Education Planning

One Major Endless Possibilities – What Can I Do with a Degree in…?

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Occupational information for a multitude of Program Areas and Majors. Each Major looks at the skills you will develop, possible occupational destinations, potential work environments and related sites of interests.

Created by: SFU Career Services

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University of Calgary Career Services LibGuide!

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A collection of resources for career exploration and job search. An excellent site for U of C students and a strong site for everyone else. Major sections include: My Career Development, Resumes & CVs, Degree Profiles, Cover Letters, Networking and Interviews.

 

 

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Scholarships Canada

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This is Canada’s biggest scholarship database with more than 60,000 scholarships, bursaries and grants. You can search for scholarships by scholarship name, school, field of study and scholarship provider. After registration (no fee) you are able to gain access to full scholarship profiles and application deadlines.

Created by: EDge Interactive (a student recruitment solutions company)

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StudentAwards.com

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StudentAwards.com will help you find money to help you pay for your education. In four easy steps you’ll be matched with a personalized list of scholarships, grants and awards. It also lets you get educational advice from experts, connect with other students, and save money through special deals available to only StudentAward members.

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Understanding the Trades

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The About Trades section of Apprentciceship.com offers in-depth information for trades in the construction, industrial, motive power, and service sectors. If outside of Ontario you can focus on occupations with a Canadian flag beside their name. These “red seal” trades allow you to work anywhere in Canada.

Created by: Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC)

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Choosing Your Major by Holland Code

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Majors and careers can be clustered into 6 broad interest areas that correspond to 6 personality types. Based on the research of Dr. John Holland this clustering system offers a basic way to identify undergrad Majors and careers that might be the right fit for you. This resource is made possible by the University of Oklahoma’s Career Services.

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Getting a Student Loan

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If you are looking for a student loan in Canada — start here! This section of the CanLearn web site offers easy-to-follow information to help you navigate the student loan process.

Created by: CanLearn, which is maintained and managed by the Canada Student Loans Program Directorate, HRDC.

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Consider a Career in the Skilled Trades (1:59)

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Across Canada and around the world, skilled tradespeople are in high demand. This video was created by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum.

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Understanding Student Loans, Grants and Scholarships

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This website is the go-to resource for understanding  student loans, grants and scholarships in Canada. It also offers tips on a wide range of topics related to financing your education and managing your loans.

Created by: CanLearn, which is maintained and managed by the Canada Student Loans Program Directorate, HRDC.

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National Student Loan Service Centre

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This site is for you if you have already received a student loan. It allows you to keep up with all of the details surrounding your loan.

Created by: CanLearn, which is maintained and managed by the Canada Student Loans Program Directorate, HRDC.

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