News for Current students

Friday, November 23, 2018

The Stigma of Continuous

By: Kamal R

There is often a negative perception of the continuous round. Students might assume that the jobs offered in the continuous round are not as valuable as those offered in the first interview cycle. There is also the pressing fear of not landing employment for the upcoming work term. However, did you know that there are a variety of benefits that the continuous round offers?

 

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Networking nerves? Ten tips to help you make a positive and lasting impression!

A female student and a man shaking hands
Opportunities to engage with potential employers and experts in your field of study are fundamental to your career development and future goals. That’s why building your professional network can seem like such a daunting task. While it’s important to be yourself, it’s vital to take the necessary steps to ensure you can develop a strong connection with someone new.
 

Guarantee that you leave a positive first impression with these ten tips, designed to help you make the most out every networking opportunity:

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Partners for Employment celebrates 25 years of career fair

Carer Fair 2018
by Victoria Chan

Last month, eager students leaped at the opportunity to network with more than 265 potential employers at the Partners for Employment (P4E), Career Fair. This event took place in the Manulife Sports Complex at RIM Park, with over 3,000 students attending – almost half were UWaterloo students.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Further Education Fair 2018

The Further Education Fair will be held on Monday, October 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the SLC Great Hall. This fair is your chance to explore post-degree options and meet staff and faculty from more than 90 institutions across Canada and abroad.

These representatives will provide information and answer your questions about career options, graduate school admission requirements, program specifics and application procedures and deadlines.

Come and explore programs in the following areas:

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

What really goes on during a co-op interview Day

by: Tiffany Liu

What goes on in TC day-to-day you ask? How do employers get set up in their respective interview rooms? How do the correct students get paged to their interviews? How does manning the call centres work?

This is all the work of Interview Day Services at TC.