Events - September 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 5:30 PM EDT

Dr. Rob Moreland, MD, BSc, BA, will explore tactics for strengthening your med school applications, plus give you insights into whether a career in medicine is right for you.

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT

Kaylee Wood, BSc, OD, will talk about her experience as an optometrist and working in a private practice. A career advisor will provide general admission requirements and application resources.   

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT

Dr. Leeann Sealey, BSc, DVM, will talk about her experience as a veterinarian and operating a private practice. A Career Advisor will provide general admission requirements and application resources.

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Dr. Linda Zach, BSc, DC, will talk about her experience as a chiropractor and operating a private practice. A Career Advisor will provide general admission requirements and application resources.   

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Andrew Tolmie, RPh, BScPhm Co-Director of Admissions at UWaterloo School of Pharmacy will talk about his experience as a pharmacist and the ideal attributes of competitive candidates for admission to pharmacy programs. A Career Advisor will provide general admission requirements and application resources.  

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 1:00 PM EDT

Dr. Thomas Kaus, Dr. med. dent. (Germany), Dip Imp Dent (RCS Eng), will talk about his experience as a dentist and operating a private practice.  A Career Advisor will provide general admission requirements and application resources.  

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 1:00 PM EDT

Dr. Samina Mitha, HBSc, ND, will talk about her experience as a naturopath and operating a private practice. A career advisor will provide general admission requirements and application resources.   

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 1:00 PM EDT

Learn how to find unique volunteer opportunities that provide you with hands-on career-related experience and how to market these experiences effectively on your grad/professional school applications. 

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 11:30 AM EDT

A Career Advisor will provide information and options for health—related careers, as well as tips on assessing your career fit within this broad field. A rep from The Michener Institute of Education at UHN will talk about programs and admission requirements.

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 11:30 AM EDT

Erin Gaiger BSc, MSc OT; Meaghan Shearer Adams HBSc, MScPT;  and Jennifer Phillips, BASC, MHSc SLP, will talk about the professions of occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language pathology. A Career Advisor will provide information on what to consider if interested in audiology and general admission information. 

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Friday, September 29, 2017 — 10:30 AM 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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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 — 10:00 AM EDT

Obtain valuable information on a range of careers at one of Canada‘s largest career fairs. Visit www.partners4employment.ca for information on the event and campus shuttles.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT

Learn how to interpret job descriptions to identify your strongest and most relevant skills. Adopt the perspective of an employer when submitting your application for a position. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details. 

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Monday, September 25, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Rob Clement, Business Advisor with the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre will explain best strategies and tips on how to start your own business.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 — 11:00 AM EDT

Come out and meet representatives from a variety of local agencies to find out about volunteer opportunities of all kinds.

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Saturday, September 16, 2017 — 12:00 PM EDT

Write your Canadian résumé with help from Career Advisors, senior students and peers. Get guided instruction, one-on-one support, a Q&A session and plenty of time to write. Food will be provided.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT

Learn how to put your best foot forward at this Crush Your Coding Interview Workshop by Facebook. This session will focus on how to do well in software engineering and data engineering interviews. It will cover how to walk through an algorithm problem, how to brainstorm solutions, how to discuss the problem with your interviewer, and how to write (and test) code on a whiteboard. “Dominate Your Data & Slam Dunk Your SQL" will build on your pre-existing SQL and Data Analysis skills, and to ensure readiness for a Data Engineer or Data Scientist interview at Facebook.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 — 11:30 AM EDT

Graduating in 2017/2018? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's new job board, WaterlooWorks. Also hear about the many services and benefits offered by Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT

Graduating in 2017/2018? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's new job board, WaterlooWorks. Also hear about the many services and benefits offered by Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.

Register here.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

2 Day Workshop — Identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals. Learn how to apply your self—knowledge, strengthen your existing résumé and get the job you want. Seating is limited due to demand. Bring your résumé and a job description of interest on Day 1.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — 5:00 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, September 12, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

2 Day Workshop — Identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals. Learn how to apply your self—knowledge, strengthen your existing résumé and get the job you want. Seating is limited due to demand. Bring your résumé and a job description of interest on Day 1.

Register here.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — 10:30 AM EDT

Learn how to interpret job descriptions to identify your strongest and most relevant skills. Adopt the perspective of an employer when submitting your application for a position. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.  

Register here.

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