March 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
interview

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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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Undergraduate students, we're going to tell you everything you wanted to know about getting promoted and building a thriving career but were too afraid to ask. Professor Larry Smith, Director of The Problem Lab, author and TED speaker, guides you through valuable lessons on creating the career you've always wanted. 

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Futher Ed

Applying to law school? Learn everything you need to know about the process for applying to law school and how to prepare for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). Presented by the Centre for Career Action and the Legal Studies Society.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
skills

Whether you are considering a career in industry or academia, having a broad skill set and being able to recognize the value of your skills is important for success.  Attend this workshop to explore the skills you already have and to create an action plan for skill development during your graduate studies. *Note, this workshop has significant overlap with the Foundations workshop for the Professional Skills Foundations (PSF) program and is recommended for students who are not participating in the PSF program.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Career-a-thon

Planning for your career can be challenging in today's fast-paced, ever-changing and complex world. While you can't predict the future, you can position yourself for career success by first understanding who you are, and then stepping forward to create new life-shaping experiences. In the first ever Career-a-thon for undergraduate students, you'll be guided through the career planning process and hear about career paths from a panel of Waterloo alumni. Lunch provided. Materials fee: $12.
 

Monday, March 9, 2020 — 12:00 PM to Friday, March 13, 2020 — 4:00 PM EDT to Fri, 03/13/2020 - 16:00
Working for a better world

Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) - R/UWaterloo

Interested in learning more about careers that support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

In this Reddit AMA, meet professionals who work toward the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) addressing the global challenges we face, including poverty, climate action and inequality. 

Panelists include:

Monday, March 9, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Success

Getting the job is the first step. How you handle your workplace experience will play a key role in your future success.  Come to this interactive workshop to learn how to make this a successful experience and be a stand-out employee!

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

You've spent years mastering your research topic, now what? Professor Larry Smith, Director of The Problem Lab, author and TED speaker shares how you can use your research skills and ideas to stand out in a crowd of job applicants.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
question

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing  and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews. 

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Thursday, March 12, 2020 — 2:20 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
job search

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

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Saturday, March 14, 2020 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Postponed

The Further Education Professional School Interview workshop is postponed until further notice. We thank you for your interest and will connect with you once it’s rescheduled for a later date.

See further education resources in CareerHub. Once logged in, choose your profession. Then see the interviewing tab and select standard or MMI depending on interview information, including videos, that you are looking for.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Postponed

The Further Education Professional School Interview workshop is postponed until further notice. We thank you for your interest and will connect with you once it’s rescheduled for a later date.

See further education resources in CareerHub. Once logged in, choose your profession. Then see the interviewing tab and select standard or MMI depending on interview information, including videos, that you are looking for.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Postponed

The Further Education Professional School Interview workshop is postponed until further notice. We thank you for your interest and will connect with you once it’s rescheduled for a later date.

See further education resources in CareerHub. Once logged in, choose your profession. Then see the interviewing tab and select standard or MMI depending on interview information, including videos, that you are looking for.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
network

In this workshop, we will explore networking basics in academia and learn how to maximize the opportunities to engage in networking events and practices that will benefit your career. We will focus on networking at academic and professional conferences, work search strategies to increase your network and effective social media uses to actively engage with those in your network and more widely share your accomplishments.

Please note this workshop has moved to an online delivery method and can be accessed here:

Thursday, March 19, 2020 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
LinkedIn

This workshop is packed with unique tips and know-how on creating a custom profile and using the platform to its fullest extent. Learn to be a Master LinkedIn user and successful opportunity finder.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
jobs

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary  and other details related to a job offer. NOTE: This workshop is geared toward graduating students.  

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