STEP 4: Get the Job!

Δ STEP 1: Know what job you want

The first step in finding a job is knowing what job you want.


Δ STEP 2: Market Yourself

The next step in finding employment is preparing a resume (or curriculum vitae) and cover letter that will introduce and market your skills to prospective employers. 


Δ STEP 3: Look for Jobs

When you have completed your job search documents, you can start to look for opportunities.


Δ STEP 4: Get the Job!

Now that you know where to find and how to apply for positions, you need to be ready to talk to potential employers about yourself in an interview.

Interview Resources

  • Interview Preparation
  • Sample Interview Questions

If you have reviewed the resources and still have questions re. preparation for a specific interview, you can book an individual appointment with a Career Consultant. 


Δ STEP 5: The World of Work

Congratulations – you’ve found a job! This section contains information about the workplace, employer expectations and employee responsibilities and rights.


Community Career & Employment Resources
- list of community services for non-students


Are you a non-student searching for Employment Counselling off-campus?
Visit these links:
- MB Jobs & Skills Development Centres 
Manitoba 211 (Search keyword Employment Counselling)


Related resources:

Employment Rights, Equity & Diversity
- incl. information for Women, Aboriginal/First Nations Peoples, Visible Minorities, Newcomers to Canada, Persons with Disabilities and for individuals who identify as LGBTTQ*

UniversityWorks
- testimonials from graduates across Canada about their university experience and their journey to rewarding careers.

Learning to Earning 2012 (U of M)
- Alumni Advice


Career Compass

2017-2018 Academic Calendar Link


CACEE 2017 Excellence in Innovation, Student Engagement Award Winner Logo

Career Services at the University of Manitoba, along with 43 other partner career centres across Canada, co-won the Excellence in Innovation (Student Engagement) award at the CACEE conference for the It All Adds Up campaign.