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Career Development & Employment Information for Students!

Services

Resources

Student Sharepoint - If you're looking for information on a student story, more in-depth information about our programs, or access to important employment resources, please visit this spot meant just for you!

  • Book an Appointment – One-on-one consultation with one of our Certified Career and Employment Advisors.  Search for Career Development and Employment Centre, and book your appointment.  All appointments are currently being held online through Microsoft Teams.  If you would rather chat with an Advisor over the phone, kindly note that when setting up your appointment. 
     
  • Workshops – Attend workshops on job search, resume and cover letter, career options, and many more.

  • Job Bank – Find hundreds of full-time, part-time, summer, volunteer, and internships in Canada and International.

Certificate Programs

  • Indigenous Employability Certificate - As an indigenous student, all of the information on the Career Connections website is relevant to you, but there are some additional resources that are available to assist you with career planning and transitioning to the workforce upon completion of your program.

  • Co-Curricular Program - Showcase your whole university experience! The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) is based around six themes: Career Development, Global & Cultural Awareness, Personal Development, Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Civic/Social Responsibility and Proudly UNB. The Program is self-paced and can be completed throughout your time at UNB.

Events

  • Event Calendar - We have a lot going on!  Visit our calendar and filter for events, program deadlines, and workshops.

  • Career Fairs  - UNB hosts 3 Career Fairs each year.  The "Fall Career and Educational Options Career Fair" in September, the "Education Career Fair" in January, and the "Summer Jobs and Graduating Students Career Fair" in February.

  • Employer Information Sessions – Employers visiting campus to provide students with information on recruitment opportunities.  Check out the Calendar of Events to find out when employers will be on campus recruiting students.


Employment Programs

  • Work-Study – Part-time on-campus employment opportunity for students in financial need and to gain valuable career-related experience.  Apply here.
  • EngagedUNB Summer Internship Programnew in 2021!  This program matches equity-deserving students from UNB with documented financial need with rich work-integrated learning experiences in the community sector.  

     

    • If you are a student who identifies as a member of one or more of the following groups: 
      Visible minorityNewcomer, International student, 2SLGBTQIA+, Mature student, Parent/Caregiver, Indigenous, Student with Disabilities, find out more about this program by visiting ExperienceUNB – click “Office of Experiential Education”, and “EngagedUNB Summer Internship Program”. 

      All EngagedUNB Summer Internships are PAID ($15/hour), full-time summer work experiences. You will receive professional development, mentorship and support, and opportunities to set and reflect on personal and professional goals.  

       Key Dates: 

      • March 5 – Deadline to register for the EngagedUNB Summer Internship Program and complete financial aid assessment and orientation workshop. 
      • March 8 – Opportunities open for applications on ExperienceUNB 
      • March 21 – Deadline to submit applications for open internship opportunities 
      • April 15 – Hiring decisions communicated to students 
      • May 3 – earliest start date for internship placements 

      Questions? Email experiential@unb.ca for more information.  

  • Future Wabanaki  Future Wabanaki is a partnership between NB employers, universities, indigenous students, and the Government of New Brunswick. It works to ensure that Indigenous university students have equal access to meaningful and valuable real work experiences with local employers while connecting employers with top New Brunswick talent. 

External Programs

Canada Summer Jobs - Government of Canada
Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) - Government of Canada
WorkingNB (with Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour - PETL)

Mentor Programs

Find your career mentor at UNB's Career Café sponsored by RBC Future Launch and 10 Thousand Coffees. Join the network to:

  • Gain a better understanding of what careers are available with your degree
  • Develop your networking and communications skills through real-world practice

Build your network of UNB alumni based on their industry and interests.  Join today!
(For more information about this initiative click here)
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