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Career Development & Employment Information for Students!


Regarding COVID-19 Restrictions:

During the 2020-2021 academic year students will be able to "meet" with an Advisor via email, phone, or Microsoft Teams Meetings.  Please specify which method you would prefer.

  • Book an Appointment – One-on-one consultation with one of our Certified Career and Employment Advisors.  Please note/ please respect that our office is a scent-free environment. 
  • 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.



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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Summer Work-Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) - SWILP provides wage subsidy funding through FutureReadyNB to help qualifying organizations hire UNB undergraduate students for 12-16 week full-time summer placements.   Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of their program.  Apply here.

  • FutureReady Wabanaki  - FutureReadyNB 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.  Apply here.

  • 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.

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)

Career Readiness: Are you "Career Competent?"