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. Jan. 13, 2020Graduate student and postdoc drop-ins cancelled on Wednesday, January 15

    Graduate student and postdoc drop-ins are cancelled on Wednesday, January 15 in honour of the victims of the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752, including Waterloo PhD students Marzieh (Mari) Foroutan and Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani, as well as alumnus Mojgan Daneshmand, her husband Pedram Moussavi, a former postdoctoral fellow, and their children.

  2. Dec. 5, 2019Centre for Career Action Modified Hours in December

    Check the drop-in schedule before you arrive! This month, the Centre for Career Action drop-in schedule is modified to accommodate professional development for staff. If you are planning on attending a drop-in, check the hours first to avoid disappointment: 

  3. Nov. 18, 2019Further education drop-ins cancelled

    All further education drop-ins are cancelled this week, November 18-21.

    See Further Education and CareerHub for online support.

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  1. Jan. 17, 2020Writing Session for Résumés and Cover Letters (Master Students)

    Bring your laptop or pen and paper and get drafting or improving your résumé and cover letter. Career Advisors and your peers will be available for feedback and guidance. **NOTE: To attend this writing session, you must attend the previous workshop Résumé and Cover Letter Writing for Master's Students.**

    Register on WaterlooWorks.

  2. Jan. 20, 2020Project Management as a Career Option

    Learn about the Project Management (PM) field from Shabnam (Shay) Ivkovic with the intent of exploring whether PM is a good fit for you. The session will cover what PM is all about, key certifications and the skills needed to be a successful project manager.

    Register on WaterlooWorks.

  3. Jan. 22, 2020Employee workshop: Career Advancement for Women

    Based on the book, How Women Rise, this workshop will examine the small ways that women may be holding themselves back from achieving the career success they are seeking. It will offer tips on how to change the 12 habits that prevent women from reaching their career goals. What is holding you back?  Sign up now!

    Register on WaterlooWorks.

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