Canadian Career Planning

Canadian Career Planning

Take the Next Step

While you’re still a student, you should be thinking about what you’ll do after graduation. Your degree will be a passport to career opportunities around the world. Plan for your future success today by utilizing some of the recommended resources.

Career Compass

Sometimes you may be at crossroads and are unable to decide between career options. Career Compass quizzes help you identify your strengths, work preferences and interests and help you make that decision.

Choose from a range of Ability Quizzes, Work Preference quizzes and Strongest subjects-related quizzes to help you decide on your career goals.

Knowing your skills and the skills that are in demand will get you started toward a productive and satisfying career. Take the skills test at Career Compass.

Career Trek

Looking for a career as a Data Scientist, a Project Manager, or maybe an Interior Decorator? Watch day-in-the-life video episodes of your desired roles and get a deeper understanding of the job duties and essential skills required for the role.

These videos can help young people make informed decisions about their future occupations. No matter what your background is or where you are in your career, there is something for everyone. Discover the diversity in workers across our province and learn what makes their careers rewarding.

Watch over 160 short videos of people in a variety of jobs here at Career Trek BC.


What type of job best fits your personality? Studies show that people whose careers match their personality type are more likely to be happy and successful in that role. Truity is a site where you can take the famous personality test by Meyers-Briggs. There are 16 personality types, and this website gives examples of jobs that are well-suited to each one. Combine knowledge of your personality and data about the Canadian labor market to choose a career for long-term success at Truity. Check out the tab on careers that match your personality type.

Job Opportunities & Outcomes

Job Outcomes for MBA Students:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Business Development Consultant

Helpful Job Search Links: Link 1 and Link 2

Days in the life of a Manager:

Earnings and Outlook:

Job Outcomes for Cybersecurity Students:

  • Cyber Threat Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Cybersecurity Engineers
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Cybersecurity Training & Awareness Specialist

Helpful Job Search Links: Link 1, Link 2, and Link 3

Days in the life of a Software Developer: Software Developer

Earnings and Outlook: Work BC Earnings

Job Outcomes for Energy Management Students:

  • Energy Advisor
  • Energy Consultant
  • Energy Management Specialist
  • Energy Management Specialist
  • Environmental Solutions Engineer
  • Distributed Generation Project Manager

Helpful Job Search Link: Link 1

Days in the life of an Energy Manager: Conservation Officer

Earnings and Outlook: Career Compass Earnings

Next Steps

Okay, you’ve finished your assessment and have a good idea of which career you want. Now it's time to dig in and continue your research. We have a wealth of information on professional development opportunities, salaries, advice from recruiters, and other job-seeking tools.

Visit our career resources page

Contact Us

If you have any further questions or need any assistance, please contact Vancouver Career Services at