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Student Life Events at St. George

Student Life Events at St. George

Black, LatinX & Southeast Asian Students Applying to On & Off Campus Jobs

May 31, 2022 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 31, 2022 12:00 PM

  • Goal Statement: Promote the availability of on and off campus jobs, tips on how to find and apply to any position of interest on CLNx, and tackling the issue of whether to address our racial and other identities in our applications;
  • Learning Outcome: Students who participate will be able to incorporate three (3) job application strategies to increase the opportunity of being considered;
  • Description: This workshop is intended to recruit and help Latin American, Southeast Asian & African Black Caribbean students find and apply for Work Study and casual positions posted on the U of T Career Learning Network (CLNx) 5 job boards, including positions currently available with Access & Inclusion Peer Programs. We will also discuss how to address, and the potential hiring discrimination associated with, including our non-anglicized names, identities, neighborhood based experiences, etc. in our applications;
Partners & Guests:
Saddiya Rose, MEd.
Career Educator
Career Exploration & Education
Dr. Sonia K. Kang, PhD
Canada Research Chair in Identity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Associate Professor, Organizational Behaviour and HR Management
Department of Management, University of Toronto Mississauga
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Special Advisor on Anti-Racism and Equity, University of Toronto Mississauga

This article, The Unintended Consequences of Diversity Statements, is being circulated as recommended reading in advance of the workshop.

Accessibility Notes.
  • Language: Conversation will happen in English. 
  • Closed Captioning: Auto-generated captions which can be turned on and off will be utilized in this presentation.  
  • Participation Expectations: Participants will be invited to join in the conversation by unmuting themselves and speaking and/or typing in the chat. All camera use is voluntary. 
  • Privacy: Conversation will not be recorded. 
  • Technology: Information on how to use MS Teams is provided in the registration confirmation email.
For more information please contact: 
Adonica Huggins (pronouns she / her), Student Life Coordinator, at