• When you do your research, it tends to feel like there are hundreds of thousands of jobs in Montreal, but if you have no experience in the fields you're looking at, it can be difficult to find ones to actually apply for.
  • This is why MTL Blog has made a list of nine of the best jobs in the city that don't require a lengthy resume!
  • Read below to find out which jobs you could be eligible for with little to no experience!

If you're a high school student or just graduated from CEGEP or university and have absolutely no work experience, it's difficult to find employment that's equal parts fulfilling and decently paid. It might be difficult to find jobs in Montreal that require little to no work experience but they're out there, trust me!

Coming out of high school and trying to find a job presents its own unique set of challenges, especially if you don't go the traditional route and attend post-secondary education. Though sometimes difficult, you can have a successful career path if you don't think school is for you.

For those in trades, CEGEP, or university, getting that work experience is not an easy task when you're juggling school life and exams. Everywhere you look, there's a bunch of companies that want unrealistic amounts of work experience for your age group or field of study. Something's gotta give, right? 

Lucky for you, your friendly neighbourhood MTL Blog has got you covered. We've found nine awesome jobs that require little to no work experience so that you don't have to! These jobs range from classic post-or during high school jobs to fresh out of university opportunities. 

Remember folks, we've all been there and nothing is impossible! It's a tough job market out there, but with a little bit of courage and inspiration, you can find the career of your dreams today! 

Commercial Graphic Designer at K-Litho

Salary: $13-$18 per hour

Experience: Degree or equivalent qualification in graphic design required, some work experience is an asset but not a requirement. 

A family-run printing company that has been in business for 45 years in Montreal, K-Litho is the perfect place for entry-level graphic designers to get their feet wet in a competitive and fast-paced industry. You'll be designing and formatting commercial materials like flyers, menus, catalogues, books, and more. 

If you've just started your graphic design career and need a well-paying, steady job to kick off your life, apply to K-Litho today

Calculus, Physics, Chemistry Tutor at the Prep Academy 

Salary: $20-$40 per hour

Experience: High-level knowledge of subjects involved, studying in related fields an asset.

This job is rather self-explanatory and is a perfect introduction for what to expect in educational careers. If your dream is to be a teacher one day, you'd do well to apply to as many of these tutoring jobs as possible!

If you've got a mind for science and want to pass on your knowledge, apply to the Prep Academy today!

Paralegal/Legal Assistant at Charness, Charness & Charness LLP 

Salary: $16 per hour

Experience: Studying or with a degree in a related field, no work experience needed. 

Are you in law school or a recent law school graduate and are struggling to find a job that doesn't require tons of experience? Well, you're in luck, because the team at Charness, Charness & Charness is looking for the perfect legal assistant to join their squad. 

Sampling Clerk at Canada Post

Salary: To be determined

Experience: High school diploma required, no work experience needed. 

You'll be working to support corporate programs, collecting information on all kinds of mail types, weights, volumes, rates, and much more. With on-the-job training and an excellent benefits package, why not join the team at Canada Post? 

Railcar Mechanic/Welder at GATX

Salary: To be determined

Experience: High school diploma and professional trade degree in related fields, at least 1 year of work experience is an asset but not required. 

This is another industry where finding a job with little to no experience presents difficulties. If you're a recent trade-school graduate in a related field, this job at GATX might be exactly what you're looking for. 

Athletic Talent Scout at Hudson Athletic Recruiting 

Salary: Pay is based on commission

Experience: High school diploma required, a degree in sports is an asset, along with knowledge of amateur sports, but no professional experience is needed. 

It's rare that you'd find an entry-level position in the exciting world of sports, but would you look at this! The ideal candidate has a passion for sports and an eye for talent. You'll be scouting high school and amateur games all over the city! Apply today! 

GARDA Security Guard at UQAM 

Salary: $17.49 per hour

Experience: High school diploma and licensed security officer training required. No professional experience necessary. 

Personally, I know a few people who've gone into security guarding and they always say that it's the best job they've ever had. Being a security guard is the perfect choice for you if you're not into academia but want something with a little bit of action. Apparently, GARDA pays its employees extraordinarily well and the benefits are too good to pass up. If you have the right stuff, apply today!

Track Attendant at K1 Speed 

Salary: To be determined

Experience: High school diploma required, must be at least 18 years old. 

This might sound like one of those teen movie jobs you get over the summer, but being a track attendant at a go-kart track is no joke! At K1 Speed, you'll be the boss of the track, responsible for the safety and supervision of all riders. If you think this is right for you, apply today

E-Commerce Assistant at Modella Signature 

Salary: $14 per hour

Experience: High school diploma required, no professional experience necessary. 

If you have a passion for fashion and want to get into the fast-paced and competitive world of e-commerce, this might be the job for you! Modella Signature is a women's only online boutique that specializes in the entire Joseph Ribkoff collection. Apply today!

Good luck with the job search, Montreal! 

 

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