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Career Services: Career & Job Search Resources

Connecting University of Calgary students to jobs, career planning, employers on campus, career tips, workshops and much more! This resource compliments our website ucalgary.ca/careers.

Take Action

It's time to take action! Begin to convert information to action, test your preliminary career ideas and develop valuable skills. Start to build professional relationships and get experience that will enhance your confidence. In this section you'll learn how to (1) gain experience, (2) utilize job search tools and (3) connect with employers.

"Choose a job you love and you will never have work a day in your life." ~ Confucius

Gain Experience

There are many ways to gain experience and build your skills and competencies. This can include paid employment, volunteer experience and internships. Gaining real-life experience while you study will launch you along your career path. These experiences will provide opportunities for you to find mentors and network within your industry. Volunteering is a rewarding experience, but it also serves as a great way to build your academic and professional portfolio. Find summer or part-time jobs that are in your industry or your interested career path.

uCalgary Co-op & Internships

Other Internships

Volunteer Experience

Paid Employment

Connect with Employers

Connecting with employers within your network will assist you on your career journey. Career Services coordinates employers who visit campus to connect with students and discuss opportunities with their organizations. It's a great place to meet your future employer. Career Services offers a variety of annual career fairs geared towards a variety of faculties. Come prepared and make meaningful connections. Career Services also hosts unique networking events. This will support you and your career success.

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