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.

Lounge will reopen on Jan 11 for the Winter term!

Winter 2021 schedule

Mon ● Tue ● Wed - 2:30PM to 4:30PM

Thu - 12:00PM to 4:30PM

Fri - 2:00PM - 4:30PM

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
18
Mon
Employer Coffee Chats: Summer Virtual Recruitment Events - Coffee Chats with CIBC! @ Online
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm

CIBC Summer Co-op opportunities

Are you interested in Summer Co-op Opportunities at CIBC?

We are excited to offer you an opportunity to connect in a small group for a virtual coffee chat to learn more about our recruitment timelines and current co-op openings. Group coffee chats will consist of a CIBC Campus Recruitment rep and a maximum of 5 students per session. You will have an opportunity to ask any questions you may have to stand out in the recruitment process.

Event Details:

~Hosted on Microsoft Teams
~Varying days and times, Weeks of January 18th, 2021 & January 25th, 2021

Please register: HERE

Employer Coffee Chats: Summer Virtual Recruitment Events - Resume Review with CIBC! @ Online
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm

CIBC Summer Co-op opportunities

Are you interested in Summer Co-op Opportunities at CIBC?

We are excited to offer you an opportunity to connect 1:1 with our Campus Recruitment Rep to learn tips on how to stand out on a resume. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have to stand out in the recruitment process.

Event Details:

~Hosted on Microsoft Teams
~Varying days and times in the weeks of January 18th, 2021 & January 25th, 2021.

Please register: HERE

Preparing for Career Fair Success: Resumé & Cover Letter Writing (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Preparing for Career Fair Success: Resumé & Cover Letter Writing (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 for this event on Experience York.

What Can I Do With My Economics Degree? (Webinar) @ http://connect.yulearn.yorku.ca/wcidwmd/
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
What Can I Do With My Economics Degree? (Webinar) @ http://connect.yulearn.yorku.ca/wcidwmd/

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

Not sure what career options your economics degree might lead to? Attend this webinar to learn how the skills you are developing in your degree and the experiences you are gaining while at York will help build a foundation for your future.

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

Employer Recruitment Session: Become a Property Inspector with MPAC! @ Virtual
Jan 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Virtual Career Info Session: Become a Property Inspector with MPAC!

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is Ontario's property expert. We create and maintain a comprehensive database of information for each of the more than five million properties in Ontario. We are responsible for delivering property values, insights and services to taxpayers, municipalities, governments and businesses.

As one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2021, we offer a variety of careers, competitive compensation and opportunities across Ontario.

We will be hiring! Learn more about becoming a Property Inspector with MPAC

Are you looking for a varied work week with time spent both in an office setting and out in the community? Are you interested in working in towns and cities across Ontario? Attend one of our upcoming information sessions to learn about MPAC and what it's like to be a Property Inspector.

MPAC will be looking for 40 Property Inspectors to join our team, in every part of the province! We're looking for recent graduates like you who are ready to put their skills and education into practice.

Build your future with MPAC!

Sign up to learn more about the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) and what it's like to work with us!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Virtual Career Lounge @ Virtual
Jan 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Our Career Peer Educators will be available at the virtual career lounge to help with any career-related questions!
No appointment required.

Meeting password is required to join this zoom meeting! Access the meeting password from your student/new grad welcome dashboard on Experience York .

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You can get 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!


Jan
19
Tue
Preparing for Career Fair Success: Job Search & Networking Strategies (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Preparing for Career Fair Success: Job Search & Networking Strategies (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

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

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.

Registration is required. Click here to register for this event on Experience York.

 

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