Business Career Services

Student and Alumni Services

Current and Prospective Students

Business Career Services is the vital link between the business community and the Alberta School of Business in providing employability skills development and job opportunities for all students within the faculty; to deliver valuable career counselling; to enhance job search skills through career development services; and to provide employers with skilled workers well prepared to contribute to their organization.

We focus on providing our students the tools for successful career self-management enabling the developing the employability skills necessary to help you achieve your career goals.

  • Access Job Search & Career Development Resources

    CareerConnect delivers all the services students need to make their career development and job search effective.

    What you can do through CareerConnect:

           - Search job postings and apply for opportunities
           - Prepare and manage your application materials
           - Schedule and manage interviews
           - Request appointments with BCS staff and access our advising services
           - Access important career development information and exercises
           - Access online interview skills development  
           - Connect with potential mentors
           - RSVP to attend  Career Development Events and Employer Information Sessions

    It is the goal and objective of Business Career Services that every School of Business student will be engaged in their own professional development through the services and programs offered by Business Career Services, in order to maximize their potential for employment, professional success, and ethical conduct upon graduation.

    Please login to CareerConnect to access our full range of services and career development resources.

  • Make an Appointment

    Current students are welcomed to meet with a Career Coordinator to discuss topics such as: Career Planning, Cover letter & Resumes, Designations, Interview Preparation, Job Offers and Transitioning to the workplace.

    Please login to CareerConnect to book an appointment with a Career Coordinator today.

  • Interview Skills Development

    The School of Business InterviewStream platform allows students to develop strong interview skills in a pressure-free, interactive environment. Student interviews are recorded, enabling them to review and evaluate their performance or to share the content with peers for additional feedback. Practice provides the experience to be effective in an interview and reduce stress before an actual job interview occurs. Students can develop their skills through two different processes: Practice Interviews and Mock Interviews.

    Please login to CareerConnect to register for InterviewStream.

  • Find a Mentor

    Mentorship opportunities are available to current students through the Alberta School of Business Mentorship Cafe. Join now to connect with potential mentors, access support and assistance with developing a meaningful mentorship relationship. 

    Please login to CareerConnect to register for the Mentorship Cafe.

  • Apply to Co-op

    Cooperative Education is an optional program for students admitted to the University of Alberta, Bachelor of Commerce Program. Cooperative Education combines learning in the classroom with learning on the job.

    Students put their academic knowledge into action through periods of relevant full time work experience lasting 4 or 8 months. Students must complete a total of 12 months of work experience in addition to all the Bachelor of Commerce Degree course work in order to receive their co-op designation.

    To learn more or to apply please visit Apply to Co-op.

  • Prepare for International Employment, Study & Travel

    GoinGlobal is an international opportunity support platform which includes country and city specific guides providing extensive information on employment outlook and industry trends, local job search resources, cover letter, resume and interview preparation and advice for the local market. It also provides cultural advice featuring insight into local business practices and insight into cost of living, transportation, medical, insurance, and other financial considerations.

    GoinGlobal access is provided exclusively to Business students through Business Career Services to help meet the needs of the needs of students seeking opportunity outside of the Canadian job market.

    Please login to CareerConnect to gain access to GoinGlobal.

  • Graduate Employment Survey Snapshot

    Access current and recent employment statistics gathered through Annual Employment Survey of recent graduates.

Alumni

Alumni are encouraged to access the job postings and our extensive online career development resources up to five years after completion of their degree. CareerConnect is here to provide support for alumni at all stages of their careers. Whether you’re looking for your first job, retraining mid-career, or interested in mentoring or hiring students, we are here to connect with you.

  • Be a Mentor

    Sharing career advice and mentoring current students is a great way to give back to the Alberta School of Business community and build your network. Business Alumni are invited to join the Alberta School of Business Mentorship Cafe on Ten Thousand Coffees to connect with Business Students with the opportunity to collaborate, network and engage in professional development. Join now to connect with the right people for the right conversations. Mentorship opportunities are available with current students through the Alberta School of Business Mentorship Cafe. Join now to connect with potential mentees, access support and assistance with developing a meaningful mentorship relationship.

    For more information please contact us today at bizcareers@ualberta.ca.

  • Engage with Students

    Connect with current students and expand your professional network through participation in Professional Development Events, Career Development Sessions as a guest speaker, case competition judge or employer sponsor.

    Contact us today at bizcareers@ualberta.ca to find out how you can contribute to student success.

  • Business Alumni Association

    As an alumni you have access to a vast network of like-minded individuals. The Business Alumni Association represents all graduates from the BCom, MBA, and PhD programs at the Alberta School of Business.

    The goals of the alumni include promoting the continued interest of all graduates in the School; providing a means whereby alumni may join together for the enrichment of the School, encouraging the best candidates to attend the U of A, and providing a support network for students and graduates.