Effective use of social media is key to job search and career success. Learn how LinkedIn, the professional social networking site, can help you to create an effective online presence, build professional networks, and search for jobs. NOTE: This workshop is intended for students who have limited knowledge of and/or experience with LinkedIn.
Attend this session to find out how your interests relate to specific 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.
Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a Liaison Librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all Waterloo students, faculty, and staff.
Mitacs Step teaches you essential skills required to succeed in your future career. NOTE: Please register at www.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on ‘seminars & workshops’.
The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and
confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on
the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!
Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.
Visit our webpage for details on the evening's topic of conversation.
A DELICATE BALANCE: Fighting poverty in the age of climate change
Please join us October 2nd for a free public lecture by TD Walter Bean visiting professor, Diana Liverman
Do you have the right stuff to work at tech giants or the hottest little startup? You might think so, but if you can’t pass the technical interview no one else will ever know! Learn how to navigate the technical interview challenge with Development Manager Waiki Lee from Desire2Learn.
Make smart use of your time: better searching can lead to better marks. Learn to construct searches that provide the information you need, rather than a million useless hits. In this hands-on session learn advanced techniques to locate books, journal articles, and web resources.
Dr. Justin Hines, of the field research organization Operation Wallacea, will
present opportunities for students next summer. Choice of location includes the cloud forests and coral reefs of Honduras, the lush tropical rainforest and immense coral reefs of Indonesia, the rivers and estuaries of the Peruvian Amazon, the bush of northeastern South Africa, and the coral reefs of Cuba. For 2014, we are very excited to announce our new project in Romania!
There are over 40 projects available for research assistants and over 150
Page Burton, Technical Writer, Engineering Research, will review the main parts of the typical grant or fellowship application, discuss how the adjudication process works and what that means for you, and suggest strategies to help you pitch your project to your best advantage.
Dr.-Ing. Joachim U. Knebel, Chief Science Officer of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
The talk discusses the challenges of the German Energiewende both in a national and a European context, gives some successful examples - from the fields described above - on how research results help to realise a new energy supply system. Finally, requirements and next steps are formulated which take into account the complex system context and the political and societal issues involved.
The new rules of engagement
October 2 – 4th, 2013, University of Waterloo, Stratford, Ontario
Location: EV1 241 Notes: Open to faculty (registration is required).
What do an apron, a necklace, a wooden birthing stool, a traditional wedding ceremony, and an Early Modern European witch trial and “burning at the stake” enactment have in common?
They are all artifacts created by students as part of a semester long project in Greta Kroeker’s History 347 “Witches, Wives and Whores” course, a course that examines the lives of women during the time period from 1450 to 1750.
Location: MC 2018B Notes: Open to faculty (registration is required).
This session will focus on working with the gradebook and associated gradebook items, including:
As a game player in this innovative approach to self-assessment, you will gain insights into your interests, values, abilities, and personality as they relate to your career decision making. During the game, you will develop a Career Profile to help you better understand who you are and what you want in the world of work.
The session will cover the following topics:
- Differences among courses explained
- Advice on preparation for upper-year specialization (e.g. what courses to choose to prepare for graphics, AI, etc.)
Check out the Services Fair to learn about the important services available to you on campus. They can help you make the most of your time at Waterloo.
Learn about the great services uWaterloo has to offer and you have a chance to win a prize!
- Doors open at 10 am
- Grand entry at noon
- Closing ceremony at 5 pm
The Pow Wow will take place rain or shine.
Hosted by the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre (WAEC) at St. Paul's University College
Join Renison University College in celebrating and experiencing the vibrant cultures of China, Japan and Korea with live performances and demonstrations, music, food, and educational and interactive booths.
Free admission. Fun for the whole family.
Games and activities will also be available with events to entertain all ages!
A raffle will be held with some amazing prizes to be won.
Raffle prizes, activities and performance details coming soon.