Sweats to Suits: Job Search Conference

 

Sweats to Suits is a 2-day hybrid conference to support graduating students (3rd & 4th year students) and recent graduates from all programs of study, to develop job search skills to support their transition. 

 

This in-person conference will help you:

  • Learn how to job search in this time and the impact of recent events on the job market.
  • Develop an organized job search plan.
  • Get advice from employers on creating an outstanding job application and on answering challenging interview questions, including tips on applying through Applicant Tracking Systems and succeeding at video interviews.
  • Connect with successful alumni and build your network.
  • Develop skills you will need throughout your career.
  • Win amazing prizes!

This is a great opportunity to establish meaningful connections with your graduating class, alumni, employers, and the UTM Career Centre team!

Additionally, by attending the two-day conference, you will gain essential skills to effectively develop your job search plan, prepare your LinkedIn profile, practice interview questions, learn how to stand out in the workplace, and more!

Agenda

Day 1 (MN Grand Hall) 
May 01, 2024 
10:00am - 5:30pm

10:00am - 10:50am 

Welcome, Ice Breakers, Land Acknowledgement & Keynote


Room: TBD


11:00am - 12:30pm

Life After Graduation with Alumni

Room: TBD


12:30am - 2:00pm 

Lunch & Networking
 

Room: TBD


2:00pm - 3:30pm 

Craft your Job Search Plan

Room: TBD 


3:50pm - 5:30pm 

What's Next? Preparing your Goal Statement with Alumni

Room: TBD


End of Day 1

Day 2 (Virtual) 
May 02, 2024
10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 12:00pm 

Welcome, Ice Breakers, Land Acknowledgement & Going Global Panel

Room: TBD


1:00pm - 2:00pm 

Elevating your online presence

Room: TBD


2:15pm - 3:15pm

Stand out and Succeed in the Workplace

Room: TBD


3:30pm - 5:00pm

Interview Best Practices with Employment Strategists and Recruiters

Room: TBD


End of Day 2

 

Win Amazing Prizes!

Attend the conference for a chance to win amazing prizes! Check out our prizes from the previous conference.

S2S Prizes 2023

PANELISTS

Coming soon!

Dress Code

  • Business casual attire is recommended. For more information on dress codes visit Dress for Success

 

What to Bring

  • A notepad and a pen
  • A printed copy of your resume (Required for Day 1)

 

How often is this conference offered?

The Sweats to Suits conference takes place annually between the end of April and the beginning of May.

 

Limited Registration

Please note that by registering for this session you are indicating that you have read, understood and agree to our Attendance / Privacy Policies and Photo / Video Release

If you require accommodation(s) please e-mail careers.utm@utoronto.ca and we will work with you to make the appropriate arrangements.