Career Development Program

The Career Development Program offered by Career Services will help build your resume, demonstrate your leadership skills and can open up new and unexpected career opportunities. The whole program takes approximately 20 hours to complete. You work through it at your own pace to submit all modules by April 30 to receive co-curricular credit.

The deadline to register is November 9, 2017.

Government of Alberta Internship Program

The job ads for the Government of Alberta Community and Social Services Internship Program for Persons with Disabilities have been posted. The ads can be found at jobs.alberta.ca. A prospective applicant may scroll through the latest job postings or can search the website using the keyword “intern.”

There are three separate postings: Program Services Worker, Human Services Worker and Administrative Assistant.

Each job ad gives information about the positions and the locations. All applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter. Cover letters must indicate which location(s) the applicant is interested in.

Consult the FAQ for more information.

Bank of Canada Scholarship and Work Placement Program

The Bank of Canada’s Scholarship and Work Placement Program is designed to assist students with disabilities in furthering their education and to encourage them to take an interest in the work performed by the Bank of Canada. These annual $4,000 scholarships and work placement opportunities reflect the Bank’s commitment to the diversity of people and ideas and their desire to further enhance their diverse and inclusive work environment.

The application period for the 2017-2018 scholarships is now open. For more information, please consult the brochure.

To apply for a scholarship:

Students with disabilities

The application closes on June 1, 2017.

Summer Opportunities at NUTV

NUTV is now accepting applications to hire full-time Summer Students for paid positions running from May-August under a pending grant from Canada Summer Jobs. Eligible candidates must be students who are returning to school in the Fall.

The positions are: Summer Film School Coordinator, Script Coordinator, Archive Data Technician, Digital Content Coordinator, and Community Outreach Manager. More information on each position is available on the NUTV website.

The positions pay $13.50 per hour, 35 hours per week, for 16 weeks.

If you’re interested in spending your summer working with NUTV, please email your resume and a basic cover letter containing which position you are applying for to ed@nutv.ca with Summer Student Application in the subject line.

Application Deadline: 11:59pm on Wednesday, April 19th.

Accessibility in the Workplace Event

Accessibility in the Workplace

March 21, 2017 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

*Requires registration

Ready to graduate or thinking about your future career? This interactive workshop offers students with disabilities and/or medical conditions a great opportunity to hear from employers who are passionate about recruiting, empowering, and retaining employees with disabilities, and to meet some of the great community resources available to help with navigating employment with a disability!  Discussion topics will include:

  • Duty to accommodate and what organizations can do to support the diverse needs of their employees
  • Disclosure of disability – a conversation about how much employees should/need to share, and when?
  • Empowering and positioning yourself to choose a great employer
  • First person perspective from professionals with a disability/medical condition – Colleen from SAIT and Jennifer from U of C Wellness Centre

This highly interactive session will be in roundtable format, where 4-5 students will have the opportunity to connect with 2 employers per table. Open networking will commence once the formal roundtable portion has concluded.

Employers:  HR – University of Calgary * City of Calgary * Royal Bank of Canada * Husky * Calgary Public Library * CINTAS * Meticulon

Resources: Champions Career Centre * Prospect Human Services * The Worx * Canadian Mental Health Association

Limited seating!

To register: access@ucalgary.ca / 403.210.6019

 

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