Your Summer Job Search Starts Here

By University of Calgary Modified on May 11, 2018

Make your work experience work for you.

Career development is an ongoing process that’ll continue throughout your lifetime. Whether you’re looking for a summer job, an internship or a full-time job beyond graduation, establishing effective work search skills is critical.

Here are a few questions Career Services at the University of Calgary can help you answer to enhance both your short-term job search and your long-term career plan:

What are my strengths?

Finding out what you’re passionate about through formal strength and personality assessments can help you make career decisions by better understanding yourself.

How do I get relevant experience?

If you’re looking to build your resume with relevant experience, consider looking for a job in the area you’re planning to specialize in at university. Find out how to write a resume that matches the type of job you want on our Libraries and Cultural Resources website.

How do I prepare for an interview?

Refining your resume and cover letter can help you get an interview, but acing the interview can help you get the job. Find interview strategies, questions to ask the interviewer and more here.

When you arrive, the University of Calgary has several career offices including Career Services, the Haskayne Career Centre in the Haskayne School of Business, and the Engineering Career Centre in the Schulich School of Engineering. You can also get professional help with career exploration, co-operative education (co-op) or internship opportunities and your job search. With resources ranging from formal assessments and resume reviews, to networking events and career fairs, our career offices will support your journey from admission to graduation and beyond.