The Student Employment website allows employers to post job opportunities online for our students as well as provide information regarding our annual Career Fair, Northworks, that's held in partnership with UNBC.
Need help with applying?
When you apply for employment, you want to make a good impression. WorkBC offers a number of free services that can help you develop your resume and cover letter. Start by meeting with one of their case managers to determine which of their services would benefit you.
NorthWorks Career Fair
NorthWorks is our annual career fair hosted in partnership with UNBC. Exhibitors from all over the country are welcome to attend to promote employment opportunities and connect with some of the best and brightest students that Northern BC has to offer.
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Essential Skills Resources
- Government of Canada Essential Skills - Gives essential skills profiles for over 350 occupations, has guides to essentials skills, and has tools, assessments, and resources related to essentials skills
- Skills Canada - Links to their app to build essential skills, has essential skills resources, and links to social development Canada website with occupational profiles
- Skill Plan BC - Test your essential skills, practice skills, explore careers, and use online workbooks
- Industry Training Authority Essential Skills - Tests essential skills based on those needed for a trade of your choice, and gives reports on essential skills
Job Search Resources
Company-Specific Job Search Resources
- Career Trek
A video guide to 95 different careers in BC
- Work BC Career Exploration
Click on the “Jobs and Careers” tab top left, then “explore careers”. This site has great videos and stats on careers.
- Industry Training Authority
“The Industry Training Authority (ITA) leads and coordinates British Columbia’s skilled trades system. ITA works with employers, employees, industry, labour, training providers and government to issue credentials, manage apprenticeships, set program standards, and increase opportunities in the trades.” (www.itabc.ca/overview/about-ita)
- Also check out Trades Training BC for information on when trades programs are offered throughout the province.
- Career Cruising
Use CNC’s account (Please see the Advising Department or the Library to obtain a username and password) and then create your own unique “my plan” account and use their online assessments to some suggestions of careers that suit your answers to their questions.
Prince George Employment Services
- CNC Financial Aid and Awards
Includes information on awards, grants, and other sources of funding
- Student Aid BC
Your key resource for student loans, but also a valuable resource for “planning your future” in terms of occupations, education, and debt. Includes a section on experiences of recent grads.