The end of the spring semester at Centennial College means many students are going to be graduating soon. If that’s you, you certainly have a lot to think about, including attending convocation, but more importantly, what you’ll be doing after graduation.
If you're in the process of picking which college you're going to attend, you're probably deep into your research, learning about the facilities your chosen schools have, the details of the program you want to take, and all of the finer points of applying to your education. But, when choosing your college, there’s more you need to look into than just the information that’s online.
The reasons you stress while you're in college are simple: It's is a big life change, and it's often your first major time away from home, or at least an unfamiliar environment. The workload can often be much higher than what you're use to, which, combined with its increased difficulty can also be a stressor. Combine that with worries about money and an uncertainty over your post-college career, and things can get very stressful, indeed. However, there's plenty of ways to cope, including resources available here at Centennial.
A non-traditional student is someone who enters school with some combination of the following: They’re financially independent, have dependents such as children, are a caregiver for others, don’t have a traditional high school diploma, have delayed their enrollment in post-secondary education, engage in part-time classes, or are employed full-time. Do these sound like you? If so, we have resources that can help you out.
Whether you’re in high school, college, or just out in the job market, it’s always a good time to do career research. It’s an essential part of match-making and deciding what career is really right for you. Here’s a guide to what you need to know, and where to find it.
We tend to think of the things we bake as an indulgence, something that's sweet and tasty, but bad for you. Well, that isn't true. There are many different ways baking itself is beneficial for you, mentally, physically, and financially.
As you look to exit post-secondary education and enter the job market, it’s important that you know your legal rights in Ontario as an employee. Centennial College’s Career Services department works to set you up with the career you want, and also keeps you informed of your rights, which every worker looking to get into the workforce after school should know. Here’s a few surprising things about those rights.
In these turbulent times, the face of migration across the globe is changing. Students across the globe looking to travel and study abroad, and gain an early education, may find their efforts blocked by new, different rules, or may be uncertain about which countries will welcome them. However, Canada has always stood as a multicultural nation, welcoming immigrants from across the globe. Here's a few more reasons why, now more than ever, Canada is an ideal destination for an international student.
A resumé is your first strike when you hit the job market, and needs to be perfect in order for employers to advance you to the next phase. You probably all know the basics behind creating a resumé, but there’s more to a resumé than a specific layout, and more things you can do to get noticed and get your message across. Consider this advanced advice.