Events - June 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

This seminar is free and open to the public. Please note, there will be no session on May 20 due to the Victoria Day holiday. 

Monday, June 9, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Business Administration, MATH - Actuarial Science, ARTS - Financial Management

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Jun

Monday, June 9, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Dreaming of going abroad to study or work? Find out how to make

your dream a reality, and how to make the most of your international

experience. Information on programs for all students (Global Experience

Certificate, Beyond Borders) will also be covered. NOTE: The last 30

minutes will focus on co-op-specific programs (Co-op Japan, and

CANEU), co-op processes, and co-op job posting questions. 

Friday, June 6, 2014 — 1:00 PM to Monday, June 9, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT

Sound in the Land 2014 will explore music and the environment while discovering new Mennonite perspectives. Join us for the entire conference or experience some of the various concerts planned for the public.

Register Online.

Thursday, June 5, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Join the warriors band weekly practice! The Spring term is here and the band is looking for new players!

Do you play an instrument? Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Join the Warriors band weekly practice!

Some instruments are provided

Thursday, June 5, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

A9's internship program is Silicon Valley based, and targets students interested in software engineering and analytics. We have a long history of hiring Waterloo co-op students and are looking forward to introducing you to the large-scale problems being worked on by our engineering teams. Check out the event website to find out more about our talk!

Thursday, June 5, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Through discussion and hands-on activities, this session will increase 
your understanding of the career decision-making process and put you 
in a better position to make appropriate career choices.
Thursday, June 5, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Through discussion and hands-on activities, this session will increase

your understanding of the career decision-making process and put you

in a better position to make appropriate career choices.

Thursday, June 5, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Chemical Engineering seminar; “Preparation of Carbon-Tolerant Anodes for Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells using Microwave Irradiation” by Shamiul Islam, Postdoctoral Fellow, Carbon Management Canada Project, University of Calgary.

Thursday, June 5, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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 experience with LinkedIn.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Join Velocity Alpha for a Business Model Generation Workshop with campus mentor, Alroy Almeida, Co-Founder at Voltera Inc! Learn why you should consider developing a lean business model canvas instead of a traditional business plan.

Learn about the key elements of the lean business model canvas and how they relate to each other and walk away with your first draft of a business model canvas for your specific business.

Pizza will be served at 7:15 pm, registering for this event ensures you get a slice.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

What is intelligence? Are we intelligent beings? Why are we always concerned with the measurement of intelligence?  Can we understand the quality of intelligence?

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Looking to create a map for your course assignment or research project but don’t know where to start? This workshop will introduce you to Esri’s ArcGIS desktop mapping progra.m. (version 10.2), where you’ll learn how to create simple but effective maps that communicate another dimension of your data.

Register for this workshop

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Chemical Engineering seminar; Modelling Vascular Cell Response to Hemodynamic Forces: The Importance of Geometry by Richard L. Leask, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, McGill University.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

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.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

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

NOTE: The Work Search Workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

The University of Southern California Department of Computer Science is in its ninth year of operating its BS in Computer Science (Games) and MS in Computer Science (Game Development) degree programs. We have developed an interesting educational architecture inside of that degree program that allows the students to become strong game developers, strong computer scientists, strong programmers, strong systems developers, and facile with working in cross-disciplinary, collaborative groups.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Join members of University of Waterloo's Geriatric Health Systems Research Group to discuss what our findings suggest patients, family members, and health care providers can do to make transitions in care as smooth as possible.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

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.

Register for this workshop

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

This seminar is free and open to the public. Please note, there will be no session on May 20 due to the Victoria Day holiday. 

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

Join us to learn about the valuable technology-based learning experiences, networking opportunities and support you'll receive with the Technology Co-op Program!

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Part two of a 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.

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 MBTI online.

The online assessment must be completed at

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 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.

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 MBTI online.

The online assessment must be completed at

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