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Job Search Resources

We have collected a variety of resources for you that may also assist you in your job search.

Job Posting & Career Exploration Web Sites

Popular sites

  • BC - commercial job posting site
  • Camosun Co-op and Career Portal - Apply to job postings, make appointments with career staff and learn about career events happening on and off Campus.
  • - free access to millions of jobs and internships from hundreds of job boards, newspaper classifieds and company websites
  • - search for jobs, build an online resume, research employers
  • Talentegg
  • WorkBC

Additional sites

Business and Media

Career Options in the Forces

Criminal Justice


Immigrants and International Student Resources

Students with Disabilities

Trades and High Tech

Employment Magazines Online

Government Online Resources

Career Search Resources

Professional Associations

Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTT)

Its goals are to advance the profession of Applied Science Technology and the professional recognition and career development of Applied Science Technologists and Certified Technicians and other members in a manner that serves and protects the public interest.

The BC Association of Broadcasters

Represents the interests of the vast majority of private over-the-air radio television broadcasters in the province. Associate members of the Association include advertising agencies, public broadcasting enterprises and many other businesses which relate to the broadcasting industry.

BC HRMA - Vancouver Island Chapter

The local chapter of the Human Resource Management Association hosts several networking events throughout the calendar year (September to June) and partners with other local associations and organizations to bring as many opportunities as possible to its membership. The local chapter is comprised of over 200 members and its goal is to provide professional development opportunities for their membership and other interested persons, on Vancouver Island.

Canadian Home Builders' Association

The association supports the professionalism of its members. It represents residential construction industry in BC, for which there is a membership directory. The association also holds conferences and produces a  newsletter.

Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS)

A professional association providing leadership in information systems and technologies. This organization offers student memberships, and opportunities to learn about building relationships with other IT professionals and about getting involved in the IT profession.

Digital Eve Victoria

A new local chapter of the national Digital Eve. It is a women-focused and community-based organization in the field of new media and IT. They offer workshops, employment related links and a national magazine. To become a member you may subscribe to their listserve to learn about their coming events and workshops.

Graphic Designers of Canada

The Vancouver Island Chapter of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDCVIC) represents graphic designers living and working on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. GDCVIC's goals are to develop a positive identity for the Graphic Design profession in Canada, by promoting and actively supporting higher standards of design, by fostering interaction and dialogue, and by representing the Society's concerns and interests to the general public, to government, and to industry. In addition to involvement with the national body, GDCVIC carries out programs of regional interest and significance.

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce

The chamber represents local businesses and business people. They circulate newsletters, host trade show events and maintain a business directory. It is an excellent local resource for accurate business information.

Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC (CA's)

The ICABC has an executive office that is responsible for Institute management. It also offers member services for professional advisory services, ethics, and practice review and licencing. The website provides employment opportunities in the accounting field and provides information on professional development.

International Association of Adminstrative Professionals

A professional association for secretaries/executive secretaries, administrative assistants/executive assistants, office coordinators, office managers, and other administrative professionals. The local Victoria chapter meets on Wednesdays every couple of months and has topic guest speakers.

Professional Editors Association of Vancouver Island (PEAVI).

PEAVI provides professional development, networking and support to editors in and around Victoria, BC. PEAVI members offer a wide range of contract editorial services.

Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEG) .

This organization regulates and governs the professions under the authority of the Engineers and Geoscientists Act by setting and maintaining high academic, experience and professional practice standards for all members. This site also has listings of employment opportunities for engineers.

Times Colonist

The local Victoria newspaper. Keep up to date by reading news headlines plus you can search the classifieds for employment opportunities.

Tourism Victoria

A not-for-profit industry association responsible for the development and promotion of tourism in Greater Victoria. With over 900 business members, this organization provides an extensive business directory for the tourism sector.

Vancouver Island Meeting Planners and Suppliers (VIMPS)

This not for profit organization works to provide meeting planners, and suppliers (hotels, restuarants, display companies, special events people) with an opportunity to meet each other to do business. Monthly luncheon meetings are held all over Victoria on the second Thursday of each month. To RSVP call the info line: 361-1068.

VIATeC Open Coffee Club

Led by Peter Elkins (CEO & Co-Founder of Capital Investment Network), join the Victoria Open Coffee Club every Monday at Fort Tectoria to discuss new ideas and concepts and pick the brains of the entrepreneurs in your very own community! A great way to start your week…

Entry is free, just buy a coffee from Ground Control Cafe on your way in! Check the VIATeC events calendar for dates and times.

Western Joint Electrical Training Society - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Provides information on relevant for students and apprentices working and learning in the electrical and construction field.

Women in Film and Video Vancouver (WIFVV)

A non-profit society of professional women founded to support, advance, promote and celebrate the professional development and achievements of women involved in the BC film, video and television industry.

As a mature student returning to Camosun to complete my BBA, my goal was to broaden my work experience outside the industry I worked in for over a decade. To do this, I needed to take a fresh new approach with my résumé and cover letters. Using the services of Student Employment, I learned to present myself to employers in a professional way that represented my skill-set and new career objectives. With a little time, perseverance and the right attitude, I achieved a major goal: a permanent job in my field of study.

Davin, Alumni - Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing Communications Management

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