Tuesday, February 25, 2020 — 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EST
thinking

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 26, 2020 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST
jobs

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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Thursday, February 27, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
exploring

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: Please bring a laptop or tablet to do some exploring!

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Friday, February 28, 2020 — 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
writing

Bring your laptop or pen and paper and get drafting or improving your résumé and cover letter. Career Advisors and your peers will be available for feedback and guidance. **NOTE: To attend this writing session, you must attend the morning workshop Résumé and Cover Letter Writing for PhDs and Postdocs.**

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
interview

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, March 3, 2020 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

We're going to tell you everything you wanted to know about getting promoted and building a thriving career but were too afraid to ask. Professor Larry Smith, Director of The Problem Lab, author and TED speaker, guides you through valuable lessons on creating the career you've always wanted. 

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Futher Ed

Applying to law school? Learn everything you need to know about the process for applying to law school and how to prepare for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). Presented by the Centre for Career Action and the Legal Studies Society.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
skills

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.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Career-a-thon

Planning for your career can be challenging in today's fast-paced, ever-changing and complex world. While you can't predict the future, you can position yourself for career success by first understanding who you are, and then stepping forward to create new life-shaping experiences. In the first ever Career-a-thon for undergraduate students, you'll be guided through the career planning process and hear about career paths from a panel of Waterloo alumni. Lunch provided. Materials fee: $12.
 

Monday, March 9, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Success

Getting the job is the first step. How you handle your workplace experience will play a key role in your future success.  Come to this interactive workshop to learn how to make this a successful experience and be a stand-out employee!

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