Career Conversations

Career Conversations panels let students explore a variety of careers within a specific field, connect with York alumni and individuals working in their field of interest, and get inside tips on securing employment in a specific industry from professionals who do the hiring. Throughout the year, panels are held with two areas of focus:

Please Note: If you are experiencing difficulty registering through Career Centre's online system please email surina@yorku.ca directly, with your name and student number and the name of the event you would like to register for.

Career Conversations with Alumni

Alumni and other professionals share:

  • Their personal career paths;
  • How their university education is relevant to their particular position;
  • The realities of sectors they work in;
  • Strategies for entering the sector;
  • Opportunities within their fields;
  • Resources for connecting with professionals in that field.

Career Conversations with Hiring Managers

Hiring managers share:

  • Where to find and secure a position within the industry;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • How to write effective resumés and cover letters;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Upcoming Career Conversations Panels 2019-20

Register for these panels on Experience York (the Career Centre's online job posting and event registration system) using Passport York.