Career Development

Job Hunting. Looking for work. Rejoining the workforce. Open to new opportunities. However you phrase it, securing employment in your chosen profession requires training, practice, and time. The Athabasca University Students’ Union (AUSU) is here to support Athabasca University (AU) undergraduates like you by providing access to career preparation and development resources that equip you with helpful knowledge and strategies to get the job you want.

AUSU Career Support Services

AUSU provides all members free access to LinkedIn Learning, a premier professional development site with thousands of online video courses taught by a wide variety of industry experts. LinkedIn Learning was developed for all learning levels and is available whenever you’re ready to learn.

Then check out our custom Learner Pathways curated by AUSU for AU undergraduates:

Resume Writing Tips includes a collection of educational videos outlining strategies and tools for writing a strong resume, CV, and cover letter. Learn how to best highlight your skills and experience.

In Job Hunting Tips, you will find a collection of educational videos with expert advice that will help you craft a career plan, search for the role you want, interview with confidence, and start your job off right.

Expand your career opportunities with The Craft of Leadership, a collection of educational videos exploring ways to enhance leadership skills and empower yourself and others.

AU Career Support Services

AU undergraduates also have access to Education and Career Planning services offered through the university, including:

AU self-assessments dive deep into understanding and identifying your interests, skills, and values, starting with mapping your future.

Review the career options you’ve researched and match what you learned in your self-assessment to choose a career path.

AU has a page of resources specifically to help you explore career options, including job banks and career information..

Request an appointment with a representative from AU’s Counselling Services team to get education and career-planning support.

Career Resources

Career Research
Cover Letters

Please send your valuable opinions, feedback, and suggestions regarding the Career Centre to We are committed to providing AU undergrads with useful career support and resources and look forward to hearing from you!