What is the NSCDA?

NSCDA has been the trusted voice for the career development community since the late 1990s. We have more than 850 members and offer professional certification, training based on competencies, special membership benefits, and opportunities to get involved in research, networking, and advocacy.

DEIB Training

Foundations of Belonging
in the Workplace

These online courses are designed to build awareness and understanding around the lived experiences within Nova Scotia’s workplaces and the ways we can contribute to a safer, more inclusive environment for everyone.

Field Guide


Take an aptitude quiz to discover how career development could be your next career of choice. Explore career paths with Field Guide.

Nova Scotia
RPL Conference

Recognition of Prior Learning conference logo.
Connect with colleagues at this province-wide event to explore innovations and celebrate the recognition of learning.

Helping career development professionals get certified.

Working with national partners to develop and deliver a national career development certification program.

Become a CCDP® / PCDC®

Career Development Jobs


NSCDA Publications