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Trent University Durham students sitting in the career services office

Durham Greater Toronto Area

Career Services

Trying to decide on a career path that's right for you?   Career advising can assist you with the career planning process.  You will have the chance to learn more about opportunities that are available.  

Online resources before career advising appointment

We support your career development by answering questions such as:

  • What can I do with my degree?
  • What are my career, work and educational options?
  • How do I find a job?
  • How do I write a résumé, prepare for interviews, and connect with employers?
  • Should I continue my education beyond Trent?

Book an Appointment

1) Go to Trent Website
2) Login using your MyTrent username and password
3) Click on “Book Appointments-Durham Campus” on the left side of the screen.

Not sure who to call or what you might need? Call the Front Desk at 905-435-5100

To contact Craig Cameron, Academic and Career Advisor, email ccameron@trentu.ca.

To contact Jamie Matin, Academic and Career Strategist, email jamiematin@trentu.ca.

Resume Help Table:

A peer support provided for students where students can bring their resumes for editing and review. This drop-in service allows for students to go into their job search with confidence and voice any concerns they may have about their resumes with a peer. 

Workshops:

Networking Workshop 
Monday, February 4th
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 107

Resume and Cover Letter
Thursday, February 7th
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Room 107

This 50 minute workshop will provide information on how to build a strong resume and write a professional cover letter. Tips related to layout, content, and relevance will be provided, and samples will be shown. Information learned in this workshop can be applied to job applications for summer jobs, part-time jobs, internships, volunteer, or jobs following graduation. 10 minutes will be provided at the end of the workshop for questions to be answered by the Career Strategist.

To register: https://trentu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dmbtkdMBE1JbCm1

Career and Employment Fair 
Monday, February 11th
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Front Atrium

Finding Your Fit
Monday, March 4th
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Front Atrium

Job Search and Professionalism
Tuesday, March 5th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 114

This 50 minute workshop will provide you with general information on job search strategies and an introduction on how to use Trent University’s student job board. Information related to the Federal Student Work Experience Program will also be provided. This workshop will also talk about professionalism and how it can affect your career success. 10 minutes will be provided at the end of the workshop for questions to be answered by the Career Strategist.

To Register: https://trentu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8jkEZk2rHF4CKsl

Interview Preparation
Tuesday, March 19th
11:00am – 12:00pm
Room 114

This 50 minute workshop will provide you with information related to how to prepare for an interview, what to do during an interview, and what to do after an interview. Common interview questions will be explored, with the goal of increasing your confidence when it comes to your answers. 10 minutes will be provided at the end of the workshop for questions to be answered by the Career Strategist.

To Register: https://trentu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b2ReblfLlhih5mB

 

Online Career Resources

The Career Centre in Peterborough