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1. Explore Careers: By Major

  • McGill CaPS: Explore by Major

    Choose from drop down list for customized handouts, recommended reading and websites. Each handout includes job titles for a BSc. graduate, job titles outside of your traditional area of study and job titles available with more training and experience. Handouts also list possible employers and relevant professional associations.

  • U of A CAPS Workbook Course: What Can I do with my Degree in Science?

    *Create an account to access all CAPS Workbook courses.
    This course includes CAPS Resources for Science Students, Useful Links (to professional associations, faculties, directories, special topics) and FAQs (Is a technical diploma more employable than a BSc?, Do I need a graduate degree to work in my field?, Am I limited to work in a lab?, What is my earnings potential?).
    More information here

  • University of Tennessee: What Can I Do With This Major Tool

    This tool provides major occupational focus areas, employers (government sectors, industries, firms – research industries and employers to expand on this information) and strategies to increase your chances of employment.
    More information here.

  • Faculty of Science, Science Career Centre

    Outlines knowledge and skills developed from each major, possible job titles, possible employers and links to professional associations
    More information here

2. Occupational and Career Profiles

  • Alberta Learning and Information Service (ALIS) Occupational Profiles

    Search these occupational profiles by title, interest, industry and subject for job duties, working conditions, salaries, advancement opportunities, personal characteristics, educational qualifications and links to professional associations
    More information here

  • Government of Canada, Working in Canada Tool

    Allows you to search by occupation and location and view a report for average wage, employment outlook and certification requirements. Job tites are linked to NOC codes.
    More information here

  • Government of Canada Directory of Scientists and Professionals

    Browse career profiles of individual Federal government scientists and professionals by area of expertise and other search terms
    More information here.

  • Government of Canada Career Profiles

    Links to career profiles with the NRC, CFIA, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, CIHR, Health Canada and other federal government career resources
    Click here for more information.

  • American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) Biology Careers

    This resource links to a large quantity and diversity of profiles of ecologists, botanists, marine biologists, environmental professionals, and minorities and women in science
    Click here for more information.

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