Career Advising and Transition Services

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Career Advising and Transition Services (CATS)

Are you ready for PowerSkills 2020?

  • Virtual career conference with a focus on soft skills
  • 5 days - from Tuesday, August 4, to Saturday, August 8
  • 30+ sessions (keynote speeches, workshops, webinars, panels, coffee chats...)
  • 40+ speakers, who are experts in their field and willing to share their expertise, insights, tips and personal stories
  • Ideal for professionals in every industry at any stage of career - whether you are job-searching, seeking to change careers, looking for networking opportunities, actively upskiling or are curious to learn more about the job market 
  • All FREE and open to EVERYONE

Register today!


Please note that all in-person CATS activities have been suspended due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency measures related to social distancing. However, we are happy to *meet* with you by telephone or through a virtual platform. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please complete this online form.

Please feel free to connect with us by email at cats [at]

Upcoming Events



We are thrilled to announce that we are launching CATS Mentoring with a summer pilot program. Apply using our online form!

Why CATS is for YOU!

Gain the clarity, skills, confidence and connections you need to succeed in your job search and career thanks to Career Advising and Transition Services (CATS). Develop lifelong career management skills and be future ready today!

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 learners.
  • 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.
Annual Career Fair
General Information
Job Seeker Registration

2021 Career Fair details coming in summer 2020. Stay tuned!

Employer Registration

2021 Career Fair details coming in summer 2020. Stay tuned!

Individual Advising & Coaching

Meet with a Career Advisor to help clarify your career objectives, review your CV and cover letters, build your LinkedIn profile, and prepare for interviews. 

Soft Skills Training

Participate in our soft skills workshops that are designed to equip professionals and job-seekers with the skills that employers are currently demanding.

Influencers Talk

Join outstanding leaders from various fields as they share their personal stories, discuss industry trends and opportunities and offer useful career tips.

CATS Internships Program
CATS Mentoring Program
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.

Networking Bootcamp and Brunch

Hone your networking skills in a fun and relaxed environment!



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