Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Career Planning & Development

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Before engaging in the workforce, it is important for students to have the skills, documents and confidence to succeed. The Career Education Department provides resources to help students build résumés, cover letters and portfolios, as well as free one-on-one career counselling to help students decide what they want to do with their careers and how to reach their goals.

The Basics

  • Résumé review
  • Cover letter review
  • Interview practice and support
  • Assistance with the job search process
  • Labour market information for your discipline

Career Assessment Tools

  • Career Mapping
  • Strong Interest Inventory Career Assessment (available upon request)
  • Myers Briggs Personality Career Assessment (available upon request)

Advanced Career planning

  • Support for individuals entering the labour market for the first time
  • Support for changing careers
  • Support for mid-career individuals within your current organization or planning to move to a new organization


Job Search Strategies
This document identifies key elements to consider when searching for a job.
Summer Employment Tips
This document outlines key tips when searching for summer employment.