Transition to Career

T2C is a career development program designed to help you successfully navigate career transitions during and after university. The program will help you become self-directed in managing your career and support you in developing your knowledge, skills, attributes, and connections.

Who should take T2C?

No matter what your career concerns or interests might be, T2C can help. You will receive personalized guidance and support from certified career coaches. We will become your partner in career development.

Uncertain about your future?
Reflect on your past experience, find ways to identify and research your career options, and learn to make good career decisions.

Looking for a job?
Whether you are looking for a summer job or nearing graduation,  build effective strategies and tools to increase your competitiveness. 

Reaching for your goal?
If you have goals that are currently out of your reach you will develop a personalized learning plan to prioritize skill building activities and plan your next steps. 

Ready to move on?
Prepare for transition into the workplace, learn about professional development, workplace culture and professionalism, self-management, and more.


Each of the four modules in the T2C program consists of self-directed online learning and in-person group learning. Costs of the program vary from $100 to $400 depending on your choice of commitment.

  • Take Charge of Your Career — Become your own career expert (available now, $125 CAD) 
  • Master the Skills Employers Want — Increase your competitiveness (upcoming, $100 CAD) 
  • Land the Job You Want — Design your personal work search strategy (available now, $150 CAD) 
  • Flourish in the Workplace — Learn the essentials about the workplace and self-management (upcoming, $100 CAD) 

Choose individual modules based on your unique career interests and needs, or sign up for the full-package option ($400 CAD) and take advantage of added features like individual coaching, networking with professionals and experiential learning opportunities. Our career experts will provide personalized guidance throughout the program.

Is there funding available for students?

How does the program work?

T2C can be customized based on individual needs. You may choose to sign up for the full package, or start with any of the following components marked as entry points in the diagram below.

Career coaching
Certified career coaches will support and guide you in your career exploration and shine light on quality experiences that will expand your network.

Blended learning modules
Each of our four modules pairs online self-directed learning in eClass with facilitated in-person learning activities including additional individual advising appointments.

Experiential learning
Build meaningful connections with experienced professionals in the fields of your interest and expand your professional network through job shadowing and information interviewing.

How do I register?

Create an account and purchase the T2C modules individually, or purchase all of the T2C modules at once to register for the full package. Register early to take advantage of discounts. You will receive a certificate of completion to add to your work search package.

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Amelia Fick

T2C Team Lead/Career Coach

2-701A Students' Union Building

  • About Amelia

    Amelia has worked in career development since 2012 and has recently joined the U of A Career Centre.  Amelia is the Team Lead for the Transition to Career Program where she engages and connects with faculty and staff members as well as coaches clients one-on-one and in group settings. Amelia comes to the U of A from Calgary, as the former manager of the Youth Employment Department at Bow Valley College.  She has worked with clients from a variety backgrounds including barriered youth, newcomers, underemployed and low income Canadians. Amelia has two degrees, one in Psychology and one in International Studies, she is also fluent in Spanish. Having lived in Spain for a year while attending university, she relates to the joy and challenges of being an international student.  She thoroughly enjoys travel, languages and culture, having visited over 13 countries and counting... 

    Amelia uses her diverse coaching background help clients by providing focus and awareness of career and life choices.  Amelia specializes in helping clients adapt to job searching in the Canadian context – focusing on Canadian workplace expectations, workplace “fit”, skills in demand, and effective search strategizing.   Amelia will help you to clarify your career goals and create better potential for career satisfaction. 

Justin Pritchard

Career Development Expert/Career Coach/T2C Instructor
2-701B Students' Union Building
  • About Justin

    Justin Pritchard has been employed at the Career Centre in various roles since 2011, including his current role as a Career Coach for the T2C program. As a Coach, he works closely with clients to help them uncover creative tactics for exploring career opportunities, as well as develop targeted work search strategies and tools. Justin is a Certified Career Development practitioner through the CDAA as well as a Certified Coach Practitioner through the Certified Coach Federation.

    His work at the Career Centre intersects with his role as the Past-President of a mindfulness group on campus, and is researching and disseminating information on the relationship between careers and mindfulness. Justin has a long-standing personal and professional practice, which he shares with his clients, colleagues and the participants who have attended many of the health and wellness events he has presented at over the years.

    As a parallel career, Justin is a Freelance Graphic Designer with a work history that started in fashion design in 2005 and segued into other design domains — including interiors, visual display, graphics, web, instruction, visual communications and design research. Because of his expertise in this area, he has presented at various conferences on the topic of design thinking in career development. Additionally, Justin is a Sessional Instructor in the Department of Art and Design and has completed a Master of Design (MDes) degree, which investigated the relationship between creativity and mindfulness in education.