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The Career Centre

Algoma University recognizes that the key to a well-rounded university experience is to develop job related experience from the moment your university career begins. Career Services provides students with the tools to gain both paid and volunteer experience on- and off-campus. By navigating through this page, you will discover all of the services we offer!

Cindi Elgie

Experiential Learning and Co-operative Education Co-ordinator

705-949-2301, ext.4214

Office: SH 203

Email: careeroffice@algomau.ca

Mark Allard

International Student Advisor

705-949-2301, ext.4238

Office: SH 205

Email: international@algomau.ca

The Co-op & Career Services Department can help you explore your career interests and options. We are committed to the success of our students and offer up-to-date career planning assistance to allow you to effectively take hold of your future.

You can access a variety of services through Algoma University’s Career Centre, including,

  • Job Search Assistance
  • Résumé and Cover Letter Evaluations
  • Co-operative Education
  • Networking Events
  • Workshops
  • Professional Social Media Assistance
  • Job Postings
  • Opportunities for International Students
  • Career-Related Resources
Online Career Fair

Algoma U’s Online Career Fair is available for students annually from February – June.  This gives students the opportunity to investigate part-time, full-time and summer employment with a number of employers.  Participating employers explain their HR needs and current employment opportunities.

New Graduate Transition Program

The New Graduate Transition Program offers students workshops specifically designed to meet the needs of Algoma University graduates.  Following the workshops, students gain experience working with a local employer for 3-6 weeks. Workshop include topics such as experiencing change, self-marketing, networking, resume writing, ongoing learning, employability and essential skills.

Optimal Resume

Optimal Resume is YOUR career management platform. Inside you'll find a variety of career tools to help you CREATE, PRESENT, MANAGE and SHARE your professional credentials.

2019 Online Career Fair

Offering co-op, summer employment, part-time, and full-time opportunities, we've provided a list of organizations that are sure to be a perfect fit for your employment needs.


Algoma University is pleased to announce that all current students, staff and faculty members have free, unlimited access to high-quality, skills-focused online learning through Lynda.com, from now until September 21, 2020.

Information for Employers

We offer a variety of recruitment strategies to help connect employers with Algoma U students and new graduates.

Work on Campus

We offer programs that enable students to work full-time during the summer, and part-time while completing their studies. Find out everything you need to know about work opportunities on campus!

Co-operative Education

Our Co-operative Education is designed to integrate undergraduate academic studies with paid work experience so you can go from educated to employed! It provides students with a transformative and meaningful workplace learning opportunity.

Career Planning

We assist students with a wide variety of career planning needs so that they can discover the job that’s perfect for them! From self assessments to labour market research, these offered tools are vital to gaining meaningful employment.

Job Search

We've provided a list of useful websites that will help you navigate and simplify your job search.

Career Assistance

We assist students in all aspects of the cover letter and resume writing process, and work to prepare you for an upcoming interview.