Career Advising and Transition Services
CATS supports your job search and/or career transition by helping you gain clarity, enhance your skills, boost your confidence, and spark connections.

Career Services

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Welcome to Career Advising and Transition Services (CATS)

Fall 2018 - Upcoming Events

Our Fall 2018 Schedule is ready, and registration is now open for our Professional Transition series!

View, download and/or view the schedule!

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Why CATS is for YOU!

Gain the clarity, skills, confidence and connections you need to succeed in your career thanks to career services from Career Advising and Transition Services (CATS) at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies.

Whether you’re a prospective or current student, or McGill SCS alumni, our workshops, networking events, recruitment activities and individual coaching sessions are for you!

CATS' Mission

  • Cultivate a dynamic, inspired, and daring community of professional leaders.
  • Amplify every individual’s unique story by offering valuable opportunities for self-reflection, informed decision-making, and strategic action.
  • Train and equip newcomers and local professionals to thrive in today’s labour market.
  • Support and guide individuals through their career transitions and professional development.
Individual Advising & Coaching

Meet with a Career and Transition Adviser to clarify your career objectives, review your CV and cover letters, enhance your networking skills, and prepare for interviews.

Facebook Live Events
Influencers Talk
Professional Transition Series

7-Step Career Roadmap for local and internationally-trained professionals. Come gain the knowledge and tools you need to succeed in the Quebec job market.

Job Search Series

Start your job search with a plan! Training, coaching and practice for all your employment outreach efforts.

Skill-Building (soft skills)

Individual workshops designed to provide increasingly essential soft skills to set you up for success academically and professionally.

NEW : Pilot Projects
CATS Job Board

Exclusive job opportunities for SCS students and alumni.

CATS Internships Program

Coming soon in Fall 2018.

CATS Mentoring Program

Coming soon in Fall 2018.

Career Tips
Tackling Over-Qualification

Networking Dos and Don'ts

Three Common Questions


Career Advising and Transition Services
Client Services
+1 514-398-8800 (ext. 04553)