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Thursday, September 3, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Preparing your medical school takes time and energy. It can be hard to stay on top of everything. We’re facilitating a biweekly (the longer biweekly) connection where you can ask any questions that are coming up and get help to stay on track. 

You’re welcome to join us if you’re applying this cycle, planning a future application, or simply medical-curious. These sessions will be focused on the 2020-2021 application cycle for Canadian programs. 

Today's Topic: Plan for your Western essays

Monday, September 7, 2020 — 2:30 PM to Thursday, September 10, 2020 — 4:00 PM EDT to Thu, 09/10/2020 - 16:00

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.

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Monday, September 7, 2020 — 7:24 PM to Monday, September 14, 2020 — 4:00 PM EDT to Mon, 09/14/2020 - 16:00

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. 

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Monday, September 7, 2020 — 7:27 PM to Monday, September 14, 2020 — 7:00 PM EDT to Mon, 09/14/2020 - 19:00

Join us at the Co-op 101 information session for 2A SCI students and hear from a career advisor about what to expect during the co-op process, how to improve your résumé and cover letter, and learn about building your network and professional portfolio.
Who is this session for?

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 — 11:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

With jobs being posted this week, it is important that you have a strong application package. Join us in the second part of our Co-op 101 series where we will:

Discuss how to create an impactful resume and cover letter Provide advice on how to leave a memorable impression during your interviews

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 — 11:30 to 12:20 AM to 12:20 PM EDT

Graduating in 2020/2021? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's job board, WaterlooWorks. Also hear about the many services and benefits offered through the Centre for Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 — 12:30 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

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

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labour market means a shift in searching for work and networking. However, there is still opportunity to find a co-op job for this fall term. In this online workshop, you'll explore and problem solve common job search challenges, learn about work search strategies and create a plan to find co-op employment for Fall 2020.

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 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 an expert LinkedIn user and successful opportunity finder.

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 — 4:00 PM to 4:50 PM EDT

Graduating in 2020/2021? Maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation by learning about Waterloo's job board, WaterlooWorks. Also hear about the many services and benefits offered through the Centre for Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Preparing your medical school takes time and energy. It can be hard to stay on top of everything. We’re facilitating a biweekly (the longer biweekly) connection where you can ask any questions that are coming up and get help to stay on track. 

You’re welcome to join us if you’re applying this cycle, planning a future application, or simply medical-curious. These sessions will be focused on the 2020-2021 application cycle for Canadian programs. 

Today's Topic: How to Survive your Medical School Application

Thursday, September 17, 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.

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Friday, September 18, 2020 — 12:30 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

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

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Monday, September 21, 2020 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Through discussion and hands-on activities in this half-day workshop, you will learn how to prepare an effective résumé and cover letter by analyzing job descriptions, assessing the relevance of your transferable skills and articulating these transferable skills in an action-oriented way.

For all Graduate and Post-doc students.

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Monday, September 21, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to prepare and practice for the virtual interview.  

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Getting the job is the first step. How you handle your workplace experience will play a key role in your future success. Join us for tips and strategies for how to work remotely.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 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!

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 — 12:00 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 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. 

Thursday, September 24, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 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.

For all Graduate and Post-doc students.

Register in WaterlooWorks.

Monday, September 28, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Ksenia Zverev, Business Advisor with the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre will explain best strategies and tips on how to start your own business.

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