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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

Oct
14
Wed
Career Conversations: Leveraging Your PhD in STEM Outside of Academia Online Panel Discussion (For York PhD Students and Postdocs) (WEBINAR) @ Virtual Event
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Career Conversations: Leveraging Your PhD in STEM Outside of Academia Online Panel Discussion (For York PhD Students and Postdocs) (WEBINAR) @ Virtual Event

Please note: This event is open for registration ONLY for PhD Students and Postdocs

Are you interested in a career outside of the academy? Do you want to learn more about how to navigate the world of post-academic careers as a PhD?

During this online session, connect with professionals in areas such as government, think tanks, and non-academic research and learn more about hiring practices, employer expectations and how to leverage higher education while exploring available career opportunities. The panel will be followed by student Q & A sessions where you will have the opportunity to ask the panelists your questions.

Registration is required. Click here to register for this event.

Oct
15
Thu
Career Conversations: Leveraging Your PhD in Social Science and Humanities Outside of Academia Online Panel Discussion (For York PhD Students and Postdocs) (WEBINAR) @ Virtual Event
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Career Conversations: Leveraging Your PhD in Social Science and Humanities Outside of Academia Online Panel Discussion (For York PhD Students and Postdocs) (WEBINAR) @ Virtual Event

Please note: This event is open for registration ONLY for PhD Students and Postdocs

Are you interested in a career outside of the academy? Do you want to learn more about how to navigate the world of post-academic careers as a PhD?

During this online session, connect with professionals in areas such as government, think tanks, and non-academic research and learn more about hiring practices, employer expectations and how to leverage higher education while exploring available career opportunities. The panel will be followed by student Q & A sessions where you will have the opportunity to ask the panelists your questions.

Registration is required. Click here to register for this event.

Oct
23
Fri
Career Conversations: Discovering Careers in Statistics and Data Science @ Virtual Event
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Conversations: Discovering Careers in Statistics and Data Science @ Virtual Event

Wondering what types of roles are available in the Statistics and Data Science field? Want to meet York alumni and other professionals working in roles they love?

Connect with professionals currently enjoying their careers and get the inside scoop on what it's really like to work in this field. During this panel professionals will share their personal stories about breaking into the field, how their career paths took them from graduation to where they are now, what knowledge, skills and experience helped them succeed in their jobs and what types of opportunities are available in the 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. Click here to register for this event.

Participating Panelists:

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Oct
20
Tue
Personality and Career Choice (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Personality and Career Choice (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)

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

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 .


Oct
6
Tue
What Can I Do With My Degree? (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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 **

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.

Oct
21
Wed
What Can I Do With My Degree? (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be provided in the email confirmation)
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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 **

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.