Find a Mobility Placement

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Step 1. Sharpen your tools

Create your resume, cover letter, cold calling script, LinkedIn profile and Portfolio.

Create a professional style resume

Helpful LinkedIn Tools

How to build an awesome Portfolio (useful for interviews and applications – especially ENG)

uOttawa career resource centres

Step 2. Start your job search

Find placement opportunities through the list of resources below. Keep track by creating an Excel file.

Local and National


Step 3. Communicate!
  1. Schedule a meeting with your Professional Development Specialist (PDS) by calling 613-562-5741 or emailing
  2. Send your list of potential employers to your PDS, start cold calls, apply directly to job postings
  3. Once you’ve applied to a position, your PDS can coordinate with your CO-OP Program Coordinator (CPC) to call employers directly to discuss your possible placement and support your candidacy.
  4. Discuss scholarship information for international mobility with your PDS
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