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This year has taught us that changes are everywhere. You’ve had to be flexible in how you take courses and work on projects in a virtual world. The future of work is changing too and has needed us to be more flexible than ever. We want to help you prepare for this shift.

The good news is that you still have time to build your skills and be future-ready. Having a life-long learning mindset, and developing new skills can help you prepare for what comes next, whether that's finding a job next term or post-graduation. We’re here to help you complete your work term and stay on track for your degree requirements. There are lots of other ways you can use your time to continue building your résumé, including learning new skills and working on projects.


Need help finding a job?

First, take a deep breath. You still have time to find a job and we have some tools and tips to help you find a job.

Take advantage of the resources from the Centre for Career Development. You can find supports including 1-1 support, workshops and online supports, including the CareerHub.

What you can do:


Four ways to be future ready (and how this can help you now!)

This year has taught us that changes are everywhere. You’ve had to be flexible in how you take courses and work on projects in a virtual world. The future of work is changing too and has needed us to be more flexible than ever. We want to help you prepare for this shift.

We’ve done a lot of research about the skills that are essential to help make you future ready for whatever industry or job you’re interested in. In the section below, you’ll find free resources and tools available to you to help develop those skills while you continue your job search.


Need support?

We’re here to help. You can always reach out to your co-op advisor for support or access online resources from across campus.

  • Find tips and who to contact to help you navigate through the changes and challenges you may be experiencing due to COVID-19 and your continued job search.
  • Reach out if you’re finding all of this challenging. We have several mental health resources available, including two embedded counsellors who provide tailored support to co-op students.