March 20, 2017

Careers Newsletter

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Upcoming Events
Arts@Work 2017!

Friday, March 24th | 1pm-4pm | POD 250

Discover the power of your Arts Degree!

Meet Hiring managers and Recruiters to network and find out about student and new grad opportunities for Arts students.

Reserve your spot for Arts@Work

Panel Discussion >>Networking

Participating Organizations:

Accedo, Ceridean, belairdirect., CBC, CIBC, City of Toronto, Linkedin, Manulife, Telus, Toronto Police Service, Work in Culture and more…..

Faculty of Arts Career Survey 2017   *** Win Skullcandy Headphones ***

Accepting responses until: Friday, March 24 @ 4:30 pm

Are your career planning and job search needs being met? The Ryerson Career Centre wants to find out! Fill in our short survey to let us know what you’re looking for, what we’re doing well, and/or how we can better support Arts students and alumni. At the end of the survey, you can enter for a chance to win Skullcandy headphones! Note – you must be signed into your Ryerson Gmail to access the survey.

Complete the Faculty of Arts Career Survey >

Voices of Experience: International Students

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | 5:00PM – 7:00PM | Ryerson Career Centre – POD 60

Navigating the Canadian employment landscape can be especially challenging for International Students. Learn from individuals who had to navigate immigration, the Canadian cultural landscape and finding their place within the community. Hear stories from individuals who found their place, found employment  success and discovered a way to be resilient and adaptable in the face of change.

Click for more information and to register for Voices of Experience >

Deloitte National Leadership Conference (DNLC)

Wednesday March 22, 2017

DNLC is a student two and a half day conference open to 100 students from across the country focusing on leadership. There will be Deloitte guest speakers, opportunities to meet senior managers/partners, case competitions, etc. All expenses will be paid (accommodation, food, etc.). This year’s DNLC will take place during mid-August, schedule will be confirmed and shared with

An Evening with Ted Graham

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 6:30 – 9:30PM | TRSM Common, TRSM 1-148

The School of Accounting and Finance advisory speaker series is bringing Ted Graham to Ryerson University. Ted is the head of Open Innovation at General Motors where he helps identify partnerships that will help build new forms of mobility including autonomous and connected vehicles. He is also the former Innovation leader at PWC and a McKinsey strategy consultant with a focus on understanding and leveraging people networks to influence the spread of ideas, and he is the author of ‘Uber of Everything’.

For more information and to register >

Off the Clock

March 24th, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Elephant & Castle  212 King Street West

Come out and join the Ryerson Consulting Association in our last event of the semester! Off the Clock is an alumni appreciation social where we can appreciate all the students, faculty and alumni for coming out and attending our events throughout the year! Even if you haven’t come out to any of our events yet, no problem, come and get to know us!



Job Opportunities
Off Campus Career Boost Opportunities

The Ryerson Career Centre has started a new internship program for current students and recent graduates. TheCareer Boost Off Campus program requires no prior approval to apply for a job, and helps students and recent graduates find meaningful paid employment with non-profit and small to medium sized businesses in the GTA.

New jobs are posted weekly.

Learn more and explore current opportunities>>

Hudson’s Bay Job Fair

Thursday March 24, 2017 | 11:00AM – 3:00PM |401 Bay Street, Simpsons Tower, 4th Floor

The Hudson’s Bay Queen Street will be hosting a job fair for upcoming summer and full-time positions. This is a drop-in style fair. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Click for available opportunities at The Hudson’s Bay >

Management Development Program, Fuels & Lubricants – Imperial Oil

Recent university graduates can apply to complete a 6 to 12 month intensive in-house training and development program. During this orientation you will learn about Imperial’s industry-leading product lines, business standards, operations, processes, and company-wide safety value – Nobody Gets Hurt. Concurrent to this orientation program, trainees will be assigned to developmental roles based upon business needs. These roles typically include business analytics, project coordination, business case preparation and sales & marketing related development tasks. Once orientation is complete, you will become a part of the sales & marketing team supporting business growth and promoting execution excellence.

Location: Calgary, AB

Target Programs: Business, Economics, Science

Learn More about Imperial’s Management Development Program >

United Nations Association in Canada’s Canada Green Corps (CGC) Programme

CGC provides remarkable 4- or 6-month work-integrated learning opportunities for talented young Canadians with various employers across the country that are concerned about the environment, or would like to improve environmental sustainability. Click here to see some of Green Corps’ partner organizations. These are paidpositions, but cannot be counted as Co-op. The application deadline is Monday, March 27, 2017, at 11:59pm PST, with placements beginning before late June (can be sooner) and ending by September 30. Applicants must be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or person who has received Refugee status in Canada. To apply, please visit and follow the directions from the CGC webpage, found under “Our Work” and “Canada Green Corps”. Application forms are linked at the bottom of this page. Also, follow CGC on Twitter@UNACGreenCorps and @UNACanada for regular updates.

Learn more about the UNA-Canada CGC Programme >

Volunteer Opportunity: Men’s U23 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

June 8-16 at Mattamy Athletic Centre

Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association (OWSA) is seeking volunteers to support the Men’s U23 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships happening at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre from June 8-16, 2017.Positions available include: minor officiating (scorekeeping), guest services, sport information, equipment management, drivers and athlete services.

Learn More about volunteering for the Wheelchair Basketball World Championships >


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:

March 20, 2017 | 12:00-1:30 pm | Personal Branding & Online Job Search – Workshop

March 20, 2017 | 3:00-4:00 pm | Networking & Job Search – Tutorial

March 21, 2017 | 3:00-4:00 pm | Cover Letter – Tutorial

March 22, 2017 | 3:00-4:00 pm | Resume – Tutorial

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