Entering the Workforce
The following sites can be very useful both:
- for searching for a job after you graduate
- and, better yet, for researching the kinds of skills and preparation that are required for particular careers so that you can make sure you have these covered before you graduate.
Federal Government . This one includes info. about the federal government's general post-secondary recruitment program as well as about internships.
Job Ads From Ontario Govt . This site is useful for looking for full-time jobs or for looking ahead to think about the kinds of qualifications you need for particular careers.
TalentEgg: Hatching Graduate Careers. A site recommended by one of our students.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights . Site lists jobs with the UN related to human rights around the world. You're probably not qualified right now, but reading the ads gives you an idea of what you need to do to get from here to there.
The Communication Initiative Network. Look under "Classifieds" and click "Vacancies" for jobs in the communications field, many with an international and social justice focus.
Jobs with Non-Governmental Organizations. Site Advertising for in Canada. Found out about this one from a Masters student of mine who got a job through it.
211Ontario. Site for locating nonprofits/community organizations in Ontario.
Idealist.org is a good site for jobs and internships with nonprofits in Canada and internationally.
Careercruising is an online career guidance resource for the North American marketplace for which Wilfrid Laurier University has a subscription (login: wlu and password: laurier). If you have questions about Careercurising or would like assistance in job searching or researching career options, please consult Laurier's Career Development Centre or make an appointment.
OEDB--Liberal Arts Careers (has a link to a useful document from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics)
LinkedIn.com Another great website to search for job ads.
If you experience any problems with the above links, please send an email to the contact in the left-hand column.