Planning your Career

Creating a path to your future 

Explore opportunities and create a path to your future career with Cape Breton University’s Career Services by your side. It’s a good idea to begin the process of career planning in your first year.

You have a career goal in mind

If you have a good idea about what kind of career you’re aiming for, we can provide you with academic advising to ensure you are taking the appropriate courses and help identify post-graduate opportunities.

Unsure of your career path?

If you aren’t sure what kind of career you’re looking for, we can help you determine where your interests and strengths lie by providing you with individual career counselling and an assessment tool (Career Cruising *) to determine which career path you are most suited to.

*Please contact for log-in information

Helping you land a job

At Career Services, we are also available to help you land a job by offering the following services:

  • resume and cover letter development
  • mock interviews
  • career workshops and employer information sessions

Interested in graduate studies?

Graduate education is a great way to enter your chosen profession. We can provide you information on:

  • CBU graduate programs
  • graduate programs at other universities
  • entrance exam requirements
  • job and career fairs

Book an appointment

Email Mike MacIsaac at

Mike MacIsaac
Student Development Officer

Office: B134B

Phone: 902.563.1408

Jennifer Currie
Student Placement Officer - SSOB

Office: SB-113

Phone: 902.563.1196

Carly Turnbull
Student Placement Officer

Office: B-134-G

Phone: 902-563-1129