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Subject & Course Guides

Study Skills & Career Development


Applying to Graduate Programs
Advice on writing a personal statement, navigating the application process, and succeeding as a graduate student.

Public Speaking, Presenting & Interviewing
Recommended titles and online resources on preparing for presentations, participating in class discussions, and attending interviews.

Financial Literacy
Recommended titles on all aspects of personal finance, including banking, budgeting, saving, spending, investing, credit and debt management, fraud protection, taxes, and more.

Negotiating and Developing Assertiveness & Conflict Resolution Skills
Guidebooks on developing personal resilience and knowing how to negotiate and advocate for oneself (both at school and work). Also includes a link to six short online video lectures on the role of interpersonal communication in the management of conflict.

Study Skills Resources
A selection of ebooks on critical thinking, preparing for exams, time management, and other skills.

Career Development
An e-book and video collection with helpful advice on developing a career path: identifying potential fields of employment, crafting a career plan, networking, and navigating workplaces for persons who identify as LGBTQ+.

Career Guides
Information on researching companies associated with specific fields and locations. Also includes comprehensive job seekers’ guides organized alphabetically by industry (from accounting to venture capital).

Job Resources for Alumni
Selected resources on researching company information. This guide is mostly intended for Master of Business Administration graduates, but it only contains resources that other University of Toronto alumni will find useful.

Databases by Subject
Advice on locating information on specific fields of employment, company information and profiles, and industries.