September 2020

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News and Resources

Career Tips



Virtual Career Fair Tips

Attending virtual career fairs for the first time? Here are some tips:


How to make the most of a virtual job fair? (click here)

How students/alumni can prepare for virtual career fairs? (click here)


A Day in the Life



Entry-Level Scientist (click here)


Find out more about the life of entry-level scientists and learn what they do in a typical day. To obtain the full access to Vault Career Intelligence, use the VPN to access and register with Vault Career Intelligence here.

Career News



Changes to Internship Rules Take Effect Sept. 1

(click here)


Starting September 1st, students undertaking a work-integrated learning placement with an employer to fulfill the requirements of an educational program may be unpaid, but will be entitled to certain labour standards protections.

Featured Resource



Career Navigator Quizzes (click here)


Want to know yourself better and explore a wide range of opportunities available to you? This site offers both career-oriented quizzes as well as self-assessment quizzes where you can learn more about your personality and what occupations are best fit for you.

Featured Book



Designing your life: How to build a well-lived, joyful life

(click here)


This book shows you how to build – design – a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage. The book shows us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are.


To learn more about career planning, please consult these books (available in the McGill Library):

  • What color is your parachute? A practical manual for job-hunters and career changers (click here)
  • What type am I? Discover who you really are (click here)
  • Career match: connecting who you are with what you'll love to do (click here)


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