Career Services for Students
Red Deer Polytechnic Career Services provides free employment and career support to RDP students. Students can receive support for resume and cover letter development, career planning, job searching, and interview preparation by booking a career advising appointment, attending career education sessions, or by accessing the resources below.
Career Advising Appointments
Career Advising appointments are meant to provide students support in career planning, determining career direction, job search, resume support, and more. Students have an option to book an in-person or online appointment with a Career Facilitator using the links below.
Explore career events, advising times, and when career education sessions are taking place on our Calendar of Events.
* Registration for Career Education Sessions is done through the Calendar of Events
Check out our Student Employment Opportunities webpage to access job and volunteer postings submitted by a variety of employers and organizations.
Looking for Employment at RDP? Click the link below.
Current online career development programs FREE for post-secondary students and meant to provide opportunity to upskill, network, and build career readiness.
Build confidence. Get the job.
Explore careers and prepare for the job with hundreds of free job simulations designed by the world's top employers.
Wavemakers is a free, groundbreaking virtual reality career-building program where you will build the skills, network, and mindset to win in the workforce. Wavemakers is supported by the Government of Canada through the Innovative Work-Integrated Learning Program to strengthen students’ core future-proof capabilities and connect talent directly with leading employers across Canada.
- Community Resources
- Online Career Development Resources for Students
- Sample Chronological Resume
- Sample Cover Letter
- Sample References
- Sample Behavioural Interview Questions
- Sample Informational Interview Questions
- Work Search Methods
- Viewpoints Blog Post: Interview Tips That Will Help You get the Job
- Blog Post: Your recruiting questions answered
- Blog Post: Improve your LinkedIn profile
- Blog Post: Managing mental health in an online environment
- Blog Post: Tools for career development in a virtual environment
What can I do with my credential?
Visit the Government of Canada Career Planning website to learn more about what you can do with your credential.
Career Planning > School to Work Transition Tool > type in the name of your credential/program > select a 'Level of Study'
Contact Career Services for Students:
E: EmploymentServices [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (subject: Career%20services%20for%20students) (employmentservices[at]rdpolytech[dot]ca)