Events - October 2022

Monday, October 31, 2022 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

Join the Centre for Career Action and EDGE for treats in the SLC Marketplace! We will have tables set up by the cafeteria from 11:30am to 1pm where you can learn about CCA services and the EDGE program while picking up some candy along the way!  

No registration required! 

Thursday, October 27, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Understanding your personality preferences and how these can relate to various 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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Wednesday, October 26, 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, October 26, 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. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

1 in 3 girls and 1 in 6 boys will experience sexual violence in their lifetime, do you know how to help if someone comes to you with their story? We'll unpack the many layers that accompany disclosures of harassment or sexual harassment and how you can be supportive. We will also explore resources so if you're ever in this situation, you'll feel more confident in your responses.

Monday, October 24, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Exploring graduate studies can be overwhelming.

The higher education team from the Centre for Career Action (CCA) will be at this session to answer any questions you might have about graduate studies. CCA will share short content videos about grad school when you register - ensuring this event is mostly about you!

Wednesday, October 19, 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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Wednesday, October 19, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 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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Tuesday, October 18, 2022 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 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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Monday, October 17, 2022 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 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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Monday, October 17, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

When your career interests are congruent with your work, you are more likely to be satisfied, motivated and successful in your career. Discover what your key interest motivators are and how these can help you identify careers that align with these interests.

*Note: You will receive an activity to be completed prior to the workshop.
 

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Uncover hidden career opportunities by learning the most successful ways to apply networking strategies, both in-person and online.

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Thursday, October 6, 2022 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM 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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Wednesday, October 5, 2022 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 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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Wednesday, October 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.

Wednesday, October 5, 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 to be part of.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

Are you looking into pursuing future studies but not sure where to start? The Further Education Fair is the perfect opportunity for you! On the live date, October 4, you will be able to speak with representatives about programs and schools you're interested in.

Monday, October 3, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Understanding your personality preferences and how these can relate to various 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.

Register on WaterlooWorks.

Monday, October 3, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn approaches to translating academic language to connect to the employer, apply strategies for answering interview questions, and evaluate the effectiveness of responses to interview questions & scenarios.

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