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 - 4:00pm
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

Jan
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Career Lounge @ Career Centre, 202 McLaughlin College
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Career Lounge @ Career Centre, 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!
Educator Tabling Session: University of Toronto, Faculty of Information @ In front of Scott Library
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Have you heard of Canada’s leading iSchool at the University of Toronto? Whether you are just beginning undergrad or seeing graduation around the corner, have you put any thought into continuing your education with an experiential and hands on professional degree? Enhance your knowledge and skills by joining the Faculty of Information. Due to the high demand for our graduate students, this year we launched a 2 year professional Bachelor of Information program to bring undergraduates this exciting opportunity before grad school. However, if you are near the end of your undergraduate career, come learn about our globally recognized Masters!

What educational program(s) will you be showcasing?
Our Recruitment and Admissions officer will be on sight with information pamphlets and ready to answer any questions you may have.

Career Lounge @ Career Centre, 202 McLaughlin College
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Lounge @ Career Centre, 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!
Strategies for Getting Hired within the Federal Government @ 152 Founders Assembly Hall, Founders College
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Meet professionals who do the hiring, gain insight into the field and get strategies and tips on:

  • What kinds of positions and roles there are within the Federal Government;
  • What kinds of skills and knowledge are required;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview;
  • How to succeed on the job.

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).

Participating Panelists

Key note speaker: Taki Sarantakis, President, Canada School of Public Service

AlumniIcon Alumna: MA, Political Science, 1993

The Canada School of Public Service leads the government's enterprise-wide approach to learning by providing a common, standardized curriculum that supports public servants through key career transitions, ensuring that they are equipped to serve Canadians with excellence.

Tracey Watkins, Superintendent / Recruiter, Canada Border Services Agency(CBSA)

Tracey Watkins
Superintendent / Recruiter, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
AlumniIcon Alumna

CBSA protects Canadians, our lands and our economy. Has the job of a border services officer (BSO) ever piqued your curiosity? Are you studying law, criminology, or law enforcement? Want to gain experience at the front line and protect Canada’s border? As an SBSO, you will work on the front line with BSOs learning about the admissibility of people and goods into Canada at one of the international airports or mail processing centres located in 19 cities across Canada. SBSO’s work from May to September 2020, and some positions may continue into the fall on a part-time basis. Get a head start on your summer job by applying today to FSWEP before Nov 25th 2019.

Candy Huycke, Executive Director, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)

Candy Huycke
Executive Director, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
AlumniIcon Alumna: BA, Political Science, 1987

I am the Executive Director for the Benefits Delivery Services Branch in Ontario. We are responsible for the delivery of Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and Employment Insurance,

Oliver Rendace, Director, Service Canada

Oliver Rendace
Director, Service Canada
AlumniIcon Alumnus: MA, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, 2000

Service Canada is a federal institution that is part of Employment and Social Development Canada.

Service Canada provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits. We are committed to improving services for Canadians by working with partners to provide access to the full range of government services and benefits that Canadians want and need through the Internet, by telephone, in person or by mail.

Cameron Johnson, Assistant Director, Toronto North Tax Services Office

Cameron Johnson
Assistant Director, Toronto North Tax Services Office
AlumniIcon Alumnus: MBA, Schulich School of Buisness, 2000

Administering tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories.

Judy Strazds, Inspection Manager, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Judy Strazds
Inspection Manager, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
AlumniIcon Alumna: MA, Political Science, 1993

Mitigating risks to food safety is the CFIA's highest priority, and the health and safety of Canadians is the driving force behind the design and development of CFIA programs. The CFIA, in collaboration and partnership with industry, consumers, and federal, provincial and municipal organizations, continues to work towards protecting Canadians from preventable health risks related to food and zoonotic diseases.

The current and future economic prosperity of the Canadian agriculture and forestry sectors relies on a healthy and sustainable animal and plant resource base. As such, the CFIA is continually improving its program design and delivery in the animal health and plant resource areas in order to minimize and manage risks. In an effort to protect the natural environment from invasive animal and plant diseases and plant pests, the CFIA also performs extensive work related to the protection of environmental biodiversity.

Olivier Bullion, Director, Policy, Canada School of Public Service

Olivier Bullion
Director, Policy, Canada School of Public Service
AlumniIcon Alumna: MA, Economics, 2001

The primary responsibility of the Canada School of Public Service is to provide a broad range of learning opportunities and to establish a culture of learning within the Public Service. The School provides accessible high quality learning and training that meet the changing needs of the public service, and supportive research, testing and advisory services that inform the adoption of leading practices and tools.



Networking Mix Participants

Lily Eaton
Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada / Government of Canada

George Hoang
Human Resources Advisor, Services and Business Development Sector
Public Service Commission of Canada / Government of Canada

Jennifer Hinton
Director, Assessments and Talent Scouting / Directrice des évaluations et jumelage des candidats
Public Service Commission / Commission de la Fonction Publique

Sharmin Bashar
Human Resources Advisor, Services and Business Development Sector
Public Service Commission of Canada / Government of Canada

Career Centre at the RED Zone @ Red Zone
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Stop by and visit with our friendly Career Peer Educators!

  • Participate in our activity of the week
  • What does “careers” mean to you? Let’s talk!
  • Have questions about the Career Centre? Ask us!

Did you know that we also have a Career Lounge!? Take a look at the calendar for hours and more information.

 

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