Events tagged with Information session

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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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Thursday, January 27, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Students will leave the workshop feeling confident in their ability to navigate the work search with consideration for their disability as well as intersecting identities and feel represented in the workshop Students feel like the CCA is somewhere they can get support if they need it and that they will be treated with respect and care for their lived experience Students are aware of the resources available to them in the community and know how to access Discover Ability's resources.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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, February 3, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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


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Thursday, February 3, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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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Tuesday, February 8, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Curious to learn how rank/match works in the co-op system? Have questions about interview processes? Join the Centre for Career Action for more info 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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Tuesday, February 8, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Understanding your personality preferences and how these can relate to various 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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Wednesday, February 9, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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 to be part of.


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Thursday, February 10, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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, February 14, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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, February 16, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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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Wednesday, February 16, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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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Thursday, February 17, 2022 — 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST

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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Wednesday, February 23, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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. 

Thursday, February 24, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Okay. Careers, job search, interviews. These things can be SUPER anxiety inducing! But don't worry, we've got you! In this workshop we will help you learn how to navigate anxiety during different stages of your career. Whether anxiety is something you've dealt with your whole life or if it's just come up recently. We've got your back with tips and more! (part of our Career-ing While...series)


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Monday, February 28, 2022 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Interested in looking for co-op jobs outside of the WaterlooWorks process? Not sure where to start or how to fill out an AOJ form? Join the Centre for Career Action for more info 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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Tuesday, March 1, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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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Wednesday, March 2, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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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Wednesday, March 2, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to learn how to do that successfully. Come prepared to practice!

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Thursday, March 3, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Through discussion and hands-on 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 in an action-oriented way.


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Friday, March 4, 2022 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The cover letter is an opportunity to share your story with a potential employer. As an essential part of your job application, this document helps link your experiences, values, and skillsets to the role you’re applying to. In this workshop, you will learn strategies for structuring your cover letter, building a narrative, and making connections between yourself and the employer.


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Monday, March 7, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST

A workshop about countering imposter syndrome and the many ways it resurfaces during different job search processes, including resume and cover letter writing, networking, etc. Identifying and owning your skills and experiences.


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Wednesday, March 9, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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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Tuesday, March 15, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Cycle 3 starts today! Learn what you need to know and how cycles 3-6 are different from cycles 1-2. Join the Centre for Career Action for more info 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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