Tuesday, April 25, 2017
10am - 3pm
152 Founders College (Founders Assembly Hall)
Featuring Steven Page, Singer, Songwriter, and Guest Host, CBC Radio current affairs show, The Current, Ending the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health
Connect with employers and community agencies providing employment supports in the workplace at a career conference for students with physical, learning, and mental health disabilities.
Schedule - join us for all or part of the day!
- 10:00 - 10:30 am: Registration and refreshments
- 10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Mini fair: information booths featuring community and employer exhibitors
- 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Welcome remarks and guest speaker: Steven Page, Singer, Songwriter, and Guest Host, CBC Radio current affairs show, The Current, Ending the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health
- 12:00 - 12:45 pm: Complimentary CANADA150 lunch
- 1:00 - 2:00 pm: Breakout sessions (register for one):
- Tips for Effective Résumés and Interviews workshop — facilitated by York University Career Centre
- Creating Opportunities Entrepreneurial workshop — facilitated by Futurpreneur Canada
- Tips for Creating Your Online Brand workshop — facilitated by York University Career Centre
- Suitable Impressions: Dress for Success workshop — facilitated by Brands for Canada
- Learn about the Scotiabank Hiring Process workshop — facilitated by Scotiabank
- 2:00 - 4:30 pm: Scotiabank will be meeting with pre-selected applicants on the day of the symposium for 15 minute interviews. If you are interested in being considered, please submit your application at scotiabank.com/accessyourcareer and note "York University career symposium". Only those candidates selected to meet with Scotiabank will be contacted by a Scotiabank representative directly prior to the event.
- 2:15 - 3:00 pm: Panel Discussion: Dialogue on Disability Disclosure in the Workplace
with panelists representing:
- 3:00 pm: Closing remarks
Registration is required. York University students may register for this event on the Career Centre's online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for events on the system).
York University faculty & staff are welcome to register for the guest speaker, Steven Page, portion of the symposium by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.