Summer jobs difficult to find for students

By Ashad Mukadam

Although more summer jobs are available this year compared to last, students will still have a difficult time finding work. Both the on-campus Career Services and the Calgary Youth Employment Centre have seen some recovery in their job postings, but are not reaching the same numbers they used to. The types of jobs posted are… Continue reading Summer jobs difficult to find for students

Career services sees drop in job listings

By Rhiannon Kirkland

For years, it seemed you could get a job at the drop of a hat in Calgary. Those days are over. With the recession, the job market has contracted resulting in fewer jobs available. Joblink, a website operated by the University of Calgary career services, saw a 10-20 per cent decrease in job postings over… Continue reading Career services sees drop in job listings

Police in need of recruits fight for U of C students

By Rhiannon Kirkland

Police recruiters can’t get enough of University of Calgary students. Last week the Vancouver Police Department set up a booth at the U of C to recruit police officers. On top of this, Alberta police departments have begun a project to try to get university students to consider careers in policing.The Recruiting Alberta Police Initiative… Continue reading Police in need of recruits fight for U of C students

Women’s Career Day

By Dale Miller

MacEwan Hall hosted the third annual Women’s Career Day on Wed., Mar. 12.“It’s all about promoting diversity and showcasing women in leadership roles,” said Program Director of the Women in Leadership Foundation David Mossman. “The fair also provides opportunities for employment for women, aboriginals and visible minorities.”The focus of this year’s fair was the aboriginal… Continue reading Women’s Career Day

Job here?

By Eric Fung

A recent advertisement, which first appeared on campus bulletin boards around Sept. 9, may not offer students what they bargained for.The poster offers students the opportunity to work from home selling an unidentified product as an extra source of income. Upon visiting the website and providing their name and e-mail address, a potential employee can… Continue reading Job here?