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SHTCA Career Week 2020
SHTCA Career Week 2020
Our industry has faced some exceptional challenges due to COVID-19, we are navigating through uncharted waters, but as with everything it is temporary - we are resilient, and this too shall pass. The industry has pivoted to get back on its feet, and will emerge stronger.
Join us for our first ever SHTCA Career Week from November 16-20! This will be an interactive and engaging week for both our students and industry partners. As the industry evolves and meets unprecedented challenges and opportunities, students and staff too must develop and learn continually to remain current in the industry - you are the future and together we can #SaveHospitalityCA!
The School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts is excited to invite you to join us virtually for a series of industry focused webinars and presentations by our industry partners. Be part of the conversation, learn career building advice from experts and connect with industry professionals looking to hire YOU!
Event highlights include:
- Industry Guest Speakers/Presentations
- Networking Opportunities/ Alumni Panel
- Career Fair - Job postings
Register for the SHTCA Career Week today! Join the conversation #SHTCACareerWeek2020 and help #savehospitalityCA!
Prepare for the Job Fair:
- Watch our Webinar Recording – How to create effective resumes and cover letters
- Book an appointment or attend a virtual drop-in session with the Career Services department to get your resume reviewed by an Employment Advisor or Peer Career Coach (See Events Calendar on Hire Centennial for schedule)
- Download: Succeeding at Job Fairs tip sheet
Join Employment Advisor Maria Pugliese with Career Services as she offers tips on how to update your resume, how to interview virtually, how to prepare an elevator pitch and much more. Click here to watch this session!
Meet Hcareers executive Matt McCloskey, VP of User Acquisition and Engagement as he introduces you to the world of Hcareers - one of the largest communities of hospitality talent! Hcareers is an online job site that connects employers looking to secure the best talent in the industry and hospitality professionals looking to build and manage a successful career. Join Matt as he shares job advice and answers your questions – Click here to watch this session!
Join us as we speak to students who have graduated from SHTCA programs and have come back to join the team! We’ll explore what made them want to return to Centennial, how they got the opportunity and the impacts of COVID on their roles. Join us for this motivating discussion – Click here to watch this webinar!
Join us as we speak to our Industry Partners, some of whom are Centennial College Alumni! We'll share thoughts and ideas on the current state of the Tourism industry, and our excitement for what the future will hold. The tourism industry affects us all - please join us for this exciting and motivating discussion – Click here to watch this webinar!
Join us as we speak to our Industry Partners, discussing the impact of covid on the food industry, this will be an exciting and engaging session to explore the way we’ve pivoted, the change, our resiliency and of course, our excitement for the future! Join us for this exciting and motivating discussion – Click here to watch this webinar!
Graduates of SHTCA return to Centennial as professionals of the hospitality industry to discuss their roles and the impacts COVID has made on their careers as well as the industry as a whole. Find out about the opportunities they’ve embarked on, the challenges they faced and how far they’ve come. This will be an inspiring discussion you don’t want to miss – Click here to watch this webinar!
The Lawson Group owns and operates numerous Tim Horton’s in the downtown area. They are a valued partner of the SHTCA and the support of the Lawson Group has led to many of our students successfully moving into management roles after graduation. Come hear success stories of past graduates and learn more about their busy and thriving locations and the opportunities available with the Lawson Group currently. Click here to watch this session!
If you feel inspired by having the opportunity to create unforgettable memories every day for your guests and for each other, then Mariposa Cruises might be the right career option for you! At Mariposa, they value their crew members as much as their guests. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to learn more - Click here to watch this session!
Do you want to be part of a culture of teamwork, empathy, and positivity that gives you the chance to fully contribute, thrive, and live your best life? Learn more about how you can join a team that serves their retirement communities with compassion, dignity and excellence - Click here to watch this session!
The Granite Club brings people together. Members are welcomed into a community that nurtures friendship and encourages participation. Similarly, they welcome Centennial students and grads to their supportive team that nurtures personal and professional growth. Come hear what it’s like to work for Canada’s premier private members’ family, athletic, recreation and social club – Click here to watch this session!
Blue Mountain is a great place to work! They have a reputation as both an enjoyable vacation destination and an employer that helps contribute to their employees' overall success. The Blue Mountain team takes pride in their amazing group of employees and their commitment to excellent customer service. They invest in their employees' learning experience to ensure they love the work they do, which leads many employees to continue their careers at Blue Mountain Resort for longer than they ever intended! Join this presentation to learn if Blue Mountain is the right place for you – Click here to watch this session!
Banff Lodging Co. is an employee owned and operated company with 11 hotels, 8 restaurants, 2 spas, 1 retail/rental store. It also owns and operates Lux Cinema, located in downtown Banff, Alberta. With a variety of job opportunities and commitment to career development, Banff Lodging Co. will allow your future in Banff or Canmore to flourish! This could be the right career option for you, don’t miss out – Click here to watch this session!
Fresh homemade pasta, crafted Italian dishes - if your mouth is watering and you want to contribute to a team who takes pride in providing an authentic dining experience, then join this presentation to learn more from our friends from the King West location of Ascari Enoteca - Click here to watch this session!
Meet the Talent Acquisition team at Fairmont Rocky Region which includes the following iconic properties, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Banff Springs, Fairmont Chateau Whistler & Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Join the session to ask questions about working for Fairmont, hear about available opportunities and engage in conversation on what they are looking for when hiring students like you. This will be an excellent session if you are interested in working for Fairmont and are open to moving out West – Click here to watch this session!
Does the thought of working in a province where you can enjoy views of a stunning lake, overlooking a glacier, or being in the centre of a bustling mountain town appeal to you? If so, don't miss this opportunity to learn more about becoming a part of a team who is dedicated to creating work experiences that matter - Click here to watch this session!
University of Toronto Scarborough needs students like you to run their food services and event venues such as Miller Lash House and Highland Hall. Come explore their operations and venues, which include Food Services, Retail and Conference Services, Residence meal service and the marketing of these services to both students and the general public. Hear success stories of past graduates and learn more about the opportunities that will become available in the Spring and beyond as the campus grows with more new builds and hospitality facilities. Like Centennial, UTSC believes in the futures of its students and would be happy to help you start your career – join this presentation to learn more. Click here to watch this session!
Meet people from around the world and become an expert on Toronto while working for one of the city’s top employers! If this sounds appealing to you don’t miss a presentation from City Sightseeing Toronto to learn more about future opportunities - Click here to watch this session!
Established in 2009, Seasons is a Canadian company that owns and operates senior retirement communities in Ontario and Alberta. Seasons Retirement Communities is proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. They are currently accepting resumes for temporary and full-time roles in all departments including housekeeping, food and dining services, care services and nursing – learn more by joining this presentation. Click here to watch this session!
Ever wonder what it’s like to be an employee at Four Seasons? Join this session to learn about what makes Four Seasons culture unique and hear directly from our employees why they love to work with us. Questions about our company? This is the perfect opportunity to ask all the questions you have. Click here to watch this session!
Located in the stunningly charming coastal town of St. Andrews by-the-Sea, this New Brunswick icon is one of Canada's most luxurious and spectacular resorts. Meet the team at Algonquin Resort as they share what it’s like to work at this beautiful resort and the opportunities they have available for students like you. If you’re open to moving to the East coast, you don’t want to miss this presentation – Click here to watch this session!
Would you describe yourself as friendly, reliable, and outgoing? Have you always wanted to visit the East Coast of Canada, an alluring, magical place, where eagles circle high above kayakers, moose walk alongside cars, and salmon leap in front of eternally hopeful anglers? Our friends at Cabot Cape Breton want to meet you! Join this presentation to learn more about seasonal opportunities - Click here to watch this session!
If having a career where you are part of a team who contributes to the community and helps to create positive change, bringing energy and enthusiasm to everything you do, then you’re going to want to take part in this session to learn more about LaSalle Park Retirement Community - Click here to watch this session!
At COBS Bread, you’re more than a baker. You’re feeding families, fueling offices, inspiring party hosts, and giving customers something to look forward to. Our friends at COBS Bread want to meet you! Don’t miss out on this engaging session to meet the team from COBS Bread to learn more about your future career - Click here to watch this session!