New and Noteworthy

  1. Recognizing fraudulent job offers

    April 22 2014

    Watch our latest video panel discussion on this topic. Read on for a condensed version of tips from our panelists.

  2. Closed for the long weekend

    April 17 2014

    CAPS offices will be closed on Friday, April 18 and Monday, April 21 for the long weekend.

  3. Website restructuring

    April 14 2014

    Over the next couple of days, our website will be undergoing some extensive changes. We appreciate your patience as we try to improve your experience.

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From the Director's Chair

  1. I am not at university to get a degree

    April 23 2014

    Today's post is from Kristina Drozdiak, student in the Faculty of Arts and CAPS' Communications Intern for the past year. I have a number of friends who advocate that university is a waste of time; all you need to get a job (and some lucrative ones at that) is a high school diploma. When I tell people I am studying English, the number one response is: “What are you going to do with that?”Valid

  2. “Now what?” What a career change taught me about making “big” career decisions

    April 14 2014

    Today's post is by Crystal Snyder, Coordinator for the University of Alberta's Undergraduate Research Initiative (URI).As another academic year draws to a close, between the celebratory spirit of the end of classes and the hustle to prepare for final exams, there may be a question lingering on the minds of many students: "Now what?"I remember being in the final semester of my undergrad degree,

  3. Even 30 minutes can make or break your career

    April 01 2014

    Today's post is from Amy Roy Gratton, Experiential Learning Coordinator at CAPS: Your U of A Career Centre. When it comes to engaging in career exploration activities time is important. Every year, CAPS organizes U of A Job Shadow Week, which relies on the willingness of professionals to volunteer their time to support students’ career development. This past February we recruited over 150

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  1. Talking to strangers: Networking for newbies

    May 01

    12:00 - 01:00 PM

    2-100 SUB

  2. Rapid Resume Review

    May 06

    12:00 - 04:00 PM

    2-100 SUB

  3. Finding a summer job

    May 13

    12:00 - 01:00 PM

    8917 HUB Mall

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