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Help with Finding a Job

Nova Scotia Works

Nova Scotia Works helps you to develop your career. They can help you find meaningful employment or explore career options. These are some of the services Nova Scotia Works provides:

  • access to the latest labour market information
  • case management and career counselling
  • free wifi access
  • free workshops
  • help with resumés, cover letters, and interview skills
  • help with your job search
  • practice interviews

To find out more, visit

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)

ISANS offers 7 programs to help immigrants find employment in Nova Scotia:

  • Skills Match
  • Pre-Employment Job-Readiness Training
  • Internationally Educated Early Childhood Educators Bridging Program (EECE)
  • International Pharmacy Graduates Bridging Program (IPG)
  • Employment Counselling and Case Management

To find out more, visit, and type “employment” in the search box

NPower Canada

NPower offers training in Information technology (IT) for free. You must be 18 years old or older to take their courses.

To find out more, visit


Meeting and socializing with other people in your field is called networking”. You can network in several ways:

  • Attend an event hosted by the professional association or industry where you want to work.
  • Make a LinkedIn account and find people in your field online.
  • Ask someone in your field to be your mentor.
  • Find out if your settlement services provider has a program that will match you up with a mentor in your field. See Settlement Services on this website.

Northern Connector Program

The Northern Connector Program matches new professionals with established ones in Northern Nova Scotia. You can develop your local business network by connecting with established local businesses and community leaders. To find out more, visit connector

Mentoring Plus

Mentors are 55 years old or older. They use their skills and knowledge to help younger people to find their career path.

To find out more, visit