Events - 2019

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.

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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 — 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 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
career-interests

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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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
career

Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? Let’s start with where you’re at!

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.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
linkedin

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. 

Register in WaterlooWorks

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.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 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. 

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