Arts & Science Peer Coaches

Searching for the co-op job of your dreams? Need some help polishing your cover letter? Drop in to IC150 for a session with our student experts: our Peer Coaches have successfully completed their work terms and are available to help guide you to success in your job search.

Can't make it in for a drop-in session? Try a resume or cover letter critique by email: email your resume or cover letter to coopfeedback@utoronto.ca for feedback from the Peer Coaches within 72 hours.

Peer Coach Jay

Jay
Program: Statistics
Work Term: TD Bank
Drop-in hours: Wednesdays 10:00am - 12:00pm

Joining us from Statistics, Jay did a 12-month coop as an Data Analyst with TD Bank. Talk to him about story-telling in your resume, how to prepare for a statistics job, life as an international student, and more.

 

Peer Coach Jenny

Jenny
Program: Neuroscience
Work Term: ANOVA Fertility & Reproductive Health
Drop-in hours: Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:30am

A Neuroscience co-op student with an 8-month work term at ANOVA Fertility & Reproductive Health, talk to Jenny about the placement application process, interview preparation, cover letter and resume tailoring, as well as transitions into the workplace. 

Peer Coach Josh

Josh
Program: Biochemistry
Work Terms: SickKids, CHU Ste Justine (Montreal)
Drop-in hours: Mondays from 1:30 - 3:30pm

A Biochemistry co-op student, Josh studied the molecular mechanisms behind rare diseases at pediatric research institutions like SickKids and CHU Ste Justine in Montreal. Talk to him about opportunities in science, presenting at international conferences, or just generally about day-to-day life as a co-op student.

Peer Coach Seemin

Seemin
Program: Software Engineering
Work Term: Clearbridge Mobile
Drop-in hours: Fridays from 1:30 - 3:30pm

A software engineering student, Seemin joins us after completing a 12-month work term as a QA analyst with Clearbridge Mobile. Her Peer Coach areas of specialty? Reframing experiences and self-presentation.

Peer Coach Sarah

Sarah
Program: Womens & Gender Studies
Work Terms: Department of National Defense
Drop-in hours: Thursdays from 9:00am - 12:30pm

What could a Womens & Gender Studies student do at the Department of National Defense? Talk to Sarah about working in an unexpected career path, relocating for her work term, and the value of the liberal arts in the workforce. 

Peer Coach Seemin

Julia
Program: Software Engineering
Work Terms: Verto Inc
Drop-in hours: Tuesdays from 1:30 - 3:30pm

One of a small handful of Canadian students who attended an Apple developers conference in California, Julia offers solid perspectives on working with smaller boutique tech companies, tips on how to crush your technical interview, and more.