Wednesday, August 3, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Getting the job is the first step. How you handle your workplace experience will play a key role in your future success. Join us for tips and strategies for how to work remotely.

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
 

You've heard LinkedIn is a helpful way to connect with employers. So now what? In this workshop we will explore how to create a compelling LinkedIn profile, how to network successfully within LinkedIn, connect with recruiters and alumni, and conduct research on your chosen field.

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Monday, July 25, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Writing a cover-letter can feel annoying, daunting and time consuming! In this workshop we will find ways to make writing a cover-letter less painful. We will dissect what cover-letters are actually about, talk about challenges you might face and chat about strategies that help your writing process.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
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Workshop #6 of the Building Sustainable Careers series is SDG Career Chats with Alumni – Panel  

Are you interested in a career related to sustainability or in learning how sustainability can be a part of your career? In this panel, you will have the opportunity to explore careers in sustainability and discover how your future career can connect to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). 

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Graduating in 2022? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's job board, WaterlooWorks. Also, hear about the many services and benefits offered through the Centre for Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM 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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Tuesday, July 19, 2022 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Graduating in 2022? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's job board, WaterlooWorks. Also, hear about the many services and benefits offered through the Centre for Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.

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Monday, July 18, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 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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Wednesday, July 13, 2022 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Does the idea of networking make you super anxious? When you hear the word “networking” do you shudder? Do you feel all these things but want to do it anyways? Well this event is for you! This is an event for folks who hate networking but want to practice with fellow people who hate networking. Supportive environment to practice new skills in a safe(r) space!

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Wednesday, July 13, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Understanding your personality preferences and how these can relate to variuos work roles can help you make informed choices. NOTE: Instructions for completing the TypeFocus personality assessment will be sent to you in advance of the workshop. Please complete this activity prior to attending the workshop.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

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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Monday, July 11, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Identify your key power (transferable) skills and apply these to your career planning and development.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 — 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop #5 of the Building Sustainable Careers series is How to talk to strangers about career stuff

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

When your career interests are congruent with your work, you are more likely to be satisfied, motivated and successful in your career. Discoverwhat your key interest motivators are and how these can help you identify careers that align with these interests. NOTE: Registrants will be emailed a booklet to complete prior to the workshop. Please complete all activities int eh booklet before attending the session!

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

In Part 2 of this two-session workshop, discover the work values that you desire in a career in order to be satisfied, learn how to conduct occupational research and how to put it all together in order to make informed career decisions.

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Monday, June 27, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 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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Thursday, June 23, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM 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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Thursday, June 23, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? In Part 1 of this two-session workshop, explore the career planning process, how to deepen your understanding of yourself and your career optons, and discover what challenges in the world you'd like ot be part of.

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Through discussion and activities in this workshop, you will learn how to prepare an effective résumé by analyzing job descriptions, assessing the relevance of your transferable skills and articulating these transferable skills.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Understanding your personality preferences and how these can relate to variuos work roles can help you make informed choices. NOTE: Instructions for completing the TypeFocus personality assessment will be sent to you in advance of the workshop. Please complete this activity prior to attending the workshop.

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Thursday, June 16, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Identify your key power (transferable) skills and apply these to your career planning and development.

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Monday, June 13, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 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.

Register on WaterlooWorks

Monday, June 13, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Are you applying for a faculty/lecturer/postdoc position? 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 academic positions.

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Saturday, June 11, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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WORKSHOP #3: Get Your Hands On Greenhouse Gas Accounting! ️

Do YOU want a career that focuses on GHG Accounting?

Join Ashley Bock to gain practical experience in creating greenhouse gas inventories for organizations' emissions.

Ashley Bock is a mechanical engineering student at McGill University with a huge passion for environmental sustainability. She is co-chair of the sustainability in engineering committee, a campus zero waste ambassador and most recently a leading change delegate at the Globe 2022 Net Zero Forum.

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