Academic and Career Advising
At The Chang School, we offer expert academic and career advising to help support your goals.
Our academic advisor can help you:
- Choose the course or program that’s right for you
- Target a program that can improve your chances of admission to a degree program
- Navigate general enrolment and registration processes
Academic Advising: Virtual Drop-in Sessions
Benefit from academic advising, virtually. Join us for a virtual drop-in session from 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. every Thursday or book a one-on-one appointment with our academic advisor.
All current learners have access to a career education specialist who can help you:
- Change or choose your career path
- Develop a job search strategy
- Improve your resumé, cover letter, networking and interview skills, or LinkedIn profile
Connect with our career education specialist:
Career Transition Videos and Modules
If you're a current learner and would like access to career transition videos and modules on D2L, you can opt-in using the form below.
On D2L, you will be able to access:
- video recordings
- online resources
These resources will provide information on how to make a career change, perform a job search, gain experience in your new field, make an informed career choice, and restructure your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile.
Academic Advisor: Dave Dalrymple
Need help framing and achieving your academic goals?
If you want to find a new academic stream, gain new skills to give you a competitive edge, or are simply unsure of your continuing education options, our academic advisor can help.
You don’t need to be a current Chang School student! Our academic advisor can help point you in the right direction if you’re considering a Chang School course but you haven’t enrolled yet.
Connect with our Academic Advisor, Dave Dalrymple:
Virtual Drop-in Sessions: Sessions will take place from 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. every Thursday.
Dave Dalrymple has an MA in Communication and Culture from Toronto Metropolitan University. He recognizes the importance of setting and achieving professional goals, and he is a strong believer in education for education’s sake. Dave has several years of freelance film production work under his belt, and he brings a wealth of personal and professional experience to the role of academic advisor at The Chang School.
Career Education Specialist: Dena Marcos
Need career development support as a current student or alumnus?
If you’re currently enrolled in courses at The Chang School or are a member of our alumni family, our career education specialist can provide the resources and support you need. Whether you need help with your overall career-planning approach, feedback to improve your resumé or cover letter, or interview and networking skills, Dena can provide you with support to advance or change your career.
Connect with our Career Education Specialist, Dena Marcos:
Check out Toronto Metropolitan’s Career and Co-op Centre calendar for other events you may wish to attend.
Dena Marcos brings both human resources and career development experience within private and community settings to The Chang School. She has a Bachelor of Human Resources Management and is a Certified Human Resources Professional. As an HR professional, she has recruited many individuals for various roles in IT, supply chain, and administration. As a career development practitioner, she has offered one-on-one advising, facilitated workshops, and produced various events. Throughout her career, Dena has supported a variety of individuals including internationally trained professionals, mature students, and individuals in career transition. She is extremely passionate about helping people navigate their careers and empowering them to maximize their potential.