Reference materials in Careers and Placements

Students in discussion, international students

Other online tools

The following resources are available to York students only and require users to log in with their University username

  • Careers Gateway - search vacancies, book appointments and view event details for Careers and Placements
  • The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding (see link on funding page) - database of funding opportunities for postgraduate study
  • Goinglobal (see link on international work page) - huge resource for international job hunting, including 41 country profiles, North American city guides and directory of 400,000+ company profiles
  • Profiling for Success (see link on explore ideas page) - a suite of aptitude tests, including personality, resilience and learning styles exercises, and a career inventory
  • AssessmentDay practice numerical, verbal and diagrammatic aptitude tests
  • Presentation slides from some of the sessions held each term.

Journals

Journals

We have a range of journals available for reference use in the Careers building.

These are great for background reading and for keeping up-to-date with the latest news in different sectors.

Some journals have on-line versions, which may offer full or only partial access to non-subscribers.

Finance & consultancy

Accountancy

The Economist 

Museums & heritage 

British Archaeology

Museums Journal

Publishing, media & performing arts 

The Journalist

PR Week

Broadcast

Campaign (advertising sector) 

Retail & sales  The Bookseller 
Science, engineering & technology 

Planet Earth (NERC)

Hydro International

New Scientist

Wellcome News (Wellcome Trust)

Physics World

Third sector 

Third Sector

Books/DVDs

Books

We have a range of books covering:

  • different types of jobs and sectors
  • applications and interviews
  • international work and study
  • further study

All our books are for reference only, but some titles have duplicate copies available for loan from the University Library. Our book collection can be viewed and searched via the University Library catalogue.

Free take away materials

Free take away materials

You can help yourself to free copies of employer directories, booklets and leaflets in the Careers building.

On-line publications

General information:

Finance:

Business, consulting and management:

Education

Engineering, IT and technology:

Law:

Teaching:

Postgraduate study

  • Postgraduate study guide