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Career Services

At Career Services, we help all University of Manitoba graduate students and alumni (up to six months after graduation) plan for success. We support students in their career planning: career assessments and career information, as well as with employment preparation: resume/CV and cover letter guidance, job search skills, networking and interview skills. We pride ourselves on being easily accessible through a variety of services such as online workbooks, workshops, drop-in sessions and one on-one appointments. As part of the Grad Steps program, we offer the following workshops: “Academia or Industry. What’s your plan?” and “Resume or CV? How to market your skills?”

Our Location: 474 University Centre
Telephone: 204-474-9456
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For further information please visit our website:

Winnipeg Public Library

Winnipeg Public Library provides access to LyndaLibrary database which “helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. With your Winnipeg Public Library card, you can access the hundreds of thousands of videos offers. There is something for everyone, with courses for the very beginner to professionals.”

To get access to this resource you will need to get a Winnipeg Public Library card which is free to all University of Manitoba students. Go to to get an application form for a Winnipeg Public Library card. There are 19 library locations throughout Winnipeg.

Formatting Your Thesis

Handouts from the Formatting Your Thesis Using Microsoft Word workshop. If you have further questions, you may book an appointment to meet with Librarian Vickie Albrecht at

Formatting your thesis using Microsoft Word handout for GradSteps Windows edition for Word 2013.pdf

Formatting your thesis using Microsoft Word handout for GradSteps Macbook edition for Word 2011.pdf