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Career & Life Planning Links

Career and Life Planning Resources


Career Assessments and Portfolio Development

www.careercruising.com U/N --------  p/w: --------  Then you need your on personal login to access IPP; includes a job search feature for the local area.


Ontario Skills Passport - site where jobs and associated skills and work habits are linked; provides a variety of assessment tools


OSP IPP Interactive  Education and Career Life Planning Resources


Service Canada -research engine where you can find out job descriptions and employability stats.



College and University Programs and Applications

OCAS site to research and apply to college  


Ontario University Application Centre - site to research and apply to university


Career Colleges Ontario - site to research private colleges (Homepage)


CCO College Search - (as above - search page)


Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities - links to post-secondary education, apprenticeships, Job Bank/job postings, OSAP, etc.




Financing Education

OSAP - info about OSAP and link to an Aid Estimator


CanLearn - go to “Online Tools”, then click on “Student Financial Assistance Estimator”.  This is a good sit to use students of low income families, full and part time students with dependent children, and students with permanent disabilities.


Paying for College: Tuition and Financial Assistance - page from OCAS - has links to various scholarships





Apprenticeships and Tech

College of Trades - site to research careers in the trades (Homepage)


Trades in Ontario (as above - direct link to trades)


tradeability.ca is a virtual Employment Ontario resource centre focused on the skilled trades and apprenticeship program and is located in Durham Region; some available jobs are posted


Earn While You Learn


CareerMash - Inspiring Jobs in Technology


http://talentegg.ca/incubator/2012/03/11/graduates-shift-career-skilled-trades/