Career Supports

At Dalhousie there are a number of career supports available to you through the Bissett Student Success Centre in Halifax and the Student Success Centre in Truro.

Across all campuses, there is a dedicated team of academic, career and peer advisors here to assist you in exploring your career options, finding jobs and developing your career.  Dalhousie offer a wide range of programs and services to help you find opportunities to get involved, build your skills, and expand your network such as:

  • large and small-scale job and career events to connect you to a wide range of prospective employers and job opportunities;
  • job search supports including cover letters and resumes reviews, interview preparation and tips on how to present yourself effectively as a candidate for employment;
  • on-campus work experience programs designed to help you develop skills, explore your career interest and earn money in a supportive work environment;
  • access to year-round workshops, programs and on-line resources to help you with your career questions and future plans.

Find out more information by logging in to myCareer or visiting the website at

Halifax Campuses: or (902) 494-3077
Agricultural Campus: or (902) 893-6672


Career Counselling

Career Counselling is a confidential and collaborative process where you work with a career counsellor who assists you in your educational and career decision-making. Dalhousie's Career Counsellors can be accessed on the Halifax Campuses through the Bissett Student Success Centre, located on the fourth floor of the Student Union Building. Students can make an appointment by calling (902) 494-3077.