- Online resources
- Contact us for assistance with the following career advancement activities.
- Career Development Planning: Develop your skills outside of the classroom and gain practical experience. We will help you find opportunities relevant to your career goals.
- Resume and cover letter guidance and critique: Ready to start sending your resume out to employers? We’ll give it a seal of approval.
- Interview preparation assistance: You got the interview. Now what? Be the best candidate you can be – let us help you prepare.
- Job search strategies: Not sure where to start looking or what positions you’re qualified for? Start with us.
- Networking guidance: Make the most out of the next networking event you attend. We’ll ensure you’re fully prepared.
- Important links
Career exploration is learning about various occupations and how they align with your career preferences.
This is a great place to start you career journey. Whether you just want to begin your investigation, or are looking for in-depth tools to utilize.
Career and Academic Advising
Not sure where your career path starts? Career and Academic Advising supports to help.
- Strong Interest Inventory: This assessment takes place in either an individual or group setting and is quite in-depth.
Our specialists are positioned to support your exploration of programs to find one that aligns with your goals.
- Our Recruitment team is ideal for your initial program exploration and can point you towards additional resources.
- An Academic Advisor is an excellent resource for detailed information about programs and available career paths.
- Or you can explore our program offerings on your own, accessing additional supports at any time.
Student for a Day
Take advantage of our Student for a Day program to experience a day in the life of a student in your chosen program.
Other ways to explore
- ALIS Alberta has many resources to use in the exploration of your career journey.
- Job Shadow: what is it and how to arrange one
- Student for a day
- Informational Interview: what is it, why should a student do it and how to arrange one
- Labour Market information,
- Career and occupational expectations
- RAP: Registered Apprenticeship Program
- My Choices, My Work, My Life
- Women in Non-Traditional Occupations
- Canada’s Top 100 Diversity Employers
- Explore A Field of Study with GOC
Finding a Job
Understand and Develop your Skills
Learn the difference between technical and employability skills. Understand how to identify them in a job posting, and describe them in your resume and interview.
Resume and Cover Letter Writing
What should you include?
Understand the online application process. Position your application package (resume and cover letter) for success, and get an interview.
Emphasize your skills in a personal way. Bring your application to the top of the pile.
Describe your experience
Follow this two-step process to describe your experience and draw the recruiter to the information they need to see.
Use story-telling to describe your skills and experience. Create a clear picture of your capabilities.
It’s professional, its important. Tips for doing it right, and doing it online.
Student Core Competencies
Lethbridge College has advocated some form of student competencies for the last 12 years. Now referred to as Student Core Competencies, these areas of student development were formerly known as “21st-Century Skills” and, before that, “College-Wide Outcomes.” But what does this mean? Student Core Competencies might be described as soft skills, life skills, professional skills, or employment skills. These are skills all students will develop to varying levels during their time at Lethbridge College—in addition to the knowledge and skills gained in their areas of subject matter expertise. Core competencies are developed both inside and outside of the classroom. And although these competencies go beyond subject matter and program focus, they are essential to student success.