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Visit the Career Information Centre

Find us. Discover You.

The Frank G. Lawson Career Information Centre exists to help you move forward in your educational and career planning. Whether you want ideas on what you can do with your major, information on advanced studies or simply want to make use of our quiet reading corner, we encourage you to visit the Centre.

Browse the library collection

Make use of our resources as you begin to think about your future. The library collection is catalogued and shelved by subject area and is arranged for easy self-service access. Our Career Information Assistants are also available to help you find the information you're looking for.

Our library collection covers a wide range of topics including:

  • Career options
    • Majors & careers
    • Career profiles
  • Career awareness
    • Self-assessment: skills, interests, abilities
    • Career decision-making
    • Career development
    • Career and life transitions
  • Career portfolios
    • Preparing a portfolio
    • Student portfolios
  • Labour market information
    • Industry trends/emerging careers
    • Occupational descriptions
    • Entry requirements
    • Wage comparisons
  • Education and training
    • Study at Dalhousie
    • University calendars/directories
    • Admission requirements
    • Graduate/professional school
    • Distance learning courses

Services

The Frank G. Lawson Career Information Centre offers a variety of tip sheets addressing career-related topics. Hard copies of these publications are available from the Centre as well as online.

The Centre also provides access to Dalhousie’s wireless network and several computers are available for career-related research.  

Recent Acquisitions

  • Careers in International Business by Edward J. Halloran
  • 100 Jobs In The Environment by Debra Quintana
  • What Can You Do with A Major In Biology? by Jennifer A. Horowitz
  • Great Jobs for Chemistry Majors by Mark Rowh
  • The Everything Guide to Careers in Health by Kathy Quan
  • Psychology As A Major by Donna E. Palladino Schultheiss
  • Successful Television Writing by Lee Goldberg and William Rabkin
  • Creative Careers in Museums by Jan E. Burdick
  • My Nine Lives: A Memoir of Many Careers in Music by Leon Fleisher and Anne Midgette
  • Careers For Non-Conformists by Sandra Gurvis
  • 150 Best Recession-Proof Jobs by Laurence Shatkin
  • The Butterfly Hunter by Chris Ballard
  • Dancing Naked: Breaking Through the Emotional Limits That Keep You From The Job You Want by Robert C. Chope
  • Graduate Study for the 21st Century by Gregory Colon Semenza
  • Law School Essays That Made A Difference, 2nd edition by the Princeton Review
  • Law School Confidential by Robert H. Miller
  • Intern Blues by Robert Marion, M.D.
  • White Coat Tales by Joseph S. Sanfilippo, M.D., M.B.A. and Prabhjot Uppal, M.D.