February 21, 2017

Careers Newsletter

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Featured Event

Prepare for success in the classroom and the workplace. Women in Leadership discuss triumphs and lessons learned.  Topics include: Cultural/Religious Identity, Mental Health, Personal Branding, Setting Boundaries and Assertiveness,Negotiating Pay and Promotion.

Register: Break the Ceiling: Networking Session for Women

Upcoming Events

Coffee with the Hon. Glen Murray, Minister of Environment and Climate Change
Thursday, March 2nd| 8:30am to 10am| POD 250

Join the conversation on Ontario’s Approach to Mitigating Climate Change and Other Environmental Problems. Meet the Minister and hear about the province’s strategies and challenges .

Register for Coffee with the Hon. Glen Murray

Break the Ceiling: Networking Session for Women
Thursday, March 2nd| 8:30am to 10am| POD 250

Prepare for success from the classroom to the workplace. Women in Leadership discuss triumphs and lessons learned.Topics include: Cultural/Religious Identity, Mental Health, Personal Branding, Setting Boundaries and Assertiveness,Negotiating Pay and Promotion.

Register to attend Break the Ceiling: Networking Session for Women

Master of Education Info Day | OISE, University of Toronto
Saturday, March 4, 2017 | 9:30am-1:30pm | OISE, 252 Bloor St. W.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) is recognized as a global leader in graduate programs in teaching and learning, continuing teacher education, and education research. Its Master of Education programs offer flexible academic and professional learning opportunities, and are available on a full-time or part-time basis. With an OISE MEd, you will enhance and expand your career options within and beyond the field of education in Canada and internationally, whether you are a teacher or not.

Learn more about the Master of Education Info Day at OISE >

Consent Comes First Design Jam
Sunday March 5, 2017 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Have ideas for how to spread the word about consent on campus? Want to see your designs become an ad campaign? Ryerson’s Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education will be holding a design competition, starting off with a one-day #ConsentComesFrist Design Jam on March 5. By participating in this innovative campaign, you will engage your peers on ideas of respect, sexual health, bystander intervention, consent and the impacts of sexual violence. At the end of the month long competition, students will pitch their campaign ideas to a panel of expert judges at a #ConsentComesFirst Pitch Night. The winners will have a chance to turn their advertising idea into the Ryerson 2017 sexual violence prevention campaign.

Learn more about the #ConsentComesFirst Design Jam & Competition >

Social and Criminal Justice Careers Night
Thursday, March 9th | 6pm-9pm | POD 250

Interested in working in the non-profit sector? Discover organizations in the community championing social and criminal justice. You’ll also have the opportunity to build your network, meet professionals in the field, and explore career opportunities serving the needs of your community.

Reserve your spot for: Social and Criminal Justice Careers Night

Job Opportunities

Short-Term Summer Jobs at Ryerson | Congress 2017

Looking for a short-term summer job? Want to gain hands-on experience working in a professional setting and in an exciting, fast-paced environment? The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is recruiting over 100 paid short-term contract workers to support Congress 2017. The Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest interdisciplinary gathering of researchers in Canada, is coming to Ryerson University from May 27 to June 2, 2017.

Learn more about working for Congress 2017 >

United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNA-Canada) International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme (IDDIP)

Now in its 21st year of investing in talented young Canadians, IDDIP is proud to continue sending Canada’s best and brightest graduates and young professionals to UN and other international Agencies around the world on six-month internships. The Programme also provides professional development training & support including: job readiness, professional resume preparation; access to their exclusive mentorship programme before, during and after their deployments. To learn more about the fascinating individual placements JPCs undertake, please check out their blog! http://unaciddip.blogspot.ca/. Application Deadline is March 6th, 2017.

Learn more about IDDIP>

AZURE Magazine Internship Opportunity

Azure is an award-winning, independently published magazine with a focus on contemporary architecture and design. Since its launch in 1985, it has earned a global reputation for excellence. Its international perspective and multidisciplinary coverage – which puts architecture, interiors, products, landscapes and urbanism together in a real-world scenario – make it distinct from any other publication available on newsstands.

Azure Publishing is to hire a student intern for the summer in the role of Web Content Assistant. The successful candidate will work closely with the Web Editor and Digital Audience Marketing Manager to enhance web presence and provide an improved user experience. This position will immerse the successful candidate in the world of contemporary architecture, design, art and culture, as well as provide opportunities to develop enhanced digital, publishing, writing and editing skills. Application Deadline is March 1st, 2017. 

Learn More About Azure Magazine >

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:


February 16, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Networking & Job Search Strategies – Tutorial

February 21, 2017 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | Resume – Workshop

February 21, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Personal Branding & Online Platforms for Job Search

February 23, 2017 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | LinkedIn Essentials – Workshop