Explore your career goals

You might begin university unsure of your career goals and may change your goals at least once. Effective career planning involves knowing yourself, understanding the world of work and sorting through the possibilities. 

Career and Life Planning Workshop logo.jpgRegister now for a career and life-planning workshop in October 2015

UFV offers free career and life planning workshops for students and members of the community. These two hour workshops explore career and life options through self-assessments, exploring the world of work, as well as decision-making and action steps. Find out more.

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Use our self-assessment tools

Identify your skills (PDF) and values (PDF).

Take our self-assessments to help gain a better understanding of your values, interests, skills and personality.

Help start your decision on a career direction by checking out these links to career planning websites and resources.

Make an individual appointment with a counsellor

Contact us to make an appointment with a counsellor to help you clarify your direction. Your counsellor will work with you to identify your interests, values, skills and personality and then help you to determine possible careers.

As part of a counselling appointment, we first help you:

  • Target your career interests
  • Identify your primary and learned skills and abilities
  • Find your uniqueness in terms of personality traits
  • Research your curiosity about the world of jobs and careers to learn what else is "out there" in the job world

Once the above primary research is done, we will then look at the careers which may suit you.

Career planning in Chilliwack

Find out more about Chilliwack career planning services.

Important Dates:

Study Smart Workshops
Abbotsford October 15, 2015

Career & Life Planning Workshops
Abbotsford October 21, 2015
Chilliwack November 18, 2015

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