Sites with local and national job postings
Based in Atlantic Canada, this website hosts professional-level jobs in Atlantic Canada and beyond. Browse and apply for jobs online from thousands of different employers. Upload multiple resumes and cover letters to suit your application.
Browse career opportunities through Career Connects, a platform hosted by MSVU. Opportunities with MSVU or associated partners.
The biggest Canadian non-profit resource for job opportunities with non-profit and charitable organizations. There are also volunteer positions, events, charitable opportunities, and online courses.
Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)
Federal job opportunities for full-time students during the academic year and through the summer months. Offers a range of opportunities for all students, including students who self-identify as belonging to a diverse group or having a disability.
Government of Nova Scotia Jobs
Create a free account and explore a wide range of positions with the Government of Nova Scotia. Sign up to receive alerts on the latest jobs related to your program, including entry level jobs. This site also allows for applications via LinkedIn.
Graduate to Opportunity
GTO is a Nova Scotian program designed to help recent graduates achieve a career by providing incentives to NS workplaces.
*NOTE* Available job postings are listed near the bottom of the page under “Downloads” in a PDF called “GTO Job Catalogue.” This is an active and cycling list of available jobs.
Only available in app format on iOS devices. Search for jobs from your iPhone or iPad. JobAware lets you track jobs and filter various career categories.
Browse for Canadian government careers, build your resume, and sign up for the built in Job Match feature in the Canadian Job Bank website. The Canadian Job Bank allows you to search for jobs through an intricate filtering system. You can also sign up for email alerts when new opportunities pop up. Download the free mobile app for iOS or Android
A resource for students and recent graduates. Search for jobs by city, currently hiring companies, or industry. Jobpostings also provides resources as interview tips, resume, cover letter, and infographics!
(See below for link to Jobpostings Magazine)
Search for jobs on Kijiji by selecting “Jobs” in the category field, right of the search bar. Specify your location or desired destination of work and browse jobs from a range of categories.
Create your free professional online profile to network and connect with a huge community of career professionals looking to hire or develop working relationships.
Nova Scotia Jobs
This website hosts a variety of entry-level and professional jobs in Nova Scotia. Browse for jobs by job category and Nova Scotian regions. Plenty of potential positions in categories such as finance, accounting, information technology, etc.
Powered by the Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council and the Hotel Association of Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia health institutions
Find medical and non-medical positions by creating a profile, uploading your resume, and applying for postings. Please note links to IWK and NSHA lead to different job posting databases. There are also more specific opportunities for Physicians, IWK Staff, and NSHA found at Join the Team.
IWK Health Centre
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Universities and College institutions
Apply directly through these Nova Scotian post-secondary institutions. Each institution hosts a range of jobs from full-time, part-time, and student positions. Please note that student positions may be listed separately from the career postings. Available staff and faculty positions range from entry-level to experienced.
Mount Saint Vincent University
Nova Scotia Community College
Saint Mary’s University
University of King’s College
Job sites that collect and display postings from other sites
Find local or nationwide jobs through these widely used job hunting websites. You can make an account and upload your resume and cover letter through these websites, although the application process will often differ depending on the employer. Overlap in job postings often happens between these sites.
Focused job posting sites
For new graduates: the job search engine of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project
Job Applications Canada
Specialized in retail, restaurant, grocery store, bank, and hotel industries: this site contains links to online applications and printable application forms for many of the largest employers in Canada.
Job Postings Magazine
This site focuses on job postings for students studying at post-secondary institutions across Canada.
Ready Willing & Able
Connect to a community that seeks to build an inclusive work force. Job opportunities for job seekers or post-secondary students with disabilities. RWA also offers resources for employers to become engaged with the RWA community.
Browse student jobs, internships and summer positions from various listed companies looking to hire students or recent graduates. Talent Egg also provides resources for training in specific fields to help boost your resume as well as career guides and advice.
Job search sites specific to other provinces
Jobboom (Based in Quebec)
Quebec’s largest job searching site and includes training opportunities for future job prospects. Displays jobs for 16 major industry types. Also includes resources for improving your resume/CV and preparing for an interview.
Jobillico (Based in Quebec)
Even though Jobillico is based in Quebec, this site also provides opportunities in Ontario. Includes a separate search option for student jobs.