Events - 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017 — 6:00 PM EDT

From 6-7:30pm, learn about the reasons for pursuing or not pursuing graduate school and develop an action plan to evaluate whether it is right for you. From 7:30-9pm, hear about the graduate school experience from a panel of current students. 

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 — 1:30 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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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 — 1:30 PM EDT

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, October 17, 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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Monday, October 16, 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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Monday, October 16, 2017 — 11:30 AM EDT

Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach to your job search with the Centre for Career Action. Attend this session to learn how to articulate your academic experience and skills to employers in an interview or networking opportunity.This session is only open to Math and Computer Science Masters students.

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Friday, October 13, 2017 — 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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Wednesday, October 4, 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. 

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Monday, October 2, 2017 — 3:00 PM EDT

Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach to your job search with the Centre for Career Action. Attend this session to understand how skills gained through your academic work can be applied and presented to employers in your job applications. This session is only open to Math and Computer Science Masters students.

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Monday, October 2, 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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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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