Student Resources

The Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP) provides students with experience and skills in the nonprofit/voluntary sector that are transferable to a wide range of future opportunities. Use the following resources to help in your internship search, as well as in landing a future job!

Writing a Résumé

Here are a few different résumé formats from the Government of Alberta’s Learning Information Service.

Cover Letters

Here are some tips from TalentEgg on writing cover letters. Looking for a bit more advice? Here are some sample cover letters from


This information from the Government of Alberta will help you prepare for interviews:

Where Else Can I Find Career and Resume Help?

Most of the 26 eligible post-secondary institutions have career services centres. We’ve compiled a list of post-secondary career services to help you connect with your school’s resources. You can also check out these resources from the Government of Alberta:

Work and Volunteer in Nonprofit Organizations

Once you’ve had a taste of what it’s like to work in the nonprofit/voluntary sector, you may be curious what type of career you can make in the sector or where to find volunteer opportunities.

Looking for employment in the sector?

Looking for volunteer opportunities?

Looking for more information about the nonprofit/voluntary sector?