Individual Career Support

Book an appointment to start your Career Success journey!

The Career Centre offers virtual and in-person 1:1 appointments for Career Counselling and Job Search Advising. Not sure which one you need? Learn more and book your appointment below!

For drop-in peer advising

Career Counselling

Are you having difficulty deciding on a career path? Or, are you unsure how your degree may relate to your future career? Meet with one of our Career Counsellor to discuss your career concerns!

Career Counselling - First time Appointment

Your first Career Counselling appointment is a 20-minute session to meet confidentially with a trained career counsellor to discuss your career questions, such as:

  • Exploring what you can do with your degree
  • Learning how York’s Career Decision Making Model can help you understand the career decision-making process
  • Thinking about changing your major or declaring a major

Career Counselling - Returning or Follow up Appointment

Have you previously met with a Career Counsellor and would like to further discuss your career questions and career goals? You can book a 50-minute session(s) on Experience York to continue your conversation on topics, such as:

  • Exploring your career interests and developing an action plan aligned with who you are
  • Receiving referrals and building supports across the York campus to help you succeed
  • Discussing further education opportunities and next steps

Masters and PhD Career Counselling

Are you a masters or PhD student experiencing challenges with navigating your career path? To discuss your career transition concerns, you can meet confidentially with our in-house career counsellor to receive support with exploring careers both inside and outside academia.

Masters and PhD students can schedule a session(s) for help with:

  • Developing a holistic approach to your career wellness planning with York’s Career Decision Making Model
  • Exploring career transitions outside of academia
  • Accessing resources and referrals

‼️ Please note: Resumes and cover letters cannot be reviewed during career counselling. If you would like assistance with this, please register for one of the upcoming Resumé & Cover Letter Writing Workshop/Webinar.

Job Search Support

Do you need support with your job search, either your career after graduation, a part-time or summer job while you’re at York? Are you unsure how to develop your strategy? Do you need feedback on your resumé or interview practice?

The Career Centre offers specialized appointments to support you in your job search!

Job Search Advising

Meet with a Career Educator for a 30-minute appointment to discuss job search resources and strategies, get ideas about how to expand your network, find out how to enhance your LinkedIn profile, or get tips for an upcoming interview. Some discussion topics include:

  • Discovering resources for finding jobs
  • Learning about effective job search strategies
  • Gaining ideas on how to expand your network
  • Receiving feedback on your LinkedIn profile
  • Getting tips to help with an upcoming interview
  • Getting support with determining your next steps
  • Answering specific questions regarding your Resumé or Cover Letter (due to time limitations, it is not possible to provide a complete Resumé or Cover Letter feedback session. If you would like more assistance with your Resumé or Cover Letter, please attend the Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop.)

Resume and Cover Letter Feedback Session

Once you have completed the Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop, you are eligible to book a 30-minute, one-on-one Resumé or Cover Letter Feedback Session.

You can book this appointment online after attending the workshop. Bring a copy of either your resumé or cover letter to be reviewed by a Career Educator.

Interview Practice Session

Polish your interview skills and increase your confidence in this 30-minute session of practice and feedback.

In this 1:1 session you can:

!! Please note: Our attendance policy ensures all York students have access to job search advising supports as needed.

ℹ️ 1:1 appointments can be booked up to three weeks in advance, they are released on Experience York (the Career Centre online job posting and registration system). Appointments may also become available throughout the week due to cancellations.