Career Centre


(Online Job Posting &
Event Registration Portal
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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.

Career Lounge at 202 McLaughlin College

Drop by the lounge with a quick question or bring a career document to work on and stay awhile. No appointment required.

Mornings

Mondays & Tuesdays: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Thursdays: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fridays: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Afternoons

Mondays: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Tuesdays: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesdays: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursdays: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Fridays: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

 

Career Centre Drop-in Hours

On-Campus Drop-in Hours

Get Career Support on-campus at the Red Zone & Learning Commons (2nd floor of Scott Library)!

  • Rapid Resumé Review (RRR) at the Learning Commons (2nd floor of Scott Library)
    • Fridays: 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Career Centre at the Red Zone
    • Mondays: 2:00pm - 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

Feb
20
Thu
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing Workshop @ 103 McLaughlin College
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing Workshop @ 103 McLaughlin College

Find out how to effectively target your resumé and cover letter. Present your experiences, education and skills in a way that showcases your assets and piques employers' interest in you.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the volume of information covered in this workshop we request that students arrive on time. The doors to the workshop will be closed 10 minutes after the start of the workshop and latecomers will be asked to register for the next available session.

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).

External Event - Oakdale Golf Job Fair @ OAKDALE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We invite you to be a part of a fun and professional work environment, competitive wages and bonus, staff meals, free parking, easily accessible by TTC. Training is provided and education assistance.
We are offering both full-time and part-time positions for: food and beverage, culinary, clubhouse, clerical, locker room, greens crew, golf services and pro shop services. Suitable for all type of applicants.BRING YOUR RESUME AND PREPARE FOR ON THE SPOT INTERVIEWS.
Oakdale Golf and Country Club is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusiveness. As an applicant, if you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Click Here! to access the website.

Target Audience(Year of Study):

  • 3rd year
  • 4th year
  • 5th year
  • Graduate studies
  • Recent graduates (Up to 2 years)

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Feb
24
Mon
Career Lounge @ 202 McLaughlin College
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Career Lounge @ 202 McLaughlin College

Pop-in with a quick question or bring a career document to work on and stay awhile. No registration or time limit!

Our Career Peer Educators will be on hand to help with:

 

  • Resume & 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!
Ways to Make Money While Studying (webinar) @ Online
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ways to Make Money While Studying (webinar) @ Online

** PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE WEBINAR **
To participate in a webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Adobe Flash Player (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer) installed in your browser. You will receive the URL of the webinar in a reminder email after you've registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will login to the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

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. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Employer Recruitment Session: Open Text @ 103 McLaughlin College
Feb 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Open Text is offering a professionally rewarding experience for students and new grads starting their Finance careers through our "Finance Academy" an initiative started by our CFO and Talent Acquisition to attract and hire graduating talent in Financial academic streams.

OpenText employees can grow in multiple directions within the Finance function and collaborate with colleagues around the world. Our Finance function is comprised of a broad and deep set of functional pillars that support acquisitions and organic growth. Graduating students will find full time opportunities in Controllership, Corporate Treasury, FP&A, Digital Business Services, Global Tax, Investor Relations, Global Real Estate and Internal Audit (CPA rotational opportunity). We are looking to hire 10 new graduates this spring/summer/fall in all of our financial functional pillars.

Students are invited to attend one of our on campus info sessions to learn more about Open Text and register to take part in our recruitment and interview process.

Finance: Click Here!
New Grads: Click Here!

Who Are We?

OpenText is a leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) and offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to optimize customer experiences, employee engagement, asset utilization and supply chain efficiency. Founded and headquartered in Waterloo, Canada, OpenText has continued its evolution with the shifting digital landscape and has expanded into a global presence. Our global reach today: 100,000+ customers 13,000+ employees 120+ office locations worldwide.

Web Site: http://opentext.com

Target Audience (Year of Study)
- 5th year
- Graduate studies
- New Grad (graduated in past 2 yrs)

How should students prepare for the recruitment session?
Prepare and update your resume, take a look at our Finance Careers Page, think of a few good questions to ask during the networking session, have an idea of what area of Finance you are interested in.

Other Requirements (e.g. dress code, etc.) Business casual
What positions are you recruiting for? (70 words maximum)

  • Controllership (analyst)
  • FP&A (Financial Analyst)
  • Global Tax (Analyst)
  • Corporate Treasury (Analyst)
  • Internal Audit (CPA rotational program)
  • Digital Business Services (Procurement Specialist, Credit or Billing analyst)

What are the qualifications required? Graduated a few co-ops or some professional working experience in Finance

Registration is required. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

 

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