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Meet Your Graduate Career Education Team:

Rebecca Dirnfield, Career Consultant

Rebecca Dirnfeld
Career Education Specialist - Graduate

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

Rebecca is designing and facilitating graduate student career development and skills training at Ryerson University. She is the program lead for Industrial Insights & Navigating Networks (IINN), an experiential learning program that connects graduate students with industry.


Book a 1:1 appointment with Rebecca here.

Luciana Longo

Luciana Longo
Career Education Specialist - Graduate, Faculty of Science

Email:        luciana.longo@ryerson.ca
Learn more about Luciana on LinkedIn     

Luciana is designing and facilitating tailored graduate career development programming for Faculty of Science through workshops, 1:1 appointments, and IINN.


Book a 1:1 appointment with Luciana here.

Graduate Career Education

The Ryerson Career Centre supports the professional and personal development of our graduate students for academic and industry based career pathways. We work with departments across campus to provide:

  • Transferable and academic skill building and articulation  
  • Experiential learning to broaden knowledge of multiple career paths
  • Strategic tools in self sufficiently accessing and interpreting labour market information
  • Motivation, optimism, and resilience through the career planning process

Experiential Learning

Get involved in high-impact experiences that build relevant industry skills, networks, and career pathways.

Industrial Insights and Navigating Networks (IINN)

Industrial Insights and Navigating Networks (IINN) - Workshop Series and Job Shadowing Program

Ever wanted to see an employer in action? IINN is an on-site experiential learning opportunity  with companies and organizations across the GTA. Gain up-to-date labour market information and learn how to catch the eye and ear of industry.

Contact: Rebecca Dirnfeld, Career Education Specialist, Graduate - rdirnfeld@ryerson.ca

Ryerson Zone Learning
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Ryerson Zone Learning - 11 Zone Networks on Campus

Want to build skills for the 21st century workplace? Get involved in zone learning. Work on real projects, causes, companies or startups linked to your ideas and/or graduate research.

Contact: Zone Learning - zonelearning@ryerson.ca

Graduate Council - Ryerson Student Union

Graduate Council - Ryerson Student Union

Advocate and direct social initiatives for graduate students at Ryerson. Network with other Graduate Council members and help build an inclusive graduate community across the university.

Contact: Graduate Executive - grads@rsuonline.ca

Course Unions

Course Unions - Departmental Based

Represent your graduate program, host events, and attend meetings as a member of the Graduate Course Unions (GCUs).

Contact: Graduate Representative Committee - grads@rsuonline.ca

Building Transferable and Academic Skills

Acquire skills that make you stand out! Participate in co-curricular activities and hone your interpersonal skills. Document it.

Future Smart: Essential Professional Skills for Graduate Students
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Future Smart: Essential Professional Skills for Graduate Students

Yeates School of Graduate Studies

Grow a graduate student professional development plan that builds communication and personal effectiveness, teaching and presentation skills, research and information management, and career skills.

Contact: Leslie Mutic, Student Engagement Officer - profskills@ryerson.ca

Level Up: Student Experience Blueprint

Level Up: Student Experience Blueprint

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Wondering where and how to document all of this? Build an e-portfolio with  Level Up to track transferable and academic skill development.


Contact: Kaitlyn Taylor-Asquini, Coordinator - k8taylor@ryerson.ca

Professional Development in Teaching Program

Professional Development in Teaching Program

Learning and Teaching Office

Complete a graduate student certificate program and workshop series to be more effective in teaching and mentoring at Ryerson.

Contact: Curtis Maloley, Educational Developer - cmaloley@ryerson.ca

Career Planning

Work with the Ryerson Career Centre to align your interests, values, skills, education, and preferences with various career pathways, and find out about work and professional development options available to you.

Graduate Career Education
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Graduate Career Education

Ryerson Career Centre

Work with a Graduate Career Education Specialist to research labour market information, develop and update CV and resume, learn personal branding tips, conduct mock interviews, and more. Visit the events calendar to attend industry recruitment and networking sessions.

Contact: Rebecca Dirnfeld, Career Education Specialist, Graduate - rdirnfeld@ryerson.ca

 

Career Compass: Career Planning and Job Search Guide
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Career Compass

Ryerson Career Centre

Career Compass is a nationally recognized career resource for post-secondary students and recent graduates looking for expert advice on how to successfully build their career and find career opportunities. Read through the award winning Career Compass: Your Career and Job Search Guide.

Thriving in Graduate School

What is the best way to balance academic and interpersonal needs, manage stress, and avoid imposter syndrome when considering career planning?

Graduate Student Support through the Student Learning Support Team

Graduate Student Support through the Student Learning Support Team

Get support with developing graduate-focused academic skills and meeting the demands of graduate-level study from a number of programs on writing, research, grant applications, and more.

Contact: Natalya Androsova, Writing Programs Specialist, Graduate Student Support - nandroso@ryerson.ca

Counselling Services for Graduate Students

Counselling Services for Graduate Students

Centre for Student Development and Counselling & Yeates School of Graduate Studies

Receive personal counselling services tailored to graduate students that meet each client’s particular needs. Visit the Centre for Student Development and Counselling to learn more and to book an appointment.

Contact:  Front-Line Assistant/Receptionist - (416) 979-5195