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Careers Service

Prepare for your future career

Royal Roads University graduates have the work and life experience, as well as the skills and knowledge, that global companies look for in new employees.

Build Your Career

Our programs at the International Study Centre are designed to help you succeed in your career. You will benefit from an integrated career program to support your career development, and most degree programs at Royal Roads University include an internship. With our support, you will have the opportunity to gain work experience and take your education to the next level. You will be able to:

  • Get a better understanding of your academic subject area
  • Put your classroom learning into practice
  • Find out what it is like to work in the real world
  • Develop new skills such as project management and working in a team
  • Boost your confidence and motivation to succeed
  • Make contact with industry professionals who will be able to provide job references

Career Advice and Support

The Career Services team at Royal Roads University offers a range of careers services.

They can help you with finding internships and work experience that suits you, career planning and advice, searching for jobs, writing successful resumes and covering letters, preparing for job interviews and professional networking.

You will also have access to the Symplicity online portal, where employers can look for students they want to employ, and where you can search for work opportunities that interest you.


Students with a study permit at Royal Roads University are usually eligible to work off-campus for up to 20 hours per week during the semester and full-time on regular breaks. Visit the Government of Canada website for more information.


Royal Roads University graduates may be eligible to apply for the Canadian post-graduation work permit program of up to 3 years to gain work experience and potentially obtain permanent residency in Canada.

Learn more about career support at Royal Roads University

Top employers

Royal Roads students work with top employers, including Boeing, Carnival Cruise Lines, Hilton Hotels and Resorts and PepsiCo Beverages.

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