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 on zoom to help with any career related questions!

Summer 2020 Hours

Mon ● Tue ● Thu - 9:00AM to 12:00PM

Wed - 9:00AM to 11:00AM

Fri - 11:00AM - 1:00PM

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

Jun
1
Mon
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom

Meeting password is required to join this zoom meeting! Access the meeting password from the Career Centre's welcome page or your student/new grad dashboard on Experience York 

No registration or time limit!

Our Career Peer Educator will be online on zoom to 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!
Jun
2
Tue
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom

Meeting password is required to join this zoom meeting! Access the meeting password from the Career Centre's welcome page or your student/new grad dashboard on Experience York 

No registration or time limit!

Our Career Peer Educator will be online on zoom to 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!
Career Corner: Ask the Pros (Professional Etiquette & Networking) @ Online Zoom
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Career Corner: Ask the Pros (Professional Etiquette & Networking) @ Online Zoom

Today's topic is Professional Etiquette & Networking!

Wondering how to effectively network and make connections virtually to enhance your job search or explore your career options? Do you have questions on how to make a great impression when networking? Ask our career pro!

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

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

No registration required. 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.

 

Jun
3
Wed
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom

Meeting password is required to join this zoom meeting! Access the meeting password from the Career Centre's welcome page or your student/new grad dashboard on Experience York 

No registration or time limit!

Our Career Peer Educator will be online on zoom to 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!
Career Corner: Ask the Pros (Thinking about grad school or further education?) @ Online Zoom
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Career Corner: Ask the Pros (Thinking about grad school or further education?) @ Online Zoom

Today's topic is "Thinking about grad school or further education?"

Do you have questions about 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 further education.


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

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

No registration required. 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.

 

Jun
4
Thu
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom

Meeting password is required to join this zoom meeting! Access the meeting password from the Career Centre's welcome page or your student/new grad dashboard on Experience York 

No registration or time limit!

Our Career Peer Educator will be online on zoom to 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!
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing Workshop (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing Workshop (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

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

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.

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

 

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