Career Planning Service (CaPS) news
What's new? New titles include: The nursing job search handbook Canadian workplace culture: mastering the unspoken rules 350 métiers où ça bouge More new books: CaPS - New Books These books can be borrowed at CaPS, Brown Student Services Building (room 2200)
Experiential Learning (EL) refers to the active process of learning by doing, in a mindful and intentional manner. According to the Association for Experiential Education, “Experiential Learning occurs when carefully chosen experiences are supported by reflection, critical analysis and syntheses.” The innovative CaPS ExL Program was created by licensed career counsellors and is designed to:
McGill’s Career Planning Service (CaPS) is proud to announce our partnership with InterviewStream. This new platform is a web based interface that allows a student to practice for an interview, rehearse an elevator pitch or improve their public speaking. InterviewStream is available to McGill students and can be accessed anytime anywhere you have an internet connection, web cam and microphone to simulate job/internship interviews by responding to pre-recorded interview questions and practice both verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
Once you have received a call about an interview, you must prepare. Many job applicants spend very little time preparing for an interview and, unsurprisingly, this often leads to poor results. Thorough preparation will increase your confidence and help you improve your performance and job prospects.
McGill employees (faculty, staff and administrators) can now access myFuture, McGill’s online job search and career tools suite for students and alumni. Not only will you be able to see the jobs, internships, events and workshops available to our undergraduate and graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows, you can create your own employer account to hire a student/graduate. Steps to take:
CaPS is creating short videos, themed "What I wish I knew about CaPS", for a new course being offered to new students called McGill 101. We're looking for 2nd , 3rd year, and graduated students who know and have used our services and resources, and are willing to share their stories / tips. Details found in myFuture on Job Posting #52258
Get the latest job-search advice from McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS): See Job Choices, now available in digital format, so you can access from your smartphone, laptop, or tablet! Job Choices is the leading student-directed recruitment publication on campus.
Congratulations Class of 2012! We would like to send you our warmest regards on behalf of the Career Planning Service (CaPS) and Development and Alumni Relations (DAR). Your hard work, dedication and perseverance have paid off; you should be very proud of your accomplishments.