What's Next/What Now Conference 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019 12:00 am - 12:00 am EST (GMT -05:00)

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This full day conference for first and upper year engineer students will showcase a variety of guest speakers and workshops focused on helping participants navigate through both student life and career preparation. From planning out your next four years in undergrad to learning what to expect when you enter the workforce, this conference will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to achieve your goals with confidence.

The conference is split into two streams. What's Next is for undergraduate students who have at least completed their second year of university with a goal of supporting the transition into their first full-time job/career. What Now is geared toward supporting first year students transition from high school into their new undergraduate experience. 


What's Next: 3rd & 4th + year students
The What's Next conference schedule will include sessions on making career choices, representing yourself professionally, negotiating salary and also an etiquette dinner by Julie Blais!

What Now: 1st & 2nd year students
Your day will include sessions on life skills, navigating co-op and more. You'll have a chance to attend a networking lunch and end the day with a design challenge. Take a look at the What Now conference schedule to plan out your day.

Confirmed schedule details and speaker bios will be updated as information becomes available. 


This conference is held on campus at University of Waterloo. The etiquette dinner will be held at a local hotel and transportation to/from this hotel will be provided for students attending from other schools (Ryerson, Western, OTU).


Registration for this event is now closed! Thank you for registering- If you have any questions, please email us at wie@uwaterloo.ca

**If you are a student from Ryerson/Western/OTU, please contact your school to register for this event.

Thank you to our generous supporter, Hydro One. This conference would not be possible without their forward thinking.

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