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.


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. 

Hire Power by Karen Schaffer


For students and recent grads looking to get their first job!

  • This book has step-by-step instructions on how to find the best job for you
  • Can help with how to create a resume and cover letter that will make you stand out
  • Tips on how to search for, apply for, and get a job you want
  • Lots of anecdotes and resume samples for those looking to get their first job
  • Advice on how to network, job search in person, and connect with employers 

This popular resource has all the information students and grads need to get that vital first job. Lively, informative and full of humorous anecdotes, this book is the perfect choice for young Canadians who want to get working! As a supportive reference guide, it takes new job seekers through the essentials, from figuring out what to apply for to how to apply for it. As a job directory, it gives the inside scoop on more than fifty starter jobs in Canada with an innovative rating system and gives the skinny on specific companies young people can approach to find a job of their own. This title replaces The Canada Student & Grad Job Directory. 

Find this book and more in the Career Resources Library inside the Career Centre.