Below are some career exploration websites from both Canada and the U.S. They include “occupational profiles” which are descriptions of 100s of careers (including tasks, education, outlook, etc.). For those planning to stay in Alberta, the Alberta Learning Information Services website is excellent and a great starting point. The other sites are also useful:
Alberta Learning Information Services (Occupation Profiles)
National Occupational Classification (Canadian)
Dictionary of Occupational Titles (American)
Career Tools at JobBank.gc.ca
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Career counselling with a Registered Psychologist or Career Coach is an excellent way to make career decisions and find a fulfilling career direction. The process of career counselling includes personality, interest and values assessments, and coaching sessions to ensure you find the right career path for you. All career counsellors at Calgary Career Counselling are Master’s- and Ph.D.-level Psychologists and Career Coaches with extensive experience helping people reach their full potential.
We’re a private organization offering fee-based services, but many extended health plans cover Registered Psychologists. Further, we regularly donate our time to helping those in need with career planning presentations and individual career counselling. Our current relationships include The Calgary Women’s Immigrant Association and Discovery House.
Calgary Career Counselling Office: Suite 305 - 1167 Kensington CR NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 1X7 (403) 261-5085