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Career support

From career counselling for new grads to free courses that will upskill your resumé, U of T is your lifelong resource for ideas, connections and support.

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Career guidance & resources

Finding your dream job starts here! These resources are perfect for new grads or anyone who wants to transition their career.

Career centres

New alumni can continue accessing U of T career centres' support, online resources and advice as provided by Student Life. Find a job, discover what you can do with your degree, and explore further education.

For grads up to 2 years out.

Stand out with our new resume resources

Revamp your resume and cover letter with our exclusive video and written articles on the best practices for resumes across various industries. Access these resources on-demand by registering for Big Interview. Don't let your resume hold you back! Make a lasting impression on potential employers and give yourself the competitive edge you need to succeed.

Writing personal statements for further education

Personal statements are part of the application package to many professional and graduate school programs. Check out this comprehensive PDF guide from the Student Life team at Career Exploration & Education.

Student Life services are for grads up to 2 years out.

A career guide for trans and nonbinary people

Get an informative and nuanced approach to thinking about your career. The guide is hosted by the Sexual & Gender Diversity Office and is designed to support you in applying for jobs by showing you how to leverage available resources and navigate opportunities.

New! Virtual Interview Prep Tool

Ongoing. Ace your next job interview with Big Interview. Get hands-on practice with mock video interviews. This new career resource is available when you need it. Hosted by the Division of University Advancement. 

The Ergo Minute podcast

Julia and Madison, MScOT students, bring you advice from U of T experts on how to apply ergonomics so that you can work more comfortably at home and reduce the risk of stress and injury on your body.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Ten Thousand Coffees

Use this online platform to meet and give career advice to students over coffee - or get advice and support from fellow U of T alumni.

Career coaching discount

Are you changing careers, returning to work after a leave or just need a fresh perspective? U of T alumni receive over 30% off transition coaching from the Canadian Centre for Brief Coaching, available online.

Blueprint Career Services (BCS)

At any stage of your career, BCS can help identify your strengths, find fulfilling work, and navigate your career journey. Provided by The School of Continuing Studies. Free to join with optional paid services.

Presented by: School of Continuing Studies

Alumni Innovators Hub

Harness the power of U of T’s entrepreneurship community. Explore the Alumni Innovators Hub, where you can sign up for a newsletter and access entrepreneurship resources, upcoming events, news and opportunities to get involved across U of T’s vast entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem. 

Well Being Collective

A collaborative Hart House initiative that seeks to create opportunities to connect, explore and examine what it means to live and be well all while centering the experiences and practices of Indigenous, Black and Racialized people.

Presented by: Hart House
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Courses & videos

Become a lifelong learner by taking advantage of our many courses and on-demand webinars.

Free Linkedin Learning courses

Registration Full. Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning featuring courses in Business, Technology, Design and Creative. While quantities last.

Courses to boost your credentials

Discover how we can help you upgrade your skills and knowledge. Explore our offerings from free lectures to continuing education certificates to graduate studies. 

Presented by: School of Continuing Studies

MOOCS - Massive Online Open Courses

In partnership with both Coursera and EdX, U of T offers free massive online open courses on cool topics from health to computing to Indigenous Studies and more.

Free online course: Mastering LinkedIn

Turn your profile into a recruiter magnet. This step-by-step online course (normally $130, free for U of T alumni) is packed with tips and tricks. Learn at your own pace. Available through June 2024.

Alumni Career Series Webinars

Hear from alumni across a wide range of industries as they share their insights, expertise and experiences. These webinars can help you to hone your skills and knowledge and set you up for success. Join the U of T Hub community to get updates about upcoming webinars.

On-demand webinar: Find a Job With Help From ChatGPT

Learn how to use AI to take your job search to the next level. Register to access this exclusive 1-hour video tutorial available on-demand.

On-demand webinar: How to Rock an Online Presentation

Learn about popular new tools that can help you deliver online presentations that engage and inspire participants. Register to access this exclusive 1-hour video tutorial available on-demand.

On-demand webinar: An Insider's Guide to LinkedIn

Learn how to leverage LinkedIn to attract recruiters, ace interviews and get hired. Register to access this exclusive 1-hour tutorial webinar.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging for Leaders and Managers

This career video course is a comprehensive look at ways to effectively lead diversity efforts in your organization. After completing this learning path, leaders and managers will be able to demonstrate behaviors and take specific actions to foster diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in their organizations and on their teams. Provided by LinkedIn Learning.

Switching Your Career

This career video course teaches you that secret to successfully switching careers lies in identifying your transferrable skills and creating personal and professional personas that work in your new industry.  Provided by LinkedIn Learning.

Developing Assertive Leadership

This career video course explores how to embody the behaviors of an assertive leader. Being an assertive leader unlocks the ability to express yourself freely while improving the function of your team. Provided by LinkedIn Learning.

Pitching Yourself for Opportunity

This career video course covers the essence of pitching. Every conversation presents an opportunity to make a great impression. This course guides you through how to craft a compelling pitch with thought and intention so you can be persuasive, memorable, and able to reach your goals. Provided by LinkedIn Learning.

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Continuing education discounts

Take your learning to the next level with professional designations and continuing education courses from U of T.

School of Continuing Studies $550 discount

Claim an alumni discount of $550 to use towards a course at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies! Online learning available. Some exclusions apply.

For grads up to 5 years out.

Presented by: School of Continuing Studies

Alumni discount on Rotman executive programs

UofT alumni can receive 15% off eligible Executive Programs. Acquire new professional skills and gain a competitive advantage with these intensive, short courses.

Presented by: Rotman School of Management

Alumni discount on UTM executive programs

U of T alumni receive a discount of up to 10% off all program fees. Advance and grow your career with online certificate programs from IMIx.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

U of T Libraries

Tap into 42 libraries on three campuses with more than 12 million holdings! U of T Libraries offers two different alumni memberships to meet your reading or research needs. U of T Libraries also welcomes membership requests from current SCS Learners.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries
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Get involved

We need your expertise! Join our vibrant community of volunteers that enrich the lives of everyone at U of T.

Ten Thousand Coffees

Use this online platform to meet and give career advice to students over coffee - or get advice and support from fellow U of T alumni.

Mentor a student

Help equip tomorrow’s leaders for great careers by sharing your expertise.

Alumni Innovators Hub

Harness the power of U of T’s entrepreneurship community. Explore the Alumni Innovators Hub, where you can sign up for a newsletter and access entrepreneurship resources, upcoming events, news and opportunities to get involved across U of T’s vast entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem. 

Well Being Collective

A collaborative Hart House initiative that seeks to create opportunities to connect, explore and examine what it means to live and be well all while centering the experiences and practices of Indigenous, Black and Racialized people.

Presented by: Hart House

Careers at U of T

Work where the world comes to think, discover and learn. There are thousands of faculty and staff members across our three campuses supporting our mission of research, teaching and scholarship. Browse our career opportunities.

Global alumni networks

Tap into our 660,000-strong, global alumni network and connect with your old classmates plus new friends in your field.

Join U of T on LinkedIn

Network with U of T community members on LinkedIn! Search fellow alumni by study major, region, employer, title, skills and even degrees of separation.

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Lifelong learning

Wake up your brain and start learning again! We've got lectures, workshops and courses for learners of all ages.

MOOCS - Massive Online Open Courses

In partnership with both Coursera and EdX, U of T offers free massive online open courses on cool topics from health to computing to Indigenous Studies and more.

Continuing studies

Flexible online and hybrid courses fit your busy lifestyle. Together, the School of Continuing Studies (SCS) offers more than 700 non-degree courses and 100 certificates.

Presented by: School of Continuing Studies

Faculty-based professional continuing education

You can also bolster your knowledge and credentials by pursuing training from your faculty or college. These U of T divisions offer specialized continuing education programming.

Graduate studies

Get immersed in a world of discovery and opportunity. By working and studying with our esteemed faculty, grad students at U of T make a real difference in areas as diverse as climate change, chronic disease, international business or world hunger.

Presented by: School of Graduate Studies
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