Events - February 2023

Monday, February 27, 2023 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
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.
 
Thursday, February 23, 2023 — 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.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2023 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Now is a great time to update your LinkedIn profile. In this interactive workshop you will reflect on your skills and knowledge and the brand you want to represent on LinkedIn. You will identify ideas for your profile header, summary and images. 

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Friday, February 17, 2023 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

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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Thursday, February 16, 2023 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Haven't found a co-op job yet? That's okay! There's still lots of time to find your next co-op, and we're here to help! In this session, we'll explore:

- Different ways to search for jobs in WaterlooWorks. 
- Arranging your own job.
- External job boards.
- Resources and services available to you.
- And more!
 

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Thursday, February 16, 2023 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 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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Wednesday, February 15, 2023 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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, February 15, 2023 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM 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.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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, February 14, 2023 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Haven't found a co-op job yet? That's okay! There's still lots of time to find your next co-op, and we're here to help! In this session, we'll explore:

- Different ways to search for jobs in WaterlooWorks. 
- Arranging your own job.
- External job boards.
- Resources and services available to you.
- And more!
 

Register on WaterlooWorks.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Haven't found a Co-op job yet? That's okay! There's still lots of time to find your next Co-op, and we're here to help! In this session, we'll explore:

- Different ways to search for jobs in WaterlooWorks. 
- Arranging your own job.
- External job boards.
- Resources and services available to you.
- And more!

Register on WaterlooWorks.

Monday, February 13, 2023 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Haven't found a co-op job yet? That's okay! There's still lots of time to find your next co-op, and we're here to help! In this session, we'll explore:

- Different ways to search for jobs in WaterlooWorks. 
- Arranging your own job.
- External job boards.
- Resources and services available to you.
- And more!

Register on WaterlooWorks. 

Thursday, February 9, 2023 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

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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Thursday, February 9, 2023 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

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 event is only open to PhDs and postdocs

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

This is a chance to practice for your Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) with a live simulation. This event is open to folks from any discipline with an MMI this application cycle for a professional school program. There will be 4 iterations of the MMI Simulations this term: January 18, February 8, February 28, and March 16. You're welcome to come to as many as you'd like! 

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
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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