th ed.)
  • Study Smarter, Not Harder

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.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: US-based number one news and job-information source for higher education.

Free Online & Print Magazines

Available online at Online & Print Magazines

  • Career Options: Tips from experts for student job seekers.
  • Job Postings: Entry-level, full-time, part-time, internship opportunities and career tips.
  • Magazine Jobboom (French): Tips and advice on all aspects of the world of work.
  • Perspectives on Labour and Income: Analysis of Canadian labour and income data.
  • University Affairs Magazine: Canada's magazine and career resource for higher education.
  • 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 for graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Labour Market Information: Labour Market Report (March 2012).
  • 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