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Resources for Students with Disabilities

York's Career Centre offers a range of services and events which are open to all York students and recent graduates as well as online resources to assist you with job searching, career exploration and finding ways to build your skills and experience.

The Career Centre's professional staff strive to provide quality career exploration and job search supports to York students and new graduates. In an effort to continue to make our services more accessible, students with disabilities may find supports in each of the areas indicated below.

Accessible symbolYork's Career Centre is elevator accessible. York students who require additional accommodations are encouraged to contact York's Student Accessibility Services, academic accommodation and support to students with disabilities in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Policy on accessible education for students with disabilities and York University Senate Policy on Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities.

Upcoming Events

Nov
26
Thu
Virtual Employer Meet and Greet for Students with Disabilities @ Virtual Event
Nov 26 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Virtual Employer Meet and Greet for Students with Disabilities @ Virtual Event

Please join us for our Virtual Employer Meet and Greet event for students with disabilities connecting you to hiring managers. You will be able to update your profile with your resumé during pre-fair on Nov 24 and Nov 25. On the LIVE date on Nov 26, be prepared to virtually chat and discuss spring, summer internships, and new grad job opportunities and network with hiring managers!

Drop by any time between 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Registration is required. Please register on the Easy Virtual Fair Platform.

 

 

 

Participating Organizations

CIBC

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • Summer
  • Internships

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

Various upcoming positions at CIBC including Summer 2021 roles.

City of Toronto

Organization Profile

The City of Toronto is a Municipal Government entity responsible for the growth and safety of Toronto. Employees represent the Toronto Public Service and are guided by a mission to serve a great city and its people. We are also dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the public and the communities in which we live and serve.

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)
  • Healthcare/Life science

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate

Do we hire Master's & Ph.D. level students and graduates?

Yes

Are there programs or disciplines that are of particular interest to you?

IT, Social Sciences, Project Management, Business

Government of Ontario

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

Arts, Culture & Recreation(Hospitality & Tourism)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Internships
  • Summer

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

All

Moneris

Organization Profile

Moneris is Canada's largest provider of innovative mobile, online and in-store payment solutions, processing approximately 3.5 billion transactions every year. We offer hardware, software, and business solutions to more than 350,000 merchant locations of every size and industry to help transform the way they grow and operate, in payments and beyond

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Bilingual (French/English)

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

  • Copywriter
  • Process Manager
  • Risk Analyst

Ontario Public Service - Ontario Internship Program

Organization Profile

The Ontario Internship Program (OIP) is a one-year intensive internship that provides graduates from a range of backgrounds, to gain skills and connections to succeed in the Ontario Public Service (OPS). The OIP attracts diverse candidates in Ontario and are hired across seven functional areas.

The OIP recruits diverse top new talent and provides them with the knowledge, training and experience they need to fill emerging needs in the OPS.

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • cBusiness (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)
  • Healthcare/Life science
  • Education
  • Not for Profit (Social and Community Services)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Internships

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

The OIP recruits candidates in 7 focus areas. Each focus area represents a line of work that is essential to serving the people of Ontario. The 7 focus areas include:

  • Business and Financial Planning
  • Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Information and Information Technology
  • Labour Relations
  • Policy Development
  • Program and Service Delivery

Rogers Communications

Organization Profile

Rogers is a proud Canadian company dedicated to making it more possible for Canadians each and every day. Our founder, Ted Rogers, purchased his first radio station, CHFI, in 1960. We have grown to become a leading technology and media company that strives to provide the very best in wireless, residential, and media to Canadians and Canadian businesses. Almost all of our operations and sales are in Canada. We have a highly skilled and diversified workforce of approximately 25,300 employees. Our head office is in Toronto, Ontario and we have numerous offices across Canada.

We are a proud family company that cares deeply about our team. Our team members are the heart of our success. We are committed to building a culture where everyone can bring their whole selves to work and feel like they belong.

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

Summer

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

No

Scotiabank

Organization Profile

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

  • Technology (IT, Engineering)
  • Business (Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Sales/Commerce/Consulting, HR)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Summer
  • Internships

SNC-Lavalin

Organization Profile

Projects for an ever-changing world

Welcome to SNC-Lavalin, a global Canadian success story that continues to change our world from offices and project sites across the country. In 1911 our founder, Arthur Surveyor, set up his small office in Montreal with this big vision: to provide outstanding work for clients and their communities. Over 100 years on, we’ve not only sustained his legacy but also shaped Canada with landmark projects from coast to coast.

From designing end-to-end project solutions to pioneering new technologies and ways of working, everything we do supports our goal of delivering outstanding project outcomes for our clients – no matter the scale, complexity or location of their project.

Beyond Engineering

Mastering complexity. What makes us different is the way we work, and the way we think. We stay ahead of the curve by connecting people, technology and data. It is how we generate the knowledge, the ingenuity and the drive to meet so many of today’s most pressing challenges.

Which related fields are we recruiting for?

Technology (IT, Engineering)

What type of opportunities are we recruiting for?

  • New Graduate
  • Internships

Do we hire Master & PhD level students and graduates?

Yes

What positions will we be recruiting for?

All positions open in Ontario can be found here--> Click here

Programs or disciplines of particular interest to students:

Civil, Mechanical, Environmental, Electronical Engineering


Career Centre Supports for Students with Disabilities

Career Support

Career Counselling
Are you having difficulty deciding on a career path? Are you unsure how your degree may relate to your future career? Do you feel challenged moving forward with your career exploration?
To discuss your career concerns, meet with one of our Career Counsellors.

Your first Career Counselling appointment is a 20-minute session booked online. Additional session(s) can be booked online at Experience York.

Dialogue on Disability Disclosure in the Workplace for Students with Disabilities (workshop/webinar)

Offered in partnership with Student Accessibility Services for students with disabilities

Do you have questions regarding whether or not you should disclose your disability to an employer? If you decide to disclose your disability, do you wonder when and how you should do it? In this workshop/webinar you will get tips and suggestions regarding timing and method(s) of disclosure and have the opportunity to discuss your questions and concerns regarding disclosure at the workplace.

Job Search Support

Resumé Support: For increased accessibility, students may request to complete a one-on-one Resumé Feedback Session in person, via telephone, or via email. The Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop is a prerequisite for one-on-one resumé support.

Job Search Advising: Students interested in expanding their job search resources, learning effective job search strategies, and networking and interview tips, may book a one-on-one Job Search Advising appointment with a Career Educator. These are 30-minute sessions in which one of your job search questions can be discussed. Students who are unable to attend an in-person appointment can request to complete their session via telephone or via email.

Interview Practice Session: Polish your interview skills and increase your confidence in this 30-minute session of practice and feedback. Come in person and receive a videotaped copy of your session (if requested) or attend via Skype.

Post-Graduate Studies Support

Post-Graduate Studies Support: Students interested in applying to post-graduate studies such as master's and doctoral programs, teachers college, law school and professional studies may book a PhD Career Advising in person, via telephone or email.

Career Success Symposium Videos

Career Conversations panels offer students an opportunity to learn about career paths and industries from employers and alumni. Many of these events have been videotaped to allow for remote viewing (To watch previous Career Success events please visit our YouTube Videos):

Community Employment Supports in the Greater Toronto Area

Community Employment Supports

Disability Related Resources

York Resources for Students with Disabilities

Accommodation Resources

Government Resources

Legal Resources

Online Resources

Mentoring Programs

Please Note: Descriptions of many of these resources are taken from language used on external websites. Claims and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the Career Centre or York University.

 

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