Tuesday, July 28, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

In this encore presentation, you will learn the essential step of understanding your why. Using this foundation, you will learn a new way of goal setting that distinguishes between destination and process goals. This system can easily apply to your career, health or lifestyle goals. Sustainable change can happen with 1% effort, come learn how! Presented by Stacey Majaury, Conditioning Coordinator, University of Waterloo Athletics and Recreation.

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Monday, July 27, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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This event is postponed to a future date. Check back on our website for updates.

The title “management consultant” sounds cool, but what does a management consultant actually do? Explore management consulting as a career option with experts Michael Brennan and Jason Blow from the Canadian Association of Management Consultants.

Thursday, July 23, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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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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Thursday, July 23, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Preparing your medical school application takes time and energy. It can be hard to stay on top of everything. We’re facilitating a biweekly (the longer biweekly) connection where you can ask any questions that are coming up and get help to stay on track. 

You’re welcome to join us if you’re applying this cycle, planning a future application, or simply medical-curious. These sessions will be focused on the 2020-2021 application cycle for Canadian programs. 

Today's Topic: 2020 Canadian application rules

Thursday, July 23, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
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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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Thursday, July 23, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

In the last few months, opportunities for new positions and advancement have disappeared or have been delayed. We are currently living in the “Waiting Place” described by Dr. Seuss in the inspirational book, Oh the Places You’ll Go. In this workshop, you will learn tips to stay positive and build your happiness while taking actions to grow and develop your career

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Thursday, July 16, 2020 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 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.

Registration will open shortly.

Thursday, July 16, 2020 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Being able to confidently talk about your skills starts with being able to clearly identify all the skills you have and want to use in your career. Prior to this workshop, you will have an opportunity to use the SkillScan assessment to identify your skills. This work from home time is a great opportunity to reflect on your current skills and check-in with your career goals. In this online workshop, we'll discuss how the results of the assessment can be used to guide your career development plan, update your résumé and be ready for future growth opportunities.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 — 4:00 PM to 4:50 PM EDT
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Graduating in 2020? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's job board, WaterlooWorks. Also hear about the many services and resources offered by the Centre for Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

As a graduate student, you've spent years mastering your research topic. Now what? Professor Larry Smith, Director of The Problem Lab, author and TED speaker shares how you can recession proof your career by using your research skills and ideas to stand out in a crowd of job applicants.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

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

Registration will open shortly.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 — 11:30 AM to 12:20 PM EDT
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Graduating in 2020? 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 on WaterlooWorks.

Monday, July 13, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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In this interactive 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 professor/lecturer and postdoc positions.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Preparing your medical school takes time and energy. It can be hard to stay on top of everything. We’re facilitating a biweekly (the longer biweekly) connection where you can ask any questions that are coming up and get help to stay on track. 

You’re welcome to join us if you’re applying this cycle, planning a future application, or simply medical-curious. These sessions will be focused on the 2020-2021 application cycle for Canadian programs. 

Today's Topic: Plan your application timeline

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews.

Registration will open shortly.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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In this interactive workshop you will look back on your experiences and learn to use critical reflection as a tool for building a successful career.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

We're going to tell you everything you wanted to know about building your career during a recession. Professor Larry Smith, Director of The Problem Lab, author and TED speaker, shares lessons learned in previous recessions, including mistakes made, what to expect, and what opportunities to look for.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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In this workshop, we will explore networking basics in academia and learn how to maximize the opportunities to engage in networking events and practices that will benefit your career. We will focus on networking at academic and professional conferences, work search strategies to increase your network and effective social media uses to actively engage with those in your network and more widely share your accomplishments.

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