Monday, March 29, 2021 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

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

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Thursday, March 25, 2021 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 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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Thursday, March 25, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to learn how to do that successfully. Come prepared to practice!

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Thursday, March 25, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT

You've been provided a Zoom link for your next interview - now what? Learn tips and tricks to help you ace your next virtual interview.

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

On behalf of the Royal Canadian Institute of Science, the University of Waterloo's Centre for Career Action invites you to join a conversation with five science communicators discussing their career pathways. You'll get a snapshot of the variety of careers the field of science communication has to offer, learn about the role your degree(s) play in pursuing a such a career, get advice about breaking into the field, and have the opportunity to ask any questions you might have about careers in science communication.

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

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

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Thursday, March 18, 2021 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

This is a chance to practice for your Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) with a live simulation. You will rotate through stations and answer interview questions including current events, ethics, critical thinking, health topics, collaboration and personal reflection. Some stations will have an interviewer; others will simulate recorded online interviews with an individual response. Following the simulation, we will debrief the experience, discussing observations about the process, anxiety management and strategies for a live or recorded interview.

Thursday, March 18, 2021 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

With almost every region developing more of a global workforce, companies strategizing to develop a global presence and a greater significance to anti-racism, equity, diversity and inclusion, there is a growing need to develop cultural intelligence. Even today, while much of our work is remote, it does not take away the fact that we are working with a complex mix of diverse people and different work cultures.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 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. 

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Thursday, March 11, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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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Thursday, March 11, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

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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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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, March 9, 2021 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? Let’s start with where you’re at!  In this two-session workshop, 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, March 4, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

The skills 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! The skills identification and articulation workshop is one of six milestones in the EDGE academic certificate program. 

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

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 an expert LinkedIn user and successful opportunity finder.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? Let’s start with where you’re at!  In this two-session workshop, 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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