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Monday, October 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Learn about the Project Management (PM) field from Shabnam Surjitsingh Ivkovic, as well as its value, an overview of the PM Field, the credentialing body PMI, how to obtain the various certifications available and an in—depth look at the soft skills needed to succeed.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to find out what type of work might give you the greatest satisfaction, based on your personality preferences. Note: online completion of the Myers Briggs is required prior to the session (instructions will be e—mailed to registrants). Attend the optional follow-up session if you would like to further explore your preferences.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 11:00 AM EDT

Professional and graduate school representatives from Canadian and international universities/colleges will provide information to assist you in planning your further education. A list of representatives will be available on our website a week prior to the event. Representatives from education, law, MBA, Engineering, health, pharmacy, optometry, veterinary, social work and college postdegree/certificate programs attend.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

Since most job candidates are asked to provide a “teaching statement” or a “statement of teaching philosophy” when applying for academic positions, it‘s essential to understand what makes these documents effective. In this workshop, we‘ll walk through the components of successful teaching statements and use hands—on activities to help you brainstorm ideas for communicating your own teaching philosophy to hiring committees.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Description: Attend this session to (1) learn about VISA processes, restrictions and timelines for securing work outside Canada, (2) receive tips on how to use Waterloo’s online Job board, (3) and gain an understanding of the competitive Co-op process at Waterloo. This session is only open to Math and Computer Science Masters students.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 11:30 AM EDT

View Faculty of Education recorded talks through a weblink after November 2. Check the Centre for Career Action calendar for weblink week prior to event.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 — 4:30 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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Monday, November 6, 2017 — 12:30 PM EST

Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? Let’s start with where you’re at!  Explore the career development process and discuss how values, skills, interests and even luck, play an important role in your career journey.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — 1:30 PM EST

Curious about working outside North America for one of your work terms? Wondering about the international co—op work term opportunities that are posted, and if you're eligible to work abroad? Topics will include the financial aspects of an international work term, the co—op interview/rank/match process, how to balance workplace expectations in another culture and information on what to do if you've arranged your own job outside of North America.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST

Thinking about going abroad for work or volunteer opportunities? Learn tips and strategies to help you build a strong application and give an impactful interview that attracts attention from international recruiters.

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