Career Centre

Find a Job

Follow the four steps below to find out what you need to do to get a job on campus, off campus, or through the Co-op program.

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Visit the UFV Career Centre and Login to CareerLink

The UFV Career Centre has a job bank called CareerLink. Login to CareerLink to view job postings, get information about info sessions, or book an appointment with a career coach. If it is your first time logging in, you will need to set your password thorugh the email that was sent to your student email account. If you have trouble logging in, please contact the Career Centre.

Using CareerLink you can:

  • Search for hundreds of jobs and apply to top employers online
  • Upload and store multiple application documents (cover letters, résumés, academic transcript, etc.)
  • View important career events & announcements
  • RSVP for career events with one click
  • Book personalized appointments with a career coach
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Meet the Requirements

To Work on Campus (Work-study)

To get an on-campus job, you need to:

  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits for the current semester (3 courses), except in summer if registered full-time in fall or winter
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or greater (check your student record through myUFV to confirm your GPA)

Each work-study position provides for 120 hours of work per semester. The number of hours you work a week may vary depending on the position, but cannot exceed 40 hours.

To Work as Part of the UFV Co-operative Education Program (Co-op)

If you are a full-time student enrolled in Arts, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Kinesiology, Library and Information Technology, or Sciences, you can apply for the Co-operative Education program and alternate study semesters and work terms. You need to:

  • Have completed 18 credits in your academic program
  • Maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 2.33 for a diploma or 2.67 for a degree program (check your student record through myUFV to confirm your GPA)

Apply for the Co-op program via CareerLink by the last Monday of September, January or May. Co-op work placements are not listed outside the program and are reserved for Co-op students.

3

Career Planning

Book an appointment with a career coach on CareerLink to receive assistance with your résumé, cover letter, job search, or mock interview.

Contact Counselling Services if you need help with career exploration and planning.

If you need academic advice to find out which UFV courses you need to take to meet your goals, book an appointment with an advisor.

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Find More Career Resources Online

The UFV Career Centre compiled a list of handy career resources including handouts and labour market information to help you start your job search on the right foot. Check it out!

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