Barrie Public Library - Enriching our Community

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PLEASE NOTE: Public Internet Computers and Wireless Access will be unavailable on Sunday, September 24th at the Downtown Branch, while we upgrade our network. The Painswick branch will have all services available.

Careers and Employment

Careers and Employment

Youth / Recent Graduates

  • Campus Starter - Listings of undergraduate programs, searchable by degree, programme, geography, and course offered in Canadian and U.S. colleges and universities
  • Canadian Youth Business Foundation - An organization that provides financial support and mentoring for young Canadians who want to create and run their own business.
  • School Finder - Listing of secondary, undergraduate and graduate schools by programme and degree in Canada
  • Summer Jobs Strategy - Ontario - Summer job opportunities and strategies from Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
  • Youth and New Professionals - Ontario - Information on youth opportunities to work for the Ontario Public Service.

General Career Sites

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers - Canada's top employers as determined annually by Eluta, a Canadian job search website, announced by the Globe & Mail
  • Independent Learning Centre - From the Ontario Ministry of Education, Information on high school accreditation, distance education, GED, online tutoring.
  • MindTools - Learn practical, straightforward skills you need to excel in your career
  • Ontario Labour Market Information - Labour market information to help individuals and businesses make informed decisions about careers, education, employment, and business plans
  • Ontario WorkInfoNet - Ontario government site provides links to work- and career-related websites
  • Quintessential Careeers - Quintessential Careers is a one-stop source for the latest career tools, job search tips, expert advice and exploring career options. Includes a resume builder (free .txt download only).
  • Working in Canada - Federal government site, covers jobs, wages, qualifications and labour market information

Job Sites

  • Canada Jobs - Jobs across Canada, by industry
  • CanJobs - Look for jobs geographically, by career type, industry, or keyword.
  • Government Jobs in Ontario - Ontario government Public Service jobs
  • Career Builder - US jobs, geographically or by industry
  • Glass Door - Canada-wide jobs site, including company reviews and salary reports
  • GovJobs - Links to government jobs in Canada. Federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal.
  • - Apply to jobs at larger Canadian companies. Get company overviews and job tips.
  • Job Bank - Canada - Service Canada site for jobs posted across Canada. Also has specific information on student jobs, and labour market.
  • Monster - Canadian and international information. Allows you to search by location, category and job type.
  • Neuvoo - A Canadian-based job search engine that indexes jobs and internships directly from companies' career websites, placement agencies, and job boards. Also includes international jobs.
  • Workopolis - Search for Canadian info by location, keyword, or industry. Also has lots of career resources