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Job Searching Videos- If you're ready to start job searching, these videos are helpful for learning more about an employer's culture, opportunities and application processes. Included in this section are panels which feature recruiters from specific fields and industries.


Upcoming Events/ Group Activities

Resumé & Cover Letter Writing
Sep
25
Wed
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)

Find out how to effectively target your résumé and cover letter. Present your experiences, education and skills in a way that showcases your assets and piques employers’ interest in you!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the volume of information covered in this workshop we request that students arrive on time. The doors to the workshop will be closed 10 minutes after the start of the workshop and latecomers will be asked to register for the next available session.

Once you have completed this workshop, you may book a one-on-one Resumé or Cover Letter Feedback session.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Experience York (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Oct
7
Mon
Classrooms to Careers: Resumé & Cover Letter Writing @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Oct 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Classrooms to Careers: Resumé & Cover Letter Writing @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)

Find out how to effectively target your resumé and cover letter. Present your experiences, education and skills in a way that showcases your assets and piques employers’ interest in you!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the volume of information covered in this workshop we request that students arrive on time. The doors to the workshop will be closed 10 minutes after the start of the workshop and latecomers will be asked to register for the next available session.

Once you have completed this workshop, you may book a one-on-one Resumé or Cover Letter Feedback session.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Experience York (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Oct
22
Tue
Resume & Cover Letter Writing Group Activity Session @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Resume & Cover Letter Writing Group Activity Session @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)

Find out how to effectively target your resume and cover letter. Present your experiences, education and skills in a way that showcases your assets and piques employers' interest in you.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the volume of information covered in this workshop we request that students arrive on time. The doors to the workshop will be closed 10 minutes after the start of the workshop and latecomers will be asked to register for the next available session. 

Once you have completed this workshop, you may book a one-on-one Resumé or Cover Letter Feedback session.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Experience York (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Job Search and Networking Strategies
Oct
8
Tue
Classrooms to Careers: Job Search & Networking Strategies @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Classrooms to Careers: Job Search & Networking Strategies @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)

Want to be more effective in getting the job you want? Find out how to uncover and create career opportunities by learning how employers fill job openings. Learn how to uncover hidden opportunities and build relationships that maximize your job search efforts.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Experience York (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

How to Effectively Use LinkedIn
Oct
9
Wed
Classrooms to Careers Series: How to Effectiviely Use LinkedIn @ 103 McLaughlin College
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Classrooms to Careers Series: How to Effectiviely Use LinkedIn @ 103 McLaughlin College

Wondering how using LinkedIn effectively can enhance your job search? Curious about how to leverage LinkedIn’s features to build your professional network? Attend this webinar and find out.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Interview Preparation
Oct
8
Tue
Classrooms to Careers Series: Interview Preparation @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Classrooms to Careers Series: Interview Preparation @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)

Approach your next interview with increased confidence. Learn how you can influence the first impression you make and show your best self while answering employers’ questions.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Career Fair

Sep
19
Thu
Career Fair Fall 2019 @ Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Meet a variety of employers in an exhibition-like setting to learn more about their employment opportunities. Over 65 employers will be exhibiting at this year’s fair and recruiting York students and new grads for: full-time jobs, part-time jobs, internships and summer jobs.

Students are invited to drop by the second student centre any time between 10am and 3pm to speak to employers.

See the full list of participating employers and tips to prepare for the Career Fair at careers.yorku.ca/fair.

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