Career Resources

Work in Canada

Apply to work in Canada, extend a work permit or hire a foreign worker.

Government of Alberta – Working in Alberta

Provides links and information on: regulated vs. non-regulated occupations, working in Alberta tool, TFWs, international students, etc.

Service Alberta

Comprehensive one-stop shop, provincial site on consumer information, motor vehicles, landlords and tenants information, land titles, vital statistics and registries.

Alberta Career Information Hotline

Comprehensive provincial site that provides career services, advice and referrals about career, education and employment options in Alberta.

BGS Career & Employment Workshops

In partnership with Alberta Employment, & Immigration (AEI), BGS Enterprises Inc. delivers Career & Employment related workshops at AEI delivery sites throughout the Edmonton Region. BGS’ Workshops provide information, strategies, techniques, & practical tips to assist participants in meeting their career & employment goals.

Employer Events

Employer events give you the opportunity to meet employers in Alberta face to face and find out about job opportunities.

Top 100 Employers in Canada

Website that provides information on Canada’s Top 100 Employers, a national competition to determine which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees. Links to the 100 employers.

Occupational Resources

Alberta Wage & Salary Information

The 2009 Alberta Wage and Salary Survey covers over 400 occupations and provides information on wages and salaries for full-time and part-time employees in Alberta by occupation, geographic area and industry group. The Survey can help Albertans make career and education plans and help organizations determine pay scales and develop effective public policy. It also includes information on skill shortages in Alberta.

Directions for Immigrants

Since 2004, Directions for Immigrants has been providing no cost career services to immigrant professionals who are seeking assistance with their careers. Directions for Immigrants has established an extensive network of associations, immigrant serving agencies, employers, licensing bodies’ education and immigrant bridging programs all of whom play an integral role in helping immigrant professionals re-establish their careers.

In 2008, Directions for Immigrants launched its newest service to help internationally educated health professionals. Clients now have access to a growing number of study groups, Career Coaches and workshops all developed to help establish a career in the healthcare industry.

Alberta Employment Standards

Employment Standards are minimum standards of employment for employers and employees in the workplace. In Alberta, our employment standards are contained in the Employment Standards Code and the Employment Standards Regulation.

Professional Immigrant Networks

PINs is both an online community and a program of strategic initiatives that strengthens networks, links them together in a learning community, and builds effective connections between networks and partners – employers, professional associations, service providers, government and others.

Regulated Professions in Alberta

A list of regulated professions in Alberta. There are links to the professional regulatory organizations for each, where you’ll find more information about accreditation.

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) regulates the practices of engineering and geoscience in Alberta. The Association’s authority is derived from the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act.

The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta

ASET is the professional organization for technicians and technologists in the Province of Alberta and in the Canadian Territories. ASET was incorporated August 1, 1963.

Immigrant Employment Council Offices (Canada)

Disclaimer: Some of the information and services found on this web site have been provided by external sources. ERIEC is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information or services provided by external sources. Users wishing to rely upon this information or services should consult directly with the appropriate source.