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Student Employment Services

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Welcome to the Fall 2020 Term, RRC students!

September 8, 2020

Whether you are taking your courses online, on campus, or both – Student Employment Services (SES) is here for you! Employment Advisors can provide supports over the phone, online and on campus if you have any employment-related questions, including assistance with:

  • job searching
  • networking
  • cover letter writing
  • resume development
  • interview preparation

To book an appointment, contact us at ses@rrc.ca.

And, even in this pandemic, employers are looking for great talent and are very excited to meet you! Keep an eye out for employer events happening throughout the school year. We already have virtual events coming up, such as:

  • information sessions
  • campus recruiter hangouts
  • tips & tricks webinars from industry experts

For more information and to register, visit: SES News & Events.

Also, check out the Student Employment Services website for other helpful information including employment resources, job and internship opportunities and other student work experience programs.

Contact us at ses@rrc.ca if you have any questions!

ASPIRE’s Master Class: How to Succeed in the New Hybrid Workplace

September 1, 2020

ASPIRE is hosting an important professional skill-building webinar for post-secondary students across Canada! Four employers will share their best tips and advice on working in the new remote/hybrid environment that has unfolded as a result of the pandemic.

When and where?

Wednesday, September 23
5:15pm – 6:15pm EST
Webinar Session

RSVP ASAP

Click here to register now for this webinar!
Please note: You must register to gain access into the webinar.

Why should I attend?

Going forward, the ability to work effectively in a virtual capacity will be a critical skill for all students to develop and demonstrate, to succeed in their careers. Join us to learn how to:
• Stay productive and work efficiently from home
• Display good business etiquette in the remote workplace
• Work effectively with your team
• Build a successful relationship with your manager
• Deliver engaging online presentations

Who’s invited?

This free webinar is for students who have an interest in discovering the key skills needed to thrive in the new post-COVID world of work. All post-secondary students across Canada are welcome to attend.

Tell me about ASPIRE

ASPIRE is a talent initiative led by Toronto Finance International, a not-for-profit organization that’s passionate about giving you access to high-quality student opportunities in the Financial Services sector and providing you with tools to support your success and increase your impact in the workplace.

Questions? You can reach us at aspire@tfi.ca.

ASPIRE's Master Class How to Succeed in the New Hybrid Workplace. Brien Convery, National Director, Early Talent Acquisition, Canada. Carly Suter, Future Talent Consultant, Talent Acquisition, Ontario. Maryam Goharinejad, Campus Recruiting Consultant. Naveen Balakrishnan, Head of Shared Services & Investment Banking Technology. Wednesday, September 23, 5:15 pm - 6:16 pm EST. Register now.


If you require further assistance with your job search, RRC Student Employment Services can help! Contact us at ses@rrc.ca to book an appointment with an Employment Advisor.

Scotiabank virtual information sessions

August 26, 2020

An exciting message for RRC’s business students from our partners at Scotiabank about two upcoming sessions!

SCOTIA ON CAMPUS

Join our virtual session to get to know Scotiabank and how you can make an impact at our organization!

Whether you are certain Scotiabank is for you or you simply want to explore your options, we would love to get to know you! We simply want to connect with you, share our experience, provide some tips and tricks for launching the career you’ve always wanted and answer any questions you may have.

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Click here to register: teamsites.rrc.ca/ses

MASTER CLASS: GETTING YOUR DREAM JOB

A virtual master class on everything job related. Throughout the session our recruitment subject matter experts will walk the students through a bootcamp on: how to network, perfect your elevator pitch, create an effective resume and how to interview well.

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Click here to register: teamsites.rrc.ca/ses

To get the most out of this experience you will need a computer/laptop. Additional details will be sent after you register.

If you have any questions or have difficulty registering, please contact Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca.

Launch your career through paid internships!

August 26, 2020

Students and grads, find paid internship and launch your career with exciting work experiences through the Career-Launcher Internships program!

The Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Career-Launcher Internships have streams in digital tech, clean tech and natural resources in addition to the ImpAct Internships, funded by the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy.

BROWSE INTERNSHIPS HERE

For more information, visit careerlauncher.ca


Have employment related questions? Contact RRC’s Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca. Employment Advisors are available to help via email, phone, and video conferencing!

Enhance workplace skills through ASPIRE Edge

August 11, 2020

Do you want to enhance your skills for the workplace, but haven’t yet taken the plunge? With one month of summer left, now might be the right time to get ahead! 

The ASPIRE Edge is a three-tier online simulation that bridges the gap between post-secondary education and the workplace.

You can complete the program at your own pace. Here’s what you’ll learn:

Tier 1: NextGen Associate – develop communication, resiliency, and data acumen skills.

Tier 2: NextGen Team Member – take a deep dive into problem-solving and critical thinking, while building your teamwork skills.

Tier 3: NextGen Manager – work as a new manager trainee to strengthen your leadership skills, and learn how to engage your direct reports, manage a budget, and make difficult decisions.

To start your journey, simply visit aspirefs.ca/the-edge/


ASPIRE has been developed by Toronto Finance International in partnership with employers, post-secondary institutions and the government to positively impact the quantity and quality of student work-integrated learning opportunities in the Financial Services sector, and grow the in-demand, work-ready pool of early-stage talent.

ASPIRE is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program.


For more information, resources and assistance with your job search, contact RRC’s Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca. Employment Advisors are available to help via email, phone, and video conferencing!

Webinar: Building a career in Business Technology & Project Management

August 7, 2020

Interested in pursuing a career in Business Technology or Project Management?

Join Prepped for an exclusive interview with Jeff Weingarten, Director – Business Technology and Project Delivery at RBC Global Asset Management, and Vishal Sawlani, Project Manager at CBRE, who have successfully built their careers in Technology and Project Management.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm ET

During this webinar, we’ll discuss:

  1. What skills are needed to be successful
  2. What kind of roles are available within this industry
  3. Tips and tricks they have learned along the way

Have a specific question in mind? Submit your questions in advance! Interested but cant make it? Sign up anyway to receive the webinar recording!

Registration is open to Prepped users. Create a Prepped account at fullyprepped.ca to receive registration invite.

Prepped is a digital and personalized program that provides guidance and training to help with your job search through learning modules, short videos and simple exercises. As well, Prepped offers webinars and blog posts with career-related tips from industry and HR experts.

To  take advantage of the full Prepped Learning Library, create an account here: fullyprepped.ca

For more information, resources and assistance with your job search, contact RRC’s Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca. Employment Advisors are available to help via email, phone, and video conferencing!

Webinar: Breaking into the financial services industry

July 29, 2020

Interested in a career in financial services?

Join Prepped for an exclusive interview with Joel Robinson, Regional Director at Russell Investments, and Jesse Coote, Analyst  at RBC Global Asset Management, who have successfully built their careers in financial services!

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm ET

During the webinar, we’ll discuss:

  • What education is required to land a job
  • What skills are needed to be successful
  • Tips and advice for those interested in pursuing a career in finance

Have a specific question in mind? Submit your questions in advance!
Interested but cant make it? Sign up anyway to receive the webinar recording!

Registration is open to Prepped users. Create a Prepped account at fullyprepped.ca to receive registration invite! 


Prepped is a digital and personalized program that provides guidance and training to help with your job search through learning modules, short videos and simple exercises. As well, Prepped offers webinars and blog posts with career-related tips from industry and HR experts.

To  take advantage of the full Prepped Learning Library, create an account here: fullyprepped.ca

For more information, resources and assistance with your job search, contact RRC’s Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca. Employment Advisors are available to help via email, phone, and video conferencing!

2020 Youth Impact Challenge: Assemble a team for a chance to win $10,000!

July 20, 2020

Was your internship cancelled? The job market sparse and your summer empty? Or are you working while sitting on something that might change the world?

In either case, if you’re aged 16-25, we want to hear about your social and/or environmental impact ideas. We want to hear from a diversity of perspectives and professional backgrounds. We want to hear from you in groups of three or more. All we want is a simple three-page summary of your idea (no business plan necessary).

What do you win? The top 30 teams will receive $1,000 each and professional mentorship – to help them refine their ideas through the summer. The team who takes the top spot will walk away with $10,000, a whole lot of knowledge, and having met a bunch of industry leaders.

This is the 2020 Youth Impact Challenge, supported by InvestEco Capital and Renewal Funds.

Learn more and apply by July 31st at www.youthimpactchallenge.ca/

Paid work placements for graduates

July 17, 2020

ICTC’s Youth Dividend – Paving the Way for the Future of Work is a program that matches unemployed or underemployed graduates from post-secondary institutions with employers across Canada.

Graduates that qualify for this program will receive training and a seven (7) month paid work placement with a Canadian company or non-profit organization in one of the following areas: data science, data analytics, software development, business analysis, sales, marketing, engineering, research, and design.

For more information and to see if you qualify for ICTC’s Youth Dividend program, visit:
ICTC Youth Dividend Program: Intern Application Questionnaire 

Deadline: July 20, 2020


The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is a not-for-profit national centre of expertise for the digital economy. ICTC is the trusted source for evidence-based policy advice, forward looking research, and creative capacity building programs for the digital economy.

 

Enhance your job search with a personal brand!

July 15, 2020

We all have our own skills and capabilities that make each one of us unique. By having a strong personal brand, we can tackle the job search with confidence.

Join this upcoming webinar, Building your personal brand for your job search, hosted by the Prepped team!

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm ET

This webinar will cover:

  • what a personal brand is
  • why it’s important for the job search
  • how you can successfully begin to build your personal brand in just a few short steps

Registration is open to Prepped users. Create a Prepped account at fullyprepped.ca to receive registration invite!

Prepped is a digital and personalized program that provides guidance and training to help with your job search through learning modules, short videos and simple exercises. As well, Prepped offers webinars and blog posts with career-related tips from industry and HR experts.

To  take advantage of the full Prepped Learning Library, create an account here: fullyprepped.ca

For more information, resources and assistance with your job search, contact RRC’s Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca. Employment Advisors are available to help via email, phone, and video conferencing!