Career and Employment Services

Services for Students

Are you...

  • Needing help with your resume?
  • Wanting great interview techniques?
  • Overwhelmed with your job search?

Have you ever wondered...

  • What will I do when I graduate?
  • What can I do with a degree in?
  • Where can I find a job?
  • What jobs are best suited for me?

Visit the Counselling and Career Centre

The Counselling and Career Centre at Red Deer College provides support every step of the way, from career counselling to employment services.

Drop by the Counselling & Career Centre, Room 1402, or call 403.343.4064 to make an appointment. Get the tools you need to succeed in the workplace!

We provide the following free services to RDC students:

  • Online job opportunities for students - visit our employment webpage
  • Workshops on Career Planning, Resume and Cover Letter Writing and Interview Skills, just to name a few!
  • Individual employment counselling
  • Information on work abroad opportunities
  • Employer Spotlight is an event offered various times throughout the year that gives you the opportunity to connect with numerous, future employers for recruiting and information sharing purposes.

This support can be critical when students are determining their career paths while still focusing on their academic course work.

 

What can I do with my degree or diploma in....?

Choose from the links below to explore possible career choices.

Administrative Professional, Certificate
Anthropology, BA
Agricultural, BSc
Atmospheric, BSc
Biochemistry, BSc
Biological Sciences, BSc
Biomedical Engineering, BSc
Business Administration, Degree/Diploma
Business Administration Financial Services Major, Diploma
Carpentry, Apprenticeship
Commerce, Bachelor
Communications, BA
Chemistry, BSc
Early Learning and Child Care, Certificate/Diploma
Economics, BA
Education, Bachelor
Educational Assistant
Electrical Engineering Technology, Diploma
Electrician, Apprenticeship
English, BA
Environment and Conservation, BSc
Fine Arts, Bachelor
Forestry, BSc
General, BSc
Heavy Equipment Technician, Apprenticeship
History, BA
Kinesiology & Sports Studies, Bachelor
Legal Assistant, Diploma
Management Certificate
Mathematics, BSc
Mechanical Engineering Technology, Diploma
Medical Lab Assistant, Certificate
Music, Diploma
Nursing, BSc
Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapy Assistant, Diploma
Philosophy, BA
Physics, BSc
Physiology, BSc
Plumber, Apprenticeship
Political Science, BA
Practical Nurse, Diploma
Psychology, BA
Social Work, Diploma/Degree
Sociology, BA
Theatre Performance & Creation, Diploma
Unit Clerk, Certificate
Visual Arts, Diploma
Welder, Apprenticeship
 

More program information coming soon.

If you are undecided about your career or if you would like to start success planning for your chosen occupation.

THIS IS THE PLACE TO START!

The information provided in these program areas will give students ideas as to some typical careers/jobs that are associated with your major. Each program area outlines related job titles, typical employers, necessary skills as well as links to relevant associations for that degree or diploma.
This by no means implies that these jobs are the only options you have; these careers are just samples of what you can do. Remember that you can do any career you want with your degree; follow your interests and values and your options will be limitless.

Did you know...

  • Most jobs are not advertised? Over 80% of job seekers find employment through the hidden job market.
  • Most of these "hidden" jobs can be found by making cold calls to potential employers, networking and conducting information interviews?
  • There are over 2500 careers in Canada?

What are you waiting for? There's a world of opportunity for you to discover!

Work Search Strategies Sheet - click here for info

 

Services for Employers

On-line Job Posting Board

  • Employers are invited to submit employment opportunities using our RDC Career Centre Job Board. This board is accessed by current RDC students, alumni, and the general public.
  • Information/Instructions on posting jobs - download form to the right
  • For services to employers including job postings, recruitment support and the Employer Spotlight event, contact Career and Employment Services

Contact:

Counselling & Career Centre
Room 1402 | RDC
t: 403.343.4064 | e: employmentservices [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca

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