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Career Exploration Resources

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



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 & Workbook - 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 & Workbook.

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 virtually with a professional about their career related interests.

Upcoming Events/ Group Activities

Aug
22
Mon
Job Search and Networking Strategies
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Want to be more effective in getting the job you want? Find out how to uncover and create career opportunities by learning how employers fill job openings. Learn how to uncover hidden opportunities and build relationships that maximize your job search efforts.

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

To participate in an online webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Zoom desktop application (Zoom) installed in your computer. You will receive the URL of the webinar with the Zoom Meeting ID in a reminder email after you have registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will join the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

Aug
24
Wed
Interview Preparation
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Approach your next interview or networking event with increased confidence. Learn how you can influence the first impression you make and show your best self while answering employers' questions.
** PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE WEBINAR **

To participate in an online webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Zoom desktop application (Zoom) installed in your computer. You will receive the URL of the webinar with the Zoom Meeting ID in a reminder email after you have registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will join the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

Aug
25
Thu
On the Job Success
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Learn how to create great first impressions and what to expect the first few days on the job, how to increase your chances of workplace success, how to communicate assertively and handle difficult situations effectively.

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

Aug
31
Wed
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Find out how to effectively target your resume and cover letter. Present your experiences, education and skills in a way that showcases your assets and piques employers' interest in you.

Sep
6
Tue
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Find out how to effectively target your Resumé and Cover Letter. Present your experiences, education and skills in a way that showcases your assets and piques employers' interest in you.

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

To participate in an online webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Zoom desktop application (Zoom) installed in your computer. You will receive the URL of the webinar with the Zoom Meeting ID in a reminder email after you have registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will join the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

Sep
7
Wed
How to Effectively use Linkedin
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Wondering how using LinkedIn effectively can enhance your job search? Curious about how to leverage LinkedIn's features to build your professional network? Attend this webinar and find out.
** PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE WEBINAR **

To participate in an online webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Zoom desktop application (Zoom) installed in your computer. You will receive the URL of the webinar with the Zoom Meeting ID in a reminder email after you have registered for the event. On the day of the event, you will join the webinar and ask your questions via chat.