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Career Support

Career Support

There are many resources available to assist you in finding employment post studies. In person advice, books, articles, and digital media. But you shouldn't wait till you are close to finishing your graduate degree.  You can start right now!

 

 

 

 

Queen's Career Services

Visit the Queen's Careers website

Our very own Career Services on campus has many resources available to assist you in finding employment post studies. They also offer many workshops (eg how to write your CV or resume & interviewing techniques) as well as one-on-one consultations. Don't wait to the end of your degree to visit the Centre and the staff. Come along to Gordon Hall, Level 3, Careers Centre.

A special page on LinkedIn for everything you want to know about it, to workshops to help you make the most of this tool. Learn more about the Queen's LinkedIn page.

Resources

Articles & Books
Books Found at Queen's Career Services
  1. Surviving Your Academic Job Hunt – Advice for Humanities PhDs (Kathryn Hume) – J.SRC.GEN.54
  2. What They Didn’t Teach You in Grad School – 199 Hints for Success in your Academic Career (Paul Gray and David E. Drew)– J.SRC.GEN.53
  3. Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work (Joan Shiebelbein) – J.SRC.GEN.96
  4. The Unwritten Rules of Highly Effective Job Search (Orville Pearson) – J.SRC.GEN.r
  5. Moving on in your Career – A Guide for Academic Researchers and Postgraduates (Lynda Ali & Barbara Graham) – J.SRC.GEN.61
  6. Outside the Ivory Tower:  A Guide for Academics Considering Alternative Careers (Margaret Newhouse) – C.DEV.CHG.7
  7. Alternative Careers in Science:  Leaving the Ivory Tower (Cynthia Robbins-Roth) – C.DCT.12
  8. Opportunities in Research and Development Careers (Jan Goldberg) – C.SPC.76.18
  9. Careers for Scholars and Other Deep Thinkers – C.SPC.76.24
  10. Careers for Scientific Types and Others with Inquiring Minds – C.SPC.76.26