Career-Related Articles

Five things undergrads can do now to prepare to enter the job market - from The Globe and Mail

Get a job: New graduates can make it in this economy - from CBC News

For Today's grads, developing soft skills key to landing a job - from The Globe and Mail

Check out Career Options Magazine tailored for Canadian post-seconday students for various career-related articles and more!

Career Profiles

Not sure what you might be doing in a specific job or what jobs you might be able to get with a certain degree?  There are some great resources in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Canada to help you learn more.

  • Saskatoon Industry Education Council - Relevance Magazine  
    • This magazine provides a number of interesting articles as well as a job chart that breaks down hundreds of jobs giving a brief description, estimated wage and training and education routes.
  • SaskCareers 
    • In particular they have a section on “Environment & Forestry” that provides information on different occupations in the area as well as Career Profiles and more. 
    • If you read the career profiles you will notice that one of them completed the Environmental Science degree through the College of Agriculture and Bioresources! 
    • There are also other industries listed that the environmental degrees can lead you to such as Agri-Business, Public Service, Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) and more. 
  • EcoCanada

Co-op Programs, Internships, and Other Work Experience Options

Some programs offer co-op programs, internships or other work experience options.  For more information please read the material in the links below or contact the Program Chair for your program:

Other options:

Valuable experience and skills can also be gained through volunteer work.  There are a number of organizations that are always looking for volunteers.  Some examples include:

Office of Sustainability

The Office of Sustainability offers career-oriented summer employment internships and part-time winter internships.  For more information on this and to see the other resources they have complied on “Green Careers” visit their website.

Student Employment and Career Centre (SECC)

The SECC offers a number of resources and services to assist with all aspects of your job search and career development. Visit:

  • Jobs - to find job postings, job search tips, networking opportunities and a list of upcoming Career Fairs
  • Career Planning - to take a career assessment, make a career coaching appointment, and learn how to research your options
  • Resumes and CVs - for help writing your resume, cover letter or CV
  • Interviewing - for assistance preparing for a job interview
  • Volunteering and Internships - to learn about local, national, and international volunteer and intern experiences

Additional Job Search Sites

If you have suggestions of information you would like to see here or sites that should be added please email Liz Kuley, Environmental Programs Coordinator.