Career-related websites

What do I want to do? Deciding on a career

Uncertain on what job field you want to pursue? Considering changing careers? The following resource links provides information and tools to help you with your career planning.

Next Steps
The site leads you through the steps of making a career decision. Using the site, you can explore your talents, interests, skills, and values. 

Career Paths Online
This interactive site's 10 steps will help a person to explore his/her career options. The site looks at values, personality, learning styles, skills & interests in determining career options. 

Human Resources Development Canada
Provides information on career and personal development. 

Online Career Development Manual, University of Waterloo
This site will help you to explore different stages of career planning. 

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Exploring career options

The following resource links provide descriptions of different types of occupations; including information on labour market conditions, salaries, job duties and education requirements.

Job Futures
Information on the world of work is provided. This includes overviews of the labour market and economic trends; detailed information on a variety of occupations, post-secondary fields of study, and current and future labour market conditions. 

Alberta Occupational Profiles
This site is produced by the Alberta Information Learning Service (ALIS). Access is provided to 500 different occupational profiles. Each profile contains information on job duties, educational requirements, salaries, and working conditions. 

I Need a Resume Now
This site provides a glimpse at career resources.

What can I do with a major in…?
This website out of the University of N.Carolina (Wilmington) helps to provide information on what career options you can pursue with your degree.

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Where do I go? Information on education and training

Having difficulties deciding on a school to attend? Wondering if you should receive a degree, diploma or certificate? The following resource links provides information of the different types of education and training available in Canada.

School Finder
Is a search engine for Canadian universities, colleges, graduate schools, and on-line training. Links to each institution are provided. 

Association of Canadian Community Colleges Database
Provides an extensive search engine to find any program offered by Canadian colleges.

The Association of Colleges and Universities of Canada (AUCC)
This site provides a search engine that allows you to search for any Canadian university program is almost any field. You can limit searches to specific provinces or search through all universities in Canada. 

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Scholarships & bursaries

Need some money assistance on tuition? The following links provides information on the scholarships and bursaries that are available to students.

Using this site, you can evaluate your eligibility for bursaries, grants, and scholarships. You can create a profile and a search engine will identify those awards that fit your requirements. 

Scholarships Canada
The site allows you to search for awards as well as providing advice on applying for scholarships. 

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Volunteer opportunities

Interested in volunteering for a good cause? The following resource links provides information on volunteer opportunities and non-profit organizations.

Listings of internships and volunteer opportunities available through Canadian, American and international organizations are listed.

Volunteer Calgary
This local site provides information on volunteer opportunities within Calgary. 

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Created by Dr. Sonya L. Flessati
Student Counselling Services, EnCana Wellness Centre
Mount Royal College
Revised: June 27, 2006