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Career & Leadership Development Centre

6136 University Avenue, Room 426
Student Union Building, 4th floor
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Phone: (902) 494-3537

Hours of operation:

Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Drop-in Advising:

Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Jill Malolepszy - Associate Director, Career and Leadership Development
Phone: (902) 494-8022                       Email: jill.malolepszy@dal.ca

Shane LeBlanc - Coordinator, Career Programming
Phone: (902) 494-3843                       Email: shane.leblanc@dal.ca


Our Vision

The Career & Leadership Development Centre (CLDC) is committed to a future where all students and alumni are fully prepared for a successful life after university. The CLDC complements the academic experience in achieving this vision by providing opportunities for students to explore and reflect on experiences that directly impact their future. With a focus on career education and developing leadership potential, the CLDC contributes relevant services, events, and information that are critical to student growth and development.

Our Mission

With a student-centred approach, the Career & Leadership Development Centre strives to:

  • Acknowledge and support the extensive leadership and volunteer contributions students make to the community;
  • Create, support, and encourage meaningful and diverse experiences that allow students to broaden and strengthen their personal and professional networks;
  • Demonstrate innovative approaches to programs and service delivery in the areas of career advising, leadership development, experiential learning, and active citizenship;
  • Leverage our networks and community connections and partnerships to provide rich and meaningful experiences for students.
  • Offer up-to-date accessible information and resources.

Our Values

  • Students as our primary focus
  • Individual and institutional diversity
  • Reflective practice and critical thinking
  • Quality through continuous improvement
  • A safe and inclusive environment
  • Effective communication and teamwork
  • Collaborative approaches to implementing services and programs
  • Meaningful partnerships with internal and external organizations