Events - 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach  to your work search. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

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Monday, June 26, 2017 — 1:30 PM 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.

Monday, June 26, 2017 — 10:30 AM 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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Thursday, June 22, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary  and other details related to a job offer. NOTE: This workshop is geared toward graduating students.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 — 2:30 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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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

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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Monday, June 19, 2017 — 1:30 PM 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. 

Friday, June 16, 2017 — 12:30 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.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 — 1:30 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. 

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 — 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, June 13, 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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Monday, June 12, 2017 — 1:30 PM 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.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 — 2:30 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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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Proper etiquette is crucial to a successful job search and your career.  This workshop covers appropriate behaviour at interviews, employer receptions, and other networking activities, as well as dining etiquette.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach  to your work search. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

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Friday, June 2, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

Learn why volunteer work matters to employers, how to build skills related to work that interests you, and where to find volunteer opportunities. This workshop will also teach you how to effectively and professionally market your volunteer work to prospective employers both in your résumé and during interviews.  

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

Knowing your skills and abilities AND being able to clearly and  confidently convey them to employers are critical to your success in the employment process. Learn how to identify and articulate your strengths, plus discover potential areas of growth. 

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary  and other details related to a job offer. NOTE: This workshop is geared toward graduating students. 

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Monday, May 29, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

Through discussion and hands-on activities, this session will increase  your understanding of the career decision-making process and put you in a better position to make appropriate career choices. 

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 — 12:30 PM 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.  

Thursday, May 25, 2017 — 10:30 AM 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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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — 12:30 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. 

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 — 12:30 PM 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, May 17, 2017 — 5:30 PM EDT

So what is Capital Markets and what do they actually do? This is an opportunity for you to take part in an engaging and enlightening discussion on the Capital Markets industry, presented by BMO Capital Markets. We will break down and discuss the major functions of Capital Markets and provide a brief overview of the Investment Banking, Corporate Banking and Trading Products groups. You will also have the opportunity to hear about experiences directly from an industry representative.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

Dreaming of going abroad to work, study or volunteer? Find out why so many people choose to pursue an international experience and how to start making your dream a reality.   

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