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Career Centre

Explore our career-related and professional development resources, supports, and information


NorQuest's Career Centre partners with organizations who want to help your future success. Explore the exciting opportunities and initiatives available across Canada below. Reach out to the Career Centre if you would like to learn more, or have any questions about these programs: 


Calling current NorQuest students/international students and recent graduates! Are you interested in joining an inclusive community by and for Black, Indigenous and women of colour that offers mentorship, networking, career development opportunities? Accelerate Her Future’s Fellowship Circle and Virtual Summit are available to those who are looking to launch their careers in business and STEM.

Accelerate Her Future is a career accelerator providing self-identified Black, Indigenous, and women of colour (BIWOC) tailored programs to launch their careers in business and STEM while building networks of solidarity, allyship and action.

For program details about AHF’s Fellowship Circle or Virtual Summit and deadlines, see Accelerate Her Future's website.


Current students and recent graduates are encouraged explore the exciting professional development opportunity: the Onyx Scholars Program. This opportunity is available to students who identify as Black and are seeking to build on their skills to be successful in the corporate sector.

 "[The] Onyx Initiative aspires to be a catalyst for the professional growth and development of Black Canadians as they launch their careers after university/ college, helping them through access to placements, mentorships, coaching and professional development." (Onyx Initiative. (n.d.). What We Do.

For full program details and application deadlines, explore the Onyx Initiative website.


Are you interested in technology? Do you plan a career in this field? Consider applying and gaining hands-on experience through the FIRST Jobs Program. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with an Alberta-based Technology company, apply your knowledge, develop your skills, and make incredible connections.

Technology Alberta offers the FIRST jobs Program, supported by the Government of Canada. This program is open to youth job seekers that are interested in working in Alberta's technology sector. This opportunity is open to Alberta students and new graduates.

For full program details and application deadlines, explore Technology Alberta's website.


"Training + community + real world experience = career acceleration"

Venture For Canada offers a variety of training options for both post-secondary students and graduates. From fellowships to internships, and so much more, Venture For Canada offers opportunities to gain experience and build your professional network.

To learn more, please visit Venture for Canada's training programs page.



Would you like to be part of a cutting-edge and 'first-of-its-kind' experience? Wavemakers offers a work-integrated learning opportunity to "connect with employers in the workplace of the future", through virtual reality!

Wavemakers is a work-integrated learning program delivered in a virtual reality environment, that connects post-secondary students with leading employers in Canada. 

For program details and application deadlines, see Wavemaker's website.


Are you interested in leadership, community,  collaboration, or the non-profit sector? Youth @ the Table offers an opportunity where you can grow your leadership and professional skills while contributing at the governance level of nonprofit organizations.

Youth @ the Table is an Alberta-based program that provides youth, 18-30, the opportunity to engage and collaborate  with a nonprofit organization at the governance level.

Visit Youth @ the Table's website for program details and application timelines.