Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Career Services

Career Services offers a variety of resources to connect your education to the career you want.  Whether you are first year or alumni, we support your career development in every phase.

Career Planning

  • Develop your personal awareness (interests, skills, values) through individual career appointments and career assessments taking into account your personal story.
  • Develop your awareness of the programs, opportunities and career paths that are available to you.
  • Explore career options within a grounded framework of career development research, labour market information and the changing economic landscape.
  • Make informed careers decisions with professional career support synergizing your strengths and values with the current state of the work world.

Workshops & Courses

  • Seminars for students on topics including career development, career resiliency, career planning in a digital age, labour market research, job application processes and more.
  • Career Management for Coop — a one-credit career-focused course for Co-op students preparing students for the professional world of work
  • Career Management for non-coop – a one-credit course exploring how to maximize Arts & Science education to  transition into a successful career

Employer, Networking, and Mentorship Events

  • Employer information sessions providing students the opportunity to learn more about and connect with specific employers
  • A large annual Job Fair every March and smaller industry and program specific fairs
  • Mentorship programming allowing students to connect on a personal level with professional across a wide variety of fields

Resources

  • Access to professional career development faculty
  • Equal access for Open Learning students - https://www.tru.ca/distance/services/careers.html
  • Career resource library to support your career goals.
  • Computers for student use to develop resumés, cover letters, and to research companies
  • Private room for Skype or phone interviews
  • Photocopier and scanner for employment related materials
 

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