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Resources for International Students

Want to learn more about careers and job search? York's Career Centre offers a range of services and events which are open to all York students and new graduates as well as online resources to assist you with job searchingcareer exploration, and finding volunteer opportunities. Find out about making career decisions, finding work on or off-campus, building skills and experience in your field, and accessing support for researching and applying to further education programs.


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.

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 and they can be booked online at Experience York. 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. Book an appointment on Experience York.

Resources for International Students

In addition, because you may not be familiar with the Canadian workplace and Canadian practices, here are some resources and services to give additional support to you as an international student.

On-Campus Employment

The Work/Study Program at York University provides eligible international undergraduate students with the opportunity to develop professional skills and contribute to the university through paid, on-campus employment opportunities.

Working in Canada

Want to work in Canada? Visit the York International website for information about employment regulations for working in Canada.

Looking for more activities for International Students? Check out various events that also includes Career Supports organized by York International. Click here


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