Last week, we responded to a whole bunch of questions posed at our Orientation fair that was held two weeks ago. Here is Part 2!
How hard is it to open a private enterprise vs. joining an already established one?
- Great question – but it’s a bit tricky to know what’s “hard” since each person has different ideas about what that entails.
- Ask yourself questions about the labour market, your connections, access to funding, clientele base, and overall vision for your business. Answering some of these questions may help create a plan.
- Since there is no blanket “hard” or easy path, book a career counselling appointment and check out our entrepreneurship package so you can start thinking about what your next steps after grad should be.
Are there Law /Medical/Pharmacy/graduate schools Fairs?
- The Graduate and Professional School Fair is an annual event that will be held on September 30 from 10-2 in the RAWC this year. Have a look at the schools attending by visiting the Fairs page on the Career Centre website.
Interested in a Medical Career – doctors, dentist, nurse, pharmacist, medical technologist. There is a lot to do to prepare for a career in medicine and knowing the requirements early is a good way to build toward success.
- Attend the Graduate and Professional Schools Fair on September 30 for an opportunity to talk to representative from many schools and programs.
- Research the career to gain insight to evaluate if it is the right choice for you. Start with reading the career profile on Career Cruising accessed by logging onto the Career Learning Network and found listed in resources.
- Attend a Med School information session .
- Take a look at the resources in the Career Resource Library.
“I don’t know what I want to do! Help me!”
- Have no fear! Did you know that 20-50% of all students entering university are undecided about their major and between 50-70% of students change their major at least once during their students? So, if you’re uncertain – you’re in good company!
- Book an appointment with a professional at the Centre to start talking about your options.
- Attend a workshop tailored to helping you decide what program is the best fit for you.
- Check out our online career planning guide to give you some ideas about you can clarify your goals.
Well, there we have it, folks. We hope these tips were helpful in answering your questions. Thanks again for asking away! If you have anything that’s lingering, please don’t hesitate to visit the Career Centre in DV 3094 or call us at 905-828-5451.
Monica Scott, Outreach Career Consultant
Kayla Sousa, Assistant Outreach Career Consultant