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At the Career Centre

Drop-in Hours

Meet with a career professional for a 30-minute drop-in session to:

  • ask a career question
  • get advice and feedback about your job search
  • find out about career development and job search resources and supports you can access
  • get quick tips for your resumé or cover letter
How do I meet with a career professional?

September and October
January and February

Every Thursday afternoon, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Student Services Centre (DMS 1100)

No registration is required. This service is on a first come, first served basis and is not meant to replace the variety of one-on-one appointments we offer.

Ambassadors (Peer Career Advisors)

Career Centre Ambassadors are students trained in providing information to fellow students about our programs, directing students to available resources and serving as a first point of contact for students seeking career-related information. When it comes to navigating career exploration, other students have been just where you are — and you can benefit from their experience. 

These student ambassadors can help you with:

  • Peer-to-peer career advising
  • Resumé or cover letter reviews
  • LinkedIn critiques
  • Interview tips and practice
  • Networking advice
How do I meet with an ambassador?

Every Friday afternoon, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., in Mentorship Office (DMS 2111)

This service is on a first come, first served basis and is not meant to replace the variety of one-on-one appointments offered by Career Centre professionals. 

With Employers

Resumé Day: Pop-up Resumé Critiques with Employers (15 min)

Taking place in the first floor lobby of the Desmarais building, these quick resumé critiques are carried out by leading industry professionals and are designed to provide you with feedback on the style, format, and overall content of your resumé. Multiple professionals will be participating, however critiques will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Interview Day: Speed Interviews with Employers (30 min)

A series of employers will ask you the types of questions you would be asked during an actual interview, allowing you to practice your skills in a fun environment. This event allows you to meet and interview with multiple professionals at one time.
 

Marketing Trip to Toronto

The Career Centre hosts a two-night yearly marketing trip to Toronto during the fall reading week. A select group of 20 marketing students will head to Toronto to visit some of the best companies around.

Not your average road trip, the Marketing Trip to Toronto will give you the chance to visit innovative companies and integrated digital marketing agencies – all in two days! These industry leading companies are opening their doors to you and welcoming you to their offices for different types of activities such as office tours, meet and greets, and presentations.

By visiting these organizations, you will learn not only about what they do, but also about how their leaders in marketing got to where they are. The goal of the trip is to expose you to a wide variety of experienced marketing professionals and to give you an introduction to the marketing world. It will also be a great opportunity to network and connect with business professionals in Toronto. 

Applications for the fall 2018 trip will open in September 2018.

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