Need more information to help you as you develop your job search strategies? Here are some useful links and resources!
Useful Job Search Portals:
S.T.E.M. (Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics):
Tourism, Hotel and Hospitality:
Volunteer, Charity and Non-profit Sector:
General Links and Resources:
- Career self-exploration and planning program that assists students with finding the right career, exploring different career options, and planning future education and training.
- Username: columbiacollege
- Password: careers
- Great for career exploration; allows students to see the annual salary and requirements for each job.
- Easy to use and features informative videos.
- Information is all local and based in British Columbia.
- Official site by the Canadian government; you are able to search occupations based on wages, education, skills, and outlook.
- Provides a NOC code (National Occupational Classification) for each occupation.
- Also provides some job postings based on occupations.
- Provides interview videos of individuals established in their field.
- Great source of inspiration for students who are unsure of their career plan to watch / listen to established people in their industry.
- Informal self-assessments available for students.
- Based on abilities, work preference, and subjects.
- Easy to use and great for students to get an idea of which occupation suits them.
- PDF version of the 2019 labour market outlook.
- Students will be able to view a 10- year forecast of job openings throughout BC and which jobs are in high demand.
- A great tool for students who want a better understanding of the potential degrees that they may be pursuing.
- Students will be able to understand the potential working environments and occupations related to each degree
- Students will be able understand which skills are needed to succeed in BC’s future workforce.
- An interactive website for students to determine where they are in their job search
Still unsure of what jobs you want to pursue?
Drop by Student Services to speak with a Career Advisor if you are feeling lost or unsure about your career / employment options.
Do not worry if you have not figured out your exact career path. Continue gaining new experiences and connecting with new people as this will open more doors for your career.
Learn about different careers and BC job prospects here.
Take a quiz to help you potentially find the right kind of work that you might enjoy.