Career Education and Development

About Us

Do you have questions about jobs and your future career?

The 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 & perspectives. We strive to make students & 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

Apr
12
Mon
Virtual Career Lounge @ Virtual
Apr 12 @ 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!


Apr
15
Thu
Personality and Career Choice (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Personality and Career Choice (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

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

Are you wondering how your personality type may influence your career choices? This webinar will provide you with an introduction to the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), one of the most widely used assessment tools, and you will discover how learning about your personality type can help guide you with your career decision making.

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

Apr
20
Tue
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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 on Experience York.

Apr
22
Thu
How to Effectively Use LinkedIn (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
How to Effectively Use LinkedIn (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

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

Wondering how using LinkedIn effectively can enhance your job search? Curious about how to leverage LinkedIn's features to build your professional network? Attend this webinar and find out!

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

Apr
26
Mon
What Can I Do With My Degree? (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
What Can I Do With My Degree? (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

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

Not sure what career options your 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.

Apr
28
Wed
On the Job Success (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Apr 28 @ 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.

Apr
29
Thu
Ways to Make Money While Studying (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ways to Make Money While Studying (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

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

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.

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