Student Employment

Centre for Career Development

Welcome to The Centre! We are pleased to offer programs and services designed to enhance your student and Alumni experiences through career readiness, employment resources, experiential learning events and volunteer opportunities.

Once a Canadore Alumni, always a Canadore Alumni!  We also provide LIFETIME employment support for all our past graduates.

To learn how to increase your employability skills and connect with employers, book a virtual appointment with us:

Please call 705-474-7600 ext. 5143 or email careerdevelopment@canadorecollege.ca and we will get you scheduled. 

We can assist with:

  • Employment Documents: creating or updating resumes, cover letters, portfolio review
  • Job Search Supports: how to job search, electronic application systems, navigating job fairs
  • Interview Preparation: mock interviews, practice questions, what to bring
  • Networking: how to get connected, using LinkedIn, creating an elevator pitch
  • Entrepreneurship Support: learn from successful community business partners how to start up
  • Volunteer Opportunities: community opportunities to build your skills and civic responsibility
  • Mentorship: connecting our Alumni and students to those that “have been there, done that”.

Our annual face-to-face events are taking a pause for now, but stay tuned for new virtual recruitment opportunities and networking sessions to connect you with hiring employers and buff up your skills.

Keep checking our events page for upcoming details.

Employers are hiring! Visit our online Job Portal, exclusive to Canadore for opportunities near and far.

Job Portal

Students and Alumni!

You can utilize this platform to find your next job or move up in your career!

  • Current students, first time login in, use your student number and DOB
  • Returning students, use your student number and password of your choosing
  • Alumni, use your student number and previous portal password
  • Difficulties? Contact us careerdevelopment@canadorecollege.ca

Canadore Work Study Program

(Part-Time employment during the school year)
  • Must be a full-time registered Canadore student
  • Maximum of 10 hours per week at minimum wage
  • Works around your academic schedule
  • Students must have demonstrated financial need to qualify for the work study program
  • Applications accepted the first 3 weeks of each semester
  • Peer tutoring positions also available
  • Eligibility link will be available when program is open for application

On Campus Jobs

iCanWork  (Summer Employment)

  • Must be returning to Canadore for the Fall semester and must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0 (or higher)
  • Maximum 15 weeks of employment between May and August
  • 35 hours a week at minimum wage
  • Student must meet eligibility criteria to be able to apply for this program
  • Eligibility link will be available when program is open for applications
  •  In 2023 we offered 68 full-time summer student positions to returning students

Become a Volunteer

  • Demonstrates your commitment to community
  • Opportunities support your resume content
  • Provides concrete evidence of personal growth
  • Supports your application for further education

Be Job Search Ready

Assess your employment skills and abilities

  • Update your master resume
  • Create or update your LinkedIn Profile
  • Practice your interview skills
  • Regularly review job listings

Job Fair Tips for Success

It's important to be prepared when attending a job fair. We've created some helpful tips to get you ready for the big day!

View our Job Fair Tips for Success


Job Fair Dates:

Mid October and early March (dates TBA)

Aviation and West Parry Sound will be held in later March/Early April (dates TBA)

Contact

Trina St. Jacques
Employer Relations Coordinator
Centre for Career Development
trina.st.jacques@canadorecollege.ca
705.494.0676 (cell)
705.474.7600 ext. 5143

Ryan Drouin
Manager
Centre for Career Development
ryan.drouin@canadorecollege.ca
705.471.2716 (cell)
705.474.7600 ext. 5826

Habib Athaee 
Career Coach & Vocational Consultant
Canadore College Career Development @Stanford
athaeeh@canadorecollege.ca
905.629.3088 ext. 227
1 & 7, 1011 Eglington Avenue East
Mississauga, ON   L4W 1K4

Rumela Mendoza
Career Coach
Canadore College Career Development @Stanford
Remedios.Mendoza1@canadorecollege.ca
930 Progress Avenue
Scarborough, ON, M1G 3T5