U of T Career Resources
The U of T Career Centre has rich resources on helping students explore career information and build up skills through career-related workshops and seminars. Both on-campus and off-campus jobs are posted on the Job Board in an on-going basis. Students who are interested in learning job search technique and future education can find more information on the Career Centre’s website.
On-Campus Work Opportunity:
Work Study positions are for full-time or part-time graduate and undergraduate students (domestic or international). Positions are available in the Fall/Winter Term (September-February) and the Spring/Summer Term (May-August).
Extern Job Shadowing Program
The Extern Job Shadowing Program connects students with professionals in their career field of interests. Students can participate in one-day or five-day orientation for job shadowing experience.
Drop-in and Registered Workshops
There are a variety of drop-in and registered workshops on the Career Centre website that help students gain the latest information about the labour market and campus recruitment events. To register for any of the sessions, visit the St. George Calendar on the Career Centre’s website.
Backpack 2 Briefcase
The Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) program provides opportunities for students to meet and engage with alumni and faculty from their department through various networking events such as career panel discussions, mentorship meals, industry nights and more. This is a great way to connect with alumni and speak with them face-to-face. Learn about where your degree can take you and the different career paths to choose from at the Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) website.
For an EAS student’s reflection on a Backpack 2 Briefcase panel, please see this page.
10,000 Coffees U of T Hub
10, 000 Coffees U of T online platform connects U of T students and recent graduates with alumni over coffee, online or by phone. One on one or via a larger phone conference, this is a great digital space which allows you to connect with alumni, who can help answer questions you may have about the job market and your future career. To learn more visit 10,000 Coffees U of T website.
The U of T Career Exploration and Education Center’s website helps students with career research and planning. With a strong network of alumni who share their stories about their career, the Career Navigator provides workshops, events and helps translate your academic experience into your future career experience. Here you can learn about what East Asian Studies alumni are doing with their degree and connect with them. To learn more, please visit Career Navigator’s website.
Starting Point is a Student Life Program at U of T where students can get involved in various campus events to build up their academic skills and explore career options. The workshop component is divided into five areas of development:
- Academic Skills
- Leadership & Civic Engagement
- Career Development
- Health & Well-being
- Personal Interest
The Career Fair at U of T is the best platform for students to discover career opportunities and for companies to recruit undergraduate and graduate talents. To get the latest information about upcoming career fair events, check out the Career Centre’s website.