Career Services

Career Services

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Career Exploration

Looking for career ideas? These are not the only ways to explore ideas, but they are a start:girl looking in mirror

Career Cruising
What it is:   An online tool to help you learn about career options.  It has an interest "test" as well as detailed descriptions of thousands of real, Canadian job roles, information about how to get there, and videos of people who work in those careers.  

Cost: FREE to Queen's students

Find it:  Career Services has a subscription to this website.  Please contact our Reception at 613-533-2992 to obtain the ID code and password, then proceed to

What Colour Is Your Parachute?
What it is:  This is possibly the most famous career book going.   Contains valuable information about strategic and hopeful job search as well as exercises to help guide you toward fulfilling work.

Cost:   FREE (if borrowed from the library)

Find it:  Career Services has copies of this well-known book in our library.  Search our complete collection in QCAT.

Career Counselling Appointment
What it is:  a one-to-one appointment with a career advisor.  We can help you work on questions such as "what are my options?" and "how do I get from here to where I want to go?".

Cost:  FREE to currently-registered Queen's students and recent (< 1 year) alumni

Find it:  Register for appointments through our website.  More details.