Workshops

Every week the Centre for Student Success coordinates workshops on academic success, career planning and personal development. These sessions are designed to help students develop academic skills while preparing for life after York. You can also learn about academic options and talk with University staff for guidance and support.

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Upcoming Workshops

Sep
20
Tue
2016
Career Centre: Employer Recruitment Session: BMO Financial Group @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Sep 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Turn your potential into performance. BMO Financial Group is hiring! At BMO Financial Group, you’ll find an employer — and an environment — that inspires you to think big, explore every possibility and be more. We invite you to come out to our Information Session on September 20th, 2016 to learn more about the opportunities we have available in Anti-Money Laundering and meet our team!

Targeted to: 4th Year

Recruiting for: Anti-Money Laundering Development Program for New Grads

How to prepare:

  • Review the job description
  • Research the company
  • Come prepared to discuss qualifications and background

For more details about this session (job qualifications and how to apply), log into the Career Centre's online system.

Registration is required. You may register for this event (starting August 31, 2016) on the Career Centre's online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Sep
22
Thu
2016
Career Fair Fall 2016
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Meet a variety of employers in an exhibition-like setting to learn more about their employment opportunities. More than 45 employers will be exhibiting at this year’s fair and recruiting York students and new grads for: full-time jobs, part-time jobs, internships and summer jobs.

Students are invited to drop by the TEL Building any time between 10am and 3pm to speak to employers.

See the full list of participating employers and tips to prepare for the Career Fair at careers.yorku.ca/fair.

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Sep
26
Mon
2016
Career Centre: Employer Recruitment Session: Bank of Canada @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Sep 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

The Bank of Canada is the nation's central bank. We are not a commercial bank and do not offer banking services to the public. Rather, we have responsibilities for Canada's monetary policy, bank notes, financial system, funds management. Our principal role, as defined in the Bank of Canada Act, is "to promote the economic and financial welfare of Canada."

Targeted to: 2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year, 5th year, Graduate Studies, New Grads

Recruiting for: Research Assistant, Analyst, Economist and Senior Analyst and Senior Economist

Registration is required. You may register for this event (starting August 31, 2016) on the Career Centre's online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Sep
27
Tue
2016
Career Centre: Employer Recruitment Session: Statistics Canada @ 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

In Canada, providing statistics is a federal responsibility. As Canada's central statistical office, Statistics Canada is legislated to serve this function for the whole of Canada and each of the provinces and territories.

Targeted to: 4th year, 5th year, Graduate studies, New Grads

Recruiting for: Economists/Sociologists

For more details about this session (job qualifications and how to apply), log into the Career Centre's online system.

Registration is required. You may register for this event (starting August 31, 2016) on the Career Centre's online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Oct
13
Thu
2016
Graduate & Professional Studies Expo (GPSE) 2016
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

York’s annual Graduate & Professional Studies Expo provides students and new graduates with an opportunity to explore a range of educational opportunities.

Connect with over 120 educational recruiters from business and law schools, education programs, graduate studies programs, professional schools and community colleges to learn more about their educational opportunities and improve your chances of getting into the program of your choice.

No student registration is necessary for the educator exhibition – drop by the fair any time between 11am and 3pm at these three locations:

  • Founders Assembly Hall (152 Founders College)
  • Winters Dining Hall (001 Winters College)
  • McLaughlin Junior Common Room (014 McLaughlin College)

Registration is required for panel events happening throughout the day:

  • Getting into an MBA Program Panel
  • Financing Graduate Studies, Professional Programs and Repaying your OSAP Loan
  • Getting into a Teacher Education Program Panel
  • Getting into Law School Panel

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Nov
10
Thu
2016
Volunteer Fair 2016 @ Vari Hall
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

GET INVOLVED. GET EXPERIENCE. MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

Interested in building career related skills and gaining experience? Want to meet people who share your interest in making a difference? The Volunteer Fair will feature organizations with a variety of volunteer opportunities.

See the full list of participating organizations and more information at careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/volunteer-fair.

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Jan
19
Thu
2017
Career Fair Winter 2017
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Meet a variety of employers in an exhibition-like setting to learn more about their employment opportunities. Over 45 employers will be exhibiting at this year’s fair and recruiting York students and new grads for: full-time jobs, part-time jobs, internships and summer jobs.

Students are invited to drop by the TEL Building any time between 10am and 3pm to speak to employers.

See the full list of participating employers and tips to prepare for the Career Fair at careers.yorku.ca/fair.

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