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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: 

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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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Monday, June 6, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

In Part 2 of this two-session workshop, discover the work values that you desire in a career in order to be satisfied, learn how to conduct occupational research and how to put it all together in order to make informed career decisions.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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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Wednesday, June 8, 2022 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 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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Friday, June 10, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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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Saturday, June 11, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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WORKSHOP #3: Get Your Hands On Greenhouse Gas Accounting! ️

Do YOU want a career that focuses on GHG Accounting?

Join Ashley Bock to gain practical experience in creating greenhouse gas inventories for organizations' emissions.

Ashley Bock is a mechanical engineering student at McGill University with a huge passion for environmental sustainability. She is co-chair of the sustainability in engineering committee, a campus zero waste ambassador and most recently a leading change delegate at the Globe 2022 Net Zero Forum.

Monday, June 13, 2022 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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.

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Monday, June 13, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 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 15, 2022 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Identify your key power (transferable) skills and apply these to your career planning and development.

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Thursday, June 16, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Understanding your personality preferences and how these can relate to variuos 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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Thursday, June 23, 2022 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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 ot be part of.

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

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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Monday, June 27, 2022 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 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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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
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We're meeting regularly throughout the spring term to chat about AMCAS applications for U.S. medicine and OMSAS applications for Ontario medicine. These sessions will be light on content and driven by your questions.
 
This event is open to folks from any discipline thinking about applying to medicine, applying to medicine in a future application cycle, or applying to medicine in the 2022-2023 application cycle.
 

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
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Uncover hidden career opportunities by learning the most successful ways to apply networking strategies, both in-person and online.

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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In Part 2 of this two-session workshop, discover the work values that you desire in a career in order to be satisfied, learn how to conduct occupational research and how to put it all together in order to make informed career decisions.

Register on WaterlooWorks.

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