Deciding where to study might be overwhelming if you don’t know what you want to study. The resources on this page can help you figure out your strengths, interests and values to determine what might be a good fit for you in terms of areas of study and career options.  

There are also links to learn about different careers and find out how in-demand different jobs are currently in different cities.

What career is right for you?

What jobs are in demand?

Other resources

  • The Careers Nova Scotia website has quizzes, info on starting a business, resources to help students choose a career, and more.  
  • Careers Atlantic Canada provides information, resources and learning activities that are intended to support youth in understanding the relationship between Skills for Success and a successful entry into the job market.
  • is a comprehensive education and career/life training website to which every public high school student in Nova Scotia has access. The program includes a number of tools to help students make more informed decisions about their future.
    • Students can complete surveys to gain insight into their learning styles, personality type, interests and other factors that could be useful in deciding on an area of study or career.
    • The platform features guides on a variety of topics including jobs of the future and mental health.
    • Students can also explore careers/occupations using different search categories, such as industry (e.g. agriculture, finance or education), future outlook and educational requirements.

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