Career Services

Career Services

Expand your career horizons with the new Alumni Career Services program. Whether your post-grad job hunt has just begun or you're switching careers, take advantage of alumni-to-alumni mentorship opportunities, professional development grants and career-focused events.

Professional Development Grants

Apply for an alumni-exclusive Professional Development Grant and get up to 75% of the registration fee covered (to a maximum dollar value of $1000) on one of the many continuing education courses and events offered at UAlberta. Applications accepted monthly.

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Alumni-to-Alumni Mentorship

Alumni in the early stages of their careers are matched with alumni career mentors to help them develop business and interpersonal skills that will help advance their careers. The Alumni-to-Alumni Career Mentoring Program takes place over eight months, from April to the end of November. The intake period for the 2022 mentorship cohort is now closed. Applications for the 2023 cohort will open in fall 2022.

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Switchboard

UAlberta Switchboard is a new online tool that connects you to your UAlberta community - including alumni, students, faculty and staff. Ask for career advice, offer your expertise, post or discover a job. Switchboard is full of possibilities, and it's free and easy to use.

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Alumni Podcast: What the Job?

An advice podcast on all things jobs. Hear from UAlberta alumni who share their unorthodox career paths. Plus, learn tips from the Career Centre on everything from networking to resume writing.

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Alumni Career and Executive Coaching

As a University of Alberta graduate, you can save 15% on the cost of services provided by any coach on our roster of certified professional career consultants.

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Other Career Supports

Career Centre

Apply for paid internships, search for jobs, and access other career support online or in person through the Career Centre (formerly CaPS).

Technology Training Centre

Alumni qualify for a 25% discount on computer training courses.

Faculty of Extension

The $100 program registration fee is waived for alumni who apply for Faculty of Extension programs.

Life After University

Life After University is a yearly career skills development conference that takes place every spring. Stay tuned for more information.