May 2022

Monday, May 9, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Through discussion and activities in this workshop, you will learn how to prepare an effective résumé and cover by analyzing job descriptions, assessing the relevance of your transferable skills and articulating these transferable skills.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022 — 12:00 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
graphic with a blackboard background which reads "Help how do I co-op? Series - Learn the basics!

"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 and 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.

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Workshop #1 of the Building Sustainable Careers series is Ready, Set GOALS for World Changers!

Do you want a career that focuses on making the world a better place for all?

Using the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals, and a career exploration tool, we will explore how you can build a career that you love. During this session you will deepen your understanding of yourself and your career options, and discover what challenges in the world you'd like to be part of.

Thursday, May 12, 2022 — 4:00 PM to Wednesday, July 20, 2022 — 7:00 PM EDT to Wed, 07/20/2022 - 19:00

Be Future Ready for THE GREEN ECONOMY

The Centre for Career Action and Impact Alliance have teamed up to offer a 6-part workshop series about Building Sustainable Careers. This series includes the following events: 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
graphic with a colorful ripped paper background which reads "How to Make Cover Letters Less Painful, May 17, 2022 from 10:30 a.m

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, May 19, 2022 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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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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Friday, May 20, 2022 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
yellow graphic with cartoon interviewer and interviewee, which reads "Interviewing effectively, May 20, 2022 10:00 to 12:00"

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, May 24, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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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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Thursday, May 26, 2022 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Workshop #2 of the Building Sustainable Careers series is Get that Green! Green Entrepreneurship 101. Join Brock Dickinson, Entrepreneur in Residence & Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo to explore the power of green enterprises in advancing the SDGs!

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Monday, May 30, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
gold and black graphic that read "How to find a Job, May 30, 2022 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm"

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

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Monday, May 30, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
turquoise and orange graphic that reads "Mapping out your career pt 1, May 30, 2022 2:30pm to 4:00pm"

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 options, and discover what challenges in the world you'd like to be part of.

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