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. 

What Colour is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career Changers

What Colour is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career Changers

This book has been the bestselling job-search book in the world for more than three decades. It is known to help those struggling to find part-time and full-time employment in these hard-economic times acquire the job-search tools they need faster and more efficiently. It allows job searchers to find meaningful employment by asking a question like WHAT skills do you most love to use? WHERE in WHAT field would you most love to use them? And HOW do you search for such a job without depending on employment agencies and ads? According to the readers, this book is perfect for applying some solid and critical thought process to figure out what job really would be best for you. It is considered to be a very valuable resource for newly grads or people who are thinking of revaluating their professional life.

Forty years after it first was self-published...What Color Is Your Parachute? remains a perennial favorite for job hunters.” “(It’s) the old standby, tried and true,” said Birmingham-Southern College’s Director of Career Services Michael Lebeau. “(It’s) the one that started it all.” 
—Birmingham News 2010

Please come on in to the Career Centre (DV3094) to speak with someone if you have any questions about this resource or anything else!