Career Connections Week at Sheridan

Join Sheridan’s Career-Integrated Learning as we celebrate Career Connections Week from Monday October 4 to Friday, October 8, 2021!

The aim of Career Connections Week is to connect Sheridan students, graduates, staff and faculty with employer partners and industry professionals for discussions about all things careers.

For the full event lineup and details on how to register, see below.

Event Listings

Mock Interviews/Resume Reviews with Industry Professionals for Sheridan’s Finance Students

Dates: Monday, October 4, 2021 to Friday, October 8, 2021
Times: Varies throughout the week
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Are you a Sheridan student in the Finance Diploma or Finance BBA programs?  Apply here by Thursday, September 30 at 12 pm ET to be selected for a one-on-one Mock Interview & Resume Review with Benoit Simard, BMO OR Tong Ren, Canada Life OR Sonia Saluja, RBC.  This is a great opportunity to practice your interview skills, get resume feedback, and ask questions about how to launch your finance career.

NOTE: Spots are limited. Apply no later than Thursday September 30 at 12 PM ET to be considered. All students who are selected will be advised of dates, times, and process for booking these one-on-one Mock Interviews/Resume Reviews.

About the Participating Industry Professionals:

Benoit Simard, Vice President, Global Trade, Global Transaction Banking, BMO Capital Markets

Monday, October 4 from 1:30 – 1:50 pm ET (one time slot available)

Tuesday, October 5 from 9:30 – 9:50 am AND 1:30 – 1:50 pm ET (two time slots available)

Thursday, October 7 from 10:30 – 10:50 am AND 3:00 – 3:20 pm ET (two time slots available)

Benoit began his career as an internal sales representative with Consumers Glass in Montreal (which no longer exists), and moved into retail banking in 1986 with Royal Bank of Canada, also in Montreal, as trainee to become a branch manager.  He has worked in banking for over 34 years with multiple banks in Canada, US and Bermuda in the commercial banking field as account manager and most recently with BMO since 2007 and working within BMO’s Global Banking service since 2011, developing and assisting commercial clients with their international banking needs in structuring domestic and international trade as well as in the fields of commercial/industrial real estate and insurance, as well as financial supply chain management services.

Tong Ren, National Recruitment Consultant, Canada Life

Tuesday, October 5 from 9:30 – 11:30 am AND 1:00 – 3:00 pm ET (12 time slots available)

Tong is one of the National Recruitment Consultant at Canada Life and with the organization for over 10 years. Tong is focusing on the talent acquisition across Canada regarding the financial advisor role for Canada Life Foundations program and Canada Life affiliated companies!

Sonia Saluja, Branch Manager, RBC

Friday, October 8 from 12 – 2 pm ET (6 time slots available)

Sonia Saluja is a financial services professional/Branch Manager at RBC in Mississauga with diverse experience in sales management/strategy and coaching.  She has extensive experience in retail banking with a proven ability to thrive in dynamic environment.  She also has a broad understanding of personal and business industry, leadership and practice management.  Sonia has led and coached an effective team of sales and service professionals, and is a proactive leader who is client focused and a confident problem solver.

Meet & Greet with the Flynn Mobile & Web Team

Date: Monday October 4, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Hear from members of the Mobile & Web Development teams at Flynn Group of Companies to learn about current projects/apps they’re working on, available opportunities, and how you can launch your tech career at Flynn!

City of Toronto Recruitment Information Session

Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
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Are you interested in working in municipal government?  Join this recruitment information session to hear from City of Toronto’s HR team to learn about Summer and New Grad career opportunities with the City.  Learn how to make your application stand out, get tips for job search success, and find out what makes the City of Toronto a great place to work!

“Discovering Careers in Human Resources” Panel & Networking Event

Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM ET
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Hoping to build a career in human resources?  Hear from a panel of HR professionals about what they do and what they love about their workplaces.  Connect with each of the panelists in individual breakout rooms after the panel for some speed networking fun!

This event will feature Tara Goodhand, National HR Business Partner (Kuehne & Nagel), Debbie Vago, National Manager for Learning & Development (Kuehne & Nagel), Andrea Romanczuk, Human Resources Team Lead (S.i. Systems), Dana Golding, Associate Director, Employer Relations & Business Development (Sheridan College), Jennifer Waxman, Practice Lead, HR Research & Advisory Services (McLean & Co.), and Grace Ewles, Senior Consulting Analyst (McLean & Co.) 

T&T Recruitment Information & Speed Interviewing Session

Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Time: 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM ET
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T & T Supermarket is hiring!  Whether you are looking for a part-time job or a new graduate position, join this session to learn more about what it’s like to work at the largest Asian grocery store chain in Canada, and what opportunities are available!  Stay after the recruitment information session to be interviewed for a job by one of the T & T recruiters!

Resume Hacks: Writing Resumes & Conquering Cover Letters Workshop

Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM ET
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How do I make the best impression on paper, so I get an interview?  Learn the secrets of a standout resume and cover letter, from formatting, to accomplishment statements, to using keywords.

NOTE: To register for this session on WebEx, please click on the Register button under “Event Status”

“Discovering Careers in Project Management” Panel & Networking Event

Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
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Hoping to build a career in project management?  Hear from a panel of project management professionals about what they do and what they love about their workplaces.  Connect with each of the panelists in individual breakout rooms after the panel for some speed networking fun!

This event will feature Ganesh Neelanjanmath, Founder/CTO (iCent), Gladys Ajiboye, Project Manager (Bird Construction), Sara Pilon, Corporate Project Manager (Virox Technologies), Zack Woolford, Manufacturing Manager (Virox Technologies), Vikas More, Senior Project Manager, Capital Design & Construction (City of Mississauga)

NOTE: The link to connect to the event will be emailed to all registrants on Wednesday, October 6

RBC Virtual Networking Event

Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET

Are you interested in building a career with RBC?

  • Client Advisor
  • Banking Advisor
  • Financial Advisor
  • Leadership (Assistant Branch Manager)

Join some of RBC’s Senior Leaders for a Virtual Networking Event to get to know more about the following opportunities within Halton (Milton, Oakville, Georgetown, Burlington & Acton):

Be part of an organization that wants to bring out the best in you!

NOTE: This event is by invitation only. To apply to be invited by RBC, please send your resume with the file name “YourFirstName_YourLastName_RBC” by email to by Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. ET.

Halton Region Recruitment Information Session

Date: Friday, October 8, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM ET
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Ever wonder what it would be like to work in government? Attend this session to learn about Halton Region’s paid internship for new graduates and summer student programs that will give you the experience you need to build a bright future in one of the fastest-growing communities in Canada!

Questions about Career Connections Week or Breaking Barriers Week can be directed to Sheridan’s Career Services at

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