Tuesday, December 3, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Whether you are considering a career in industry or academia, having a broad skill set and being able to recognize the value of your skills is important for success.  Attend this workshop to explore the skills you already have and to create an action plan for skill development during your graduate studies. 

*Note, this workshop has significant overlap with the Foundations workshop for the Professional Skills Foundations (PSF) program and is recommended for students who are not participating in the PSF program. 

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
personal-statement-write-in-workshop

Bring your personal statement, no matter what writing stage you're at, and get support moving it forward. You might work on articulating a compelling argument for your candidacy, swap with a peer for feedback, or use this dedicated writing time to stay focused on your document.  
Note: you will get the most out of this session if you have taken the preparing to write session and/or prepared comprehensively with other resources in advance.

Register now on WaterlooWorks

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
job-search

In this interactive workshop, you will discuss the value of making connections as part of a job search strategy. You will explore networking strategies and identify your own action plan.

Register now on WaterlooWorks

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
personal-statements-workshop

Set yourself up to write an exceptional personal statement with some background on this document plus research tips and tricks. Stick around after the first half hour if you're ready to start planning your document, or head off to do some background research if you prefer. The Personal Statement series runs several times, so you can always come back for another session later.

Register now on WaterlooWorks

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
graduate-panel

Want to learn what it's like to work in Canada as an international student? The Centre for Career Action (CCA) is hosting a student panel for undergraduates about working in Canada!

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
undergraduate-panel

Want to learn what it's like to work in Canada as an international student? The Centre for Career Action (CCA) is hosting a student panel for undergraduates about working in Canada!

Monday, November 11, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
workshop-grad

Identify the problem your employer is having and learn how you can use it for your career success! 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Do you have a disability?

Join Bojan Mitrovic  from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, a person with a disability himself, and learn all about how the Discover Ability Network can help you get matched to inclusive employment. Learn how to help employers who need your skills and are looking to hire more inclusively and add more diversity to their workforce find you, without disclosing your disability.

Please bring an electronic version of your résumé along with your laptop. No registration required.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
mbti
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
workshop

Identify the problem your employer is having and learn how you can use it for your career success! 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
interview

Join the Academic Interviews workshop happening on Wednesday, October 23rd from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

What 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.

Register now on WaterlooWorks

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
job-search

Learn how to apply successful networking strategies (in-person and online) to enhance your career opportunities. 

Register now on WaterlooWorks

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Postings for tenure—track academic positions often require a “research statement” or a “statement of research interests” in addition to a CV, cover letter and teaching dossier. In this interactive workshop, you‘ll learn and apply strategies for developing a compelling, cohesive research statement that is also realistic and written in an accessible style. Led by Nadine Fladd, Writing and Multimodal Communication Specialist, at the Writing and Communication Centre.

Register now on WaterlooWorks

Thursday, October 17, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM EDT

Are you a PhD student or Postdoctoral Fellow considering an academic career? Register for the Free full-day Academic Career Conference to learn more about academic work search including document and interview preparation, tips on managing your academic career, and advice and insights from faculty members. Sessions will also highlight the importance of negotiating job offers in academia, and the challenges associated with maintaining work-life balance when building your academic career.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
myers-briggs-type-indicator
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
get a job using linkedin poster

 

Join this workshop happening on Tuesday, October 8 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. 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.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
myers-briggs-type-indicator
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
skills
Monday, September 23, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
ques

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to practice and improve.

Register in WaterlooWorks

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
volunteer-fair-poster

The Centre for Career Action is hosting the Volunteer Fair on Tuesday, September 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the SLC Great Hall. Come out and meet representatives from a variety of local agencies looking to hire Waterloo students.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
grad

Graduating in 2019? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's new job board, WaterlooWorks.

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