Programs and Events

Our programs and events are designed to help U of A students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni successfully manage their careers. These opportunities serve to provide support and expertise, and connect talented people.
Connect with your employer of choice.

Employer Information Sessions

Learn about and network with specific employers.

Connect with school boards and recruiters

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

Learn from professionals that graduated with your degree.

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Career Mentoring


The Career Mentoring Program matches students and postdoctoral fellows with mentors, who are community based professionals with relevant experience and interests.

Grants and Funding

Grants and funding helps students access learning and professional development activities throughout university.

Internships and Work Experience

Experience in the workplace can help you test out career options, apply classroom knowledge, build transferable skills, and make connections in the community.

Job Shadow Week

U of A Job Shadow Week matches students, postdoctoral fellows and alumni with community-based professionals for a 1-4 day workplace visit during reading weeks.

Networking and Recruitment Events

Networking events, such as career fairs, information sessions, and employer-specific mixers, help you connect with employers interested in hiring U of A students.

Speaker Series

Learn from advice and experience of professionals who graduated with your degree or work in your field of interest.

Spousal/Partner Employment Program

The program supports spouses and partners of newly hired academic staff (i.e. Faculty, APOs, FSOs, and Librarians) on continuing appointments to achieve their employment goals upon relocating to Edmonton.

Summer Career Camp

Choosing only one career for the rest of your life is not realistic. At Summer Career Camp, we teach you how to design a dynamic career that adapts as you change throughout life.

Transition to Career

T2C is a career development program designed to help you successfully navigate career transitions during and after university.