January 31, 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 >

Camp Nurse/First Aider | Camp Kirk

Camp Kirk is a small overnight camp for children who have Learning Disabilities, AD/HD, High Functioning Autism, and/or other types of exceptionalities. We are a small family-like camp and we hope that our Nurse/First Aider will be an integral part of the staff. The job will prove to be excellent experience for anyone wishing to go into pediatric nursing or into the mental health field. The dates of employment run from June 19th until August 25th. All staff members reside at camp and Room and Board is provided over and above the salary.

Class Instructors for After School Program | Deer Park School

Now hiring class instructors for an after school program. Let us know your hobbies or what you are good at and propose a class idea.  Robotics, coding, scratch, circuits,  sewing, hip hop and crafts. Classes run from 3:15 – 4 :45 once/week for 8 weeks.  Located along Yonge subway line. Experience with children preferred. Send resume to Torontosparklearning@gmail.com

**Come meet Erica from Camp Kirk at the Summer Work Experience Career Fair on Thursday February 2 from 11am – 3pm in Kerr Hall West Upper Gym**

See Camp Kirk’s Camp Nurse/First Aider job posting and application information here >

Upcoming Events

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>

Summer Work Experience Career Fair

Thursday February 2 11am-3pm | Kerr Hall West Upper Gym

Summer jobs are found in the winter. Get a head start on your summer job search at the Summer Work Experience Fair. Meet with employers to learn about their full-time and part-time summer positions as well as internships and co-op opportunities. Organizations hiring include the Canada Revenue AgencyPublic Service Commission of CanadaManulife FinancialThe Drake Hotel, the City of Toronto, as well as employers in retail, summer camps, marketing, hospitality, and more.

Learn More about the Summer Work Experience Career Fair >

Free Webinar: Salary Negotiation for Nonprofit Professionals | CharityVillage

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 | 1pm – 2pm EST

Are you tired of making less than you deserve? Do you struggle with discussing salary and benefit expectations when considering a new job offer? This free session hosted by CharityVillage will give you the tools you need for more successful salary negotiation. You’ll learn tips to better answer questions about salary expectations in the interview, tools for negotiating when accepting a job offer, and strategies to help you get a raise in the next three months. They will also provide real-life examples of both successful and unsuccessful salary negotiations. Space is limited so register early to avoid disappointment.

Register for the Salary Negotiation for Nonprofit Professionals free webinar >

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)

they have succeeded in having successful careers.

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.

Upcoming Workshops

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:

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

January 26, 2017 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | Personal Branding & Online Platforms for Job Search – Workshop

January 30, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Cover Letter – Tutorial

January 31, 2017 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | Successful Interview Techniques – Workshop

January 31, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Personal Branding & Online Platforms for Job Search – Tutorial

February 1, 2017 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | Resume – Workshop

February 1, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Networking & Job Search Strategies – Tutorial

Learn More >