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CaPS Acquisitions Update - December 2016

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)

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

The CaPS Experiential Learning Program (ExL Program)

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:

Published on : 29 Nov 2016

InterviewStream Mock Video Practice

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.

Published on : 30 Sep 2016

Interview Preparation

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.

Classified as : Students, interview, preparation
Published on : 30 Sep 2016

myFuture for McGill Employees

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:

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, myFuture
Published on : 25 Sep 2014

Video (Actor) Volunteers

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

Published on : 18 Apr 2013

New JOB Choices magazine is available

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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 06 Sep 2012

CaPS Acquisitions Update (September 2012)

New career books and resources are available in Career Resource Centre.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Sep 2012

Welcome new and returning students!

The McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) would like to welcome all new students to McGill and welcome back all returning students.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 09 Aug 2012

CaPS Acquisitions Update (August 2012)

New career books and resources are available in Career Resource Centre.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Aug 2012

CaPS Acquisitions Update (July 2012)

New career books and resources are available in Career Resource Centre.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Jul 2012

June 8 CaPS Undergrad CV Drop-In & Grad Drop-In Cancelled

Please note that both the undergrad cv drop-in as well as the grad drop-in scheduled for Friday, June 8 will be cancelled

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 07 Jun 2012

CaPS Acquisitions Update (June 2012)

New career books and resources are available in Career Resource Centre.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Jun 2012

CaPS Acquisitions Update (May 2012)

New career books and resources are available in Career Resource Centre.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 May 2012

Congratulations Class of 2012

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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 03 Apr 2012