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Thursday, June 20, 2024 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Help! I don't have a co-op job... yet! (Math)

Haven't found a co-op job yet? That's okay! There's still time, and we're here to help.

Join us for this student panel where upper-year students will share their experiences and offer advice about landing your first co-op job. Plus, learn more about the resources and supports available to you!

Note: this workshop is for Math students in their first recruitment term.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

How to Find a Research Job (Jun 25, 2024)

Are you an undergraduate student looking for research experience? We're here to help! In this workshop, we discuss tips and strategies for searching , applying, and finding funding for research opportunities throughout your undergraduate degree – whether you're looking for work or volunteer experience, or to enhance your resume/CV for graduate or professional school. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Skills identification and articulation (June 25th, 2024)

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, July 11, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

From applications to interviews: Your crash course to employment (Jul 11, 2024)

Looking for a job? Join us for an all-in-one workshop where you'll learn how to navigate the job search in its entirety: from work search, to applications, to interviews! Whether you're a first-time job seeker, or pursuing your next opportunity, this workshop will cover the basics, as well as tips and strategies for searching for work, crafting a resume and cover letter, acing your interview - and the supports & resources available to you along the way.

Thursday, July 11, 2024 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Navigating what's next with your arts degree

If the future looks foggy, you're not alone! This 90-minute workshop is designed to support Arts students begin their post-graduation journey. In this workshop you will: 

  • Ideate and map possibilities for your future 
  • Learn ways to test ideas e.g. networking,   
  • Get support to start your journey! 

Let's explore and unlock the full potential of your Arts degree together. As a bonus, you can sign up for career planning support at the end of the workshop to get connected to a career advisor.  
 
Note: This session is restricted to students in the Faculty of Arts and is recommended for those who are in the final two years of their program. 

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

FREE Headshots (Jul 23, 2024)

CCD and EDGE are offering FREE headshots. It will take place on July 23, 2024 in the Tatham Centre (TC) on the main floor by the stairs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please select a 10-minute timeslot for your headshot and arrive 5 minutes early on the day of the event. We will also be offering walk-in appointments on a first-come first-served basis after booked appointments. So booking a timeslot ensures that you will get your photos taken at the time you have indicated. 

Please register and pick your timeslot on the booking form. You will receive a confirmation email after you register and a reminder email 1 day before the event. Within 14 days after the event, you will receive 3 images with no edits made along with information on how to edit the photos should you choose. There will be four appointments available for each 10-minute timeslot. 

If you have any questions, please email careers@uwaterloo.ca

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

How to find a job (Jul 23, 2024)

Searching for work? Whether you're looking for co-op, seasonal, or part-time jobs, this workshop is for you! In this virtual session, we'll share and discuss a variety of job search strategies: where to look for opportunities, how to optimize your applications, and uncovering the "hidden job market" by making networking work for you.
 

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

Career Planning for grad students and postdocs (Aug 14th, 2024)

Are you exploring what's next after your graduate studies or postdoc? Through discussion and reflection activities, this session will increase your understanding of the career-decision making process and how to plan for multiple potential career paths. We will also explore resources and networking options to gather information about careers that would suit your interests and skills.