Deciding on a career is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life. Many people “fall into” a career, but a better option is to reflect carefully on your interests, passions, skills, and values, and then start to explore what is available. Because most of us have a variety of interests, there are probably a number of careers which would suit you well. However, there are many more that would not be a good fit.
Researching careers includes:
While this may seem overwhelming, there are many resources available to help you. Online resources, career directories, your network of family, friends and faculty members, and The Student Success Centre are excellent sources of information and support. Learning about the process of career research will prepare you for any changes you will encounter on your career path now and in the future.