Explore occupations


Deciding on an education path often begins with career exploration. There are many tools and resources available to help you set and pursue your career goals.

Assess your skills and interests

These career planning tools and resources can help you to assess your skills and interests and identify potential careers that may be right for you.

  • WorkBC
    Get the resources you need to build your career. WorkBC can help you explore career profiles, learn about high opportunity occupations, and find out about labour market trends in British Columbia.
  • B.C.’s Career Guide for Indigenous People
    Find practical tools and information on career planning, employment, education and training resources available for Indigenous students and job seekers in British Columbia.

Explore potential careers

Once you have decided what your skills and interests are, check out potential careers including the main duties, educational requirements, workforce trends and job prospects.

  • Career Trek
    Follow two hosts as they travel across B.C. and bring 147 careers to life.
  • Working in Canada
    Search through job descriptions, wage rates, skill requirements, and training and job opportunities within specific geographic locations.
  • Career Profiles
    Get all the details you need about the careers that interest you, from qualifications and duties to projected demand.
  • WorkBC’s Parents' Guide
    Provides labour market information to support youth in exploring career and educational pathways.

Learn from experiences of recent graduates

Find out about the employment and education experiences of recent graduates in British Columbia.

  • B.C. Student Outcomes
    Each year, BC Student Outcomes surveys former students who graduated from a public B.C. college or university to learn about their experience at school and their transition to employment. Visit the Publications section to see reports and highlights from their surveys, and go to the BC Student Outcomes Data Viewer to find out what former students are doing one to two years after they graduated from school.