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Entrepreneurship is the best way to ensure your career path reflects your particular interests and abilities. Many entrepreneurs own and operate their own business or franchise. It is common to begin such ventures on a part time basis or as a supplementary source of income until your client base is established. But with a solid business plan and secure funding, it is possible to take the plunge and put all your energies and passion into establishing and nurturing your own career.

Professional Organizations & Associations

Professional organizations and associations are an excellent way to learn more about a career of interest, professional designations, and networking opportunities.

Student Groups on Campus

Student groups are a great way to learn more about a career of interest, contribute to the community, and build your social and professional networks. To find out more about student groups on campus, visit YUConnect.

Articles & Resources

Professional associations, universities and colleges, government agencies, and peer reviewed/scholarly journals are all excellent sources from which to retrieve articles and resources related to careers.

Professional Development & Training

Professional development and training may include specific courses, workshops and training, additional certification(s) or professional memberships that you may obtain at the same time as you complete your degree or after you graduate.

Funding, Scholarships & Awards

There are numerous scholarships, prizes, awards and funding opportunities for students both inside and outside of York.