(assists youth in bridging the gap between education and employment. It also offers a directory of the best national and provincial links to sites containing information about preparing for employment and finding a job.
(an interactive career, employment and job resource center offering resume submission, job openings, work related articles and more.
(aimed at enhancing youth employability through a national youth internship program. Host organizations offer six, nine, or twelve month paid internships that provide employment experience to youth.
(this association administers international and Canadian exchanges and programs for students and researchers. They also manage programs that establish links between universities in Canada and abroad. The Canadian Awards Program is the largest educational awards program in Canada.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Communications Branch
BIOTECCanada Human Resources Council
(develops qualified, skilled and experienced people for jobs in the Canadian biotechnology sector. Offers training and certification programs, career development and custom designed programs
Canadian Council of Professional Engineers
Canadian Environmental Network
Wwwcen-web.net (provides general information and perspectives on environmental issues
Canadian Council for Human Resources in the Environment & Industry
Environmental Organization Web Directory Information regarding environmental careers
Canadian Council for Human Resources in the Environment Industry
(CCHREI is a non profit organization that works to ensure a match between the environmental resource needs of the industry and the skills and knowledge of the environmental workforce. Education and internship programs such as the Environmental Youth Corp. help meet part of this goal.
Canadian Technology Human Resources Board
Canadian High Technology Alliance
Software Human Resource Council
Information Technology Association of Canada
Canadian Information Technology Processing Society
Logistics personnel use skills with details to work at various points of the process in creating goods and information and supplying the products to the consumer.
Mining Industry Training and Adjustment Council – Canada
American Psychological Association www.apa.org/
Travel and Tourism
Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council
CAREER RESEARCH WEBSITES:
Canada WorkInfoNet (www.workinfonet.ca/
) is a website with an amazing amount of useful career information along with links to other excellent Canadian and International sites.
Career Options (www.cacee.com/index.html
) is a website produced by the Canadian Association of Career Employment Educators, one of the major professional organizations in Canada for career placement of college and university graduates. It contains a variety of articles in the whole area of career planning and job search. Clinck on “Student and Recent Grads” for a full menu of options.
Canada Prospects (www.careerccc.org
) is a website produced by the government of Canada with a wide range of articles and information on careers and career planning.
Career Mosaic Canada (www.careermosaic.com/cm/canada
) has a variety of useful career information and links and a special section for post-secondary students called Campus Connections. (links to careerbuilder.com)
The Riley Guide (www.dbm.com/jobguide
is a meta-list of employment opportunities and job resources on the Internet. (links to rileyguide.com)
Researching Self Assessment
University of Waterloo Career Site
) has a number of activities and exercises designed to allow you to access your skills, interests, values and so on. In addition, it has other interesting career information.
Researching Occupational Options
Occupational Outlook Handbook (http://www.bls.gov/ocol) This is a full listing of occupations according to the USA classification system.
Researching Educational Programs
Canadian Post-Secondary School Finder
) can help you find colleges and universities.
Use the College Smarts
) At the bottom of the page there are links to all Canadian Universities and Colleges for further information about the institution and then links to their programs.
Peterson’s Education Center (www.petersons.com/) Peterson’s guides have long been the benchmark for educational program databases; now this useful guide is online with various ways to research post-secondary education programs.
Graduate Schools online Search Engine
) has a large database of graduate schoolsl anld you are able to select the geographic region you wish to study in.
Yahoo – Higher Education www.yahoo.com/education/higher_education
) Another Yahoo site which offers information on a variety of higher education topics and allows you to search a large database of colleges and universities in Canada and the USA.
Researching Professional and Trade Associations
Job Futures – Associations
) A website from Human Resources and Development Canada. This particular component of the site has industries sorted according to the National Occupational Code with direct links to the appropriate association in Canada.
RESEARCHING JOB OPPORTUNITIES
CACEE’s Campus WorkLink
) is a listing of employers seeking recent graduates – you can have a look at this site if your post-secondary institution is a member of CACEE
RESEARCH FUTURE TRENDS
) is an interesting site that offers daily labour market news and links to hot industries and occupations.