Past Special Events & Partnerships

Below, you’ll find a list of recent events and partnerships that the Career Centre has organized or been involved with.

If you are a member of a department or student group and would like to partner with us, please contact Monica Scott, Career Outreach Consultant, at monica.scott@utoronto.ca.

If you are a member of an external organization, company, community member or alumni interested in attending a similar event, please contact Michelle Atkinson at michelle.atkinson@utoronto.ca.


Alternatives to Medicine Networking Night
In partnership with: the Department of Biology, the Erindale Biology Society & the Pre-Med Society
Students said: “the most valuable part of this event was....learning skills to be able to talk to professionals; it's a skill that can't be taught in the classroom”

Career Options in Political Science
In partnership with: the Department of Political Science & the Political Science Student Society

Career Options Workshop
In partnership with: the Chinese Students Club

Career Panel for Biology
In partnership with: the Department of Biology & the Erindale Biology Society
Students said: “the most valuable part of this event was... knowing how the panelists got to where they are, how they got started, you've got to have a plan and know where you want to go.”

Non-Profit Networking Night
In partnership with: the Criminology & Sociology Society & PAUSE
Students said: “Advice from professionals helped to target/narrow focus for future occupations or volunteer experiences”

Marketing & Communications Networking Breakfast
In partnership with: the CCIT Department & CCIT Council
Students said: “the best part of this event was.... networking because I can make connections for potential internships”

Career Panel for Languages
In partnership with: the Department of Languages
Students said: “I really liked it when the speakers emphasized that it is important to work in a field that you like. I used to think that this wasn't true and you're only limited with what you have.”

NSERC Career Talk
In partnership with: the Erindale Society of Chemical & Physical Sciences
Students said: “the most valuable part was... hearing about what a company looks for, from a representative from a company”

Career Panel for International Students
In partnership with: the International Centre
Students said: “all the sophisticated people sitting in front of us were starting the same way as we did and seeing where they're now inspires me”

Networking Night for Graduate Students
In partnership with: the Office of the Vice-Dean, Graduate & the University of Toronto Mississauga Association of Graduate Students
Students said: “the most valuable part of this event was... seeing that most of the professionals had unique approach to their success. It means I can find mine.”

Career Options for Anthropology
In partnership with: UTM Anthropology Society

Biology Survivor’s Night
In partnership with: the Erindale Biology Society

Networking Night for Writing & Journalism
In partnership with: the Department of English
Students said: “the best part of this event was... making connections with people with experience-to prepare for the real world of publishing”

Networking Night in French
In partnership with: the Department of Languages
Students said: “I feel that being able to discuss career paths with industry reps is invaluable”

Environment & Geography Networking Night
In partnership with: the Department of Geography and Environment & SAGE (Student Association of Geography & Environment)
Students said: “The diverse group of professionals allowed exposure to knowledge about careers one may not be aware of”

Career Options in Economics
In partnership with: the Department of Economics & Undergraduate Economics Council

The Value of an MBA Talk
In partnership with: the Department of Economics & the Undergraduate Economics Council
Students said: “the most valuable part was... knowing what an MBA really gives you... i know i will gain a deeper understanding of my undergrad knowledge, also knowing that it is better to work a few years then go back to school”

Career Panel for History Students
In partnership with: the Department of History & the Historical Studies Society
Students said: “the most valuable part was... learning the importance of volunteer work”

Networking Night for Economics Careers
In partnership with: the Department of Economics & the Undergraduate Economics Council
Students said: “the best part was... being able to talk to professionals and seeing what is required in their field”

Accounting Mock Interviews
In partnership with: the Undergraduate Commerce Society
Students said: “It was a great way to meet actual recruiters for the company and to also be able to know what kind of questions they would be asking in the case of a real interview.”

Accounting Networking Breakfast
In partnership with: the Department of Management and the Undergraduate Commerce Society
Students said: “I learned to... come out to as many networking events as possible and bring business cards!”