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Students and Youth

At the Library

Books about resumes for first time job seekers

Guides to finding a job

Books to help discover what you want to do
In My Community

Community Employment Services- Fanshawe (CES)
Formerly Job Connect, Fanshawe College has made changes to its website to reflect its new name and services.  Check it out for locations and services.

Job Bank - Student jobs
This Service Canada link takes youth directly to employment opportunities in London or across Canada.  Selecting the province and city will pull up job postings in your area.

Funding to Start Your Own Business
Find out more about the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) Loan program designed specifically for creative young entrepreneurs. Get advice and assistance from The Small Business Centre, located in London.

Summer Jobs Service (SJS)
An Employment Ontario program for youth aged 16 to 24 years old who are returning to school in the fall. Delivered by Fanshawe College Job Connect and Youth Opportunities Unlimited in London.

Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) London 
YOU is a non-profit organization in London that helps youth prepare for and find employment. Services range from employment counselling and workshops to job-readiness training.

Websites

Apprenticeship Information from Employment Ontario
Information about provincial programs including Loans for Tools, the Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship Program, the Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit and more.

Careers with the Federal Government
The Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) offers full-time students the opportunity to gain summer employment experience by working for the Federal Government.

Dress for Success
Great advice on dressing for an interview from Meeting Tomorrow.

Dress to Impress
This guide from Washington State University offers tips on how to dress for an interview and includes photos of possible clothing choices with comments from recruiters.

Finding a Summer Job
How to get started in finding a summer job. From the Government of Ontario.

Internships - Career Edge
Paid internship programs for recent graduates of high school, college, or university with little or no relevant work experience. Includes an internship program for graduates with disabilities.

Internship Success
The Federal Public Sector Youth Internship Program (FPSYIP) offers unemployed or under-employed young Canadians between the ages of 15 and 30 the opportunity to gain work experience through a paid internship.

Jobpostings.caAn Canadian online magazine with practical advice on education, careers and looking for work.  The site features company profiles, videos, text articles, and blogs for college/university students.

Ministry of Natural Resources - Youth Programs 
Learn about summer opportunities, internships, co-ops and Aboriginal youth programs with the Ministry of Natural Resources.

Ontario Internship Program 
A paid, two year, entry-level employment opportunity in the Ontario Public Service for recent college or university graduates.

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
OYAP offers students in grade 11 or 12 the opportunity to begin apprenticeship training while completing their high school diploma.

Service Canada for Youth and Students
A list of programs and services for youth and students including employment programs, grants and bursary opportunities.

Student Resources for Career Planning
The Ontario School Counsellor’s Association offers a large selection of links to information that can help you plan your education and career. Just click on ‘Students’ to get started.

Summer Jobs and Internships
The Department of Canadian Heritage and Parks Canada offer 3 summer job programs for current students and 2 internship programs for graduates through the Young Canada Works initiative.

Summer Jobs Program
Learn about Summer Jobs Service (SJS), Summer Company, Summer Experience Program, Ontario Rangers, Ontario/Quebec Summer Student Job Exchange, and regular government summer student hiring. These programs are presented by Employment Ontario.

Summer Work Student Exchange Program
An exchange program offered by the YMCA for students 16 and 17 years of age who would like to improve their second-language skills while gaining work experience.

TalentEggHeadquartered in Toronto, Ontario, this website will help you hatch your graduate career.  Must be 18 years and older to use this site, which will connect you to numerous job search resources.

What Can I do with an Undergraduate Degree in ...
Select an area of study to view a profile which outlines the skills, sample job titles, and areas of employment for graduates. Additional website resources are also included in each profile. From the University of Manitoba.

Workopolis - Student Jobs
Aimed at college and university students. View job postings and find job search tips in the resource centre. Free registration is required to post résumés or apply for jobs.

Workplace Safety 
Get the information you need to protect your health and safety on the job from the Young Worker Awareness Program.

Youth Connect
The Ontario government and Youth Opportunities have collaborated to provide information for teens located in neighbourhoods with less services as others.

Youth Opportunities Unlimited
This site provides information on apprenticeships, summer jobs, starting your own business, career planning and your rights at work. Located in London.

Youth Services
This Government of Canada site is exclusively designed to help youth find a job, start a business, and also provide career and educational planning.