Career Services

Updated Aug. 31, 2020 (COVID Information/Update)
  • The Coordinators in the Career & Experiential Learning office are available for virtual appointments only and you will be able to schedule meeting times through Career Connections. If you are having difficulty scheduling appointments, then please email careereducation@tru.ca and we will set up a time for you. Once your appointment has been made in Career Connections, the Coordinator will be in touch with you to set up a phone or web conference call.

For the latest information on COVID-19 and the impacts to TRU, please visit tru.ca/covid19.

Career Services offers a variety of resources to connect your education to the career you want.  Whether you are first year or alumni, we support your career development in every phase.

Career Planning

  • Develop your personal awareness (interests, skills, values) through individual career appointments and career assessments taking into account your personal story.
  • Develop your awareness of the programs, opportunities and career paths that are available to you.
  • Explore career options within a grounded framework of career development research, labour market information and the changing economic landscape.
  • Make informed careers decisions with professional career support synergizing your strengths and values with the current state of the work world.

Workshops & Courses

  • Seminars for students on topics including career development, career resiliency, career planning in a digital age, labour market research, job application processes and more.
  • Career Management for Coop — a one-credit career-focused course for Co-op students preparing students for the professional world of work
  • Career Management for non-coop – a one-credit course exploring how to maximize Arts & Science education to  transition into a successful career

Employer, Networking, and Mentorship Events

  • Employer information sessions providing students the opportunity to learn more about and connect with specific employers
  • A large annual Job Fair every March and smaller industry and program specific fairs
  • Mentorship programming allowing students to connect on a personal level with professional across a wide variety of fields

Resources

  • Access to professional career development faculty
  • Equal access for Open Learning students - https://www.tru.ca/distance/services/careers.html
  • Career resource library to support your career goals.
  • Computers for student use to develop resumés, cover letters, and to research companies
  • Private room for Skype or phone interviews
  • Photocopier and scanner for employment related materials
 

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