Events - June 2013

Thursday, June 27, 2013 — 10:00 AM 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: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details. 

Thursday, June 27, 2013 — 5:00 AM EDT

During this two-session workshop, learn how to apply successful networking strategies in your daily life in order to enhance your career opportunities.

NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT
The Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment, in partnership with
Education Huntsville, is hosting an Environment Lecture Series that is open to the public, relating to Canada's changing environment, we hope that you will join us on May 15, 29, June 12, 26, and July 3.
 
The fourth lecture in the series, What Have We Learned From 100 Years of Community Forestry in Ontario?, features lecturer Ryan Bullock on June 26, 2013.
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 — 5:00 PM EDT

Learn how to prepare your personal statement/letter of intent and résumé/CV, choose your references, and complete a sketch. Strategies will be provided on how to best present yourself.

Time will be given in the workshop to get started on these areas so bring your application documents.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Proper etiquette is crucial to a successful job search – and to your career. This workshop covers dining etiquette as well as appropriate behaviour at interviews, employer receptions, and other networking activities.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Would you like to create a map for your course assignment or research project but don’t know where to start? This workshop will teach you the basics with the popular Esri ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 program. You will learn how to add GIS data, how to create simple maps, and where to find GIS data and resources.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 — 10:30 AM EDT

The current job market requires an assertive approach to finding work. Increase your chances of success by practising key communication strategies.

NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 — 5:00 PM EDT

During this two-session workshop, learn how to apply successful networking strategies in your daily life in order to enhance your career opportunities.

NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are hosting a social event for Postdoctoral fellows and their families!

There will be food; there will be games and there will be the opportunity to network with others.

Details about the event, including registration information is online.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 — 10:30 AM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in the job interview by viewing and discussing taped excerpts of actual interviews.

NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details. 

Monday, June 24, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

David Sankoff
University of Ottawa

Friday, June 21, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Join the School of Pharmacy, our alumni and some close friends for a
reception at the OPA conference in Toronto. We will be welcoming all
Alumni who will be in the Greater Toronto Area on June 21, from 5:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. Even if you are not planning to attend the conference, please join us at the reception.
 
If you plan on attending, please RSVP with Tracy Jacobs by June 12th,
tracy.jacobs@uwaterloo.ca,  519-888-4499.
 
Friday, June 21, 2013 — 1:30 PM EDT

Improve your performance in an academic job interview by practising in a small group setting.

Friday, June 21, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Friday June 21st is National Aboriginal Day. Come Celebrate at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre (WAEC). Students, staff and faculty are invited from 12-2pm to meet the WAEC Team, learn about the programs and services offered while indulging in traditional soup and bannock.

We will be featuring traditional hand drumming as well as an opportunity to put your name into a draw for an Art Print by renowned First Nation Artist, Maxine Noel.

Everyone is welcome.

Miigwetch (Thank you).

Thursday, June 20, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary and other details related to the job offer.

NOTE: This workshop is geared towards graduating students.

Thursday, June 20, 2013 — 10:30 AM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the fi rst 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.

NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) online. The online assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Attend this session to fi nd out how your interests relate to specifi c career opportunities.

NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Strong Interest Inventory online. The online assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Discover the projects of our Master of Digital Experience Innovation (MDEI) students – they're eager to show you what they've been working on.

During this gallery-style walking tour through the campus you can view various student projects on display. You'll also have the chance to meet the students and discuss their work with them. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 — 1:30 PM EDT

Interested in a career in academia or research? This workshop will show you how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae and cover letter.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Professor Peter Smereka from the University of Michigan will deliver a seminar entitled "Fast Simulation of Strained Heteroepitaxial Growth using Kinetic Monte Carlo". This seminar is free and open to the public.
 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 — 9:00 AM to Thursday, June 20, 2013 — 3:00 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo will host a Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network training course in Huntsville, Ontario at the Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment on June 18-20, 2013.

The Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network (OBBN), which is coordinated by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority, is an aquatic macroinvertebrate biomonitoring network for Ontario's lakes, streams and wetlands.

Monday, June 17, 2013 — 8:00 AM to Tuesday, June 18, 2013 — 6:00 PM EDT

In 2013, the CVRS meeting will be held for the first time in North America. This is an exciting new venture for CVRS as it will be the first time the conference is held outside of Europe.

Delegates who have been attending CVRS for many years will be brought together with researchers in pediatric vision from North America.

The event will foster new sharing of research and ideas; as well as new links and opportunities for networking.

Thursday, June 13, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Are you ready to unleash your full potential to be successful at work? Learn how to seize every opportunity to make the most of your work, volunteer, or internship experience! Discuss responsibility, motivation, ethical dilemmas, first impressions, organization, reputation, and initiative.

Thursday, June 13, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Would you like to learn how to use other sources of information besides Google? Come prepared with 3 – 5 research questions and learn how to match up the information you need with the library’s resources.

Thursday, June 13, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Would you like to learn how to use other sources of information besides Google? Come prepared with 3-5 research questions and learn how to match up the information you need with the library's resources.
 

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

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