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 Career Conversations with Hiring Managers
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.
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 résumés and cover letters;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Upcoming Career Conversations Panels 2019-20

Oct
9
Wed
Career Conversations Panel with Faculty of Health Alumni @ Stong College, Stong Master's Dining Room, Room 101
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Conversations Panel with Faculty of Health Alumni @ Stong College, Stong Master's Dining Room, Room 101

CAREER CONVERSATIONS PANEL WITH FACULTY OF HEALTH ALUMNI

Wondering what to do with your Bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Health? Want to meet York Alumni and other professionals working in the field?

Connect with Faculty of Health graduates currently enjoying their careers and get the inside scoop on what it's really like to work in this field. During this panel, professionals will share their personal stories about breaking into the field, how their career paths took them from graduation to where they are now, what knowledge, skills and experience helped them succeed in their jobs and what types of opportunities are available in the field.

The panel will be moderated by one of the Career Centre's team members and followed by an open forum where students will have an opportunity to ask the panelists their own questions.

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
24
Thu
Career Conversations in Statistics and Data Science @ Ross N620
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Career Conversations in Statistics and Data Science @ Ross N620

Wondering what types of roles are available in the Statistics and Data Science field? Want to meet York alumni and other professionals working in roles they love?

Connect with professionals currently enjoying their careers and get the inside scoop on what it's really like to work in this field. During this panel professionals will share their personal stories about breaking into the field, how their career paths took them from graduation to where they are now, what knowledge, skills and experience helped them succeed in their jobs and what types of opportunities are available in the field. The panel will be moderated by one of the Career Centre's team members and followed by an open forum where students will have an opportunity to ask the panelists their own questions.

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
28
Mon
Career Conversations Panel with Faculty of HR Professionals @ 109 Atkinson College, Harry Crowe Room
Oct 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Career Conversations Panel with Faculty of HR Professionals @ 109 Atkinson College, Harry Crowe Room

Career Conversations Panel with HR Alumni 

October 28, 2019 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM - 109 Atkinson College, Harry Crowe Room

In Partnership with The Human Resources Student Association

Want to meet York Alumni and other professionals who are putting their HR degree to use in a variety of fields?

Connect with professionals currently enjoying careers in a variety of settings and get the inside scoop on what it's really like to work in these fields. During this panel professionals will share their personal stories about breaking into their field, how their career paths took them from graduation to where they are now, what knowledge, skills and experience helped them succeed in their jobs and what types of opportunities are available in their field. The panel will be moderated by one of the Career Centre's team members and followed by an open forum where students will have an opportunity to ask the panelists their own questions.

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).

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