Alumni Guest Speaker Events

We are committed to providing you with new and exciting ways of connecting with alumni professionals in your field of interest.

Connect virtually with accomplished alumni to hear their career stories and learn about their roles, organizations, and industries. These sessions will be moderated by the Career Education & Development and will include a Q & A period where students and new graduates can ask questions.

Alumni Career Chats are designed to assist York students and new graduates in making connections, building their professional network, and gaining industry insights.

What to expect at an Alumni Career Chat?

During the session Alumni will share:

  • Their personal career paths;
  • How their university education is relevant to their particular position;
  • The realities of sectors they work in;
  • Tips and Strategies for entering the sector;
  • Opportunities within their fields;
  • Resources for connecting with professionals in that field.

Alumni Led Workshops are created and facilitated by alumni guest speakers who have expertise in job search strategies and techniques.

What to expect at Alumni Led Workshops?

These sessions will feature one alumni speaker and could focus on career-related topics such as:

  • Networking
  • Branding
  • Interview Preparation
  • Informational Interviewing
  • On the Job Success
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Job Search
  • Rocking Your Online Presence
Register for these panels on Experience York (the Career Education & Development's online job posting and event registration system) using Passport York.

Upcoming Alumni Guest Speaker Events

Alumni Career Chat: Kyle Wong, Physiotherapist & National Manager, Clinical Talent Ambassador at CBI Health

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Time: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. EST
Location: Alumni & Career Lounge, York Lanes (across from the Bookstore)
Event Description: Meet Kyle Wong, Physiotherapist & National Manager, Clinical Talent Ambassador at CBI Health!Kyle graduated from the Bachelor of Applied Science, Kinesiology and Exercise Science program in 2008 and then went to the University of Toronto and completed the Master of Physical Therapy program. Upon graduating, Kyle started his career journey at CBI Health and has worked at the organization for over 13 years. Aside from his PT role, Kyle has been a GTA Recruiter, Clinic Manager, Regional Manager, and now National Manager. Kyle has transferred his passion for patient care and management to helping fellow clinicians find great career opportunities within rehab at CBI Health. Kyle looks forward to connecting with future clinicians at this Alumni Career Chat!
Registration:Experience York, open to Kinesiology students only

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