Given York's size and the variety of our educational opportunities, identifying the best means for reaching out to students with career opportunities can be a challenge. York's Career Centre has built a solid and trusted foundation with students and is committed to ensuring student participation in events based on customized recruitment strategies. With our facilities, services and students, York University is the perfect setting to meet your specific hiring needs.
The Career Centre offers a variety of customized recruitment strategies to help you connect with the students and new graduates you want to reach. These include:
- Online Job Posting System (no cost)
- Employer Recruitment Sessions
- Interview Facilities
- Career Fairs
- Strategies for getting hired Panels
- Employer-Customized Events
- YU Verify: Verify that the person you want to hire is a York University Grad
Government grants/ subsidies available to employers:
- Mentor Works
- Canada Wage Subsidies
- Canada - Ontario Job Grant
- Employment Grants Ontario
- Federal and Provincial Hiring Grants in Canada
York University, the third largest academic institution in Canada, represents the principal intersection where progressive thinking meets solid fundamental learning. With over 50,000 students, York is an ideal location to uncover the country's future leaders.
Thriving as a modern and innovative post-secondary institution, York offers students a stimulating academic environment on the cutting edge of learning. York's undergraduate and graduate programs provide students with the opportunity to carve their own unique path to success through choice, variety and flexibility.
Diverse in their interests and backgrounds, the student body at York University represents one of the most well-rounded concentrations of promise and potential in the country. As beneficiaries of an unconventional interdisciplinary approach to education that integrates learning from different fields, these students are at the pinnacle of development and intellectual growth. They are tomorrow's leaders.
York and its students stand at the forefront of modern thinking. Leading programs in Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Science, Engineering, Health, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Law, Business, Education and Graduate Studies continue to produce graduates who are redefining the possible; both in the workplace and beyond. At York University, your company will find a highly skilled and diverse candidate pool from which to select the most appropriate individual to meet your needs.
The York University Career Centre is your gateway to successful recruitment. Contact us today to discuss how we can help you profile your organization and meet your recruitment goals.
Information for Employers
Employer Statement of Understanding
Your organizations request for employer services at York University, including but not limited to recruitment or information sessions, job postings, interview facilities, and career fairs, confirms your willingness to comply with this policy.
The York University Career Centre adheres to the Guidelines for Ethical Recruitment published by the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE). This guideline outlines the best practices in campus recruitment as well as the expectations and responsibilities for all parties. It is highly recommended that organizations abide by the Guidelines for Ethical Recruitment and the definition of internships as outlined in
CACEE's position on unpaid internships
Employers must adhere to all federal and provincial legislation pertaining to recruitment and other activities that may affect students and graduates of York University. Organizations requesting employer services from York University Career Centre shall be equal opportunity employers in accordance with all applicable provincial and federal laws.
The Career Centre maintains an open employer recruitment practice that aligns with current, acceptable national and provincial career centres and Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE) practices. Through these practices, employers and organizations who are legally allowed to operate in Canada and comply with all relevant federal and provincial employment legislation may participate in recruitment events and services at York University, including but not limited to full-time, part-time, summer and internship job postings, interviewing facilities, recruitment sessions, career fairs, online tools, and use of other designated University venues and services. The fact that the York University Career Centre permits an employer or organization to participate in such events and services does not constitute endorsement of that employer or organization.
Hyperlinks from the Career Centre's website are provided only as a convenience and if you decide to visit any external linked site, you will leave the University's website. Hyperlinks do not imply that the University sponsors, endorses or is associated with the linked site or that any linked site is authorized to use the name and/or logo of the University. The University is not responsible for the contents of any such linked sites and any other site not under the control of the University.
The York University Career Centre reserves the right to ban or suspend an employer from participating in any of its events and/or services based on student complaints, behaviour or actions by the employer contrary to the employer guidelines, and for any reason deemed necessary by York University Career Centre staff. It is not the role of the York University Career Centre to monitor the recruiting practices of employers; however, if there is a complaint regarding an organization's recruiting practices, the Career Centre will investigate.
If you have any questions with regards to any of these opportunities, please contact: