Career Conversations with Alumni

Please note that we have reached capacity for 2022-23 career panel/moderation bookings; please contact career@yorku.ca to be added to a waitlist for 2023-24 and we will reach out in summer 2023 to start the planning process and prioritize your request.

Career Conversations panel events provide students with an opportunity to explore a variety of careers within a specific field, connect with York alumni and individuals currently working in their field of interest, and get inside tips on securing employment within a specific industry from professionals who do the hiring.

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Throughout the year, we hold panels:

Career Conversations with Alumni
Focus Alumni professionals share their inspiring career stories and the types of opportunities available in their field.
Discussion topics Alumni and other professionals share:

  • Their personal career paths;
  • how their university education is relevant to their particular position;
  • the realities of the sectors they work in;
  • strategies for entering the sector;
  • opportunities within their fields;
  • resources for connecting with professionals in that field.
Examples of previous and potential panels
  • Discovering Careers in Kinesiology and Health Sciences
  • Careers in Counselling and Mental Health
  • Discovering Careers for Sociology Grads
  • Discovering ‘Green’ Careers
  • Careers in Public Policy and Politics
  • Careers in Science: Alternatives to Professional Schools
How to participate If you are a professional or York alumna/us interested in sharing your career story with students wanting to pursue a career in your field, please contact
career@yorku.ca