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We know you're busy, but take some time to catch up on all the great resources that will get you thinking about your career!

Blogs and Websites

From PhD to Life: One particularly useful section of this blog by Jennifer Polk (PhD) is the Q&A section which features former PhD students who have made the transition towards careers outside of academia. 

Jobs on toast: This excellent blog, by Chris Humphrey, PhD, focuses on the subject of "How to market yourself for a career outside academia."

Insidehighered's collection of Career Topics is a great resource to find articles and blog posts related to

The Chronicle of Higher Education's Manage your Career page covers several topics related to careers for those with a graduate-level education. 

University Affairs' Career Advice section contains several useful articles for graduate students thinking about their career options and professional development.

MyWorldAbroad, although not specific to grad students, contains several great resources to help develop your global career skills, find an international job or internship, and inspire you with the stories of other students who have worked internationally. 

Print resources and e-books

We have several books in our library and in e-book form related to your career development. Search the library catalogue for keywords such as "career," "further education," and "graduate school," or visit in person to browse the shelves. 

Online Professional Development Resources

The Centre for Career Action's very own CareerHub will help guide you through the career development process in six steps.