Academic and Career Advising
We offer academic and career advising to help support your Chang School goals.
Our academic advisor can help you:
- Choose the Chang School course or program that’s right for you
- Figure out which Chang School program can improve your chances of admission to a degree program
- Navigate general enrolment and registration processes
Our career education specialist 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
Academic Advising: Virtual Drop-in Sessions
Join us for a virtual drop-in session of academic advising to help support your Chang School goals. Sessions will take place from 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. every Thursday.
Career Transition Videos and Modules
If you're a current student 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 and 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 Ryerson 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 Ryerson’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.