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Faculty of Science Career Connections

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Rebecca Dirnfeld
Career Education Specialist - FSCi

Email:     rdirnfeld@ryerson.ca
Twitter:   @rdirnfeld1
Learn more about Rebecca on LinkedIn


Rebecca worked in both the private and educational sectors prior to joining Ryerson, including the role of coordinator for York University's Winters College Peer Mentorship Program. Additionally, she offers guidance to students and graduates on the job hunt through social media and via her website, www.graduatesintransition.com. She provides career advising and job search training to Faculty of Science students and graduates.

Book a 1:1 Appointment

We recommended that you attend a workshop or tutorial before you book a 1:1 appointment with a career education specialist; most common career-related questions can be answered by attending one of these sessions. This allows us to focus on customization and specialization in your 1:1 appointment.

To book a 30 minute appointment with your faculty’s career education specialist, Rebecca, please visit our online appointment booking system. Rebecca offers appointments to Science students on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and alternating Tuesdays in the Dean's Office (Victoria Building, Rm. 737). Appointments are also offered by Rebecca to all students, of which Science students are welcome to book those appointment time slots.
 

If you cannot find an appointment time with Rebecca that fits your schedule, feel free to book an appointment with another Career Education Specialist at the Career Centre. For 1:1 appointments through the central Career Centre, please visit our online appointment booking system.

Faculty Specific Supports & Events


Drop-In Meetings

If you’d like to drop by Rebecca’s office to ask a quick question, feel free to visit her in Victoria Building 737. If you are looking to meet with Rebecca for a one on one consultation, please email her at rbdirnfeld@gmail.com.
 

Register for Faculty Events

We organize a variety of special sessions, workshops, and events throughout the year to address the needs of students from different faculties and special interest groups.

For more information on these events (e.g. dates, venues, registration link), please visit the Events Calendar.

 

If you are a faculty member, staff, or representative from a course union/student group looking to consult or collaborate with us in delivering career programming, please contact Rebecca.

Join a Tutorial


These highly interactive 1-hour sessions, led by one of the Career Centre’s career education specialists, give you the opportunity to share experiences with your peers and learn from each other in a smaller group setting.
 

Tutorials are available through the Central Career Centre. To sign up for a  tutorial, please visit our online booking system.

Join us on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the largest professional social network in the world. Join the “Ryerson University Career Centre” group to network and learn how to take advantage of other LinkedIn groups to build your profile.

 

For more information on LinkedIn, watch this video:

LinkedIn for students: Your Career Starts Here (1:34min)

Recommended Resources

Life Sciences Ontario: Provides information on resources, events, and mentorship opportunities in the life sciences sector.

Science: Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, provides industry news, resources, and career information.