Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Diving into Career Exploration

How do you plan for a career in a fast-paced, ever-changing and complex world? Participants at the first ever Career-a-thon dove straight into this question at the day-long career-planning “crash course” on Saturday, March 7.

Guided by a team of career advisors, students reflected on their interests, values and skills, considering how these aspects might contribute to their career goals and aspirations. Independent activities and group discussion facilitated their own career exploration with peers throughout the day.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Employee Career Advising Program offers new drop-in appointments

When it comes to your career, sometimes all you need is just-in-time, bite-sized advice. This month, Employee Career Advisor and Learning Specialist, Sue Fraser, is offering 30-minute drop-in appointments as part of the Employee Career Advising Program to support University of Waterloo employees with urgent résumé review or interview preparation.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Coronavirus update

See the University of Waterloo's Coronavirus update website for the latest information. 

Monday, January 13, 2020

Graduate student and postdoc drop-ins cancelled on Wednesday, January 15

Graduate student and postdoc drop-ins are cancelled on Wednesday, January 15 in honour of the victims of the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752, including Waterloo PhD students Marzieh (Mari) Foroutan and Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani, as well as alumnus Mojgan Daneshmand, her husband Pedram Moussavi, a former postdoctoral fellow, and their children.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Centre for Career Action Modified Hours in December

Check the drop-in schedule before you arrive! This month, the Centre for Career Action drop-in schedule is modified to accommodate professional development for staff. If you are planning on attending a drop-in, check the hours first to avoid disappointment: 

Monday, November 18, 2019

Further education drop-ins cancelled

All further education drop-ins are cancelled this week, November 18-21.

See Further Education and CareerHub for online support.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Career Advancement for Women


What is holding women back from reaching their definition of career success? 

Friday, November 1, 2019

Exploring diverse careers in academia

An experiential job shadow program for PhD students

Applications are now open for Exploring Diverse Careers in Academia, an experiential job shadow program for PhD students. This unique program offers PhD students the opportunity to learn about alternative-academic careers on campus through shadowing staff members who hold advanced degrees.

Here's what past participants had to say about their job shadow experience:

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Further Education Drop-ins cancelled for tomorrow

Further Education drop-ins in Science Teaching Complex (STC) are cancelled for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 9.

Drop-in advising appointments are booked online through WaterlooWorks.

Monday, October 7, 2019

PhD and Postdoc drop-ins cancelled on October 17 and 22

PhD and Postdoctoral drop-ins are cancelled for Thursday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 22.

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