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The deadline to apply is November 15, 2017

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?

      What is the difference between career advising and career coaching? Here are a few tips to help you decide which one is right for you.

      Career advising 

      Career advising might be for you if you:

      • Need help navigating career-related resources and tools
      • Are frustrated by career or academic transitions, networking, or ‘getting your foot in the door’
      • Would like suggestions for how to test out possible career paths

      Our one-hour career advising sessions are tailored to your needs and 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
      Learn more about advising services


      Career coaching 

      Career coaching might be for you if you:

      • Are feeling overwhelmed and unmotivated while working on your career
      • Would like support while working through career-related obstacles
      • Want to know the next steps you can take to explore your career or work search

      Personalized sessions with our certified career coaches can help you:

      • Clarify and work towards your career-related goals while overcoming obstacles
      • Develop strategies and solutions to explore career options and search for work
      • Gain the support needed to increase motivation and enthusiasm for exploring your career
      • Enhance your self-discovery and self-empowerment
      • Unpack and reframe your career beliefs
      Learn more about career coaching