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With a Career Counsellor

Career Awareness: Career Action Plan

Learn about the 7 steps to job-search success from our Career Counsellor and get introduced to goal-setting exercises to help you identify where you want to go and how to get there.

Career Awareness: career opportunities related to my academic program (Career Counselling)

Unsure of what you can really do with your degree? Our Career Counsellor can help you identify various career possibilities and potential employers associated with your area of interest.

Career Awareness: Career Testing (information/intake)

Seize this opportunity to learn more about your interests, personality, and career preferences with the help of two accredited tests: the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory (Strong). N.B. Both assessments are available online.

This intake session will allow your Career Counsellor to learn more about your situation before providing you with the instructions for the tools that you will explore during your next session(s).

Career Awareness: Career Testing for B.Com Students (results explained)

Seize this opportunity to learn more about your interests, personality, and career preferences with the help of two accredited tests: the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory (Strong). Both assessments are available online.

N.B. To start this self-assessment process, you must first book a Career testing (information/intake) session. Following this meeting, and after you have completed both inventories on-line, you are eligible to book your first results session.

Career Awareness: Career Testing for MBA Students (results explained)

Seize this opportunity to explore your interests, motivators, and career possibilities with the help of CareerLeader.  This assessment is available online.

N.B. To start this self-assessment process, please reach out to our career counsellor (Marion Lajoie,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for the instructions.

Career Awareness: Comparing job opportunities between specializations

Are you hesitating between two specializations at Telfer? This requires a great deal of thought. Understanding the academic journey ahead as well as the potential career opportunities associated with each path is crucial. Our Career Counsellor can give you a sense of the job options connected to the fields you are considering so that you can make an informed decision.

Career Awareness: Self-understanding and career awareness

Come meet with our Career Counsellor to discuss your interests, values, strengths, and personality type. Through self-reflection exercises, she can help you gain a better "sense of self" in order to create a job-search action plan.

Interviews: Interview preparation and techniques

Prepare efficiently for an upcoming interview or simply perfect your interview skills during this short, but impactful appointment.

Interviews: Let's Talk Interviews (replacement)

If you missed our Let's Talk Interviews session and you would like to go through the material in a one-on-one meeting, feel free to book an appointment with our Career Counsellor.

Interviews: Practice interview with Career Counsellor

You have the opportunity to participate in practice interviews throughout the year in order to prepare for an upcoming interview or to simply polish your skills.

Job Search: General Job Search Strategies

Seize this opportunity to explore various job search techniques with our Career Counsellor and map out an effective job search strategy.

Job search: Job search for international students

Understanding the cultural context of a new country can be difficult, and finding a job in a new environment is an even greater challenge. We can help international students better understand the nuances of looking for a job in Canada.

Job Search: Jump Start Your Job Search (replacement)

If you missed our Jumpstart Your Job Search workshop and you would like to go through the material in a one-on-one session, feel free to book an appointment with our Career Counsellor.

LinkedIn: Building a LinkedIn Profile

New to LinkedIn and not sure what to put in your profile? Looking to improve your existing content? Get valuable tips from our Career Counsellor on how to grab your reader's attention and stand out to potential employers.

LinkedIn: Intro to LinkedIn (replacement)

If you missed our Intro to LinkedIn workshop and you would like to go through the material in a one-on-one session, feel free to book an appointment with our Career Counsellor.

With a Professional Development Coordinator

Cover Letter: Cover letter critique with Professional Development Coordinator

Bring your application to the next level by learning how to craft a cover letter that is authentic, impactful, and relevant for recruiters. Discover what makes the difference between a rejection and an interview invite.

Cover Letter: Introduction of the cover letter

New to cover letters? Not sure how to go about it? Don't worry! Come and learn all the basics, build your writing skills, and receive precious tips on how to nail this crucial self-promotion tool.

LinkedIn: Boosting your online presence and visibility with LinkedIn

Don't just let your profile sit there! Make it work for you! Receive clever tips, tricks, and strategies to increase your visibility as a candidate, elevate your credibility as a professional, and generate views from industry leaders who could lead to your next employment.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn profile critique

Learn how to refine, optimize, and tailor your LinkedIn profile in order to market yourself efficiently and build successful professional relationships.

Resumé: Adapting your resumé to the Canadian context

New to the Canadian job market? You are not alone, and we are to support you. Learn more about what Canadian employers expect from a strong resumé, regardless of your nationality, and learn how to market yourself and stand out from the competition.

Resumé: General resumé critique with Professional Development Coordinator

Learn key tips on how to format, complete, and perfect your resumé, and learn how to avoid all the common traps that could get your application rejected.

Resumé: Let's Talk Resumés (replacement)

If you missed our Let's Talk Resumés session and you would like to go through the material in a one-on-one meeting, feel free to book an appointment with our Professional Development Coordinator or our Career Counsellor.

Resumé: Resumé tailoring for a specific job posting

Getting noticed. Getting job interviews. Getting hired. All that starts with a tailored resumé. Learn to customize your resumé for every job application, and never get lost in a pile again.

With a Relationship Manager

Career Awareness: Employer specific information

This type of appointment allows students to learn about a specific employer (events offered in partnership with the Career Centre, rapports with Relationship Managers, alumni engagement, recruitment cycles).

Career Awareness: Industry-specific information

This consultation allows you to gain information on industry-specific recruitment processes and career paths.

Career Awareness: Job prospects in my field (details to discuss with a Relationship Manager)

Learn about potential employment opportunities related to your program.

Follow-up appointment with a Relationship Manager

This session is available to students who require a follow-up with a Relationship Manager.

Job Search: Discussion on a particular job posting

Book this session with a Relationship Manager to receive additional advice on the best practices (applying for jobs, connecting with a professional on LinkedIn or not, etc.) related to a specific job posting.

Job search: Pivoting my job-search strategy in a changing market

For any questions about pivoting your job-search strategy during unprecedented times and in a changing market, book an appointment to receive informed advice from an expert.

Networking: Building my alumni network

This meeting is designed to help you understand how to: 1) connect with Telfer alumni from your industry; 2) nurture and leverage those relationships in your job search.

Networking: Contacting employers: best practices

Not sure if you should reach out to an employer on LinkedIn or by email? Wondering if, and when you should send that follow-up email? Book an appointment, and a Relationship Manager will answer all your questions.

Networking: Let's talk coffee chats (replacement)

Discover the best practices to adopt before, during and after a coffee chat.

Networking: Let's talk networking (replacement)

Learn about the best practices to adopt before, during and after a networking session. This appointment can be used in lieu of the networking workshop for the Career Development Certificate.

Networking: Networking, exploring the hidden job market, and coffee chats

Meet with a Relationship Manager to create a personalized networking strategy in line with current employment trends.

Networking: Understand coffee chat

Book a more in-depth discussion to receive answers to all your questions about coffee chats and informational meetings.

 


To Book an Appointment:

If you are interested in booking an appointment with a career professional, we strongly suggest you to do it as early as possible due to the high demand.

  • Sign into Career Launch today and book your next appointment. You can find out more about how to use this module here. 
  • Email the Career Centre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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