Sites We Like
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Career Exploration & Occupational Research Sites
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Career descriptions, information on work environment, education and career paths, informational interviews with people currently employed in these careers, and job postings
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Career descriptions, education, career paths, associations and job postings
The NOC is the Government of Canada's official occupational classification system, last updated in 2011. It is free for the public to access and download.
OCCinfo is an interactive, searchable database of over 500 occupations, operated by the Government of Alberta. It is free for the public to access.
O*NET is an American database operated by the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration. Free to the public, O*NET contains information on hunderds of occupations, and an interactive application for exploring and searching them.
Labour Market Resources
WorkBC.ca is the government of British Columbia's source for labour market information. Research occupations, view labour market statistics, and read helpful workplace information here!
Explore occupations based on wages and outlooks, and research job market trends at the municipal, provincial, and federal level.
My World Abroad is a comprehensive international career resource. Explore articles and other resources to develop international career skills and knowledge. Login with your SFU email address is required.
Job Posting Sites
For Students & Alumni
Exclusive SFU postings: log-in with your student ID and browse through the Job Postings tab. Check out which companies are on campus and who’s hiring!
Job posting site operated by Service Canada. Search for jobs by province and/or by occupational category. Includes "student/youth" job search feature.
Job postings for the BC provincial government.
Not for Profit Sector
More than a job posting board - LinkedIn is a professional networking site strictly for professional use. Create an engaging and interactive profile, keep track of and connect with your professional contacts, join groups related to your field, and more! A must-have resource for job seekers.
Job Postings for SFU, including application instructions for the student temporary pool.
Search postings by region and category
Job search engine that lists job postings directly from employers' websites.
Search for top employers or specialty employers; select ‘Career Directory: New Grads’ in the drop down menu at the top left corner of the page to search for employers by education.
Municipal job postings across Canada
"Canada's job community" aggregates hundreds of jobs directly from company websites, and features a regularly updated blog with great career advice.
Job search engine that lists postings from various sources. Includes social media account integration to see how you are connected to potential jobs.
Great Career Reads
Suggested by Your Career Advisors
Limeconnect is a global not for profit organization that's re-branding disability by attracting, preparing and connecting high potential students & alumni who happen to have disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program and full time careers with their corporate partners.
TalentEgg.ca is "Canada's #1 online career resource for students and recent graduates," featuring postings, informative articles, and the award-winning "Student Voice" community. Be sure to check out their awesome 'resources' and 'career guides' sections!
Jim Bright, co-author of the influential Chaos Theory of Careers, shares his thoughts and ideas.
Read about the narrative method of practice some of our career advisors are using with students and alumni.
Published by the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE) - check out their magazine, online resources, and blog (featuring posts from one of our own advisors).
Companion website of the magazine, including a resource centre, company profiles, blogs, and job postings.
Website of writer and internationally renowned speaker Daniel Pink, author of The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need (essential reading).
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A collection of thousands of video interviews with various professionals in different career paths, searchable by themes and interest areas.
"It just shows what you can do." Videos, articles, and games to help you discover what you could do and how you could get there.
This not-for-profit website is designed to help students, graduates, and entry-level workers access campus career services, build a strong portfolio, gain budgeting skills, and find a job that fits with their education, skills and interests.
WorkBC Employment Services Centres are located across the province and offer client-centred, integrated services and supports that are responsive, inclusive, and accessible. The purpose of the centres is to support British Columbians in getting —and keeping – a job as quickly as possible. **Note: full-time students are not eligible**