September 8, 2016

Careers Newsletter

1453756407_resolutions-23Please see this post to view the Careers Newsletter from Nikki Waheed, the Career Consultant for the Faculty of Arts.  This newsletter contains many opportunities and upcoming events for Arts students.

Job Opportunities

Career Boost On Campus Positions

Are you considering working on campus in Fall/Winter 2016-2017? If you are, make sure to check out the Career Boost positions (formerly known as Work Study) on the Career Boost website. There are over 740 part-time positions available. You can work up to 15 hours/week and earn $11.50 – $14.00/hour (varies by position).

Job application
You can apply for any listed positions on the improved Career Boost website. Please note that any job offers you receive are conditional pending your Career Boost approval.  If you have any questions on the approval process and eligibility, please contact the Student Financial Assistance office at jobs@ryerson.ca.

Career Boost Off Campus Opportunities

The Ryerson Career Centre has started a new internship program for current students and recent graduates. The Career Boost Off Campus program requires no prior approval to apply, and helps students and recent graduates find meaningful paid employment with non-profit and small to medium sized business in the GTA.

New jobs are posted weekly.  Learn more >>

Manulife Rotational Program – New Graduate Roles

Manulife’s Investment Division is currently seeking highly motivated university undergraduate finance, economics and business candidates, graduating in spring 2017, to apply for a comprehensive development program sponsored by Manulife’s Chief Investment Officer.

The Rotational Program has been in existence for over 12 years – it was implemented by our current CEO when he was Chief Investment Officer of the division. This 24-month program is designed to develop highly-motivated individuals with a strong interest in investing and financial markets. This also gives you an opportunity to determine which area you would like to work in when you complete the program.

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The United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNA-Canada) International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme (IDDIP)

UNA-Canada’s IDDIP provides successful applicants, known as Junior Professional Consultants (JPCs), with invaluable, demanding, deeply meaningful work-integrated learning experience, as well as a proven bridge to employment.

The Programme provides professional development training & support including: job readiness, professional resume preparation; access to our exclusive mentorship programme  before, during and after their deployments. Now in its 20th year of investing in talented young Canadians, UNA-Canada is proud to continue sending Canada’s best and brightest graduates and young professionals to UN Agencies.

To apply, please visit http://unac.org/  and follow the directions from the IDDIP webpage, found under “Our Work”.

Imperial Oil – 2017 Student Employment and New Graduate Opportunities

There is more than one way to make a difference. Imperial hires talented students and new graduates from across the country.  If you’re a student or new graduate in Engineering, Science Business or related disciplines, explore the possibilities at Imperial. Relocation assistance is provided for successful candidates who qualify.All applications must be received to our website at imperialoil.ca/careers.Ensure you submit a copy of your most recent unofficial transcript(s) with your application. Student Target: Engineering, Science (Computer Science, Environmental & Applied Science), Commerce, Human Resources Management, Business Technology Management.  Learn More > imperialoil.ca/careers

The Artifice

Do you want to write about Movies, TV, Anime, Arts, Comics, Games,  Literature or other art forms? Do you want to get your foot in the door and enter the big-wide world of the online media and have your work read and shared by millions of readers? We invite you to The Artifice: http://www.the-artifice.com

The Artifice is an online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of art forms. The Artifice is collaboratively built and maintained by your fellow writers. You can write about a whole host of things for pleasure, passion and/or to boost your CV with vital experience in this ever competitive media environment.

Our current writers range from undergraduates, to graduates, to emeritus professors and a bit of everyone in between.  Grab the opportunity and join our team of writers. Join now: http://the-artifice.com/write/

Upcoming Events

Part-Time Jobs Career Fair

Working part-time while in university is a common experience. Whether you’re seeking to get connected and get hired on the Ryerson campus or within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the Part-Time Jobs Career Fair offers something for everyone and features recruiters with current and seasonal part-time jobs on offer.

The 2016 fair is on Thursday, September 15, 2016.  Learn More > http://ryerson.ca/careerfairs/parttime/index.html.

Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) Academy Challenge

The Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) Academy has been launched to build a network of bright minded students and recent graduates to foster their knowledge, develop fresh perspectives and showcase their skills to the CSRI.

  • 18 days left for your students & alumni to register and submit for a chance to attend WEF and CSRI conferences
  • The competition is open to all students (BA, MA, MBA and PhD) and recent grads (2013 or later). Please bring this information to your candidates’ attention.

Learn More >

Sun Life Financial Information Session

The Account Executive Development Program provides a unique opportunity to gain the experience required to be a successful Account Executive. At the end of this hands-on training program, you will understand the Group Benefits business, operational structure, product and service offerings, advisors’ responsibilities, customers and business strategy.

Student Target: International Economics & Finance, Ted Rogers School of Management. This event is for upcoming Spring 2016 and Fall 2017 graduates only.

Learn More > https://ss.cf.ryerson.ca/onlinebooking/eventDetail.cfm?isEmployerEvent=true&eventID=1357

PwC Information Session

Professionals at PwC Canada, work hard to create the value our clients, people and communities are looking for. With more than 6,500 PwC Professionals in offices across the country, we deliver quality Actuarial, Assurance, Consulting, Deals, Risk Assurance Services, Tax and Technology services to our clients, and challenging, diverse and social workplaces for our staff. PwC Canada is a member of the PwC network of firms with more than 195,000 people in 157 countries.

Student Target: International Economics & Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Ted Rogers School of Management. This event is for upcoming Spring 2016 and Fall 2017 graduates only.

Learn More > https://ss.cf.ryerson.ca/onlinebooking/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=1375

Toronto GO Global Expo 2016

September 24-25, 2016, Mattamy Athletic Centre (Maple Leaf Gardens), downtown Toronto.  Are you interested in working, volunteering, studying or living overseas? Check out opportunities in more than 100 countries at the 2016 Go Global Expo!

Learn More > www.letsgoglobal.ca

YMCA Jump – Scarborough – September 2016 Events

YWCA JUMP Program Requirements are for and Include:

  • Girls and Women
  • Ages 13 and up!
  • Permanent Residents, Landed Immigrants, Convention Refugees and Live-in Care Givers
  • Please note that due to funding criteria we are unable to serve Canadian Citizens
  • Pre-registration to the program is required before you sign up for our training workshops

Topics include:

  • Food Handling Training and Job Search Program
  • Worker Health and Safety Legal Clinic: Employment Rights at Work
  • Basic Cashier Training
  • Restaurant Training
  • Understanding Credit Cards and Dealing with Debt

Learn More > www.ywcatoronto.org

Resources

Free Career & Job Search Guide

Ryerson has created an all in one resource to answer all of your career and job search questions. Get your free copy of Career Compass for topics ranging from using social media in your job search to transitioning successfully to the workplace. Also included are useful sample resumes and cover letters, and a list of action words.

Learn More >

Join us on LinkedIn

Did you know the Ryerson Career Centre has a group on LinkedIn? LinkedIn is the worlds’ largest professional network. All students and alumni are welcome to join, network, share ideas or articles, and discuss strategies for building a strong career.

Learn More >

Career Planning

Lay the foundation for a successful career. This video shares quick steps to help you personally define what a successful career looks like and discover your career options.

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Career Planning for International Students

If you’re an international student in Canada, here are a few tips to help you gain an advantage in your home country’s labour market, or for your job search in Canada.

Learn More >