Events - 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 — 10:30 AM 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, July 23, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

A representative from 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. 

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Thursday, July 19, 2018 — 12:30 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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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT

Learn from U.S. immigration professionals, Eileen Martin and Beth Klarin, about options available to graduating students interested in working in the U.S. 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

In this interactive half-day workshop, you'll learn how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae (CV) as well as how to write a professional and compelling cover letter for academic and postdoc positions.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018 — 4:30 PM EDT

2 Part Workshop - Identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals.

Thursday, July 12, 2018 — 12:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences. 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 $15 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session; Alumni fee is $27. 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 before the workshop date.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 — 4:30 PM EDT

2 Part Workshop - Identify the factors involved in creating a personal brand that reflects who you are and any existing career goals.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 — 1:30 PM EDT

Find out how your interests relate to different work environments and career opportunities. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $15 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session; Alumni fee is $16. 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 before the workshop date.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 — 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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Tuesday, July 10, 2018 — 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.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 — 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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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 — 1:30 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, July 3, 2018 — 2:30 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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Thursday, June 28, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to develop an effective LinkedIn profile that will connect you with others and promote your greatest assets.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018 — 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.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT

The skill identification and articulation workshop helps students identify the skills they're developing throughout their undergraduate career. Workshop participants will also develop strategies for articulating these skills to target audiences (e.g. potential employers). If you can recognize what you're learning and how your skills translate to the job market, you can set yourself apart from other candidates!

Monday, June 25, 2018 — 4:30 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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Thursday, June 21, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

In this interactive workshop, you’ll practice translating academic language to industry language, apply strategies for answering interview questions and evaluate the effectiveness of responses to interview questions.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 — 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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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 — 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.  

Register here.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 — 1:30 PM EDT

You’re in control in this unique and highly interactive workshop where you will have the opportunity to address challenging workplace situations by analyzing sample cases driven entirely by your most pertinent concerns and questions.  Make the most out of your experience and be a stand-out employee at your workplace. 

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT

hat is most important to you in a career? This workshop will help you explore your work-related values and show how they can be used for ongoing career development.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 — 2:30 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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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 — 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.

Register here.

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