Individual Support

Drop by!

Drop by and meet with a Career Peer Educator for help accessing career exploration and job search resources, or bring your resume or cover letter for a quick review.

Our Career Peer Educators are available every day and no appointment is necessary!

Times & Locations

  • Career Lounge at the Career Centre:
      • Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays - 1:00-4:00 pm
      • Tuesdays & Thursdays - 9:00-11:00 am
  • Rapid Resume Reviews at the Learning Commons:
    • Thursdays - 12:00-2:00 pm
  • Q&A at the Red Zone:
    • Tuesdays 12:00-2:00 pm

Job Search Support

Do you need support with your job search—either your career job after graduation or a part-time or summer job while you’re at York? Are you unsure of how to develop your strategy? Do you need feedback on your resume or interview practice? The Career Centre offers specialized appointments to support you in your job search.

Job Search Advising

Discuss job search resources and strategies, get ideas about how to expand your network, find out how to enhance your LinkedIn profile, or get tips for an upcoming interview.

Can’t make it to campus? This session can also be conducted via email, Skype or telephone! Book a 30-minute Job Search Advising appointment to discuss one of the following:

  • resources for finding jobs
  • effective job search strategies
  • ideas on how to expand your network
  • feedback on your LinkedIn profile
  • tips to help with an upcoming interview
  • help with determining your next steps
  • answer specific questions regarding your résumé or cover letter (due to time limitations, it is not possible to provide a complete résumé or cover letter feedback session. If you would like more assistance with your résumé or cover letter, please attend the Résumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop.)

These appointments are typically conducted in person but can be conducted via telephone. To book a telephone Job Search Advising appointment, please contact the Career Centre at 416-736-5351 at least 1 full business day (24 hours) prior to your scheduled appointment to inform us of your preference.

Please note: In order to ensure all York students access to job search advising and due to increasing demand for this service, the Career Centre must limit students to a maximum of two job search advising appointments per academic year.

 

Résumé or Cover Letter Feedback Session

Once you have completed the Résumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop, you are eligible to book a 30-minute, one-on-one Résumé or Cover Letter Feedback Session. Bring a hard copy of either your résumé or cover letter to be reviewed by a Job Search Advisor.

After you have attended the Résumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop, please call the Career Centre at 416-736-5351 or visit us in person at 202 McLaughlin College to book your appointment. The receptionist will verify that you have attended the Résumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop prior to booking an appointment for you.

Résumé or Cover Letter Feedback Sessions cannot be booked online.

These appointments are typically conducted in-person but can be conducted via telephone or e-mail. To change the format of your Résumé or Cover Letter Feedback Session, please contact the Career Centre by telephone at 416-736-5351 at least one full business day (24 hours) prior to your scheduled appointment to inform us of your preference.

Please note: In order to ensure all York students access to Résumé or Cover Letter Feedback Sessions and due to increasing demand for this service, the Career Centre must limit students to a maximum of six Résumé or Cover Letter Feedback Sessions per academic year.

Interview Practice Session

Polish your interview skills and increase your confidence in this 30-minute session of practice and feedback. Come in person and receive a videotaped copy of your session, or attend via Skype.

In this one-on-one session you can:

These appointments are typically conducted in person but can be conducted via telephone or Skype. To book a telephone or Skype Interview Practice Session, please contact the Career Centre at 416-736-5351 at least one full business day (24 hours) prior to your scheduled appointment to inform us of your preference.

Please note: In order to ensure all York students access to interview practice sessions and due to increasing demand for this service, the Career Centre must limit students to a maximum of two interview practice sessions per academic year.

 

PhD Career Advising

Meet one-on-one with our in-house expert for feedback on your CV, résumé or cover letter, and to get suggestions for finding work in today’s job market, both inside and outside academia.


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) will be booked directly with your Career Counsellor and are 50-minutes.

If you are already working with a Career Counsellor at the Career Centre, please contact your Career Counsellor directly to schedule your next appointment.

If you would like assistance with your résumé or cover letter, please attend the Résumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop as résumés and cover letters cannot be reviewed during career counselling.


Individual appointments are released on the Career Centre's online system every Friday at 4:00 pm for the following week (except Résumé or Cover Letter Feedback Session appointments, which cannot be booked online). Appointments may also become available throughout the week due to last-minute cancellations.

Registration on the Career Centre's online system is required for all appointments (you must sign up for an account on the system before you will be able to register for any appointments). No registration is required to drop by.