Talent Pathways



Develop your talent, find your path!

Are you looking for an opportunity to work at Dalhousie University? If so, Talent Pathways may be for you! Talent Pathways is a temporary staffing services program at Dalhousie, provided by the Human Resources team to Faculties and Administrative departments looking to fill short-term, temporary vacant positions. Short-term employment may provide opportunity to gain valuable working experience and build relationships while developing skills that may assist in finding further employment. 

Talent Pathways supports Dalhousie's goal of creating a culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness by focusing on employment opportunities for underrepresented groups and others experiencing barriers to employment.

We are looking for skilled and talented individuals who can bring their unique perspectives and life experiences to our Dalhousie community. If this sounds like you, please register today to be part of the Talent Pathways candidate roster. We are actively hiring, recruiting and placing candidates!

If you are a community organization and wish to meet with a Talent Pathways team member about speaking opportunities, please email talent.pathways@dal.ca.

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, specifically to reduce or remove barriers to join the program, please contact Talent Pathways at talent.pathways@dal.ca for assistance.


How to Apply

  • To apply to Talent Pathways, please visit – dal.ca/careers and select the ‘Staff’ tab, then look for ‘Talent Pathways – Candidate Roster -  Temporary Opportunities’. Please complete the workforce questionnaire and questions that are part of the registration process. Along with your detailed resume and cover letter, this information will assist HR in matching your application with opportunities that become available across Dalhousie.  
  • Your application will be held in the candidate roster for up to one year. When an opportunity becomes available, and may match your skill set and experiences, your candidacy will be brought forward to the department that is hiring. The hiring department may seek further information from you and will make the final decision and offer the position. 
  • Note: Registration for Talent Pathways does not transfer to other job postings at Dalhousie. Please apply directly through a posting that is of interest to you.
  • To facilitate the matching process, applications must be submitted electronically.

We appreciate your interest in working at Dalhousie University!