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

Sep
24
Thu
Virtual Career Fair - Fall 2020 @ Virtual
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

** PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR ** OPEN TO ALL CURRENT YORK STUDENTS and NEW GRADS (up to two years after graduation)

Meet a variety of employers ONLINE in an exhibition-like setting to learn more about their employment opportunities. Over 65 employers will be exhibiting at this year’s fair and recruiting York students and new grads for: full-time jobs, part-time jobs, internships, and summer jobs.

STUDENT REGISTRATION WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR. Registration details will be available on Experience York .

See the full list of participating employers and tips to prepare for the Virtual Career Fair at careers.yorku.ca/fair.

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Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 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!
Sep
25
Fri
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 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!
Sep
28
Mon
Employer Customized Event: Maple Leaf Foods @ Virtual
Sep 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

New Graduate Career Development Program

The Leadership Track Graduate Program is Maple Leaf Foods' early leadership development program for talented, driven and ambitious graduates. Participants in this three-year rotational program will develop leadership and functional expertise in preparation to be a future Maple Leaf Foods leader. Following completion of the program, successful participants graduate into roles at Maple Leaf Foods, where they will continue to grow their careers.
Do You Have What It Takes?
We are recruiting the next generation of Maple Leaf Foods leaders, so finding the right fit is critical.
Who we are looking for:
Students in their final year of undergraduate or post-graduate university studies with a minimum overall B average.
Passion for manufacturing and operations
Strong affiliation with Maple Leaf Foods' Leadership Values
Flexible and willing to relocate to take advantage of the best opportunities across Canada and U.S.
Demonstrated leadership through work experiences, volunteer roles, community activities and sports
Confident without being arrogant
High-degree of energy and initiative demonstrated through involvement in school, clubs, community services and sports
Exceptional communication skills
Team player, with the ability to build and maintain working relationships
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Target Audience (Year of Study)

  • 4th year
  • 5th year
  • Graduate studies
  • New Grad (graduated in past 2 yrs)

How should students prepare for the virtual recruitment session?
View our website and come prepared to share your resume and ask questions regarding our Leadership Track Graduate Program

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

Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Sep 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 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!
Sep
29
Tue
Virtual Career Lounge @ Online Zoom
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 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!
Sep
30
Wed
On the Job Success (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
On the Job Success (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

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

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.

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

 

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