Career Development Process
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This site helps solving affordability and job availability problems by creating awareness for students of potential career fields as well as current and upcoming opportunities within those fields. It is also a venue for information on available scholarships, grants, bursaries and awards to assist students with funding their education.
Blueprint for Life/Work Designs
Designed for career resource developers, practioners, educators, trainers, the Blueprint provides a framework of the career development competencies required by Canadians at: elementary school; middle/junior high school; high school; and adulthood. Find instructions for implementing comprehensive career development programs.
Find career and educational planning solutions for youth and adults. This family of online, software and multimedia solutions support self-knowledge, assessment, career and education exploration, job search, decision-making and planning.
Canada Career Week (CCW)
Canada Career Week gives Canadians an opportunity to explore their career options. If you would like to view past activities, or plan future CCW events, this web site provides tools and ideas to help you.
Career Bookmarks - Toronto Public Library (TPL)
Career and job search gateway. Choose from six job and career categories to get a list of web sites plus in-library resources. Customized reports you can print. Selected links come from TPL's Virtual Reference Library. Online tutorial, research guides.
Career Cruising is an industry-leading online career guidance and planning system. People of all ages use our tools to find the right career, explore education and training options, navigate the job market and build their own career portfolio. In Ontario, Career Cruising is available for use in all public K-12 and post-secondary institutions as well as public libraries . Otherwise, a site license can be bought for an annual fee.
Career Development eManual - University of Waterloo
Are you unsure about how to start your career? Do you need to change career direction? Are you concerned about finding work? This manual is designed to help you consider these questions and many, many more!
Find information on hundreds of careers and connect with business and industry professionals who want to share their career knowledge with you.
Career Options magazine is a student resource that includes vital career tips from the experts, industry profiles, a career search section, co-op and internship information, and much more.
CAREEREALISM was founded on the belief, “every job is temporary,” with the purpose of helping people solve their career and job search problems. Includes job search strategies, networking, personal branding and tips.
Destination 2020 - Build Your Work Skills
This multidimensional site helps youth to uncover their skills and relate them to future jobs. Match daily activities, interests and personality to potential future jobs.
Discovery - An Introduction to Career and Educational Planning
Includes information on how to purchase Brian Harris's 16 page self-scoring interest inventory booklet that is specifically designed for grades 8 -10 students. There is also a Discovery Counsellor's Manual that includes 130 classroom career/educational planning activities.
e-Mentoring - Women's Executive Network
This on-line program connects young women, aged 16-24, with Canada's most successful women executives in business, government, science/technology, education and charitable organizations. e-Mentors and e-Protégées are invited to participate.
Explorations - A Guide to Career and Educational Planning
Written by Brian Harris, this 16 page self-scoring interest inventory booklet is specifically designed for grades 10- 12 students. There is also the Exporations Counsellor's Manual that includes 125 classroom career/educational planning activities. (Fees apply)
This website helps answer questions like "What's it like to work for this company?", "How much will I be compensated?", and "How do I prepare for my interview?"
International Telementor Program (ITP)
This program provides telementoring opportunities for students around the world. Learn about the world of work, explore new ideas and develop skills with the help of a mentor. Teachers and mentors can also find helpful resources and project ideas.
Jobs People Do
Information on different careers, the education needed and campus life.
Mentors - Peer Resources
If you are looking for a mentor, or establishing a mentor program, this web site provides a wealth of information. Access a list of organizations already involved in mentorship, upcoming events, a bookstore of relevant resources, and a Virtual Mentor.
Identify your learning style and discover secondary school courses and post-secondary options that match your interests. (Requires activation key from school)
Ontario Skills Passport (OSP) - Essential Skills and Work Habits
The Ontario Skills Passport (OSP) is a bilingual web-based resource that provides clear descriptions of the skills and work habits required for success in the workplace. The OSP is designed to help employers assess and record the skills and work habits students and job seekers demonstrate in the workplace. The OSP helps students and job seekers build their skills and work habits and show employers what they can do!
OSP SkillsZONE - Creating Pathways to Success
A Preview for Grades 10 to 12 of the New Education and Career/Life Planning Program for Ontario schools. See how learners can use the OSP in the new e-Careers Studies course to develop their IPP.
Find a vast collection of Canadian and U.S. career and job-hunting articles, tools, tips and tutorials.
School to Work - Business Education Council (BEC) of Niagara
BEC's School-to-Work programs provide students in Niagara Region with work experiences and career exploration opportunities. Employers can learn how to build their work force cost effectively. Parents can help their child with career planning.
Find admission requirements, costs, programs and contact details for more than 700 Canadian universities and colleges. Search by keyword for programs, schools, careers and scholarships.
Wowjobs Salary Search
Wowjob's Salary search is a new way for researching Salary information in Canada. Using Wowjobs's Canada Salary Search, you can find salary information based on job title, skills, description and location (postal, city or province).
This self-paced program offers you the opportunity to evaluate, develop and market your employability skills for today's world of work. Users are encouraged to work with supporters/mentors, who can help them achieve their goals. (Fees apply)
Youth Canada - Government of Canada
This directory site provides a single access point for youth related information on the Internet. You will find topics relating to youth employment, education, and careers.