Career Resource Library

For more career related information, check out our Career Resource Library.

The Career Resource Library is located in DV 3094. It contains information about a wide range of career choices, resume and cover letter preparation guides, effective work search methods, tip sheets, and much more.

In Person Resources

The UTM Career Centre library holds a variety of career related books and the latest information on topics ranging from job searching and further education to career planning for specific groups including graduate students and the LGBTQ community. If you’re not sure what to do with your degree we have books with fresh career ideas for every discipline from Art to Zoology.

You can search our collection of career books by visiting the Library Thing website.

Also, check out our collection of Career Profiles binders containing detailed information about careers in: Business, Finance and Administration; Natural and Applied Sciences; Health; Social Science, Education and Religion; Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport; Sales and Services; Trades, Apprenticeships and Primary Industries.

E-Books

Our e-book collection covers a range of subjects from what to do with your degree in science to where you can find careers that make a social impact. Our collection also features books that prepare you for grad school such as the MCAT and LSAT. If you have just completed your PhD, you can find e-books that can help you figure out what is next. Our e-books are available for a 14 day loan for offline use through your mobile device.

Books That Make You Think

Each month the Career Centre features books that will help you navigate your way through your career journey. We hope to inspire you, educate you, and maybe even surprise you. 

Outsiders on the Inside: How to Create a Winning Career...Even When You Don't Fit In!

 How to Create a Winning Career...Even When You Don't Fit In! by David Couper

Does your gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, accent, mannerism, quirky clothing or outlook on life make you feel like a fish out of water in your workplace, from the moment your workday begins until you leave at the end of the day?

Find out how to capitalize on your differences and become a successful outsider on the inside through this book. Outsiders on the Inside provides specific guidance and simple but effective strategies to help outsiders recharge their careers. In this book, you will learn how crucial marketing strategies help match your unique professional qualities with employers and customers. It also provides with a painless, step-by-step process for meeting new people. Alongside it shines light on some unique strategies for resumes, cover letters and other job-hunting tool. It also provides with some coping strategies to confront and educate critics. At its heart, the book encourages people to turn themselves inside-out by embracing their individuality and giving others access to their unique gifts. By being true to yourself, the author suggests, you can live up to your fullest potential, provide the greatest value to society, and have fun at the same time. 

"David's keen insight and penetrating questions enable him to uncover how your innermost feelings (about) being an outsider can reveal unique opportunities for accelerated success."
--Gena Downey, Director, Music Research and Administration, Walt Disney Motion Picture Productions

For more information on this resource as well as several others, check out UTM Career Centre’s e-book collection

Or you can also find this resource under “What is my career plan” tab in our ebook collection found under Resources in CLNx