Events - June 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach to your work search. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details. 

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
FemPhys Logo

A safe space to hang out and chat with the FemPhys community!

You bring a cup - we'll provide iced tea.

FemPhys is a club for women in physics at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to apply successful networking strategies to enhance your career opportunities. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Friday, June 26, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) invite the Canadian research community to an information session on their recently announced Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 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: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.
 
If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Jeremy DeBoer, University of Waterloo, Senior Case Consultant, will take you through a step-by-step process to plan and conduct effective conversations around difficult issues that you may experience with your supervisor.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Make every word count. Learn how to revise for clarity and unity, and turn your drafts into elegant, succinct prose by condensing your sentences without sacrificing their sense.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

A faculty member will describe the steps to successfully plan for PhD career opportunities in an academic environment.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

Want to learn the art of pitching? Velocity Director Mike Kirkup hosts this Velocity Alpha workshop

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Learn what to consider when applying to professional and graduate programs. Topics include GPA, prerequisites, admission tests and exam scores, funding, research, volunteer/work experience, personal statements, and reference letters.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the impacts of culture and inter-cultural communications on the work environment, and identify strategies for success in a new work culture. This workshop is geared both toward students who will go abroad to work and students who want to work in Canada.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Do you have a very common last name?  Do you use the same format for your name for all of your papers? Is your work being attributed to someone else? Can others find your work easily?

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Finding conference proceedings can be tricky! This hands-on session will introduce you to deciphering conference proceedings citations and provide you with the tools to navigate the often complicated search process.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Jac van Beek, CEO of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, will provide an overview of management consulting as an industry, the specifics of the role, what firms look for in their applicants, and the personality traits necessary for success. Hear his insights on the benefits and challenges of this stimulating line of work.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Masters,Senior,Intermediate,Junior

Co-op Students

ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG – Electrical

Please register 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 23, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Want to bike but are a little nervous? Join the Bike Safety session to help build your cycling skills and confidence. Pizza lunch provided.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn the five characteristics of an A+ résumé and how to interpret the job description to identify your strongest and most relevant skills. Learn how to adopt the perspective of an employer when submitting your application for a position. NOTE:There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Monday, June 22, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

In this Waterloo IEEE Alumni Talk, Ian Tien will discuss the founding of SpinPunch, a Y Combinator-backed video game company founded in the heart of Silicon Valley. SpinPunch now operates from Waterloo but leverages its roots in Silicon Valley. Ian will discuss how it is possible to successfully run a company from Waterloo with team members working in remote locations.

Monday, June 22, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Representatives from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) as well as from Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) will be presenting on the requirements to apply for Permanent Residence (PR) in Canada. CIC will be presenting on the new Express Entry pathway and Opportunities Ontario will be presenting on the PNP process for Ontario.

The presentation will be most beneficial for graduating students and students at the graduate level.

Saturday, June 20, 2015 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Poster image for Henry the Sixth production

Written by William Shakespeare

Adapted by Toby Malone

Directed by Jennifer Roberts-Smith

Saturday, June 20, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Join us to learn how to navigate UWaterloo’s online systems, meet the Transfer Student Team and other incoming transfer students, connect with our Off-Campus Housing department for tips on moving into the Waterloo community and learn about funding options from the Student Awards and Financial Aid office. You will learn skills that can help you with the course selection process as well as meet representatives from your student government to learn how you can get involved during your time as a UWaterloo student. Transfer Student Day is a free event and lunch will be provided.

Friday, June 19, 2015 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Poster image for Henry the Sixth production

Written by William Shakespeare

Adapted by Toby Malone

Directed by Jennifer Roberts-Smith

Friday, June 19, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Learn how to analyse a job description, articulate your transferable skills, and write an effective résumé. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

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