CaPS February Online Job Search Events

Tuesday, February 1, 2022toMonday, February 28, 2022

Join CaPS in our Zoom online courses.  Empower your job search by taking as many of these courses as you need!

Coffee with Career Advisors (Open Topic)
February 1, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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February 16, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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February 23, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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“Drop in” to our open zoom forum to meet some of your CaPS Career Advisors and ask your career-related questions! Our experienced team of graduate and undergraduate advisors are here to make it easier for you to get the information you need and take the next step in your employment journey. 

Atelier 3 - Être prêt.e pour l’entrevue d’embauche
February 2, 2022
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Si vous étiez un animal, lequel seriez-vous ? Préparez-vous à répondre à cette question comme à mille autres tout aussi sérieuses et farfelues ! Vous apprendrez à gérer votre stress en simulant des entrevues d’emploi. Vous découvrirez également des questions à poser à la fin d’une entrevue en fonction du poste convoité. Expérience pratique garantie ! Learn more / apprenez-en plus ici: https://involvement.mcgill.ca/organization/flc

WYBA 2022 - Crash Course in LinkedIn Pt 1: Building a Professional Profile and Getting Started
February 3, 2022
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Boost your job or internship search with a polished LinkedIn profile. We will explain how to create a professional LinkedIn presence, share quick tips on what to post during this challenging time and explore how to leverage this platform to build your network.

By attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn tips and tricks to build a impactful profile (and mistakes to avoid)
  • Discover how to expand your network of key contacts, build credibility, and apply LinkedIn intelligence in your job search
  • Understand best practices on how to use LinkedIn during COVID-19

WYBA 2022 - Career Exploration Part 2 - Discover how to use LinkedIn to Research Industries and Roles
February 8, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Learn how to make LinkedIn work for you in your search for an exciting and meaningful career. This tutorial is designed to help B.A. students explore career paths, research prospective employers, search company profiles, reach out to Alumni, and build relationships with Industry professionals.

By attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn best practices for expanding your network and connecting with industry professionals related to your career interests
  • Leverage the tools and features on LinkedIn to discover what Alumni are currently doing after their B.A.

Managing Your Time and Energy with LifeAYD
February 15, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Looking to stay motivated and use your time effectively this fall? Then join us for an interactive and informative time management workshop focused on ways to survive and even thrive.

By attending this course, you will:

  • Gain insight into how you currently manage your time and energy
  • Discuss best practices and learn practical time & attention management tips

Build an Academic CV for Faculty and Other Academic Positions
February 21, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Whether you want to start your grad degree off on the right foot, preparing to apply for an academic fellowship, or finishing up your doctorate and getting ready to go on the academic market for a tenure-track position – this workshop is for you.

In this overview on building an academic cv, you will:

  • Learn about common components of an academic cv and career profile
  • How to think about creating and populating categories (and subcategories) of academic experience on your cv
  • Ideate on how to use your cv to help plot out your academic career development.

Connecting Your Own Dots:  Building an Industry Resume from your Academic CV
February 22, 2022
10:00 am  - 11:00 am 
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You’re finishing your graduate degree and exploring careers beyond the academy – but how do you convert your academic cv into something legible and meaningful for employers outside higher education? Join us for a workshop sharing strategies for translating your record of academic achievement into a new document – a resume - designed for non-academic job applications.

Learning objectives:

  • Learn about the differences between academic cv’s and non-academic industry resumes
  • Identify transferrable skills and learn how to articulate them as relevant experience in the context of a non-academic job application
  • Feel confident rethinking your career stories and applying for jobs outside academia
  • Learn about myInvolvement and the Co-curricular record as tools in process of resume-building

Grad Job Seekers Seminar:  Academic and Non Academic Careers
February 23, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Almost finished your graduate degree & thinking of transitioning out of academia? Considering working in other sectors? Interested in learning about the differences between an academic and non academic job search? Come share your questions and concerns with your graduate career advising team and colleagues in a special remote seminar from the comfort of your home.

By attending this workshop, you will:

  • Learn about the differences between job hunting and applications in academia and beyond
  • Share strategies for networking and positioning yourself for the job market
  • Think about transferrable skills, values, and interests that can help you find new career paths
  • Ask questions and get feedback from your peers and grad career advisors

(ION) Internship Interview Workshop
February 24, 2022
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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This workshop, provided by the Internship Offices Network, will be facilitated by CaPS Career Advisors and will help students prepare and plan for successful interviews. Boost your confidence with interview preparation tips and explore the similarities and differences between interviewing virtually and in person.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Prepare prior to an interview and know what constitutes post interview etiquette
  • Develop strategies for communicating their skills and experiences in an interview
  • Identify resources for preparing and practicing, to help build your confidence

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants in advance of the course start time. All confirmed attendees will receive a copy of the slides directly following the course. Please note that these sessions may be recorded. To qualify for CCR recognition, you must register for and sign into the online zoom event using your McGill email address.

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