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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Thursday, July 28, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Wondering what your rights are as a co-op student or while your working part time? This workshop will provide you with an overview of your rights and responsibilities in any workplace. We will also discuss resources available to you as a UWaterloo student.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

We're meeting regularly throughout the spring term to chat about AMCAS applications for U.S. medicine and OMSAS applications for Ontario medicine. These sessions will be light on content and driven by your questions.
 
This event is open to folks from any discipline thinking about applying to medicine, applying to medicine in a future application cycle, or applying to medicine in the 2022-2023 application cycle.
 

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
Graphic with three people talking and outline of the SDG Career Chats event.

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 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

We're meeting regularly throughout the spring term to chat about AMCAS applications for U.S. medicine and OMSAS applications for Ontario medicine. These sessions will be light on content and driven by your questions.
 
This event is open to folks from any discipline thinking about applying to medicine, applying to medicine in a future application cycle, or applying to medicine in the 2022-2023 application cycle.
 

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.

Register on WaterlooWorks.

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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Thursday, July 14, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

We're meeting regularly throughout the spring term to chat about AMCAS applications for U.S. medicine and OMSAS applications for Ontario medicine. These sessions will be light on content and driven by your questions.
 
This event is open to folks from any discipline thinking about applying to medicine, applying to medicine in a future application cycle, or applying to medicine in the 2022-2023 application cycle.
 

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

This workshop is part of six that are being offered as part of the Building Sustainable Careers series, presented by Impact Alliance, the SDG Student Hub of University of Waterloo & the Centre for Career Action.Reaching out and connecting with total strangers about career stuff can be totally nerve-wracking and awkward. In this workshop we will abandon traditional ideas of "networking" and talk about connecting to other people as people.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Are you new to university with no work experience and wanting a more robust resume for your first co-op cycle? Or a student in a non-co-op program looking to find opportunities that can give you experience? Are you planning on professional or graduate schooling and don't know of opportunities to curate a standout application? In this workshop you can learn more about promoting ANY type of experience you already have as well as finding opportunities that can pave a path to a career that encompasses both your field of study and interests.

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, May 12, 2022 — 4:00 PM to Wednesday, July 20, 2022 — 7:00 PM EDT
Be Future Ready for THE GREEN ECONOMY

The Centre for Career Action and Impact Alliance have teamed up to offer a 6-part workshop series about Building Sustainable Careers. This series includes the following events: 

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