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Wondering about career options?

In order to choose a career path that excites you, you need to do some research into fields and occupations you're interested in.
 

Resources

Looking for individual career support? - Book an appointment to meet with one of our Career Counsellors.

Career Conversations - Students can explore a variety of careers within a specific field, connect with York alumni and individuals working in their field of interest, and get inside tips on securing employment in a specific industry from professionals who do the hiring.

Career Exploration Guide - As deciding on a career is not as simple as just matching you and your program of study to an occupation, the objective of this guide is to help you reflect on your personality, interests, values, skills and other factors instrumental to making career decisions. Taking the time to reflect and learn more about yourself will assist you in deciding career options that are aligned with who you are. Check out the Career Exploration Guide.

Career Exploration Videos- If you're thinking about your career options and wondering what you can do with your degree, you may find these sessions helpful. Included in this section are Career Conversations Panels which feature professionals talking about their personal career stories and career options in their field.

T.A.S.T.E Mentoring Program- The objective of this program is to provide York Students with an opportunity to talk face to face with a professional about their Career Related Interests.

Upcoming Events/ Group Activities


Apr
8
Wed
Personality and Career Choice (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Personality and Career Choice (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

** PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE WEBINAR **

To participate in a webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Adobe Flash Player (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer) installed in your browser. You will receive the URL of the webinar in a reminder email after you've registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will log in to the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

Are you wondering how your personality type may influence your career choices? This webinar will provide you with an introduction to the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), one of the most widely used assessment tools, and you will discover how learning about your personality type can help guide you with your career decision making.

Registration is required. Click here to register on Experience York.


Apr
28
Tue
What Can I Do With My Degree? (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Apr 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
What Can I Do With My Degree? (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

** PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE WEBINAR **

To participate in a webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Adobe Flash Player (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer) installed in your browser. You will receive the URL of the webinar in a reminder email after you've registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will login to the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

Not sure what career options your degree might lead to? Attend this webinar to learn how the skills you are developing in your degree and the experiences you are gaining while at York will help build a foundation for your future.

Registration is required. Click here to register on Experience York.


Apr
15
Wed
CANCELLED Who Am I? Self Assessment Game (Group Activity) @ 103 McLaughlin College
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CANCELLED Who Am I? Self Assessment Game (Group Activity) @ 103 McLaughlin College

This workshop is CANCELLED

This fun and interactive board game will get you started exploring your personality, interests, skills, accomplishments, desires and career curiosities. You’ll develop your own personal profile as you gain insights into the most important aspect of career decision making: YOU!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the interactive nature of this workshop we request that students arrive on time. The doors to the workshop will be closed 10 minutes after the start of the workshop and latecomers will be asked to register for the next available session.

Registration is required. Click here to register on Experience York.