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Career Services

Welcome Back Students!

We know you have many questions and representatives from Academic Advising, Student Life,  Career & Placement Services, Library Services and Financial Services will all be available this week to answer your questions and provide assistance on next steps for students returning to campus. Get an updated semester schedule and plan your successful return the class. Please see the activities and workshops listed here to help with the transition back to campus.

 

Career & Placement Services provides personalized and relevant career advice to our students and alumni. Whether you're looking for a job, developing networking skills, researching and preparing graduate school applications, or defining your career goals, we can help.

Find out What's Happening in Career & Placement Services this Fall.

Make an appointment

We offer resume and cover letter feedback, mock interviews, career advising and graduate school advising to current students and alumni. Call 416-798-1331 ext. 6288 or email career@guelphhumber.ca to schedule an appointment, or read below for more great tips on careers and job search.

Cover letters and resumes

A successful job search starts with a cover letter and resume that market you effectively. Let us show you how to create a cover letter and resume that stand out.

Career Support Peers are available Monday to Friday in GH108 to give you personalized, essential feedback on your resumes and cover letters. To check their availability or book an appointment, email career@guelphhumber.ca or visit GH108.

 

Job search tips and strategies

Your job searching techniques can mean the difference between frustration and success. Whether you're looking for a placement, on-campus part-time work, or a full-time career, use these tips to increase your chances of finding the job you want.

 

Job search links and resources

Now that you know how to effectively search for a job, here are some places to start looking for great opportunities.

 

Interview help

Be confident in your next interview. We have resources to help you anticipate interview questions, so you can prepare your answers and feel confident in proving you're a good fit for the job.

 

Post-graduate resources and tips

If you’re a student considering further education after your degree and diploma, or a graduate now thinking about a Masters degree, we can help you research your options and set goals for yourself.

 

Work-Study program

The Ontario Work-Study Program offers students with financial need the opportunity to work on campus while going to school. Most positions are flexible around your timetable.

Departments that frequently hire students include Student Life, Recruitment, Financial Aid, Career Services, the Library, Media Services, Athletics, Public Safety and Student Residence.

 

Career Fair tips

Our career events help you connect with employers, expand your network and practice the skills you need to find a job. We offer networking events, workshops and guest speakers throughout the year.

 

Services for employers and partners

Interested in hiring University of Guelph-Humber students or alumni? We're available to meet with you at your business to provide you with more information about the University of Guelph-Humber and to discuss your ideal recruitment strategy.

We work with you to plan your company's recruitment timing, attendance at University of Guelph-Humber recruitment events, on-campus interviews, and job postings on the Guelph-Humber Career & Placement Portal, GHworks.

 

Placement Services

Field placements and internships let you take the theoretical learning of the classroom into the workplace, where you can practice what you've learned. Career & Placement Services staff are here to support you along the way.

We've developed resources and forms to clearly set out the terms and details of your placement or internship. All University of Guelph-Humber students must complete the forms before starting their placement.

 

Contact us

Contact your Career Services Coordinator for personalized career and job search support.