June 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results to explore potential careers.

NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $15 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session; Alumni fee is $27.  

Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the MBTI assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop. 

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

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.

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Monday, June 8, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

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. 

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results to explore potential careers.

NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $15 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session; Alumni fee is $27.  

Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the MBTI assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop. 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 — 12:30 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 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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Wednesday, June 17, 2020 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

In this session you will learn the essential step of understanding your why. Using this foundation, you will learn a new way of goal setting that distinguishes between destination and process goals. This system can easily apply to your career, health or lifestyle goals. Sustainable change can happen with 1% effort, come learn how!

Presented by Stacey Majaury, Conditioning Coordinator, University of Waterloo Athletics and Recreation.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 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: Registrants will be emailed a booklet to complete prior to the workshop. Please complete all activities in the booklet before attending the session!

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Thursday, June 18, 2020 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Learn about the Project Management (PM) field from Shabnam (Shay) Ivkovic with the intent of exploring whether PM is a good fit for you. The session will cover what PM is all about, key certifications and the skills needed to be a successful project manager.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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

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Monday, June 22, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

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, June 23, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? Let’s start with where you’re at!  In this two-session workshop, explore the career development process and discuss how values, skills, interests and even luck, play an important role in your career journey.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

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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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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, June 30, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? Let’s start with where you’re at!  In this two-session workshop, explore the career development process and discuss how values, skills, interests and even luck, play an important role in your career journey.

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