Careers Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

Arts declassified: School and City Guide
Friday, November 11, 2016 | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm | Launch Zone, 3rd Floor – SLC

An event For Arts Students by Arts Students to help you successfully navigate university. Students will share their experience and expertise in areas including:

* Academic Success
* Student Health and Wellness
* Getting Involved on Campus
* Financial Literacy and Housing Off Campus
* And more……
Register Today >>>> <>
Refreshments will be served at the event.
The event will be followed by a Social brought to you by the Ryerson Arts Society

Create Your Own Path To Social Entrepreneurship | November 17, 2016 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Interested in starting your own business or non-profit organization? Come learn from funders, business advisors and entrepreneurs. No business idea or experience is required. This event is for Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Community Services students/alumni. <>

See event poster here <> .
Location: POD 250
Register for the Create Your Own Path to Social Entrepreneurship Event > <>

Congress 2017 Town Hall Meeting | Thursday, November 17th |  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.

To learn more about the Town Hall Meeting>> <>

November 9, 2016 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | Information Session: Sotheby’s Canada

Looking for a career in the Art World? Sotheby’s Institute of Art will be at Sotheby’s Canada and they would like to invite you to learn about their Postgraduate Programs and meet with Sotheby’s alumni in the area.

Location: Sotheby’s Canada, 9 Hazelton Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2E1

Learn More about Sotheby’s Institute of Art > <>

November 10, 2016 | 11:00am – 12:30pm | Manulife Information Workshop

A current Ryerson COOP student working at Manulife will be hosting an information workshop for future and current co-op students about job opportunities at Manulife. Meet HR recruiters from Manulife, and get a 1 on 1 review of your resume. If you are interested in Business, Finance or Tech, take advantage of this great opportunity. Food will be served.

Location: TRS 3-129

Learn More about the Manulife Information Workshop> <>

November 15, 2016 | 10:00am – 3:00pm | Newcomer Centre of Peel Professional Job Fair

We are pleased to invite you to our NCP Professional Job Fair. Get a chance to network and meet over 25 employers from a range of industries from across the GTA and rural communities in Ontario. These are employers ready to hire for entry-level positions to skilled and experienced positions in areas such as Customer Service/Sales, Administration, Accounting and Finance, IT, Engineering, Supply Chain & Logistics, Quality Assurance, Construction Management and more. Expect to have face-to-face contact with HR recruiters from employers such as Rogers TV, Deloitte, Best Buy, Maple Leaf Foods, Air Canada, and KPMG.

Location: Mississauga Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive

Learn More about the Professional Job Fair > <>

Celebrate Entrepreneurship with Ryerson Career Centre

November 15, 2016 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Fireside Chat with David Meyers, Co-founder & CTO of Flipp

Headquartered in Toronto, Flipp is a retail app that is transforming consumers shopping experience. With a recent investment of 61 million dollars, Flipp is aggressively hiring and going through a growth stage every entrepreneur hopes for. Attend this chat to hear David and Flipp’s startup journey and network with the Flipp team. Open to all students and alumni.

Location: Ryerson Career Centre, POD 60 Commons

Register for this event > <>

November 16, 2016 | 9:30am to 11:30am | Ryerson Entrepreneur Breakfast and Showcase

In partnership with the DMZ and Magnet, this event is for anyone who is interested in starting a business or is already a business owner. While guests enjoy a hot breakfast, the showcase will feature new ideas pitched to an expert panel and presentations from startups incubated in one of the 10 Zones at Ryerson. Open to all students and alumni.

Location: SLC, 3rd level – Launch Zone

RSVP by November 14th > <>


November 16, 2016 | 5:00pm to 7:00pm | Voices of Experience: Entrepreneurship

Voices of Experience is an interactive speaker series that brings together Ryerson alumni, employers and community leaders to share with students the successes and challenges of their career journeys. This panel will feature a diverse group of entrepreneurs sharing insights into entrepreneurship. Open to all students and alumni.

Location: TRS 3-109 MBA Classroom

Learn more about Voices of Experience: Entrepreneurship & Register > <>

November 17, 2016 | 12pm – 1:00pm | Ryerson Career Centre & iBoost Lunch and Learn: Business Incubation in Customer-centric model

iBoost is an innovation acceleration platform for technology startups focusing on customer-centric, real-world problems. It is a collaborative community within the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science dedicated to educating and supporting entrepreneurs throughout their journey, from incubation to acceleration and beyond. Students can attend this event to learn more about iBoost and how entrepreneurs are using the customer-centric model to accelerate growth. Open to all students and alumni.

Location: 921 – 20 Dundas Street West

Register for this event > <>

November 17, 2016 | 2pm – 2:15pm | Global Entrepreneurship Week Flag Raising

We invite you to join Futurpreneur, Canadian host of GEW, and Ryerson University to officially recognize GEW at a brief flag raising ceremony with the GEW Toronto Ambassador. Ryerson staff, Faculty, students, members of government and entrepreneurs will be in attendance.

Location: Kerr Hall Quad

RSVP by November 14th to <>

November 22, 2016 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Becoming a Board Member Workshop | $10 Fee

Becoming A Board Member is a two-hour interactive workshop perfect for professionals who have an interest in volunteering at a leadership level and want to learn more about becoming a Board Director before they commit.  You’ll also get to meet a representative from the City of Toronto’s Public Appointments Secretariat who will share information about which City of Toronto agencies are currently recruiting board members and how you can apply for their roles. $10 Registration fee.

Location: Volunteer Toronto’s Office, 344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404

Learn More > <>


Employment Opportunities

Unpaid Volunteer Opportunity – Tutors at Frontier College

Volunteer tutors who join our program work one on one, or in small groups, with students as they complete their Grade 12 math or physics credits. While tutors share their skills and time with students, they have the opportunity to strengthen their teaching skills, share their passion for physics and math, give back to the community or improve their resume and get a reference (or all of the above!)

Learn More > <>


New Grad Development Intern (Customer Management & Service Delivery Program) – TTC

This opportunity is targeting recent and upcoming 2017 graduates in the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science, Faculty of Communication and Design and Urban & Regional Planning program.

Application deadline is November 14, 2016 at 11:59pm.                                                Learn more about New Grad Development Intern (Customer Management and Service Delivery) Opportunity> <>


Friday, November 18th | 11:00am – 3:00pm | EdTalent 2016

EdTalent is a one day job fair for candidates looking to meet Canadian School Districts, Private and International Schools who are hiring Teachers, ECEs, EAs, CYWs, etc. If you have any questions regarding this event, you can call toll free at 1.877.900.5627 or email <> .

Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto

Learn More about EdTalent 2016 <>  >

Upcoming Workshops and Resources

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:

November 10th, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Successful Interview Techniques – Tutorial

November 14th, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Cover Letter – Tutorial

November 14th, 2016 | 4:00pm – 5:30pm | Entrepreneurial Workshop I

November 15th, 2016 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | LinkedIn Essentials – Workshop

November 15th, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Resume – Tutorial

November 16th, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Networking & Job Search Strategies – Tutorial

Learn more and register for our Workshops & Tutorials > <>