Career Resources

The Registrar's Office & Student Experience (ROSE) curates career resources to share with students and recent graduates in all OISE programs. This is an on-going project and new information will be posted as it is collected. 

If you have ideas for additional resources, please contact studentservices.oise@utoronto.ca

Upcoming Career Events

Many career events take a hiatus during the summer at OISE, more events to come in the Fall.

In the interim, check out the main U of T Career Exploration and Education Centre for additional activities, workshops and events. 

Resources for All Students

OISE Career Success Series

The OISE Career Success series has recorded workshops on resume writing, cover letters, interviewing tips, international teaching, career pathways, alumni career talks, and more.

OISE Student Success Centre (OSSC)

The OSSC offers résumé and cover letter writing support.

Jobs in Education

Non-profit, socially conscious job board for teaching and education-related fields. Access to opportunities advertised through Jobs in Education is free for OISE alumni and students.

Apply to Education

ApplyToEducation.com is the largest Canadian job site for teachers with over 90% of Ontario and 75% of Canadian School Boards posting all their jobs on it. It is also how you apply online to the majority of Canadian School Boards and Independent Schools.

Insights from the Conference Board of Canada on the most important skills, attitudes, and behaviours needed to succeed in the world of work.

Would you like to explore additional career options? There are many ways to explore careers - whatever your path, this site provides tools to get you started.

The main Career Education and Exploration Centre has created a document to help create, update or refine your Curriculum Vitae.

A listserv that sends out weekly emails highlighting employment opportunities in education. Emails are sent every Friday.

Resources for Teacher Candidates

Teaching Internationally Panel Discussion (Video)

If you've ever considered teaching abroad, this panel discussion will provide you with first-hand insight from those who have gone and those who can guide in the process. The Breakdown outlines the panelists as well as a timeline in case you wish to watch specific segments/view specific answers.

OISE's Professional Preparation Conference (PPC)

This annual event, held in December, helps OISE teacher candidates prepare for the professional world and network with future employers. It also features a professional and employment fair. 

A list of Education-Oriented Foundations in Canada.

A directory of each provincial body responsible for teacher certification in Canada. 

Want to obtain teacher certification in the United States? Each state has its own requirements for acquiring and renewing professional teaching licenses. This US Department of Education page provides links to state (and commonwealth/territory) education authorities.

Teach.com also offers a range of resources for people interested in teaching in the United States, including links to state education authorities.

A collection of links to teacher organizations in Canada.

This document provides insight into what school board best represents your values and interests.

This information can be used to inform your cover letter and resume tailoring them to ensure you're connecting with the school board in a meaningful way.

This report by Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) provides employment details and statistics for Ontario. 

This is a non-exhaustive list of potential careers paths to the traditional classroom, as well as resources on where to look to begin the search into "alternative" careers. 

The Ontario College of Teachers has put together this list of resources that may be helpful to new teachers.