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Career Connection Career Explorer
Access the Career Explorer tool in Career Connection to learn more about labour market trends, in-demand careers, leading industries, and industry growth.
To access, login to Career Connection, and under the Resources tab, click Career Explorer.
Career Exploration Tools
Search the following online reference tools to help you discover your career:
Career Dictionary, KPU
An online reference tool (soon-to-be-released by Career Services) that will help you discover careers you may not have considered, related to specific academic programs.
Visit ITA Youth and select the top ten qualities you're made of to find out what trades you are suited for! Learn about all types of trades, including what you do, what you learn, who you work for, and what you earn. BC has a severe labour shortage in the skilled trades, and demand for workers in this area is expected to continue to grow.
A hub for building your personal blueprint, which includes help with choosing a career, planning your education, applying for funding, and finding a job.
An excellent, comprehensive Canadian website offering an online interest assessment, information on hundreds of occupations, labour market information, links to Canadian post-secondary institutions and job search topics. (Username: kwantlen; Password: careers)
A helpful list of potential careers with their academic subjects and degree majors.
Everything you need to know about career and education planning, job search, labour market information and more for BC. WorkBC includes a comprehensive description of 500 occupations as they relate directly to the BC labour market.
Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) is designed to help people plan and achieve educational and career success! It provides information for career planning, post-secondary education and training, educational funding, job search, labour market trends, and workplace issues.
Visit the Government of Canada Job Bank and use the Explore Careers feature to search the salaries, level of education, skills, knowledge, and outlook of various occupations.
ASSOCIATIONS / CLUBS
Go to Kwantlen Student Association's page to learn more about KPU student clubs: http://www.kusa.ca/clubs/currentclubs.html