Online Resources


Career Cruising

Career Cruising is an industry-leading online career guidance and planning system. Hundreds of detailed occupation profiles can be easily accessed—everything from Actuary to Zoologist—including job descriptions, working conditions, education and training, earnings and job outlook.

Their national database of post-secondary schools include detailed information on colleges, universities and other training opportunities. Definitely worth a surf!

Access to Career Cruising (Dalhousie and University of King's College students)

  • Login to MyDal (
  • Locate the 'Quick Links' menu on the lower right side of the page
  • Click the 'myCareer' link from the list (towards the bottom)

Access to Career Cruising (other)

Majors and career option information sheets

You likely just think of careers that are directly related to your major when you ask yourself, “What can I do with my major?” But, it's also important that you consider your marketability. What other skills and interests have you developed, both within and outside of your area of academic study? Be sure to draw on your voluntary experience, part-time and summer work, as well as your social activities, to demonstrate the variety and scope of your interests and experience.

Explore career options by program in the list below. Additional education, training or experience may be required. 

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Faculty of Science

Faculty of Management

Faculty of Computer Science 

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