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Students with Disabilities

York's Career Centre offers a range of services and events which are open to all York students and recent graduates as well as online resources to assist you with job searching, career exploration and finding ways to build your skills and experience.

The Career Centre's professional staff strive to provide quality career exploration and job search supports to York students and new graduates. In an effort to continue to make our services more accessible, students with disabilities may find supports in each of the areas indicated below.

Accessible symbolYork's Career Centre is elevator accessible. York students who require additional accommodations are encouraged to contact York's Student Accessibility Services, academic accommodation and support to students with disabilities in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Policy on accessible education for students with disabilities and York University Senate Policy on Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities.

Upcoming Events

Career Centre Supports for Students with Disabilities

Career Support

Career Counselling
Are you having difficulty deciding on a career path? Are you unsure how your degree may relate to your future career? Do you feel challenged moving forward with your career exploration?
To discuss your career concerns, meet with one of our Career Counsellors.

Your first Career Counselling appointment is a 20-minute session booked online. Additional session(s) can be booked online at Experience York.

Dialogue on Disability Disclosure in the Workplace for Students with Disabilities (workshop/webinar)

Offered in partnership with Student Accessibility Services for students with disabilities

Do you have questions regarding whether or not you should disclose your disability to an employer? If you decide to disclose your disability, do you wonder when and how you should do it? In this workshop/webinar you will get tips and suggestions regarding timing and method(s) of disclosure and have the opportunity to discuss your questions and concerns regarding disclosure at the workplace.

Job Search Support

Resumé Support: For increased accessibility, students may request to complete a one-on-one Resumé Feedback Session in person, via telephone, or via email. The Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop is a prerequisite for one-on-one resumé support.

Job Search Advising: Students interested in expanding their job search resources, learning effective job search strategies, and networking and interview tips, may book a one-on-one Job Search Advising appointment with a Career Educator. These are 20-minute sessions in which one of your job search questions can be discussed. Students who are unable to attend an in-person appointment can request to complete their session via telephone or via email.

Post-Graduate Studies Support

Post-Graduate Studies Support: Students interested in applying to post-graduate studies such as master's and doctoral programs, teachers college, law school and professional studies may book a PhD Career Advising in person, via telephone or email.

Career Success Symposium Videos

Career Conversations panels offer students an opportunity to learn about career paths and industries from employers and alumni. Many of these events have been videotaped to allow for remote viewing (To watch previous Career Success events please visit our YouTube Videos):

Community Employment Supports in the Greater Toronto Area

Community Employment Supports

Disability Related Resources

York Resources for Students with Disabilities

Accommodation Resources

Government Resources

Legal Resources

Online Resources

Mentoring Programs

Please Note: Descriptions of many of these resources are taken from language used on external websites. Claims and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the Career Centre or York University.

  

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