Work Search Strategies for Specific Groups links

Women and Work | First Nations | People With Disabilities | Newcomers to Canada | LGTBQ

Women and Work

About.Com

A collection of articles related to women and work.

Career Intelligence

An online career resource for women and by women. It offers multiple tools and resources including assessment and career planning information, resume and covering letter tips as well as career counseling.

Quintessential Careers

Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology (SCWIST)Canadian site icon

Features information on finding work or planning a career in Science & Technology.

Times Change Women’s Employment CentreGold star iconCanadian site icon

Information on their employment and educational counselling services as well as useful links.

Women-Related Business/Work Web Sites

First Nations

Canadian First Nations LinksGold star iconCanadian site icon

A large collection of links for First Nations web resources both for Academic information and employment resources.

Young Canada WorksCanadian site icon

Young Canada Works (YCW) sponsors three summer job programs for high school and university students: YCW for Aboriginal Urban Youth and YCW in Heritage Organizations; and two internship programs for unemployed or underemployed college or university graduates: YCW at Building Careers in Heritage and YCW at Building Careers in English and French. Positions range from tour guides to accounting assistants to research and archives.

People with Disabilities

Ability EdgeCanadian site icon

Take the opportunity to gain experience with a 6 month, 9 month or 1 year internship. Choose from a variety of Canadian organizations in areas such as HR, marketing and computer science.

ALIS - Advice for Persons with DisabilitiesCanadian site icon

This site offers information and links for students with a degree in disability studies, or those planning to work within the field. Look for job postings in North America and overseas.

WORKinkGold star iconCanadian site icon

This is Canada’s largest virtual employment resource centre for those with disabilities. Search for programs, services and job opportunities by province.
 

Newcomers to Canada

The Canadian Information Centre for International CredentialsCanadian site icon

This site provides referrals to programs and services to recognize foreign credentials in Canada.

Career Edge - Internships for Internationally Qualified ProfessionalsCanadian site icon

Career Bridge gives highly qualified and trained newcomers a solution to the dilemma of “no Canadian experience, no job; no job, no Canadian experience” by participating in an internship program in your field.

Citizenship and Immigration CanadaGold star iconCanadian site icon

A government guide for newcomers to Canada, including how to get Canadian experience, obtain a valid licence for professional positions in Ontario and finding additional training programs.
 

Settlement.OrgGold star iconCanadian site icon

A great site for newcomers to Ontario with a wide variety of links to job postings, how to start your own business and applying for an social insurance number (SIN).

Skills for ChangeCanadian site icon

Skills for Change offers programs and services that can help with the transition into the Canadian workforce for foreign trained professionals. Other services include an ESL instruction and an employment resource centre.

Teach in Ontario

Are you a teacher from another country who is interested in teaching in Ontario? This website contains information on your eligibility to teach in this province.

Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council - TRIECCanadian site icon

TRIEC is working to improve access to employment for immigrants in the City of Toronto and the Regions of Peel, York and Halton. Visit their site to find out about valuable programs, services to assess your academic credentials, and job postings.
 

LGTBQ

LGTBOUT Queer CommunityCanadian site icon

A collection of resources for LGTB students at U of T.

The 519 Church Street Community CentreCanadian site icon

The 519 is a community centre in downtown Toronto with programs for a variety of groups including gays and lesbians. This site contains links to a variety of resources in Toronto.