Individual Appointments

Appointments are released on the Career Centre’s online system every Friday at 4:00 pm for the following week (except Career Counselling and Resumé 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).

Career Consult

Not sure where to start? You can meet with a Career Counsellor for a 20-minute Career Consult to get help determining your next step(s), including which services best meet your needs. A Career Consult is a one-time appointment during which you will have the opportunity to briefly discuss your career concerns. The Career Counsellor may then provide you with a referral to another of the Career Centre’s workshops or resources or a more in-depth Career Counselling appointment. Approximately 8 Career Consult appointments are released every week.

Please note: Resumés and cover letters cannot be reviewed during a Career Consult. If you would like assistance with your resumé or cover letter, please attend the Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop.


Career Counselling

Do you feel challenged moving forward with your career exploration? To discuss these career concerns, meet with one of our Career Counsellors. Access to the Career Counselling service is by a referral through a 20-minute Career Consult appointment. Counselling appointments cannot be booked online.

Please note: In order to ensure all York students access to career counselling and due to increasing demand for these appointments, the Career Centre must limit students to a maximum of six career counselling appointments per academic year.


Job Search Advising

Do you have a specific job search question? Do you need tips and ideas to help you get to the next stage of your job search? We can help! Book a 20-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
  • tips to help with an upcoming interview
  • help you determine your next steps
  • answer specific questions regarding your resumé or cover letter (due to time limitations, it is not possible to provide a complete resume or cover letter feedback session (if you would like more assistance with your resumé or cover letter, please attend the Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop.

Approximately 6 Job Search Advising appointments are released every week.

Please note: In order to ensure all York students access to iob 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.


Interview Practice Session

Test run your interview style and learn valuable interviewing strategies at a 50-minute Interview Practice Session. In this one-on-one session you can:

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.


Resumé or Cover Letter Feedback Session

Once you have completed the Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop, you are eligible to book a 30-minute, one-on-one Resumé or Cover Letter Feedback Session. Bring a hard copy of either your resumé or cover letter to be reviewed by a Job Search Advisor. After you have attended the Resumé & 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 Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop prior to booking an appointment for you. Resumé or Cover Letter Feedback Sessions cannot be booked online.

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


Rapid Resumé Review

Life too crazy to make it to a resumé workshop? Then this one-on-one 15-minute resume review with a Job Search Advisor is just the quick fix you’ve been looking for! Get tips on how you can showcase your unique talents and skills and target your resumé to specific positions or employers. Don’t forget to bring a paper copy of your resumé. Each student may book only one Rapid Resumé Review appointment per day.

If you have attended the Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop, you can call the Career Centre at 416-736-5351 to book a 30-minute Resumé or Cover Letter Feedback Session appointment.


Whether you are seeking an academic or a non-academic position, this 30 minute individual appointment with our in-house expert can provide the support you need to get started. You can receive feedback on your written materials (CV or resume, cover letter, etc.) and suggestions for finding work in today’s job markets, both inside and outside academe.


Post Grad Application Support Session

If you are planning to continue your education with a college diploma or graduate school, this 30 minute individual appointment will provide feedback and tips on preparing your CV or resume, statement of interest, asking for references and selecting programs that will meet your expectations.