New nursing grads…your future awaits!

March 22, 2012

  The end is in sight…you’re about to graduate!  Let us help you with the next phase of your life too.  Whether you’re in the process of preparing to write the CRNE,  beginning your nursing job hunt or planning for your first days on the job,  our subject guide, Professional practice preparation – RN is a great place to start!  We’ve pulled together the latest and best resources available in print and online from the Library, as well as on the web, to help you get ready and be ready.  Your future awaits!

“I pity the fool who doesn’t know it’s MRT week!”

November 4, 2011

November 6th to 12th is MRT week in Canada.  Not to be confused with Mr. T”, the big guy with the funky coif and gold jewellery who started every sentence with … “I pity the fool …”.  Rather, MRTsmedical radiation technologists,  are allied health professionals who provide patient care in the practice of radiological technology, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine and magnetic resonance imaging. Their contribution to the delivery and quality of healthcare in Canada is both significant and essential.  They provide imaging and radiation-related treatment services using the most up-to-date medical diagnostic and treatment technologies available.  And …most importantly…we train MRTs at Mohawk in our unique Medical Radiation Sciences program, a successful collaboration with McMaster University which gains graduates both a diploma and a degree.   To learn more about the profession and the important role of Canada’s MRTs visit  These guys (and gals!) are no fools!

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On the job hunt? We can help!

May 24, 2011

If you’re getting ready to head out there on the job hunt, be sure to stop by the library first! We’ve created a guide just for the job hunter filled to the brim with loads of great career-related resources!

If you aren’t read for the job hunt and need to decide which career path to choose, check out our two popular and excellent resources to get you started: Choices Explorer and Career Cruising!  These two websites make the career choosing process fun and painless!

Good luck on your hunt!

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Choose your future! Prepare for the job search @ the Library!

March 18, 2010

Getting ready to graduate soon? The Library@Mohawk has a great resource for occupational and career information!

choicesexplorerlogoChoices Explorer (Bridges Transitions) is an excellent tool which can assist you with career research and planning. Not sure where to start? The tool also provides information on interest/skill assessment, educational opportunities, scholarships, and financial aid. Create your very own learning plans through comprehensive and easy-to-use portfolio functionality, assessments and planning tools!

Choices Explorer database can be accessed from the list of databases found on TheBRAIN. All you need is a login to get started…please contact Library staff for the user name & password.