Explore the resources available at NorQuest, in Edmonton, and throughout Alberta.
From the moment you start with NorQuest College, the Career Centre offers support for students interested in exploring employment and career. Whether you're looking for work, wanting to improve your interview skills, or would like to explore career options, the Career Centre can help you through 1:1 meetings with Career Coaches. These meetings are free of charge, and can be scheduled online by simply clicking on this link.
CareerQuest Hub is a portal designed for students to access information about career and Work-Integrated Learning opportunities. Click on the link to visit the CareerQuest Hub; use your NorQuest username and password to login.
In CareerQuest Hub, students can learn about work opportunities by exploring the Student Job Board. Students can also view an Events Calendar, which includes events hosted by the Career Centre (such as our Resume Workshops and the Career Fair).
The Career Centre will continue to support you after graduation, for up to 6 months! Please connect with the Career Centre by e-mailing us directly, or if you'd like to meet with a Career Coach, click on this link to book a 1:1 meeting.
After NorQuest: For our Alumni, please explore the wonderful list of employment and career supports/ resources in Edmonton and the greater Edmonton area to explore.
Provides employment services, including career consulting, employment, education and career assessment, training for work, and more!
Not-for profit organization that provides employment-related services, including training programs, 1:1 appointments, and a resource library, filled with employment and professional development information
Not-for-profit and registered charity providing zero cost employment services
A program developed by Manpower, which offers support to individuals seeking to transition careers, gain work experience, in addition to one on one coaching.
Free services offered for literacy, education, employment preparation, financial and tax services, practical resources and personal supports
Offers a variety of programs to support individuals, including ‘Employment & Skills Development’, Counselling, and more.
Offers individual employment support for any individual over the age of 18 with a developmental disability
Free client support, skill development, employment counselling
Offers support to Metis individual preparing for, finding, and keeping employment.
Offers support to Indigenous individuals through a variety of Employment Services: Journey to Success, Transition to Success, Employment Resource Centre, and Working Warriors
Offers services to women who have been, are at risk of, or are currently in contact with the legal system.
A program developed by Manpower, which offers training for work in Technology.
The Trade Pathways program includes paid work experience placements in the Carpenter, Glazier, and Roofer trades to provide the initial skills and experience required to move into trade apprenticeship.
Support for Newcomers to Canada by creating opportunities to learn the English language, create connections in Canada, find work, and be a part of a community.
Supports newcomers to Canada with one-on-one counselling, workshops, activities, etc.
Services are offered in the following languages: Arabic, English, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Kakwa, Punjabi, Russian, Tagalog and Urdu
Government of Alberta. (2021). IQAS assessment for employment, education or licensure.https://www.alberta.ca/iqas-employment-education-licensure.aspx
The following organizations provide opportunity to add to your professional wardrobe:
Offers new and gently-worn business attire. Students are to be referred through the Career Centre (see contact information on the left hand side). Students will schedule an appointment with Suit Yourself, where they will meet their Stylist, choose their wardrobe, and receive a toiletry bag containing toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, hairbrush, shampoo, body soap, lotion, etc.
“The Hope Bargain Shoppe serves as Hope Mission’s thrift store and donations center. The Bargain Shoppe features new inventory daily at exceptional prices, with all proceeds going directly to the work of Hope Mission. Our primary goal is to find items among the donations that are useful to homeless persons.”
Provides basic necessities, shelter, employment, permanent housing, health & wellness, clothing, community engagement and spiritual care supports. Visit The Mustard Seed Thrift Store in-person or shop online.
Thrift store; if clients are referred, they are allowed to shop free in times of emergency.
Offers discounted prices for cuts, color, and hair care. Monthly promotions available online