Vancouver Career Services
Career Development is dedicated to educating and empowering the students of Fairleigh Dickinson University through counseling, guidance, training and career related programs. It encourages exploration and professional development in preparation for the world of work and/or further education in pursuit of life balance and a fulfilling career.
Career Development supports Fairleigh Dickinson University’s mission, providing students with the career-related, inter-cultural and ethical opportunities and understandings, necessary to participate, lead and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce and culture.
Job Search Skill Development
Job Search Workshops are delivered by Certified Career Development Professionals who guide students through the latest resources and strategies in their career search. Workshops help students develop skills in resume writing and cover letter writing as well as job interview skills.
Information on employment opportunities, academic majors, reference materials, periodicals, and career websites can be found in the FDU-Vancouver Library’s Career Resource area. Information on employment and practicum opportunities, labour market updates, and self-help resources can be found on the career services board on the first and second floor of our campus and in the Vancouver Campus Library Career Resource Area.
Employment Opportunities are offered through FDU’s Career Connections online search tool.
Career Counselling Services
Students and Alumni are able to schedule personal sessions with a Career Services counsellor if they require additional assistance in career guidance, job search, or resumes, cover letters, or interviews.
Career Fair Information
The Career Development Office provides information on career fairs for students interested in full-time, part-time, internships, and summer employment. For detailed information concerning Career Fairs, please visit the Office Student Services.
Internships are experiential learning opportunities that provide students with the chance to explore their career interests through work experience while potentially earning three credits in a general or major elective course. For more information see the program coordinator for your major or the Office of Student Services.
Immigration and Work Permit Opportunities
FDU-Vancouver’s international students qualify for the Off-Campus Work Permit and Post-Graduate Work Permit Programs as well as programs for immigration to Canada. Seminars regarding Immigration and Work Permit opportunities are delivered on the FDU-Vancouver campus by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (www.cic.gc.ca). Furthermore, students can get additional counseling and advising regarding these opportunities in the Office of Student Services.
Employers are encouraged to contact the Office of Career Services regarding the following opportunities:
- On-Campus recruitment Fairs
- Presentations to students
- Online Job Posting Registry