Extern Job Shadowing Program

Dear Department of Psychology (Grad & Undergrad) & PSA,

 I’m pleased to announce an exciting opportunity that I’d love to share with you! I currently run a program called the Extern Job Shadowing Program that provides an experiential learning opportunities for students to shadow professionals within our community to learn more about their career, organization, and industry. Please circulate this email to your ListServs and any interested students you come across!

We currently have an opening for two students to meet with a Recreational Therapist and a Creative Arts Therapist, in the Veteran’s Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital. This opportunity is a one day placement, scheduled for Wednesday, June 7th, 2017. A detailed placement listing is attached.

All interested students must submit an emailed application answering the two below qualifying questions no later than April 10th, 2017 at 11:59pm. Please read the posting carefully to ensure you are able to meet all the requirements and pre-requisites before applying. Selected students will also need to attend an in-person orientation to the program prior to the placement period (will be scheduled once notified).

  • How does this career align with your values, interests, and skills? Please refer to all three in your response. (250-300 words)
  • Conduct research and describe at least 5 things you learned about this career area. Mention: industry trends, roles and responsibilities, educational or licensing requirements, professional designations. (Max. 500 words)
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Extern placement opportunity, please feel free to contact me.



Carol Lam

Coordinator, Career Exploration

University of Toronto Career Centre  |  214 College Street, Toronto, ON. M5T 2Z9

Tel: 416-978-7764 | careers.utoronto.ca or cln.utoronto.ca