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Durham Greater Toronto Area

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

The Academic and Career Advising team would like to welcome Academic and Career Strategist, Jamie Fillion.  Jamie will be available a couple of days a week to help with Resume/Cover Letter critiques as well as Career and Academic Advising. You can reach Jamie at jamiefillion@trentu.ca.

Workshops:

Resume, Cover Letter, and Transferable Skills
Thursday, September 27th
10am - 12pm​
Room 103

This 2 hour workshop will teach you how to build a resume and cover letter, while also exploring transferable skills. We will go over what these skills are and where they can be developed, as well as how to apply them when creating a resume and cover letter. This workshop should help you understand how to identify your skills and how to pull out the desired skills from a job posting.

To register: https://trentu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_73dAzowZlwGmtiR

Job Search and Professionalism
Tuesday October 16th
11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 127

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_8pKZ8EhwbTfYP41

Interviewing and Professionalism
Thursday October 18th
10am - 12pm
Room 103

This 2 hour 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. This workshop will also talk about professionalism and how it can affect your career success.

To register: https://trentu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dajwgew42AftXw1

Resume and Cover Letter
Tuesday November 6th
2pm - 3pm
Room 127

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_7WGGxXpScZSMGs5

Online Career Resources

The Career Centre in Peterborough