Durham Campus Academic and Career Advising
We are available!
Academic and Career Advisors are working remotely and remain available to connect with students. Please use the student experience portal link below to book phone appointments. If you have any trouble booking online please call 905-435-5100 and leave a phone number you can be reached at--messages will be checked regularly. You can also email email@example.com
Previously booked in person appointments will be changed to phone appointments. Please check that your phone number is in your booked appointment details or email your advisor to provide an updated contact number. If you're not feeling well enough to keep your phone appointment please use the Student Experience Portal to cancel your appointment. For updates and any other questions about COVID-19 please visit www.trentu.ca/COVID-19.
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 Job Board:
Online Student Job Board
After logging in, click on the student job board link on the left-hand side.
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:
- Go to Trent Website
- Login using your MyTrent username and password
- 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.
Check out some of the helpful information on the Careerspace page to help you get career ready.
Virtual Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Monday October 5th
Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/virtual-resume-and-cover-letter-workshop-tic...
This 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. Time will be provided at the end of the workshop for questions to be answered by the Career Strategist.
Virtual Job Search and Professionalism Workshop
Wednesday October 14th
Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/virtual-job-search-and-professionalism-works...
This workshop will provide you with general information on job search strategies and an introduction on how to use the 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. Time will be provided at the end of the workshop for questions to be answered by the Career Strategist.
Virtual Interview Preparation Workshop
Monday November 9th
Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/virtual-interview-preparation-workshop-ticke...
This workshop will provide you with information related to how to prepare for an interview. Information will include 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. Time will be provided at the end of the workshop for questions to be answered by the Career Strategist.
Click on the images to join the support sessions:
Upon clicking the link, students will be admitted to a waiting room. The Careers Assistant will let you into the meeting in the order that you join.
What Can I Do With My Degree?
- Business Administration
- Child and Youth Studies
- Computing and Information Systems
- English Literature
- Gender and Women Studies
- Media Studies
- Social Work