October 20, 2016

Careers Newsletter

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Employment Opportunities

Hudson Bay Job Fair

The Hudson Bay is hosting a job fair for their seasonal roles. They have a variety of roles across their flagship store.

October 21, 2016 | 2pm – 6pm | Simpson Tower, 401 Bay Street, 4th Floor .

October 21, 2016 | 2pm – 6pm | Simpson Tower, 401 Bay Street, 4th Floor Canadian Security Intelligence Service Information Session | Monday, October 24th  | 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) is hiring for the following types of careers: Science and  Technology, Engineering, Intelligence Data Analysis, Administration, Law and Security, Health, Psychology,  and Communications. Join us for this event to find out more about the selection process for these positions with a CSIS Campus Recruitment.

All majors are welcome to attend

Location: Ryerson Career Centre, POD 60

Register Today >

Early Childhood Assistant Position

Lakeside Co-operative Playschool in Toronto Beaches is seeking a full-time ECA to start as soon as possible. All qualified students from any faculty/program can apply, but degrees in Early Childhood Studies, Child & Youth Care, or Social Work are preferred.

Learn more about the Early Childhood Assistant position at Lakeside >

Adidas Job Fair

Adidas at Yonge and Dundas is hiring both Sales Associates and Stock Associates and will be hosting a Career Fair for Ryerson students.

October 27, 2016 | 12pm – 3pm | 10 Dundas St East, 3rd Floor Food Court

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Jobs on Magnet

Magnet is Ryerson University’s job search resource for current students and alumni. From internships to full-time roles, find your next opportunity on Magnet. Visit ryerson.magnet.today to create a job seeker profile and apply to jobs.

Upcoming Events

#RUCareerChat via Twitter | Voices of Experience: Women in Leadership | 12PM – 1PM |

Thursday October 20th

This month’s Ryerson Career Centre Twitter chat (#RUCareerChat) brings student and industry leaders to share their insights and experiences as women in formal and informal leadership. Tune into #RUCareerChat from 12PM – 1PM on Thursday October 20th to engage with participants, network and build your own personal brand.  Then join us for the Live Voices of Experience: Women in Leadership panel discussion taking place on Wednesday October 19th at 5PM in Cara Commons.

Congress 2017 Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, October 27th  | 11:00am-1:00pm

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Pamela Sugiman, will be hosting two Town Halls this fall to inform the Ryerson community about Congress 2017, and to generate awareness and engagement. The Town Halls are part of an ongoing effort to promote campus-wide participation. Information will also be provided on the 600+ volunteer and 100+ contract positions that the planning team is seeking to fill. Students, faculty and staff are invited to come learn about Congress, ask questions, provide input, and explore the many opportunities to become involved in Canada’s largest, annual academic conference. Lunch will be provided. Please see the attached flyer for further details.

Location: The SLC Amphitheatre, Ryerson University

Voices of Experience: Women in Leadership

Women are in more leadership roles than ever before, but the numbers are nowhere near equitable and they face many challenges along the way. Learn how our esteemed panelists navigated their way in the workforce and have found career success.

October 26 | TRSM, 1-003 CPA Lounge | 5pm-7pm

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Nature Harmony Institute Design Challenge

Nature Harmony Institute’s second annual Life to Buildings™ Design Challenge is underway and invites you to join this year’s competition! Winners will receive a monetary prize, a nice addition to their portfolio, and a great learning experience. Registration starts on November 1st, 2016 and closes on January 31st, 2017. For any questions and inquiries, please contact jennifer@natureharmony.org.

Learn More  about Nature Harmony>

MasterClass @ Facebook

Win an exclusive meeting with a senior executive from Facebook Canada on November 2nd from 3pm to 5pm. Download or view the career and job search guide ‘Career Compass‘ and click on the link below to complete the questions.

MasterClass Entry Form>

Level Up! Career Conference | 1:00pm – 5:30pm | Saturday, November 5th, 2016 |

The Level Up! Career Conference is an opportunity for youth to learn about and explore different career paths by connecting youth with real world professionals who are put into distinctive subject panels with a mix of professional work and unconventional careers. The goal of the conference is to educate students on the career paths and broaden their scopes to other career paths.

Location: Markham Convergence Center

Learn More about Level Up! >

Ontario Hospital Association: HealthAchieve Annual Event

Have you registered yet? HealthAchieve is one of the largest and most prestigious health care events in North America and is the perfect opportunity for future leaders to learn, share and network with some of the best and brightest health care and business leaders. Full-time university and college students can register at the nominal rate of $40. The event is of interest to students interested in entering health professions, including occupational and public health, as well as health engineering.

November 7, 8 and 9 | Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Learn More about HealthAchieve >

Upcoming Workshops and Resources

Study Skills & Transition Support

Your career development is not separate from your academic work. In this busy school season, make an appointment with one of the Peer Academic Coaches at SLC to build academic skills such as time management, critical reading, decoding assignments, studying effectively, taking notes and developing confidence as an undergraduate student at Ryerson.

Learn more about Study Skills & Transition Support at SLC >

Schedule of Workshops & Tutorials

Career Centre hosts many workshops and tutorials that teach students how to begin or improve their job search strategies and career planning. Here are some of upcoming sessions:

October 20th, 2016 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | Resume – Workshop

October 20th, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Networking and Job Search Strategies – Tutorial

October 24th, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Resume – Tutorial

October 24th, 2016 | 4:30pm – 6:00pm | Networking and Job Search Strategies – Workshop

October 25th, 2016 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | Personal Branding & Online Platforms – Workshop

October 25th, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Personal Branding & Online Platforms  – Tutorial

October 26th, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Successful Interview Techniques – Tutorial

October 27th, 2016 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | LinkedIn Essentials – Workshop

October 27th, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Cover Letter – Tutorials

Learn more and register for our Workshops & Tutorials >