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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

Mar
3
Tue
Career Conversations: Discovering Careers in Communications @ Senate Chambers 940 North Ross Building
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Conversations: Discovering Careers in Communications @ Senate Chambers 940 North Ross Building

This event is a great opportunity to expand your professional network in Communications and get inside tips on securing employment in a specific industry from professionals in the field.

 

 

 

During the event Alumni share:

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

The panel will be moderated by one of the Career Centre's team members and followed by an open forum where students will have an opportunity to ask the panelists their own questions.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Mar
10
Tue
Career Conversations: Discovering Careers in Finance @ Senate Chambers 940 North Ross Building
Mar 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Career Conversations: Discovering Careers in Finance @ Senate Chambers 940 North Ross Building

This event is a great opportunity to expand your professional network in Finance and get inside tips on securing employment in a specific industry from professionals in the field.

 

 

 

During the event Alumni share:

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

The panel will be moderated by one of the Career Centre's team members and followed by an open forum where students will have an opportunity to ask the panelists their own questions.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Mar
11
Wed
Career Conversations: Discovering Political Science Careers @ Senate Chambers 940 North Ross Building
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Conversations: Discovering Political Science Careers @ Senate Chambers 940 North Ross Building

This event is a great opportunity to expand your professional in the Political Science network and get inside tips on securing employment in a specific industry from professionals in the field.

 

 

 

During the event Alumni share:

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

The panel will be moderated by one of the Career Centre's team members and followed by an open forum where students will have an opportunity to ask the panelists their own questions.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).


Mar
18
Wed
Suit Yourself: Personality and Career Choice @ 103 McLaughlin College
Mar 18 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Suit Yourself: Personality and Career Choice @ 103 McLaughlin College

Are you hoping for a career that fits who you are and brings out the best in you? This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to explore how your personality type can be a factor in finding career satisfaction. During this workshop, you will learn about the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and explore which Type you might be. You will also find out how your personality may influence your career choices and identify possible career options.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).


Feb
26
Wed
What Can I Do With My Social Science Degree? webinar (online) @ http://connect.yulearn.yorku.ca/wcidwmd/
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
What Can I Do With My Social Science Degree? webinar (online) @ http://connect.yulearn.yorku.ca/wcidwmd/

Description
** 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 business 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.  You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Mar
12
Thu
What Can I Do With My Degree? @ 103 McLaughlin College
Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
What Can I Do With My Degree? @ 103 McLaughlin College

Description

Not sure what career options your business 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.  You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).


Mar
10
Tue
Who Am I? Self Assessment Game (Group Activity) @ 103 McLaughlin College
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Who Am I? Self Assessment Game (Group Activity) @ 103 McLaughlin College

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. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).