Events - 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 — 10:30 AM 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.

See all Centre for Career Action here

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT

Day 1: Learn the importance of branding and identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals.  Day 2: Apply your self-knowledge and strengthen your Résumé to get the job you want.  Seating is limited due to demand.  Prereqs: Complete 2 free career development activities prior to Day 1.  Time required to complete the activities is approximately 1 hour.  Bring a Résumé with you on Day 1.  Email careers@uwaterloo.ca for instructions once registered for workshop.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — 10:30 AM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing  and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

See all Centre for Career Action here

Monday, May 15, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT

Day 1: Learn the importance of branding and identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals.  Day 2: Apply your self-knowledge and strengthen your Résumé to get the job you want.  Seating is limited due to demand.  Prereqs: Complete 2 free career development activities prior to Day 1.  Time required to complete the activities is approximately 1 hour.  Bring a Résumé with you on Day 1.  Email careers@uwaterloo.ca for instructions once registered for workshop.

Monday, May 15, 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.

See all Centre for Career Action here

Wednesday, May 10, 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.

See all Centre for Career Action here

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — 3:30 PM EDT

Attend this session if you are preparing for professional school interviews. We will answer your last minute questions.  Pop in anytime during the hour.

Register here

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

Attend this session if you are preparing for professional school interviews. We will answer your last minute questions.  Pop in anytime during the hour.

Register here

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — 5:30 PM EDT

This session will be conducted as a mock MMI.  You will practise your skills by moving through a series of stations and answering interview questions.  Following the session, you will receive both personal and general feedback.  NOTE:  Registration is limited.  To be eligible for this session you must attend Professional School Interviews (MMI workshop) or a Professional School Mock Interview appointment prior to the session.

Register here

Thursday, April 6, 2017 — 3:00 PM EDT

Prepare for the UWaterloo pharmacy school admission interview by practicing in small groups. Learn about the interview process, strategies to improve your performance, and tips on how to handle common admission questions. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Register here

Thursday, April 6, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

Prepare for professional school interviews by practising in small groups. Learn strategies to improve performance and get tips on how to handle admission questions.  NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Register here

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

Attend this session if you are preparing for professional school interviews. We will answer your last minute questions.  Pop in anytime during the hour.

Register here

Wednesday, March 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.

Saturday, March 25, 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.

Register here

Saturday, March 25, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT

Ken Potvin, BScPhm, MScEpi (Pharm), 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.

Register here

Saturday, March 25, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Matt Iley, OD will talk about his experience as an optometrist and operating a private practice.   A career advisor will provide general admission requirements and application resources.

Register here

Saturday, March 25, 2017 — 1:00 PM EDT

Erin Gaiger, BSc, MSc OT, Robyn Ibey, BSc, MSc PT, 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.

Register here

Saturday, March 25, 2017 — 11:30 AM EDT

Career advisors 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.

Register here

Saturday, March 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM 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.

Register here

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Make the most out of your experience and be a stand-out employee at your workplace.  Discuss strategies to make a positive impression including professional communication and relationships, mentorship and how to handle challenging workplace situations.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — 10:30 AM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. 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 $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. 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 prior to the workshop.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — 10:00 AM EDT

In this interactive workshop, you will Identify the numerous skills you've developed through your graduate experience, and learn how to meaningfully articulate these transferable skills in networking and interview contexts.

Register here

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

Explore the impacts of culture and inter-cultural communications on the work environment, and identify strategies for success in a new work culture. This workshop is geared both toward students who will go abroad to work and students who want to work in Canada.

Register here

Monday, March 20, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Find out how your interests relate to different work environments and career opportunities. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Strong Interest Inventory online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Register here

Monday, March 20, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Jac van Beek, CEO of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, will provide an overview of management consulting as an industry, the specifics of the role, what firms look for in their applicants, and the personality traits necessary for success.

Register here

Pages

S M T W T F S
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
1
2
3
4
  1. 2019 (21)
    1. November (5)
    2. October (10)
    3. September (6)
  2. 2018 (63)
    1. July (14)
    2. June (18)
    3. May (13)
    4. January (18)
  3. 2017 (204)
    1. December (2)
    2. November (18)
    3. October (15)
    4. September (23)
    5. July (16)
    6. June (18)
    7. May (14)
    8. April (5)
    9. March (41)
    10. February (28)
    11. January (24)