Career Education and Development

About Us

Do you have questions about jobs and your future career?

Career Education & Development is here to help! We are 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. We recognize diversity as a source of strength, and strive to create an environment that values inclusion and embraces the unique backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to make students and community members feel respected and heard.

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Services and Events

Are you looking for a job or wondering about exploring career options? We have several networking events and webinars to help you explore careers and job search. Find additional resources on our website, speak with a peer at the career lounge or book an appointment with a career professional to further help you plan your career.


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Speak with Career Peers

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


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Career Development Webinars

Group sessions and workshops provides more in-depth experiential support on various topics on career exploration and job search.


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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:

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Job Postings

Search and apply to full-time, part-time, internship, summer, Volunteer jobs.


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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

May
30
Mon
On-the-Job Success
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Learn how to create great first impressions and what to expect the first few days on the job, how to increase your chances of workplace success, how to communicate assertively and handle difficult situations effectively.

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

To participate in an online webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Zoom desktop application (Zoom) installed in your computer. You will receive the URL of the webinar with the Zoom Meeting ID in a reminder email after you have registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will join the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

May
31
Tue
Ways to Make Money While Studying
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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.

For more information about this event and to register, login to Experience York.

Jun
4
Sat
NEXT FIFTY, Full-day conference powered by Scotiabank
Jun 4 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm

For more information about this event and to register, visit Experience York. 

Jun
8
Wed
Positive Psychology & Career Well-Being
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Would you like to learn how to apply positive psychology techniques in your daily life? Join this webinar to find out how to balance your personal and career well-being amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information about this event and to register, login to Experience York.

Resumé & Cover Letter Writing
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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 THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE WEBINAR **

To participate in an online webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Zoom desktop application (Zoom) installed in your computer. You will receive the URL of the webinar with the Zoom Meeting ID in a reminder email after you have registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will join the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

For more information about this event and to register, login to Experience York.

Jun
13
Mon
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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 THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE WEBINAR **

To participate in an online webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Zoom desktop application (Zoom) installed in your computer. You will receive the URL of the webinar with the Zoom Meeting ID in a reminder email after you have registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will join the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

For more information about this event and to register, login to Experience York.

Jun
14
Tue
Job Search and Networking Webinar
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Want to be more effective in getting the job you want? Find out how to uncover and create career opportunities by learning how employers fill job openings. Learn how to uncover hidden opportunities and build relationships that maximize your job search efforts.

For more information about this event and to register, login to Experience York.