Events - July 2012

Thursday, July 26, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Lecture presented by Dr. Mark Knight, Executive Director, Centre for Advancement Technology and Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of
Waterloo.
Thursday, July 26, 2012 — 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Players will gain insight into their interests, abilities, and
personality as they relate to career decision making. These insights are
recorded on Career Profiles that each player develops during the game to
assist them in better understanding who they are and what they want in the world of work.
Thursday, July 26, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Learn from Nina Juncewicz, U.S. Immigration Attorney, about
options available to graduating students to work in the U.S.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
The Information Session for Graduating Students is an opportunity for 4th year students to come and learn about Centre for Career Action services and resources, employer information sessions held on campus, JobMine job postings for graduating and alumni positions, information on the Career Fair & Job Fair, and important dates for fall recruitment initiatives.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Don’t miss out! If you are graduating in 2012 or 2013, come
learn about Waterloo initiatives to maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the
interview. Here is your opportunity to practise and improve.
NOTE: Since the activities in this workshop build on the material presented in the online Interview Skills module (under Marketing yourself) of the Career Development eManual, you will need to complete the Interview Skills online module as a first step before registering for this workshop. Go to the Career Development eManual (cdm.uwaterloo.ca) to access the module.
 
Contact: 
Ryan East
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Learn how to improve your performance in the job interview by viewing and discussing taped excerpts of actual interviews.
NOTE: Since the activities in this workshop build on the material presented in the online Interview Skills module (under Marketing yourself) of the Career Development eManual, you will need to complete the Interview Skills online module as a first step before registering for this workshop. Go to the Career Development eManual (cdm.uwaterloo.ca) to access the module.
 
Contact:
Ryan East
Monday, July 23, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator -
Part II). Second session of a two-part workshop. In this session, discover
how to apply your MBTI type to career exploration issues. Prerequisite: MBTI Part I
Friday, July 20, 2012 — 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM EDT
UW A Cappella Club's Spring End of Term Concert at Theatre of the Arts,
Modern Languages Building (ML), University of Waterloo on July 20th 2012!
Thursday, July 19, 2012 — 8:00 PM EDT
Players from orchestra@uwaterloo present a variety of short
chamber music by Chapelat, Chopin, Mozart, Poulenc, Piazzolla, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich.  Tickets available from the KW Chamber Music Society.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Learn how LinkedIn, the professional social networking site, can
help you to create an effective online presence, build professional networks, and search for jobs.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary and other details related to the job offer.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Learn about the application process for Ontario medical Schools.
Topics include ideas on writing effective personal statements and the sketch, advice on reference letters, and information on the OMSAS process.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Please join us, Communications and Public Affairs, for an information session about the new uWaterloo homepage and related web pages scheduled for launch in August 2012. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. We are holding two sessions in July, one session on the 11th and the other on the 17th – the same information will be presented at both sessions.

Monday, July 16, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your
personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the
second session, discover how to apply your MBTI type to explore potential
careers.
 
Friday, July 13, 2012 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
On Friday, July 13th, 2012, Professor Arokia Nathan from
Cambridge University, UK., will deliver a lecture entitled "Transparent Oxide Semiconductors: Will They Ever See the Light?". This lecture is free and open to the public.
 
Contact:
Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology
Thursday, July 12, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Do you have the necessary business knowledge and skills to
succeed on the job? Learn how to polish your professional image and avoid making simple mistakes that may result in a bad start to your career. Note: This workshop is geared towards students who have limited experience in the work world.
 
Contact:
Ryan East
Thursday, July 12, 2012 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
On Thursday, July 12th, 2012, Professor Paul A. Charpentier from the
University of Western Ontario will deliver a lecture entitled "Supercritical
Fluids - A Tool for Sustainable Nanotechnology". This lecture is free and
open to the public.
 
Contact:
Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Please join us, Communications and Public Affairs, for an information session about the new uWaterloo homepage and related web pages scheduled for launch in August 2012. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. We are holding two sessions in July, one session on the 11th and the other on the 17th – the same information will be presented at both sessions.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Seminar Speaker: Professor Phelim Boyle, School of Business and
Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University. 
 
Contact:
Jean Webster
 
Friday, July 6, 2012 — 9:00 AM to Friday, July 27, 2012 — 4:15 PM EDT
Now is the time for Engineering students to nominate your most deserving TA for the SFF Award. Contact your class representative for more details. You can obtain additional ballots from the SFF website, Engineering Society or Engineering's undergraduate office reception, located in CPH 1320. 
 
Contact:
Shirley Lokker 
shirleyl@uwaterloo.ca
 
 

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