Tag Archives: Learning about myself

Benefits of volunteering

Students & New Grads»   Want to build skills and experience?»  How to gain volunteer experience»   Benefits of volunteering Volunteering is a great way to gain work experience, develop valuable connections and skills. Here are a few benefits of volunteer work: Volunteer to Gain Experience: Your volunteer work can prepare you for the demands of the working […]

Find a volunteer placement that meets your needs

Students & New Grads»   Want to build skills and experience?»  How to gain volunteer experience»   Find a volunteer placement that meets your needs Volunteer Search Reflection: Take some time to reflect on your passions, interests, and experiences to determine what sort of volunteer work aligns with who you are. To find a volunteer position that meets […]

Decide which skills and experiences you want to develop

Students & New Grads»   Want to build skills and experience?»  How to develop specific skills»   Decide which skills and experiences you want to develop Need help deciding which skills and experiences you want to develop? Try this skills identification exercise to help you identify your strengths and areas of development or participate in the Becoming YU […]

Use online skill development and career building tools

Students & New Grads»   Want to build skills and experience?»  How to develop specific skills» Use online skill development and career building tools The Career Centre Moodle The Career Centre Moodle site offers free, interactive, self-paced modules to support your career development. You will find modules on resumé writing, cover letters, interview preparation, and more. You […]