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Open your mind to the directions your degree can take you.

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Our programs, events, and services help undergraduate students explore career options and develop career management skills.

Our programs, services, and events are available to graduate students and are specifically designed to help you explore opportunities both in and outside of academia, and improve your career management skills.

University faculty and staff have frequent interactions with students and play a critical role in the career development of students. We are here to support you in your work.

We are your Career Centre for life. Our programs and services support alumni in strengthening their career management skills and navigating career transitions. If you have graduated from the U of A within the last eight months, you are eligible for the student fees listed across our website.

Our programs, services, and events for postdoctoral fellows are specifically designed to help you improve your career management skills and explore opportunities both in and outside of academia.

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      Career Help: Advising or Coaching?

      Career Advising
      Need help navigating career-related resources? Are you frustrated by career or academic transitions, networking, or ‘getting your foot in the door’? Would you like suggestions on how to test out possible career paths? If you find yourself agreeing to some of these statements, career advising might be for you! In a one-hour session tailored for your needs we can:

      • Help you understand how transitions and unplanned events can impact your career
      • Work with you to identify your next steps towards your preferred future
      • Suggest strategies and actions to explore possible career paths
      • Refine your existing work search skills

      We also offer separate resume, cover Letter, or LinkedIn profile critiques and mock interview appointments to help you prepare for your next career-related opportunity! Learn more about our advising services or book an appointment.

      Career Coaching
      Are you feeling overwhelmed and unmotivated to work on your career? Would you like support while working through career-related obstacles? Do you want to know the next steps you can take to explore your career or work search? If you can relate to some of these remarks, career coaching might be for you! In three one-to-one personalized sessions with a certified career coach, you will learn how to:

      • Clarify and progress towards your career-related goals while overcoming obstacles
      • Develop strategies and solutions to explore career options and search for work
      • Gain the support you need to increase your motivation and enthusiasm to explore your career
      • Enhance your self-discovery and self-empowerment
      • Unpack and re-frame beliefs you have about your career

      Career Coaching appointments can be transferred as credits to the Transition to Career (T2C) full package program at any time during the coaching relationship. Find out more about career coaching.

      If you aren’t sure which service is best for you, contact us and we can help you decide!

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