SOSA x JVS Toronto: Suit Up Series 2023

Welcome to the Suit Up Series, an exclusive in-person event hosted by SOSA, in collaboration with JVS Toronto. Designed to empower students, young professionals, and new immigrants in their pursuit of successful careers in the architecture and design industry, the Suit Up Series offers a comprehensive platform to enhance vital skills for job seekers. This event is your pathway to mastering the art of crafting a perfect resume, creating an impactful cover letter, assembling an impressive design portfolio, and acing job interviews. Whether you’re a recent graduate venturing into the professional world, an aspiring architect seeking guidance or a newcomer to Canada, the Suit Up Series is your compass to navigate the intricacies of job hunting in the architecture field.

Join us for an evening of networking along with food and drinks!!

This event is FREE for all SOSA Members. Use the promo code provided in your email by SOSA at checkout. Not a SOSA Member yet? Register here.


Guest Panelists

  • Sandra Cabral, CHRL, Managing Principal / Lead Human Resources Consultant, SMCHR Consultants
  • Stephen Hood, Associate Principal, Arcadis
  • Barbara Aufgang, Employment Counselor, Program Facilitator, JVS Toronto



Society of South Asian Architects, Canada (SOSA) is the first community-based not-for-profit organization in Canada that represents the interests of South Asian architects and design professionals by embracing and advocating a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the professions of architecture and design. SOSA’s goal is to support communities by creating opportunities for mentorship, education, networking, and outreach.

JVS Toronto plays a vital role in Toronto and York Region ensuring that job seekers reach their potential and employers build the workforce they need. They do this through a mix of general and specialized services to job seekers from all backgrounds and situations, and employers from all sectors. They have extensive experience providing job search support, employment counselling, training, mentoring, job coaching and retention, as well as career counselling and recruitment services delivered across nine locations. Their dedicated team of multi-disciplinary professionals is experienced in providing services to children, youth, and adults. In particular, they are knowledgeable in supporting individuals with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, at-risk youth, and mature workers.


Register Here!

When Thursday, September 14, 6 - 8:30 PM

Where Arcadis | IBI Group - Main Office 55 St Clair Ave W 4th Floor - Sandbox Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7