Career Centre

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In addition to below, click to see what's on at the UTM Career Centre this fall

 

Workshops & Sessions

 

Career Planning

Name of Workshop

Description

How to Access

Know Yourself

A course designed by the Career Centre to help you with questions about what to do after you graduate. This course is a starting point to help you articulate who you are, what you want in a career and helps you begin to develop

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/FAHHLL

 

The Story of You

In this workshop you will learn how to articulate your story and understand how the lens with which you view the world impacts your goals and career exploration.  This understanding will boost your confidence and ability to tell your story to others.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

 

Opportunities Mindset

tbd

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

 

Refused from Your Program, Now What?

Don't meet the entry requirements for your program of choice? Think you will receive a refusal from your program? What's next?  How do you find your best fit? This workshop will help you plan your next steps as we develop strategies to help you reach your academic and career goals.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/FAHHLL

Your Science Degree Under the Microscope

Where can your B.Sc. lead you? Unsure where to start?

This workshop will help you better understand the many options available and gain the skills and knowledge to develop your own career focus.

If you are studying biology, chemistry, environment, biotechnology or forensic science, then this is an ideal workshop for you.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

 

Put Your Psychology Degree to Work

Learn about the diverse career options for undergraduate psychology students in:

-Social and community services
-Law enforcement roles
-Education
-Business

This workshop will also help you gain skills and knowledge to start developing your own career path.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

 

Program Selection

Come learn about how to choose your programs, including what is a Specialist, Major and Minor; the difference between Type 1, 2 and 3 programs, use of the Subject POSt request periods and how you can explore the connect between your program and career interests.  The session is offered jointly with the Office of the Registrar.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

 

 

Smart Job Hunting

Name of Workshop

Description

How To Access

Building Your Resume and Cover Letter

Need a resume and cover letter for your job search? Want to know how employers review documents?
 
This workshop will help you build your resume for the first time or update your current version. If you have a resume, please bring it to the workshop with a job description to get some peer feedback.
 
Never written a cover letter? Learn the tricks and start writing your cover letter.

​In order to make this as beneficial as possible, participants should bring their own resume as well as job posting they are interested in.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/YH7CJ7

 

 

Learn to Network

Discover proven techniques to introduce yourself to potential networking contacts and industry professionals. Learn to confidently manage yourself in business and social settings and leave a positive lasting impression.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/YH7CJ7

Building and Developing Professional Relationships

This session will help you identify potential contacts, develop a strategy for reaching out and develop and maintain contacts.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/YH7CJ7

 

LinkedIn Essentials

The UTM Career Centre can help you build and strengthen your LinkedIn profile! LinkedIn is a professional social networking platform where you can connect with millions of professionals, employers and job opportunities.

Join us for this interactive workshop to:

  • Learn how to build a profile that will impress employers
  • Create a unique headline and summary section
  • Find out how to look for jobs and expand your professional network.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/YH7CJ7

 

Employer Panel

Alumni Panel 

Hear from employers and alumni for tips and advice on job searching

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/YH7CJ7

Effective Interviews

Preparation is crucial to an effective job interview. Learn what steps you can take to prepare for an in-person interview so that you can anticipate questions and leave a positive impression with your potential employer. This session includes hands-on practice interview time and feedback.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/YH7CJ7

 

Job Search for New Grads During COVID-19

Learn about labour market trends during the COVID-19 economy (recorded in May 2020)

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/YH7CJ7

Now That I’m Graduating What’s Next

 

Are you are a recent graduate or graduating over the next year? Are you looking for full-time employment upon graduation or you are not sure on the next steps in your career? Attend this workshop to:

  • Identify your target area, learn to market yourself and help you identify a variety of job search methods
  • Learn about the mysterious ‘hidden job market’
  • Effectively match your skills to the needs of employers
  • Create a job search plan
  • Gain access to the Full Time Jobs posted on CLNx (attending this session is mandatory to gain access to full-time job postings)

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/YH7CJ7

 

How to Identify and Communicate Your Strengths to Employers

What are the things about your education and experiences that will be important to communicate on your resume, cover letter, during interviews and at Networking Events? 
This workshop will help you discover how to communicate your strengths.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/YH7CJ7

Finding Part-time Work

Did you know that the majority of campus part-time jobs are filled by late-September? Attend this workshop to learn about these opportunities and the best way to apply to part-time opportunities on-campus and off-campus.

 

Finding Internships and Summer Jobs

Internship, management trainee program, or summer job all spell WORK EXPERIENCE.

Come out to an informative session on how to get valuable work experience this summer.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

 

Further Education

Name of Workshop

Description

How to Access

Is Teaching in Your Future

After introducing what to consider in your decision to pursue teaching, this session will provide information about the application process to Bachelor of Education programs.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/FAHHLL

Law

Want a career in law? Find out how to prepare an effective law school application in this informative session.

Learn about admission requirements, the process of applying, preparing for the LSAT and gaining relevant experience that will help you stand out as an applicant.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/FAHHLL

Medicine

Is Medical School for you?

Considering Med School but not sure what it takes to pursue a career in the medical filed?

This info session will shed light on some of the factors that can make you a competitive candidate plus the application process demystified.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/FAHHLL

Road to Graduate School

Learn about the various types of graduate and further education options, and their pros and cons for reaching your career goals. This workshop also covers the process of applying and the steps you can take now to prepare a strong application for your program of choice.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/FAHHLL

Psychology Graduate School

This grad school info session is tailored for Psychology students.

Learn about the process of applying for graduate school, the steps that you need to take and the criteria used for choosing applicants.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/FAHHLL

Mastering the Personal Statement

You are more than just your GPA! Learn how to highlight your experience, interests, accomplishments and goals. This workshop will help you understand what it takes to write a powerful personal statement.

Register on CLNx (synchronous)
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/FAHHLL

 

Explore Careers

Name of Workshop

Description

How to Access

Career Exploration 101

Learn how to explore careers independently and via Career Centre programs. Completing this module gives you access to Career Centre Career Exploration programs.

Click to start the 15-minute preparation for Career Exploration

 

Professionalism in the Workplace

Name of Workshop

Description

How to Access

Asking Good Questions

learn the benefits of asking good questions, their characteristics and how to ask them.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

Business Communication

learn to write business emails and letters along with professional communication etiquette.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

Disability and the Workplace

 increase your understanding of disability issues and how everyone can contribute to workplace success.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

Diversity and Inclusion at Work

learn how you can contribute and what you will gain from a diverse and inclusive workplace

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

Networking in the Workplace

learn strategies and tips for engaging in networking in the workplace.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

Working Effectively with Your Supervisor

Learn how to work productively with your supervisor

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

Working in Teams

learn how to be an effective team member

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

Professionalism 101

Learn the fundamentals of professionalism

Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism Module)
https://q.utoronto.ca/enroll/E4H333

Name & Description Scheduled Date Scheduled Time Target Audience Additional Notes
Remote Appointments - Career Counselling Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm All Students Click Here to Visit Website
Remote Appointments - Employment Strategy Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm All Students Click Here to Visit Website
Live Chat Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm All Students Click Here to Visit Website
Hours of Operation - early am, late pm Wednesday - Thursday Extended hours available All Students Hours of Operation website

 

 

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How we can help:

Live Chat with career counsellors, employment strategists, and resource centre staff from 10-4 daily, access through our website

One to one appointments for all career and job search questions are available remotely through phone and video conferencing. Please phone us at (905) 828-5451 or (905) 828-5264

Our workshops are online; for more details, check here https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers/online-workshops

For career planning and job search tips during this time, check out this resource https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers/covid-19-employment-tips-and-resources