January 16, 2017

Careers Newsletter

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Job Opportunities

GE Canada

General Electric is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE Canada is recognized as one of the Top Employers for Young People in 2016 and they’re hiring for summer interns and co-op students in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, and Communications. An internship or co-op at GE gives you hands-on experience, working on challenging projects with some of the best minds in the business. This is a superb opportunity to give your career a head start while making valuable contacts.

Application deadlines depend on the position, starting on January 15 through to February 2, 2017.

Learn More >

Upcoming Events

RBC Investor and Treasury Services Industry Connect

January 18. 2017 | noon – 2pm | Heaslip House, 7th Floor Chang School

RBC Investor & Treasury Services is a specialist provider of asset services, custody, payments and treasury services for financial and other institutional investors. RBC ITS serves clients from 19 countries, delivering services to safeguard client assets and maximize liquidity.

RBC will be looking to share opportunities for upcoming and new grads.

Faculties of Interest: Arts, Business Science, Engineering

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Interested in Tech & Education? Go to Top Hat’s Open House!

Wednesday January 18, 2017 | 5:30 – 8:30 pm | SPiN Toronto, 461 King Street West

Top Hat’s interactive, cloud-based teaching platform enables professors to engage students inside and outside the classroom with compelling content, tools and activities. Millions of students at 700 leading North American colleges and universities use the Top Hat teaching platform. Headquartered in Toronto, Top Hat has been operating profitably since its 2009 launch with $22 million in venture capital funding. Join them for drinks, snacks and a friendly game of ping-pong. This is your chance to mix and mingle with Toronto’s tech community, pick up some cool swag and meet Top Hat’s team—including co-founder and CEO Mike Silagadze.

Learn More about the Top Hat Open House >

Indigenous Perspectives on Urban Sustainability

Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 9:00 – 11:00 am | 7th Floor – Heaslip House

What can we learn from Canada’s Indigenous communities on issues pertaining to the environment, urban sustainability, city planning, and resource management? Come to this event hosted by the Career Centre and the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies to learn more. Confirmed speakers include Joanna Dallaire (Elder & Traditional Counsellor, Ryerson University), Cat-Mark Criger (Traditional Indigenous Aboriginal Elder in Residence, University of Toronto – Mississauga & Scarborough). Space is limited. Please register early.

Register for the Indigenous Perspectives on Urban Sustainability event >

#RUCareerChat | Voices of Experience: Mental Health

Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Twitter

Learn from and engage with professionals and fellow students as they discuss their experiences of mental health as they navigate the workplace and/or university. Tune into the conversation via Twitter by searching the #RUCareerChat and click on the ‘Latest’ tab.  You can engage by answering questions posed by @RyersonCareer, asking follow-up questions to participants, liking and retweeting. This discussion is a preface to the live Voices of Experience: Mental Health & Resilience panel taking place on January 25th at 5PM in POD 60.

Scotiabank – Webinar: Career Information for Students with Disabilities

Monday January 23, 2017 | 2:00 – 2:30 PM

Are you a student with a disability who is graduating soon and you’re looking for a professional opportunity where you can leverage your skill and talent? If so, Scotiabank is hosting a career information Webinar where they’d like to meet students like you! Please RSVP by January 16 to dtraynor@ryerson.ca to attend this webinar, and you’ll receive the meeting login.

Voices of Experience: Mental Health & Resilience

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 | 5-7 PM | Ryerson University Career Centre (POD 60)

Trying to navigate personal challenges with mental health while managing a career can be stressful. Meet professionals who have struggled with mental health challenges and hear how they have succeeded in having successful careers.

Visit the VoE: Mental Health & Resilience event page on Facebook >

Active Citizens Social Enterprise – Social Leadership Training Programme

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until end of February 2017. Interested candidates are encouraged to complete the application form.

ACSE is a social leadership training programme that provides opportunity to young Canadians from diverse backgrounds, between 18-35 years of age, to learn about and experiment with social innovation through intercultural dialogue and community-led social development.  Recruited youth will gains skills to tackle local challenges that align with the established Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets.

During late March 2017, 10 youth participants will be chosen by a diverse Selection Committee to be part of the programme’s Innovation Summit in Ottawa. The Summit will showcase the youth’s passion and commitment for social enterprise while convening high level representatives from the public and private sectors, innovation-focused enterprises and startups, social enterprises of all sizes, and UN representatives. This Summit will also provide opportunity for partnership development, to showcase social enterprise ideas, and innovation.

Find More Information Here: http://unac.org/activecitizenssocialenterprise/

Visionaries Listening to Visionaries

An incredible opportunity for innovative and creative young thinkers across Ontario to identify and present their solutions to challenges facing Ontario over the next 50 years  to some of the top leaders and thinkers in our province.

Six finalists in each of six categories will have a chance to publicly showcase and defend their proposed policy solutions before a live audience and the judges at moderated sessions across Ontario, and the winners will be awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize in October 2017. This is a chance to reflect on our history and look ahead towards the next 150 years in Ontario. The Ontario150 program is intended to engage Ontarians of all ages, but especially our youth to help lay the groundwork for strong economic, social and cultural legacies for the next generation.

Innomar Strategies Industry Connect

January 31, 2017 | 5pm – 7pm | SLC 508

Innomar Strategies, a part of AmerisourceBergen, is Canada’s leading patient support provider for specialty pharmaceuticals. Through our Integrated Service Model, we deliver customized solutions to improve product access, increase supply chain efficiency, consultant services and enhance patient care. Innomar is the trusted expert in specialty pharmaceuticals with an unwavering commitment to patients.

Faculties of Interest: FCS, Science, Engineering, Arts, Business

Learn More About Innomar Strategies Info Session>

6th Biennial Body Image and Self-Esteem Conference

Thursday-Friday, May 11-12, 2017 | Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto

For over 30 years, the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) has provided Canadians with support, education and resources in the area of eating disorders and their related issues. NEDIC has made a difference in the health and education of children, teens and their families in communities nationwide. On May 11th and 12th, 2017, it will be holding its 6th Biennial Body Image and Self-Esteem Conference in partnership with the University of Toronto. It will address key issues being faced across the country by families, educators, health professionals, and adult influencers in the areas of nutrition, body image and self-esteem. This year’s theme is Awareness. Equity. Acceptance. This conference is a unique interdisciplinary educational experience that offers rare specialized training in body image and self-esteem, and provides innovative, practical skills that can be applied immediately in the classroom and beyond. Student registration rates available.

Register for the Body Image & Self-Esteem Conference now >

Next Gen Dinner Series by Ad Lounge

March 21, 2017 | Applications due January 27, 2017

Calling all marketing, creative, advertising & digital students! The Next Gen Dinner Series by Ad Lounge gives students the opportunity to meet with top creative industry executives over dinner. Students must apply to receive free training, networking and mentorship.

Learn More about the Next Gen Dinner Series

Opportunity – The National Advertising Challenge

Applications Open March 1, 2017

The next generation of advertising stars can be found within the entries of the NAC student competition. Advertising and marketing students from around the country get to experience what it is like to work from a brief written by a real client and have their work judged by the industry’s elite. Winners are given an internship at a top agency or marketing firm and that all important foot in the door to the career of their dreams.

Learn More about the National Advertising Challenge >

Upcoming Workshops

Job Search Strategies |  Wednesday, January 18th | 4:00-5:30 PM | Location: POD 60

·  Leverage your Arts degree and conduct an effective job search
·  Locate summer and new grad opportunities

Resume Workshop 101 | Thursday, January 19th | 4:00-5:30 PM | Location: POD 60

·         Learn resume and cover letter basics to get you started
·         Focus on resume components, tailoring, and strategies for developing content

Resume Clinic | Thursday, January 26th | 2:00-4:00 PM | Location: POD 356

· Students will work to enhance resumes and cover letters in  the lab to finalize drafts
· Apply for jobs with the help of the Career Education Specialist

Register at  http://bit.do/Arts-JobSearch