Careers Newsletter

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Job Opportunities

Ryerson Career Centre Jobs

The Ryerson Career Centre is hiring for the Summer 2017 term and Fall/Winter 2017-2018 term! Positions include:

·         Resume and Online Profile Advisor
·         Digital Media and Research Assistant
·         Campus Engagement Ambassador
·         Employer Engagement Assistant
·         Career Fair Assistant and Loading Dock Assistant

Please note that most positions require Career Boost approval, but students can submit this application before the Career Boost application. The deadline to apply is January 27th, 2017 at 12:00 noon! Learn More >

BMO Financial Group | Student Internships and Full-Time positions

BMO is hiring for various positions, which are all posted on Magnet. The areas of the positions include: financial modelling, financial analysis, computer engineering, software development, IT, programming, project management/research, event coordination, sales. Application deadline for internships is January 27th; Application for full time positions is January 26th.

The links for each available position are below:

Internship Program – Financial Modelling Analyst

Internship Program – Customer Sales & Service

Internship Program – Coordinator

Internship Program – IT & Programming

Internship Program – Project Management/Research

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

Learn More about RBC Investor and Treasury Services>

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 >

The Career Design Lab

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 | 1:30 – 4:00 pm | Alumni Lounge, Mattamy Athletic Centre

The Career Design Lab is a 2 hour immersive event for Ryerson students. Small teams of 6 will tackle a series of challenges in real time, aimed at enhancing key skills demanded by employers today: Resilience, Confidence & Self-awareness. Two winning teams will have lunch on Wednesday, Feb 8th at LinkedIn with a senior regional leader to discuss how you can use LinkedIn to tap into the hidden job market.

** Deposit : $20 (Register and pay at the Ryerson Career Centre front desk and the deposit will be returned to students at time of registration on the day of the program)

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

Learn More about RBC Investor and Treasury Services>

#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.

RBC Lunch & Learn: RBC Recruitment Bootcamp

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 pm | Launch Zone in the SLC

Are you interested in a career in the financial industry? RBC’s Campus Recruitment team will be at the Launch Zone for an exclusive session to help you get a powerful start to your job hunt. Get all the advice you need while enjoying some free lunch.

Brought to you by Ryerson Student Affairs. Please direct any questions, concerns, or accommodation needs to cathy1.nguyen@ryerson.ca

Register here >

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 >

Ryerson’s Social Ventures Zone 3rd  Annual Social xCHANGE

January 27-29th, 2017| Student Learning Centre

The Social xCHANGE is a collaborative event aimed at inspiring social innovation and social enterprise across Ryerson and the community. Ryerson partners with universities in our region and internationally to inspire students to explore, initiate and develop their ideas for change. Our theme for 2017 is ‘ Reimagining Canada, the Next 150’ to honour the sesquicentennial. An emphasis will be placed on environmental stewardship, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, youth engagement, and diversity and inclusion.

This will be a great opportunity for you to familiarize yourself and get involved in Ryerson’s innovation and social entrepreneurship ecosystem. If you have a passion for any of these themes, this could be your chance to turn it into action and a viable business!

Learn More and Register>>

If you have any questions or want to volunteer with us, email Sarah at sbrigel@ryerson.ca.

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>

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

Career Centre  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:

January 19th, 2017 | Networking & Job Search Strategies – Workshop | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

January 23rd, 2017 | Personal Branding & Online Platforms – Tutorial | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

January 24th, 2017 | LinkedIn Essentials – Workshop | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

January 25th, 2017 | Successful Interview Techniques – Tutorial | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

January 26th, 2017 |  Personal Branding & Online Platforms – Workshop | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

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