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Career & Placement Services provides personalized and relevant career advice to our students and alumni. Whether you're looking for a job, developing networking skills, researching and preparing graduate school applications, or defining your career goals, we can help.
There are many ways you can engage in your professional development from home. Learn more about networking online, updating your resume, and planning for your career or grad school.
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Career and Placement Services will offer students a full plan of career and placement support over the Fall 2021 semester. We anticipate some services will include remote and some in-person delivery, but please note that the unpredictability of the COVID-19 situation may necessitate altering the delivery of our programming. The University of Guelph-Humber will continue to follow the direction of the Ontario Government and local public health officials to ensure we are complying with all protocols.
To book an online appointment with your Career or Field Placement Coordinator, please visit https://ghworks.guelphhumber.ca/home.htm.
Your degree can take you to new career heights you may not have thought of. Learn more about what you can do with your degree.
A successful job search starts with a cover letter and resume that market you effectively. Let us show you how to create a cover letter and resume that stand out.
Career Support Peers are available Monday to Friday via Microsoft Teams to give you personalized essential feedback on your resumes and cover letters. To book an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your job searching techniques can mean the difference between frustration and success. Whether you're looking for a placement, on-campus part-time work, or a full-time career, use these tips to increase your chances of finding the job you want.
Now that you know how to effectively search for a job, here are some places to start looking for great opportunities.
Be confident in your next interview. We have resources to help you anticipate interview questions, so you can prepare your answers and feel confident in proving you're a good fit for the job.
If you’re a student considering further education after your degree and diploma, or a graduate now thinking about a Masters degree, we can help you research your options and set goals for yourself.
The Ontario Work-Study Program offers students with financial need the opportunity to work on campus while going to school. Most positions are flexible around your timetable.
Departments that frequently hire students include Student Life, Recruitment, Financial Aid, Career Services, the Library, Media Services, Athletics, Public Safety and Student Residence.
Career Fair tips
Our career events help you connect with employers, expand your network and practice the skills you need to find a job. We offer networking events, workshops and guest speakers throughout the year.
Interested in hiring University of Guelph-Humber students or alumni? We're available to meet with you at your business to provide you with more information about the University of Guelph-Humber and to discuss your ideal recruitment strategy.
We work with you to plan your company's recruitment timing, attendance at University of Guelph-Humber recruitment events, on-campus interviews, and job postings on the Guelph-Humber Career & Placement Portal, GHworks.
Field placements and internships let you take the theoretical learning of the classroom into the workplace, where you can practice what you've learned. Career & Placement Services staff are here to support you along the way.
We've developed resources and forms to clearly set out the terms and details of your placement or internship. All University of Guelph-Humber students must complete the forms before starting their placement.
Contact your Career Services Coordinator for personalized career and job search support.