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Monday, May 28, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to practise and improve. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Increasingly, academic job candidates are required to provide a "teaching statement" or a "statement of teaching philosophy" in their applications. For many of us, our attempts to write such statements turn out cheesy or inauthentic. However, there are concrete strategies you can use to make your statement persuasive and professional. Attend this hands-on workshop to begin or revise your own successful teaching statement. Led by Stephanie White, Instructional Developer, at the Centre for Teaching Excellence.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in a job interview by out-preparing your competition and delivering great responses to the toughest questions.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Finding and building a rewarding career involves gaining a clear understanding of the key problems you want to solve. Exceptional employees recognize the value of using strategic problem identification to advance quickly in their careers.

Monday, June 4, 2018 — 4:30 PM EDT

This workshop is packed with unique tips and know-how on creating a custom profile and using the platform to its fullest extent. Learn to be a Master LinkedIn user and successful opportunity finder. Limited seating so register early.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 — 1:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $15 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session; Alumni fee is $27. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the MBTI assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days before the workshop date.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Finding and building a rewarding career involves gaining a clear understanding of the key problems you want to solve. Exceptional employees recognize the value of using strategic problem identification to advance quickly in their careers.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — 9:00 AM EDT

Through discussion and hands-on activities in this half-day workshop, you will learn how to prepare an effective résumé and cover letter by analyzing job descriptions, assessing the relevance of your transferable skills and articulating these transferable skills in an action-oriented way.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT

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 afternoon session you must attend the morning workshop “Résumé and Cover Letter Writing for Graduate Students and Postdocs.”

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — 1:30 PM EDT

Learn how to apply successful networking strategies (in-person and online) to enhance your career opportunities. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

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