Events - November 2022

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST
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. We will explore reasons to connect with others, some of the challenges you might face (e.g. anxiety, nerves, imposter phenomenon, etc.), and give you tips and connect you with resources for navigating talking to strangers about career stuff in a new way.
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Through this interactive workshop, you’ll become better prepared for a campus interview. In addition to learning about a typical campus interview schedule, you’ll learn to analyze interview questions and evaluate and develop effective responses to these questions. 

Register on WaterlooWorks. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Join the Centre for Career Action, EDGE and the International Co-op team to learn more about international opportunities for your career journey, including completing a co-op term abroad, volunteering internationally or internships outside of Canada! 

This event will also include a FREE hot coco bar where you can create your own gourmet hot cocoa! 

Where: TC Main Lobby 

When: November 22nd from 11:30am to 1pm 

Monday, November 21, 2022 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

"How can I prepare for my upcoming work term?", "How do I find housing for co-op?", "What is a student performance evaluation?" If these are questions on your mind, join the Centre for Career Action for information on how to maximize success for your upcoming work term, and an open Q&A where you can ask a Career Advisor and Student Advisors your most pressing questions.

Register on WaterlooWorks

Thursday, November 17, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

The Further Ed Team is hosting a series of virtual drop-ins throughout the Fall term to offer support to folks who have time-sensitive questions about their medical school application. These sessions will be light on content and driven by your questions.

This event is open to folks applying to medicine in the 2022-2023 application cycle; folks from any discipline thinking about applying to medicine; and folks applying to medicine in a future application cycle

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Inclusion means casting the broadest net possible, and when we invite people with diverse perspectives to participate fully in the workplace, it adds value to an organization. Discover Ability Network (DAN), a program of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce connects businesses to job seekers with a disability. DAN will be facilitating a workshop on Disability Disclosure and Workplace Accommodations and discussing positive workplace culture.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

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, November 15, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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.

Register on WaterlooWorks. 

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 — 12:45 PM to 1:15 PM EST

Do you have questions about co-op?  Need to learn more about how to use WaterlooWorks effectively, prepare for interviews, and understand Rank/Match?  Maybe you want to arrange your own job or figure out how to search for jobs using key words?  Join us for an open Q&A session with Co-op Advisor, Katie Lien, from the Centre for Career Action. 

All 2A students are strongly encouraged to attend. 
 
Watch the "Co-op 101" recording prior to this session. 

Monday, November 14, 2022 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

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.

Register on WaterlooWorks

Thursday, November 10, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

How does co-op work?", "How do I contact my Co-op Advisor?", "When should I start looking for jobs?" If these are questions on your mind, join the Centre for Career Action for an introduction to co-op followed by an open Q&A where you can ask a Co-op Advisor your most pressing questions. This workshop is for students who are preparing to find their first co-op job.

Register on WaterlooWorks. 

Thursday, November 10, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Learn from U.S. immigration professionals, Eileen Martin and Beth Klarin, about options available to graduating students interested in working in the U.S.

Register on WaterlooWorks. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Congratulations - you have received an offer of employment. Now what? In this workshop we will explore how to evaluate what matters to you in a role, and how to negotiate for it. This includes salary, bonuses, work location, remote, hybrid or in office days, and more!

Register on WaterlooWorks 

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

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, November 3, 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. 

Note: This workshop is only open to PhD and Post-Doc students. 

Register on WaterlooWorks. 

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 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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