July 25 2014
I've written elsewhere on this blog (more than once) about CAPS' approach to career development. It is one that emphasizes action over planning, that recognizes the role that happenstance plays in shaping people's careers and that normalizes career uncertainty. These themes are also taken up in many of the guest bloggers who have contributed to this blog over the past couple of years.
July 11 2014
Today’s blog post comes from Monica Chahal,
recipient of a Green and Gold Student Leadership and Professional Development
Grant. The Green and Gold Grant is administered by CAPS and funded by the
University of Alberta Annual Fund. At CAPS, we strongly encourage students to
actively engage in their career and follow their curiosities because such
action often reveals – even creates –
June 19 2014
Today's post is from Amy Roy Gratton, Experiential Learning Coordinator with CAPS: Your U of A Career Centre.
I often get the question, “what do you do all summer when
there are no students around?” I’m
fortunate to be able to explore careers first hand in order to be more
knowledgeable about career options and labour market information when I advise
This summer I was