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Industry Spotlight strives to be a comprehensive career information resource for students planning to work in Alberta. We want to help students explore career possibilities from start to finish—without getting lost in a maze of websites. On our site you'll find everything from schools and scholarships to career postings and anything in between.

  • Natural Resources

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    Alberta, Canada is very rich in natural gas, oil and oil sands. It produces 70% of Canada's crude oil and 80% of its natural gas. One in six Albertans are employed in the oil and gas industry. With recent development in the Oil sands in the North of Alberta, Canada now boasts the second largest oil reserves in the world.

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  • Construction

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    With vast projects underway such as the growth of the Albertan Oil Sands, the sector continues to expand. With a commitment from Alberta's government to help enable this growth, construction provides excellent career prospects in a vast variety of roles, providing a unique opportunity to help shape Alberta's future.

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  • The Trades

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    This is a good time to be looking for a career in the skilled trades. The Conference Board of Canada estimates there will be a shortage of one million workers in the trades and related occupations within twenty years. Employers in many industries and regions raise concerns about shortages of skilled workers in the trades.

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