Employment Resources for Youth
Services Available for Youth
Connects those looking for work with employers through assessment of skills, capabilities, interests and experience. Assists with job search strategies, resume preparation, on-the-job training and/or work experience.
Services Available On Campus
Offers a wide variety of programs and resources that assist University of Windsor students and recent graduates, with career development matters including career exploration and planning, job search strategies, resume writing, interview preparation, and experiential education.
Provides service to all graduates and enroled students seeking employment. Its mandate is to provide information to assist students in finding permanent, part-time, temporary and seasonal employment.
Summer Job Service for Current & Returning Students
This Ontario government program can help you find a summer job. The program provides free services to improve your job-search and self-marketing skills. Students must be between the ages of 15 to 30.
The program offers the following:
Free training on how to develop job-search and self-marketing skills to help you land and keep a job; wage support for businesses and farms, as well as not-for-profit and other community organizations to hire students
Jobs that can last up to 16 weeks beginning in April and ending by September 30
Sample List of Workshops: (Please contact individual sites for workshop schedules)
Build a winning resume
How to write the perfect cover letter
Networking and connecting to the Hidden Job Market
Discover the world of apprenticeship
Useful Links & Resources
Apprenticeships - Find information about careers in skilled trades.
Charity Village - Features the latest in nonprofit news, jobs, information, tools and resource.
Federal Student Work Experience Program – Provides full-time students with valuable, hands-on work experience related to their field of study and allows for a wealth of learning opportunities.
- Summer Jobs for Youth - This program provides young people who are 15 – 18 years of age with summer job opportunities so they can get real work experience. The program is geared to youth who want to have their first job experience. It includes six weeks of paid employment in an area that matches their future career interest.
Ontario Skills Passport - Provides clear descriptions of the essential skills and work habits important for work, learning and life.
Student Job Bank - An electronic listing of jobs provided by employers from everywhere across Canada from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.
StudyMagazine.com - College and University news.
SWAP - Helps you find jobs and everything else you need to work abroad.
TalentEgg.ca - The online career magazine for college and university students & recent graduates in Canada.
WEVolunteer.ca - The official database of volunteer opportunities for Windsor and Essex County.
WindsorEssex Small Business Centre - A variety of resources and programs to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career option by supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and skills of students and young adults.
- Summer Company - A great opportunity for enterprising young people who want to start and run their own small business. The program provides full time students ages 15-29 with an exciting opportunity to explore entrepreneurship hands on.
Canadian Youth Business Foundation - A national charitable not-for-profit organization that provides start-up financing up to $15,000, mentoring and educational resources that empower young Canadians 18-34 to start and grow businesses.
- Wages & Outlook: Discover how much people can earn in various occupations (Wages) and the possibilities of finding employment (Outlooks) in your province or territory.
Skills, Knowledge & Interests: Use this checklist to explore jobs or career options that match your skills and knowledge.
- Resume Builder
WorkStory.net - Place for learning about different types of work from people like you.
YouthConnect.ca - Government of Canada site preparing youth for work.
Thank-you to our partner's in intiative:
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