Centre for Career Action

Your career is yours to decide, but you’re not alone!

Career Advisors help all students, postdocs, alumni and employees learn about career management techniques, graduate/professional school preparation, work search methods and how to set meaningful and achievable goals, through:

Visit CareerHub to explore our online resources.

  1. Oct. 8, 2019Further Education Drop-ins cancelled for tomorrow

    Further Education drop-ins in Science Teaching Complex (STC) are cancelled for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 9.

    Drop-in advising appointments are booked online through WaterlooWorks.

  2. Oct. 7, 2019PhD and Postdoc drop-ins cancelled on October 17 and 22

    PhD and Postdoctoral drop-ins are cancelled for Thursday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 22.

  3. Sep. 26, 2019No Further Education drop-ins today

    Further Education drop-ins in Bert Matthews Hall (BMH) are cancelled for today, Thursday, September 26.

    Drop-in advising appointments are booked online through WaterlooWorks.

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  1. Oct. 17, 2019Academic Career Conference

    Are you a PhD student or Postdoctoral Fellow considering an academic career? Register for the Free full-day Academic Career Conference to learn more about academic work search including document and interview preparation, tips on managing your academic career, and advice and insights from faculty members. Sessions will also highlight the importance of negotiating job offers in academia, and the challenges associated with maintaining work-life balance when building your academic career.

  2. Oct. 22, 2019The Writing and Communication Centre presents – Research Statements for Academic Job Applications (Graduate Students/Post-docs (PhD/Post-docs))

    Postings for tenure—track academic positions often require a “research statement” or a “statement of research interests” in addition to a CV, cover letter and teaching dossier. In this interactive workshop, you‘ll learn and apply strategies for developing a compelling, cohesive research statement that is also realistic and written in an accessible style. Led by Nadine Fladd, Writing and Multimodal Communication Specialist, at the Writing and Communication Centre.

  3. Oct. 22, 2019Master Your Job Search
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    Learn how to apply successful networking strategies (in-person and online) to enhance your career opportunities. 

    Register now on WaterlooWorks

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