Hear from Brooklyn, a fifth year Rady Faculty of Health Sciences student about how our career consultants and advisors can help you find new avenues to explore and put you on the path that’s right for you.
The Career Services office is here to help you while you’re a student and after you finish your degree. Take advantage of online and in-person resources, meet with a career consultant or connect with a career mentor to to support your job search and career planning.
Develop a strong connection between your studies and your occupational choices using the Career Compass. Read about current student experiences and find career tips, opportunities and recommended course selections for each year of your program.
Connect with employers and explore potential job opportunities at career fairs, also called job fairs or career expos. Expand your understanding of industries, companies and how your education and experience connects you to opportunities in your chosen field. Attend the UM Annual Career Fair, which hosts more than 100 exhibitors, or one of several smaller faculty-specific events.
Gain valuable work experience and skills related to your field right on campus. The Work-Study program offers part-time, on-campus employment for students with financial need during the school year.
Co-ops, internships and work opportunities
Get involved in the broader UM community across Manitoba by taking part in the the largest co-op program in the province! Complement your academic studies with paid co-op work experience in your chosen field.
You'll build skills, confidence and begin to develop a professional network while earning a competitive wage. By the time you graduate, you'll be ready to enter the workforce confidently, with the ability to transition quickly into your career
Past co-op students have worked at organizations like these and many more: Canada Life, Canadian Grain Commission, Cross Cancer Institute, EQ3 Ltd, IG Wealth Management, Magellan Aerospace, Manitoba Hydro, Manitobah Mukluks, National Microbiology Laboratory, Number TEN Architectural Group, Payworks, RBC Royal Bank, Sport Manitoba, Wawanesa Insurance and Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba.
During her fieldwork placement at St. Boniface Hospital, Saranjit Dhaliwal put theory into practice, learning how to best care for the mental health of geriatric patients.
She wants to enhance a patient’s well-being on many levels—from physical to cognitive to spiritual. Saranjit hopes to work with diverse communities, raising awareness about how recreation improves quality of life—and should be available to all.