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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.
A collection of thousands of video interviews with various professionals in different career paths, searchable by themes and interest areas.
- Go to www.roadtripnation.com
- Create an account or log in with your information.
- Click Account Settings at the top right of the page.
- Click the Membership tab.
- Enter the subscription code (G8E2B5T8) and your code is now added to your account!
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.
AIESEC is the world's largest student-run non-profit organization, providing international leadership, internship, and work opportunities around the world. Check out the SFU chapter on Facebook!
Labour Market Research
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.
Networking and Relationship Building
LinkedIn is a social 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.
Find industry networking events in the lower mainland with the help of this site. Searchable by industry.
This site connects students and young professionals with experts and industry leaders in various fields by helping to organize coffee meetings.
Individuals With Disabilities
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.
Take action in your job search
Not for Profit Sector
Additional Job Boards
Unlike job posting boards, aggregators search the web for you, and show results based on various places on the web such as job boards and company websites - they're like Google but just for jobs. As such, you will likely see many of the same postings across these different sites. However, each uses slightly different search algorithms, so you may see unique postings on each as well. Aggregators are excellent at providing a high volume of postings, but may lack the exclusivity of niche or industry-specific job boards.
Powerful job search engine that lists job postings directly from employers' websites, job boards, and other websites.
Special features: Includes data on industry employment trends.
Canadian job aggregator and official job search engine of the Canada's Top 100 Employers project.
Special features: Includes database of employers searchable by different categories, including best employers for new graduates. Select ‘Career Directory: New Grads’ in the drop down menu at the top left corner of the page to search for employers by education.
"Canada's job community" aggregates hundreds of jobs directly from company websites.
Special features: Regularly updated blog with great career advice.
Searches over 100,000 jobs from job boards and career sites across Canada.
Special features: Includes a salary search tool.
"We eat, sleep, and breathe job search." Searches company sites, job boards, and the web for postings.
Special features: Includes option to integrate your LinkedIn account.
Job search engine that lists postings from various sources.
Special features: Includes social media account integration to see how you are connected to potential jobs.
For the career-minded
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!
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.
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.
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.
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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