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Your Guide to Internet Job Search Sites

Mega Sites

The following mega sites provide a one-stop link to many, many job posting sites, including sector/industry specific sites and more!

LinkedIn Jobs
Leverage the world’s largest professional network to build relationships and connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network to uncover insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.

All Jobs:
Links to employers in Canada that post jobs on their web site. Can narrow it down to city.

Canada 's Information Resouce Centre:
An extensive listing of company/association web sites and e-mail addresses

Career Builder:
Search for Jobs, Careers, Post Resumes for Employers, Receive Job Alerts, Read Career Advice Articles

Browse by region, occupation, build a resume online.  Tips on cover letters, interviews, and more.

GO Jobs:
Jobs with the Ontario Government

Job Career:
• search jobs from thousands of company recruitment pages and job board sites, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually
• upload and manage their resumes which can be discovered by potential employers

Job Serve Canada:
Quickly search through the thousands of new jobs that appear every day on the site and apply online.

Public Service Commission:
Jobs with the Federal Government

Industry Canada:
Centrally maintained current searchable database of 60,000 Canadian businesses. Includes comprehensive information on contacts, products and services.

Strategis Industry and Professional Associations:

Search over 100,000 jobs from thousands of employment and career sites in Canada.

Internships & Work Abroad Sites

Are you looking for an internship or overseas job?

AFS is an international, voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world.

Campus Access:
Comprehensive internship database with over 600 organizations listed.

Canada World Youth:
Canada World Youth is a national, non-governmental organization that provides young people from Canada and around the world with the opportunity to travel, live and work in different communities.

Canadian International Development Agency:
CIDA's International Youth Internship Program gives young Canadian graduates aged 19 to 30 the opportunity to spend several months overseas.

Career Edge:
Career Edge is a private sector not-for-profit organization offering 6, 9, or 12 month internships to recent graduates of university, college and high school.

My World Abroad:
Get ready to go abroad with 4,000 searchable resources, 300 expert articles and inspiring student stories. From your first day on campus to your first professional job, you'll be able to find all the information you need, every step of the way.

Overseas Jobs:
Features overseas jobs and international employment opportunities for professionals, expatriates and adventure seekers.

Ontario WorkInfoNET:
Tons of links to internship and work abroad web sites

Young Canada Works:
offers students and recent graduates the chance to put their skills to the test, build career equity, earn money for their education or get started on the right career path. The program also offers employers an opportunity to benefit from innovative ideas and competitive skills.

Summer Jobs

Need to find a summer job? Check out these sites. 

Federal Government

Canadian Heritage – Young Canada Works: Young Canada Works (YCW) offers students and recent graduates under age 30 the chance to put their skills to the test, build career equity, earn money for their education or get started on the right career path. Summer jobs and internships give young people access to unique opportunities to learn and work, whether it be to practice their second language in a museum, work in an Aboriginal friendship centre or even travel abroad.

Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP): The prime objective of FSWEP is to provide full-time students with work experience related to their Field of Study and to provide them with learning opportunities.

National Capital Commission: A Crown corporation of the Government of Canada, the NCC is the steward of federal lands and buildings in the National Capital Region (i.e. Ottawa). Its job is to plan, develop and use these properties as a source of pride and unity for Canadians. The NCC hires students every summer for events, tours, etc.

National Research Council Student Employment Program: Provides students with practical career-related experience in research and development, library sciences, communications, marketing and other areas.  The program offers students a challenging and intellectually stimulating environment, while providing them with access to superior equipment, facilities and expertise. Each term lasts for a period of approximately 16 weeks (4 months) and work can occur full-time between May and August and part-time between September and April.

Parks Canada Student Employment ProgramAccess over 1,000 student jobs across Canada every year. Jobs normally run from May to September in areas such as resource conservation services, visitor services, heritage presentation activities, assistance on the waterways or office support. Students have an opportunity to learn about Parks Canada and the federal government, and gain valuable work experience while developing and improving their employability skills.

Service Canada Centre for Youth (SCCY) is an office which targets young people, mostly secondary and post-secondary students. The primary mandate of an SCCY is to assist students in their search for summer employment by connecting them with local employers and helping them prepare their resumes. Visit a local SCCY office for help finding a summer job.

Youth Employment on Parliament Hill: Includes positions in Senate and House of Commons, as well as at the Library of Parliament.

Youth Employment Strategy
The Government of Canada created the Youth Employment Strategy to help young Canadians (aged 15 to 30) obtain career information, develop skills, find good jobs and stay employed. Once inside the site, there are links to directories and agencies dedicated to youth employment employment.

Provincial Government

Ontario Public Service Regular Student Hiring: Individual government ministries post summer positions for students of all ages in many different fields. Positions range from 6-16 weeks. Recruitment usually takes place in the spring, depending on the starting dates of the positions.

Ontario Summer Experience Program (SEP): SEP offers nearly 4,000 summer jobs across Ontario with the Ontario Public Service, its agencies, and other community groups. These full-time positions for Ontario residents under age 24 last 7 weeks on average and occur between mid May and the end of August.

Summer Jobs Program: Whether you want to find a job, start your own business, or come and work for the Government of Ontario this summer, there's lots of work available through Ontario's summer jobs programs. It also pays employers $2 per hour to hire summer students. 

YMCA Summer Jobs Service: Provides free access to a Summer Jobs counselor who will help you connect with employers in your community looking to hire.  You will also receive support with resume and interviewing skills. Students ages 15-24 (29 with a disability) are eligible.

Municipal Government

City of Toronto Summer Employment: Summer employment with the Toronto Public Service can be a great way to develop employability skills by providing on-the-job learning opportunities. The Toronto Public Service will be posting all available Summer Employment Opportunities on the website below - jobs are posted as they become available.

Toronto Parks and Recreation – “Hiring Now” Job Board: Hiring Now offers part-time culture and recreation jobs. You can work in a variety of program areas, including aquatics, arts and heritage, camps, community programs, fitness and wellness and sports. It's a great way to earn money while getting involved in your community.


Youth Employment Service Toronto (YES) 
This agency in downtown Toronto helps teens, young adults, and at-risk and disadvantaged teens find jobs and start their own businesses.

JobShark - Recruiting and Job Career Centre
Search by company or by category, keyword and location. Create online resumes and cover letters. Privacy options. Free registration necessary in order to view job details.

Online Job Boards

Some of these job boards have specific segments devoted to jobs for students. For those that do not, try searching for keywords “student” “summer” “internship” etc.

Sites such as Craigslist, Kijiji and other community classifieds are not moderated and may have scams. If it looks too good to be true, it probably is! Be aware and do not respond to any ad that looks sketchy.

Visit Seneca@York Career Services office for additional listings of online job boards, including sector specific sites.

Volunteer Jobs


Want to get some work experience as well as help out in your community? Consider volunteering.

International Volunteer Sites

Canadian Crossroads International (CCI):
Builds a constituency of global citizens committed to voluntarism, international development and social action in the new millennium. 

Information on overseas volunteer opportunities and some employment opportunities.  

Youth Challenge International:
Youth Challenge International builds the skills, experience and confidence of young people by involving them in substantive overseas international development projects in partnership with local youth-serving organizations. YCI has volunteer opportunities in Canada, Africa, Central and South America, the Caribbean and the South Pacific.

Habitat for Humanity:
Habitat for Humanity seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. 

Volunteer Abroad:
Volunteer Abroad connects motivated people with not-for-profit organizations, communities and government agencies in need of assistance around the world. 

Global Volunteers:
In 1984, Global Volunteers laid the foundation for what became known a decade later as "volunteer vacations:" short-term service opportunities on community development programs in host communities abroad.

Sites for People with Special Needs

A virtual employment resource centre for people with disabilities, providing job postings, links to resources, online career counselling and job accommodation advice.
Links to job posting and employment related web sites for people with disabilities  Self- Employment Sites.

Persons with Disabilities Online:
This site provides access to services and information for persons with disabilities, family members, caregivers and all Canadians.

Family Service Toronto - Community support.

Ability Edge - for graduates with disabilities

Career Fairs and Employment Agencies

Can be a great way to find employment. Visit these sites to find out about Job Fairs and Employment Agencies throughout the GTA .

Adventa Job and Career Expo: Upcoming Job Fair and Career Expo.

The Toronto Employment Directory:
Exhaustive listing of Career Fairs & Employment Agencies.

Upcoming Job and Career Fairs in Toronto:

Online Newspapers

Don't forget to check the Help Wanted ads in the newspaper!

News Voyager:
Select newspapers across Canada and view their classified ads

Online Newspaper Ads:

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