Sheridan students have access to an exclusive job database.
- jobs.Sheridan is our online service with job postings for students currently attending Sheridan (e.g., part-time, summer, on-campus, etc.)
Canadian public access sites oriented to post-secondary students:
Major sites connected with Canadian newspaper chains:
A selection of sites specifically oriented to jobs in and around the GTA:
Government ("public service"):
- federal government (Public Service of Canada)
- provincial government (Ontario, with links to other provinces' job sites)
- municipal (towns, cities & regional municipalities)
- bureaucrat.ca is a portal to government job postings at all 3 levels
Some of the major sites with job postings across Canada:
Job Agencies helps you learn about a wide variety of Canadian recruiting agencies - what they are here for, how they work, and how to contact them. You can read reviews written by other job seekers write your own reviews and vote for an agency.
Some major sites with international job postings (some in the section above also have sites for other countries):
Local Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce directories provide a way to search for businesses. Many listings also include a contact name:
Job Seeker's Handbook is an introductory guide to help you explore the tools used to find work, explore the skills used to find work (networking, information interviewing, and interview skills), identify ways to stay positive and handle rejection, and much more. Includes excellent examples of cover letters and resumés.
Advanced Techniques for Work Search expands on the Job Seeker's Handbook to help you identify employability skills, update work search tools and skills, focus your search for work, and find relevant labour market information.
Resumé Dilemmas Monster.ca's extensive collection of resumé-writing advice and suggestions, on almost any topic.
Monster.Com Virtual Interviews provides a rotating selection of questions, with possible answers for each. Make your choice then see comments on each possible response.
Portfolio Library is a collection of resources and links on what a career portfolio is, why you should start making one before you leave school, and how to put it together and keep it up to date. Remember to keep your Sheridan Co-Curricular Record (CCR) up to date!
Employability Skills Checklist allows you to rate yourself against the skills employers say are needed in today's workplace.
Want to learn how to market yourself better? Consult with an Employment Consultant to review your resumé or cover letter, and discuss career portfolios, interviews, and more!
Thinking of working abroad? Here are some starting points:
Internships and volunteering are ways to gain employment experience as well as try it out before committing:
Many students consider self-employment, which can be a great option if it is right for you:
There are a wide range of government programs oriented to youth: