Career Resources

Located in the Soutar Career Centre, Career Services at the Desautels Faculty of Management is dedicated to helping students develop their career management skills and explore career paths that enable them to ultimately achieve their career goals. Innovative programs, workshops and speaker series coupled with an integrated learning approach prepare our students and give them the skills to make an impact in their careers throughout their lifetime.

Career services works closely with you from Day 1 to help you:

  1. Define your career strategy
  2. Improve your CV & Cover Letters
  3. Network with McGill alumni and Employers
  4. Practice and acing the interview techniques
  5. Negotiate a job offer to achieve your best interest

Overview of Career Support


Permanent or contract employment at end of Graduation

Your Toolkit

You are the absolute driver of your career, and we are your support network.

Group Seminars & Workshops
  • Personal branding
  • Charting your focus
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Data analytics industry education
  • Networking
  • LinkedIn & social media
  • Technical interviews
  • Resume tailoring
  • Interview practice
  • Mock technical interviews
  • Industry matching
Research & Organization
  • Planning calendar
  • Individual file/drive
  • MyFuture
  • MyCourses
  • Alumni resources
  • Events
  • Advisory Board
  • Tools & templates

Individual Coaching Expectations

We rely on you

  1. Commitment
    - To the plan
    - To timelines
  2. Research
    - Job profiles
    - Companies
  3. Be proactive
    - Lead the charge
    - Keep us informed

Career services

Provides a toolkit of resources that support our combined efforts.

  • Targeted CV
  • Targeted cover letter
  • Personal career folder
  • LinkedIn profile
  • Professional photo
  • Elevator pitch
  • Referrals where earned
  • Interview prep

Rely on us

  1. Coaching
    - Personal brand
    - The "hunt"
  2. Industry advice
    - Discussions
    - Expand options
  3. Introductions
    - Networking

Plan for Opportunity

Immigration & Work Permits

  1. Know your requirements and process
  2. Start now – immigration issues can be a show-stopper
  3. Where to get qualified advice

Students must understand that no matter what advice you get, you will always be 100% responsible for your own immigration.

Post-Graduate Work Permit

McGill International Student Services (ISS)

  • Fall office hours
  • M-F 10am – 4:30pm
  • Exceptions apply
Other, Permanent Resident

Private, outside of McGill

  • Google "free immigration clinics in Montreal"
  • Consult an immigration lawyer (come prepared)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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For Desautels specific updates please visit our COVID-19 FAQ page.

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