April Events

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Twitter Career Chat: The New Grad Job Search
Apr 27, 2015, 11am-12pm
Have career and job search questions? Join a Career Centre Twitter chat to get answers! Join our Twitter discussion by tweeting your questions using the hashtag #yucareerchat!
Follow us on Twitter@YorkUCareerCtr


Organizing Your Post-Grad Application workshop (at Scott Library)
Apr 2, 2015, 3pm-4pm
Location: SMIL (Screening Room)
Learn to create excellent application packages to increase your chance of successfully reaching your goals.
Registration is required through the following website: http://careers.yorku.ca/event/organizing-your-post-grad-application-workshop-at-scott-library-7/


Understanding the Personal Statement workshop
Apr 6, 2015, 3pm-4pm
Location: 103 McLaughlin College
This workshop will help you write an effective personal statement when applying to a post-graduate program.
Registration is required through the following website: http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/further-education/#understa


Getting Back on Track
Apr 6, 2015, 1:30pm-2:30pm
Location: N204B Bennett Centre
This workshop aims to help students learn useful strategies to get back on track with their studies. This will consist of time management and organizational skills to help you complete your semester successfully.
For more information, please visit: http://lss.info.yorku.ca


Making a Great First Impression in Your Interview and Beyond workshop
Apr 7, 2015, 1pm-3pm
Location: 103 McLaughlin College
Want to impress a potential employer? Attend our workshop to learn how you can make a successful first impression at any interview! Students will gain the opportunity to articulate skill sets and accomplishments when acquainting with new people at networking events.
Registration is required at the following website: http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/job-search/#impression


Writing a CV or Resumé for Your Post-Grad Application workshop
Apr 10, 2015, 3pm-4pm
Location: 103 McLaughlin College
Learn how to present your experiences and education effectively in a cover letter and resume.
Registration is required at the following website: http://careers.yorku.ca/event/writing-a-cv-or-resume-for-your-post-grad-application-workshop-9/


What Can I Do With My Degree? workshop
Apr 14, 2015, 1:30pm-3pm
Location: 103 McLaughlin College
Want to know how to best utilize your degree in your search for a career? This workshop is what you need! Learn what skills and experiences you are gaining from your degree will help you build the foundation required for a career.
Registration is required at the following website: http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/career-exploration/#degree


Job Search Strategies that Work workshop
Apr 16, 2015, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Location: 103 McLaughlin College
Want to be more effective in finding the job you want? In this workshop, learn about the various techniques for discovering and creating career opportunities.
To register, visit: http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/job-search/#strategies


Educator Information Session: Oxford Seminars
Apr 21, 2015, 2:30pm-4pm
Location: 103 McLaughlin College
This workshop lets students connect with representatives from educational institutions who can answer your questions about their school, study programs, and application information.
To register, visit: http://careers.yorku.ca/event/educator-information-session-oxford-seminars-2/


Suit Yourself: Personality and Career Choice workshop
Apr 21, 2015, 10am-12:30pm
Location: 103 McLaughlin College
During this workshop, you will learn about the Myers Briggs Type that will help you learn your Type. Learning this information will help you determine what career choices will best suit your personality Type.
To register, visit: http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/career-exploration/



April Events 

Scenes by Design: Exhibition of Stage Design
Mar 31, 2015 to Apr 2, 2015
This exhibition offers a sneak peek into behind the scenes, featuring original set designs, costumes, props, scene painting, drawings and light design by students in the production and design fields.
Exhibition Hours:
Thursday, April 2: 11am-8pm
Admission is free and all are welcome. It is located at the Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre at the Centre for Film and Theatre in York University.


Science. Technology and the Modern in Canada: a Conference in Honour of Richard Jarrell
Apr 24, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015
Professor Richard Jarrell, who had served at York University for forty-three years, passed away in December 2013. He was one of the founders of Canadian science and technology. This conference will examine the connections between science, technology, and the modern in Canada, using his theories and works.
It will take place at the Schulich Executive Learning Center.


Archives Awareness Week at the Archives of Ontario
Apr 9, 2015, 10am-4pm
Location: 134 Ian Macdonald Blvd
Archives of Ontario will be hosting a series of activities on Thursday, April 9. Participants will have the opportunity to tour the building and attend presentations.


York University Jazz Festival: Vocal Ensembles and York University Jazz Orchestra
Apr 2, 2015
Location: Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
The York University Jazz Festival, running March 30 - April 2, showcases talented musicians in the Canadian jazz scene.
Thursday, April 2
Vocal ensembles directed by Richard Whiteman
York University Jazz Orchestra directed by Mike Cadó
Admission is free.


Music @ Midday: Instrumental Masterclass in Concert
Apr 6, 2015, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Location: Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building
Students in the Department of Music's Wind Masterclass perform works under the direction of Professor Patricia Wait.
Admission is free.


GRASP Research Symposium: Integrative Approaches to Health
Apr 9, 2015, 10am-4:30pm
Location: 320 Bethune College
The Graduate Research Association of Students in Public Health (GRASP) is currently accepting abstracts for a research symposium taking place on April 9 at York University.
The symposium will focus on showcasing York’s multidisciplinary approach to studies in health.


Music @ Midday: Classical Piano Showcase
Apr 9, 2015, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Location: Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building
Classical piano students from the studio of Professor Christina Petrowska Quilico showcase their talent.
Admission is free.


York University Symphony Orchestra
Apr 9, 2015, 7:30pm-9pm
Professor Mark Chambers conducts the York University Symphony Orchestra in a concert featuring some of the greatest symphonic repertoire ever composed. The program includes works by Rimsky-Korsakoff, Saint-Saëns, Stravinsky, Vaughan Williams, Berlioz and Mendelssohn.
Featured as soloists in the performance are the winners of the 2015 York University Concerto Competition: Trishul Sharma (tuba), Lillian Brooks (voice), Yeganeh Sotudehnia (violin), Krishna Veerappan (violin) and Michael Holz (clarinet)
Admission: $15 | $10 for students & seniors.
Box Office: phone 416-736-5888


Music @ Midday: York University Chamber Strings
Apr 14, 2015, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Location: Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building
Professor Mark Chambers directs the York University Chamber Strings in a concert featuring classical chamber works.
Free admission.


ABEL Leadership Summit: Innovation by Design
Apr 16, 2015, 8:30am-4pm
Location: York Lanes, ABEL Program Office
I-Think Initiative from the Rotman School of Management presents "ABEL Leadership Summit: Innovation by Design" taking place on April 16 at 8:30am - 4:00pm at York University. This workshop helps innovators develop the creative tools required to generate and implement powerful new ideas. 

The 14th Annual Graduate Conference in Education
Apr 23, 2015 to Apr 24, 2015
Location: Senior Common Room, 305 Founders College
This two-day conference will showcase emerging research in education to help inform teachers, researchers, and practitioners in learning about students’ needs.
Bronwen Low from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University will be coming in to discuss her thoughts on education and its impact on youth.
The themes for this year’s conference are: Creative Approaches to Teaching and Learning; Bodies, Identifications and Education; Institutional Entanglements in Policy and Practice; and Language, Literacy and Technology.
No registration fee is required. To register, visit the conference website at http://www.csn-rec.ca/student-zone/student-reports-2/2729-new-approaches-key-themes-the-14th-annual-graduate-conference-in-education-april-2015-york-university