Career Centre

Career and job search resources

Enhance your abilities, knowledge, and confidence in career development, job search and experiential education in the pursuit of career success. Visit the Career Plan for a recommended sequence of activities to help you move forward with your career exploration and job search. Or scroll down to go straight to career and job search questions!


Career Plan
  • Thinking about grad school or further education? : The Career Centre can support you in choosing the best program for you and putting together a great application package.
  • Want to succeed on the job? : Understand workplace expectations and learn ways of building experience while contributing to your organization.
  • Need specialized support? : Are you a new grad, an Indigenous student, a student with a disability, an International student, or a graduate student? The Career Centre has some special resources just for you.

Virtual Career Lounge @ Zoom

Our Career Peer Educators will be available at the virtual career lounge to help with any career related questions! No appointment required.


Fall 2020 schedule

Mon ● Wed - 2:30PM to 4:30PM

Tue - 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Thu - 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Fri - 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Services & Events

The Career Centre is a team of professionals who work with students, alumni, staff, faculty, and employers to support students and new graduates (up to two years after graduation) in the development of career self management skills.


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Group Support

Career Lounge lets you work independently or in groups with support from Career Peer Educators.


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Group Activities

Group sessions and workshops provides more in-depth experiential support.


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1:1 Appointments

1:1 appointments are available with a Career Counsellor or Career Educator to supplement online, group and peer support.


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Networking Opportunities

Connect with Employers and Alumni through Career Fairs, Employer Recruitment Sessions, Career Conversation Panels,Strategies for Getting Hired Panels, TASTE and more.


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Job Postings

Search and apply to full-time, part-time, internship, summer, on-campus and volunteer opportunities through Experience York or external job posting sites.


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Gain Experience

Find ways to identify and articulate the skills you have developed through experiential education or on-campus experiences.

 

Upcoming Events

Nov
25
Wed
Career Corner: Ask the Pros @ Online Zoom
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Career Corner: Ask the Pros @ Online Zoom

Are you looking for career guidance or need help with researching educational programs or grad school applications? Here is an opportunity to talk to one of our Career Professionals who will be live on Zoom Wednesdays to answer your questions on exploring careers. No registration required.

Meeting password: Access the meeting id and password from the Career Centre's welcome page or your student/newgrad dashboard on Experience York 


Join us in the Career Corner: Ask the Pros on Zoom:

Career Corner gives you an opportunity to connect with Career Professionals virtually. Chat with our in-house experts in a group setting to answer your general career questions or find the right services and resources to help you with your career journey.
Zoom Meeting Etiquette

When using Zoom, to ensure everyone’s privacy, security, and a great experience, we are asking all meeting participants to adhere to the following:

  1. No participant should record, photograph, or screenshot the zoom meetings.
  2. Find a quiet space, free from distractions and present yourself in a professional manner. Be patient and listen to instructions from the host. If you didn't get a chance to interact, please join the next available session.
  3. You may turn off your camera for privacy reasons.
  4. This service is exclusive to York University's current students and new graduates and the link should not be shared for any other purposes.
  5. Upon entering the meeting, be sure to mute your microphone. Our goal is to interact with each of you, so we will welcome and instruct you when it is time to unmute your microphone in order to avoid any interruptions or unexpected external noises.

 

Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Nov 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Our Career Peer Educators will be available at the virtual career lounge to help with any career-related questions!
No appointment required.

Meeting password is required to join this zoom meeting! Access the meeting password from your student/new grad welcome dashboard on Experience York .

Experience York Welcome Dashboard Screenshot

You can get help with:

  • Resumé & Cover Letters
  • Job Searching & Networking
  • Interview Skills & Preparation
  • LinkedIn: Building a Profile & Job Searching
  • Exploring What You Can do With Your Degree
  • Resources at the Career Centre and on Campus
  • Navigating the Career Centre Website
  • Any other career questions you have!


Nov
26
Thu
Virtual Employer Meet and Greet for Students with Disabilities @ Virtual Event
Nov 26 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Virtual Employer Meet and Greet for Students with Disabilities @ Virtual Event

Please join us for our Virtual Employer Meet and Greet event for students with disabilities connecting you to hiring managers. You will be able to update your profile with your resumé during pre-fair on Nov 24 and Nov 25. On the LIVE date on Nov 26, be prepared to virtually chat and discuss spring, summer internships, and new grad job opportunities and network with hiring managers!

Drop by any time between 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Registration is required. Please register on the Easy Virtual Fair Platform.

 

 

 

Participating Organizations

CIBC

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • Summer
  • Internships

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

Various upcoming positions at CIBC including Summer 2021 roles.

City of Toronto

Organization Profile

The City of Toronto is a Municipal Government entity responsible for the growth and safety of Toronto. Employees represent the Toronto Public Service and are guided by a mission to serve a great city and its people. We are also dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the public and the communities in which we live and serve.

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)
  • Healthcare/Life science

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate

Do we hire Master's & Ph.D. level students and graduates?

Yes

Are there programs or disciplines that are of particular interest to you?

IT, Social Sciences, Project Management, Business

Government of Ontario

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

Arts, Culture & Recreation(Hospitality & Tourism)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Internships
  • Summer

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

All

Moneris

Organization Profile

Moneris is Canada's largest provider of innovative mobile, online and in-store payment solutions, processing approximately 3.5 billion transactions every year. We offer hardware, software, and business solutions to more than 350,000 merchant locations of every size and industry to help transform the way they grow and operate, in payments and beyond

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Bilingual (French/English)

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

  • Copywriter
  • Process Manager
  • Risk Analyst

Ontario Public Service - Ontario Internship Program

Organization Profile

The Ontario Internship Program (OIP) is a one-year intensive internship that provides graduates from a range of backgrounds, to gain skills and connections to succeed in the Ontario Public Service (OPS). The OIP attracts diverse candidates in Ontario and are hired across seven functional areas.

The OIP recruits diverse top new talent and provides them with the knowledge, training and experience they need to fill emerging needs in the OPS.

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • cBusiness (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)
  • Healthcare/Life science
  • Education
  • Not for Profit (Social and Community Services)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Internships

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

The OIP recruits candidates in 7 focus areas. Each focus area represents a line of work that is essential to serving the people of Ontario. The 7 focus areas include:

  • Business and Financial Planning
  • Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Information and Information Technology
  • Labour Relations
  • Policy Development
  • Program and Service Delivery

Rogers Communications

Organization Profile

Rogers is a proud Canadian company dedicated to making it more possible for Canadians each and every day. Our founder, Ted Rogers, purchased his first radio station, CHFI, in 1960. We have grown to become a leading technology and media company that strives to provide the very best in wireless, residential, and media to Canadians and Canadian businesses. Almost all of our operations and sales are in Canada. We have a highly skilled and diversified workforce of approximately 25,300 employees. Our head office is in Toronto, Ontario and we have numerous offices across Canada.

We are a proud family company that cares deeply about our team. Our team members are the heart of our success. We are committed to building a culture where everyone can bring their whole selves to work and feel like they belong.

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

Summer

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

No

Scotiabank

Organization Profile

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Summer
  • Internships

SNC-Lavalin

Organization Profile

Projects for an ever-changing world

Welcome to SNC-Lavalin, a global Canadian success story that continues to change our world from offices and project sites across the country. In 1911 our founder, Arthur Surveyor, set up his small office in Montreal with this big vision: to provide outstanding work for clients and their communities. Over 100 years on, we’ve not only sustained his legacy but also shaped Canada with landmark projects from coast to coast.

From designing end-to-end project solutions to pioneering new technologies and ways of working, everything we do supports our goal of delivering outstanding project outcomes for our clients – no matter the scale, complexity or location of their project.

Beyond Engineering

Mastering complexity. What makes us different is the way we work, and the way we think. We stay ahead of the curve by connecting people, technology and data. It is how we generate the knowledge, the ingenuity and the drive to meet so many of today’s most pressing challenges.

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

Technology (IT, Engineering)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Internships

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

All positions open in Ontario can be found here--> Click here

Programs or disciplines of particular interest to students:

Civil, Mechanical, Environmental, Electronical Engineering

Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Nov 26 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Our Career Peer Educators will be available at the virtual career lounge to help with any career-related questions!
No appointment required.

Meeting password is required to join this zoom meeting! Access the meeting password from your student/new grad welcome dashboard on Experience York .

Experience York Welcome Dashboard Screenshot

You can get help with:

  • Resumé & Cover Letters
  • Job Searching & Networking
  • Interview Skills & Preparation
  • LinkedIn: Building a Profile & Job Searching
  • Exploring What You Can do With Your Degree
  • Resources at the Career Centre and on Campus
  • Navigating the Career Centre Website
  • Any other career questions you have!


Nov
27
Fri
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Nov 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Our Career Peer Educators will be available at the virtual career lounge to help with any career-related questions!
No appointment required.

Meeting password is required to join this zoom meeting! Access the meeting password from your student/new grad welcome dashboard on Experience York .

Experience York Welcome Dashboard Screenshot

You can get help with:

  • Resumé & Cover Letters
  • Job Searching & Networking
  • Interview Skills & Preparation
  • LinkedIn: Building a Profile & Job Searching
  • Exploring What You Can do With Your Degree
  • Resources at the Career Centre and on Campus
  • Navigating the Career Centre Website
  • Any other career questions you have!


Nov
30
Mon
Ways to Make Money While Studying (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Ways to Make Money While Studying (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

** PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE WEBINAR **

Are you looking for ways to make money and gain experience? Do you want to know how to find great opportunities? Learn about a variety of sources for on or off-campus employment and understand how to tap into the "hidden" job market.

Registration is required. Click here to register on Experience York.

Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Nov 30 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Our Career Peer Educators will be available at the virtual career lounge to help with any career-related questions!
No appointment required.

Meeting password is required to join this zoom meeting! Access the meeting password from your student/new grad welcome dashboard on Experience York .

Experience York Welcome Dashboard Screenshot

You can get help with:

  • Resumé & Cover Letters
  • Job Searching & Networking
  • Interview Skills & Preparation
  • LinkedIn: Building a Profile & Job Searching
  • Exploring What You Can do With Your Degree
  • Resources at the Career Centre and on Campus
  • Navigating the Career Centre Website
  • Any other career questions you have!


 

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