Staff Career Services at U of T

How does it work?

Career consultations can involve one or more confidential discussions to support your career development. Depending on your needs you could discuss:

  1. Career direction and potential career trajectories at the University, including how best to align your personal style, interests and skills with opportunities here
  2. Professional development goals and ways to enhance your skills including identifying courses, programs or certifications to meet your objectives
  3. Job search strategies including how to conduct information interviews and build a strategic network at the University
  4. Approaches to marketing yourself on a resume and cover letter including an individual critique of your documents
  5. Strategies on how to present yourself during a hiring interview and/or the opportunity to have a practice interview with a career consultant

Prior to booking an appointment please ensure:

  • That you have a valid @utoronto.ca email address
  • That you are a University of Toronto Staff Appointed Employee.

If you are not sure about your status, feel free to contact llc@utoronto.ca prior to booking online.

*Please note that a $60/hr fee will apply should you fail to meet  the above criteria and are non-appointed employee.

CAREER RESOURCES

We offer a variety of resources both online and in our centres to assist you in successfully managing your career and navigating your work search. Whether you are looking for quick tips or more extensive support and guidance, we can help.

TALKSeries

A Career Coach will answer your questions on resumes, cover letters, interviews and networking in a small group. Be proactive and register now for one of our sessions so you will be ready for the next exciting opportunity!
Location: Virtual Sessions

June 3rd, 2020 – 1:00pm – 2:30pm Talk Resume
June 10, 2020 – 1:00pm – 2:30pm Talk Interview
June 17, 2020 – 1:00pm – 2:30pm Talk Cover Letter.

Log into the LMS – Search for Talk series and Register

LinkedIn Learning Provides great resources for Staff on managing their career from Resume, Cover Letters, and acing that interview.

Check out this curated list that will help you modernize your job search and allow you to excel in your career.

W3Schools

A Career Coach will answer your questions on resumes, cover letters, interviews and networking in a small group. Be proactive and register through the LMS for one of our TalkSeries sessions so you will be ready for the next exciting opportunity!

Dual Career Connection

Employment Coaching for Spouses/Partners of New Faculty

Eligibility

Accompanying spouses/partners of newly appointed permanent faculty who are seeking non-academic employment. The service is available for a period of one year ( (up to eight appointments) and can be accessed for up to two years following arrival in Toronto.

Referrals are made through the Dean or department Chair to the Coordinator, Career Services.

 

Contact:

Beverly Kahn

Coordinator Career Services
Centre for Learning, Leadership & Culture
416 978-0995
b.kahn@utoronto.ca

Services Include:

  • Individual confidential career counselling
  • Employment search coaching
  • Customized resume feedback and interview practice
  • Assistance building new networks
  • Connect with other new faculty spouse/partners
  • Access to job search resources
  • Career Management workshops and events
  • https://www.facultyrelocation.utoronto.ca/