Career Services of Desautels Faculty of Management
Start planning as early as U0/U1
Manage your Career!
BCom Career Advisors
A team of four experienced career advisors who specialize in different areas of business relating to Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Consulting, IS, HR/OB, International careers. Keep in mind that students who haven't identified a career path can come to Career Services for general career guidance.
BCom Mentoring Program (U2 and U3 Students Only)
Get paired with a recent alumnus in your field of interest who will provide you with a unique perspective and trusted advice.
Peer Advisor Program
Dedicated to U0/U1 students Peer Advisors will help you with your very first resume review! Also, Career Services works with a group of Peer Ambassadors who help out at various events such as company information sessions, the Career Fair, and more. If you would like to become a Peer Ambassador or a Peer Advisor please log on to www.mcgill.ca/desautels-career to find out more.
Explore job postings and apply for jobs. Learn about and register for events such as the Career Discover Series, company information sessions, workshops, company tours.
BCom Career Portal (You are here! - log in - see box at right → ) Your one-stop location to learn about our programs and access resources such as the BCom Career Handbook (contains information on CV (resume) writing, interviewing, and more), Career Handbooks for different areas of business as well as external resources such as the Vault Guides, job boards, case books, internships, more.
The McGill Career Planning Services (CaPS) website provides students with additional job search and career planning tools.
Your Online Profiles
Keep your Facebook, myFuture, and other online profiles professional and make sure they get employers’ attention for the right reasons! Join LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional business networking site.
Where to learn about careers & find jobs
Onboarding (U0/U1 students)
The mandatory Onboarding process will help you establish the basis for your career preparation, and give you access to our specialized career advisors.
1. Attend Career Prep 101 Workshop –sign up via myFuture
2. Discover your tools for success: read the BCom Career Handbook on the BCom Career portal!
3. Meet your Peer Advisor to have your resume reviewed (signup sheet at Career Services)
4. Ask us about Career Leader — online business career self-assessment tool
Look for postings on myFuture and register for company events and information sessions on campus and externally. (September) Permanent recruitment in all areas for U3 students, Permanent & Summer recruitment in Accounting for U2/U3 students & (January) Summer recruitment in all areas except Accounting for U2 students.
Workshops and the Career Discovery Series
A mix of workshops and panels which will provide you with expert insight into many different fields such as such as Finance, Accounting, Consulting, Marketing, IS, OB/HR and more! As well, functional workshops from CV writing to networking to tapping into the hidden job market.
Career Fairs/Company Tours
Attend annual Career related events, including the Montreal Career Fair in September and company tours.
Annual Resume Book
Graduating in December or May? Each year Career Services distributes an annual collection of resumes to all our employers. Inquire with your Career Advisor.
80% of jobs are not advertised so it is essential to begin networking early; you never know what might come up! Join LinkedIn today www.linkedin.com.
Meet our team!
peg [dot] brunelle [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Peg Brunelle) (Advisor)
Key Areas: Marketing, International Management
zahra [dot] ladhani [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Zahra Ladhani) (Advisor)
Key Areas: Accounting, Generalist, BCom Mentoring Program
julia [dot] riscaldino [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Julia Riscaldino)(Advisor)
Key Areas: Consulting, IS, HR/OB, Peer Advisor Program
danielle [dot] dagenais [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Danielle Dagenais) (Advisor)
Key Areas: Finance, Investment Banking, Investment Management