Research Career Possibilities
Learn as much as you can about careers that interest you. Don't just research jobs, but the sector into which the job falls. Don't just read reports and peruse websites... talk with people.
- First conduct labour market research
- Learn about the linkage between jobs and majors within degrees
- Conduct interesting and probing informational interviews
- Look at the links below for ideas
Other useful sites:
- BC Work Futures
- Labour Force Reports
- Trades Occupations Outlook
- How much do you understand the world of work
- Career and Job Search Tips and Information.
Use informational interviews to talk with people doing jobs that interest you. Don't just ask simple factual questions, but ask about their joys and frustrations on the job and other interesting open ended questions.
VIU campus people and resources to help you.
- Who can assist you in planning your career?
- Creating an Education plan to reach your career goal
- Campus Career Center for job finding and resources