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Events - 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

An effective job search requires a strategic approach. Increase your chance of success by practising key communication strategies.

Prerequisite: Work Search Workshop

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

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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 UWaterloo students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
World Wetlands Day 2015 poster

World Wetlands Day is an annual international celebration commemorating the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, an international treaty with 168 contracting parties committed to protecting more than 200 million hectares of designated wetlands worldwide.

Canada comprises a surprising 25% of the world's wetlands.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

Thinking about postgraduate studies in business or a Summer Abroad in London? Come and join an Imperial College Business School Information session to find out more about what it is like to study at a world class university in the heart of London and benefit from the opportunity to speak with us in person in your home city.

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

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
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 Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10 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 assessment online.
Monday, February 2, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EST

Location: EV1 241

Description: This six-hour workshop introduces the principles of sound course design to faculty and teaching staff with little or no prior teaching experience running courses of their own. By the end of the session, participants will have considered learning outcomes, assessments, activities and their alignment in disciplinary and logistical contexts.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Dr. Rob Moreland, MD, BSc, BA will explore tactics for strengthening your med school applications, plus give you insights into whether a career in medicine is right for you.

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Ken Potvin, BScPhm, MScEpi (Pharm) will talk about his experience as a pharmacist and the ideal attributes of competitive candidates for admission to pharmacy programs.*

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Career advisors will provide information and options for health-related careers, as well as tips on assessing your career fit within this broad field.

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

A lawyer will provide advice on attending law school, writing the LSAT, the licensing process, and career opportunities for lawyers.*

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Admission Test Preparation 

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Dr. Graham Berg, OD will talk about his experiences as an optometrist and in operating a private practice.*

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Mary Simpson-Jones, BA, BSc OT, Caitlin McArthur, BSc, MSc PT, and Jennifer Phillips, BASC, MHSc SLP will talk about the professions of occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language pathology.*

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Admission Test Preparation 

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Learn about what to consider when applying to graduate programs. Topics include GPA, prerequisites, admission tests and exam scores, funding, research experience, letters of intent, and reference letters.

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Learn how to find unique volunteer opportunities that provide you with hands-on career-related experience, and how to market these experiences effectively on your grad school applications.

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Admission Test Preparation

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

FURTHER EDUCATION BOOT CAMP

Admission Test Preparation

For more information, please click here.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

This workshop provides an overview of the requirements for MBA programs and what to consider when choosing a program. Presented by a current MBA student, as well as a MBA program representative.*

For more information, please click here.

Friday, January 30, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Tania Lombrozo, University of California Berkeley, "Explanation: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful".

Friday, January 30, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Discovering Alternative Support Methods for Students

This talk will explore what happened when my academic learning met my lived experience - the result being a personal and practical senior research project exploring alternative support systems for mental wellness. We'll explore how I got to the topic of mental wellness, what I found (and how I found it), and how it got me to where I am today.

Friday, January 30, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Mathematical Physics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, 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.

Friday, January 30, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

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.

For more information, please click here.

Friday, January 30, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Attend this session to find out how your interests relate to specific career opportunities. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10 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 assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

For more information, please click here.

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