Wherever you are in your career journey, we have resources to help you get the most out of your career.
Whether you are looking to:
- advance your current career,
- shift your career trajectory or
- begin a new career path,
we are here to support you in your endeavours.
Learn about various occupations and their fit with unique career preference.
- Career advising
- Lethbridge College programs
- Student for a Day
- How to start?
- Job shadow
- Information interview
- Discovery Days
Bringing occupational awareness and relevance to academic curriculum.
- Trends and industry outlook.
- Capitalize on your LC credential.
- Career planning.
- Employment requirements.
- Occupational expectations.
- Core competencies
The progression of your career consisting of upward and lateral movement.
- Career Services
- Learning Café
- International opportunities
- Extra-curricular opportunities
- Practicum experiences
- Community employment support
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
Career education brings occupational awareness and relevance to academic curriculum.
Tie your career to your education, investigate how what you learn relates to you future occupations and what else you can do to ensure you are prepared for the future of work
Current trends and industry outlook
What can you do with your LC credential?
Career Planning Resources
- A Guide For Midlife Career Moves
- Adult Back to School Planner
- Assessing You: The First Step in Career Planning
- Career Planner: Choosing An Occupation
- Change & Transitions: The Path from A to B…. Moving forward with your life
- Transition Planning guide: A Career and Education Planning Guide for Students with Disabilities
- Plan Your Career
- Competency Development
Career advancement is the upward progression through your career.
Be ready to transition successfully into the workforce and progress in your career. Whether you are a prospective or current student, or alumni. It's never to early or too late to seize opportunities to improve your chances of gainful employment.
- Lethbridge College job board
- Online resources
- Contact us for assistance with the following career advancement activities.
- 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.
- Career development planning: Bulk up your resume with additional experiences or skill building. We’ll help you identify available opportunities relevant to your career goals.
- LinkedIn critique: Not sure how or why LinkedIn is important? We’ll take a look at your existing page and help you improve it.
- Networking guidance: Make the most out of the next networking event you attend. We’ll ensure you’re fully prepared.
- Important links
Looking for support off campus?
Access community career and employment resources from:
5th on 5th - Are you between the ages of 15 and 30? 5th on 5th Youth Services has a variety of programs to help you pursue your goals in academic development, career development, social development and employment.
JobLinks - If you have a disability or medical barrier that may be preventing you from finding and maintaining employment, JobLinks can help. Through their pre-employment and employment services, they use multiple strategies to connect you with employment opportunities.
Teamworks Training - Teamworks offers you a wide range of valuable and affordable career services to assist you in pursuing your career aspirations and goals. The flexible packages offered by Teamworks provide affordable options for your individual needs. Staff members have over 80 combined years of service in the career services field and can provide you with excellent and effective, personalized career services.