CaPS March Online Job Search Events

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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)
March 3, 2022
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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March 11, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Coffee with Career Advisors (CV/CL Theme)
March 15, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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.


Job Search Action Plan - Summer Jobs

March 8, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ready to start your summer or post-grad job search? This crash course will review the key strategies to use, and focus on helping you develop an action plan and a timeline to make sure you stay motivated and on target!

By attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn what job search strategies work well Know what steps to take to organize your job search Use our checklist to personalize your own action plan

Crash Course in LinkedIn Pt 2: Tutorial Session on Networking and Career Exploration
March 16, 2022
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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This LinkedIn tutorial is designed to help students explore career paths, research prospective employers, search company profiles, reach out to Alumni, and build relationships with Industry professionals. You will learn how to make this networking platform work for you in your search for an exciting and meaningful career. Come prepared and ready to work with your LinkedIn account open!

By attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn best practices for expanding your network and connecting with industry professionals
  • Understand how to leverage the tools and features on LinkedIn in your career exploration

 
Série Français au travail - Édition Francofête 2022
March 17, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Table ronde-discussion avec des diplômé.e.s en emploi .  Prix de participation à gagner !!! 

Venez rencontrer de jeunes diplomé.e.s de l’Université McGill en emploi à Montréal et leur poser toutes vos questions en français sur la façon dont iels ont fait décoller leur carrière !   Une activité unique pour les questionner sur leurs responsabilités, leurs défis, la place du français au travail ou la culture d’entreprise dans laquelle ils-elles évoluent. Activité en français reconnue dans votre dossier parascolaire (co-curricular record).  Une collaboration du Centre d’enseignement (CEF) et du Service de planification de carrière (CaPS).

SPEAKERS & BIOS

Camille Labat 

Ayant grandi dans plusieurs pays européens, Camille Labat a décidé de poursuivre ses études au Canada après avoir porté son choix sur l'Université McGill. Elle y a étudié les sciences politiques et a rejoint lors de ses dernières années de baccalauréat plusieurs associations étudiantes, telles que MCGill International Review (MIR) et International Relations Students' Association of McGill (IRSAM). Par la suite, Camille s'est investie dans un cabinet de conseil spécialisé dans le financement gouvernemental pour les entreprises opérant au Canada. Elle y est restée 3 ans, pendant lesquels elle a gravi les échelons, de consultante à chef d'équipe, du département des subventions au Québec. Depuis septembre 2021, Camille est la responsable des opérations d’Eyful une startup médicale utilisant la réalité augmentée et l’intelligence artificielle pour aider les personnes atteintes de maladies rétiniennes à retrouver leur vision. 

 Sebastian Ballesteros

Sebastian Ballesteros a toujours été passionné par la technologie, les mathématiques et les sciences. À l’issue de ses études secondaires au Mexique, il a décidé de venir étudier au Québec. Lorsqu’il poursuivait un baccalauréat ès sciences en génie informatique à l'Université McGill, Sebastian s’est joint au Canadian Centre for Computational Genomics en tant que stagiaire en 2020. Après avoir obtenu son diplôme, il a rejoint l'équipe en tant que développeur de logiciels pour travailler sur des projets tels que EpiShare, Bento et FreezeMan. Il contribue au développement et à la mise en œuvre des solutions logicielles avec de multiples technologies. 

 Elisabeth Chima 

Elizabeth Chima est gestionnaire des relations au sein de la division des services bancaires aux entreprises de la HSBC à Montréal. Elle a obtenu son diplôme de la Faculté de gestion Desautels en 2020 en tant que majore de sa promotion, avec une double majeure en finance et gestion internationale et une mineure en économie. Pendant ses études à l’Université McGill, elle s’est impliquée dans plusieurs organisations dirigées par des étudiant.e.s, notamment en tant que directrice exécutive de Desautels Management Achievement Awards et directrice de la logistique pour le club Desautels Women in Business. En dehors du travail, elle se passionne pour le bénévolat au sein de la communauté. Elle est entre autres mentore à la Social Innovation Academy. 

 

LEVEL UP: The Change Maker's Guide to Teamwork & Leadership (Intro)
March 25, 2022
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
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DESCRIPTION: The intention of this interactive three (3) part program is to empower participants in developing teamwork, leadership skills, and practical strategies for operating in a range of plausible yet unpredictable futures.
Please note this is the 75 minute Introduction to the LEVEL UP series & features an activity designed to dive deep and explore teamwork & leadership as well as provide information about the program.
DESIRED OUTCOMES for this INTRO:• Experience how to lay the ground for creative destruction by doing the hard work in a fun way.• Make it possible to speak the unspeakable and get skeletons out of the closet.• Build trust by acting all together to remove barriers.
DESIRED OUTCOMES of the LEVEL UP Program include: Engaging in a learning community through interactions, experimentation, and sharing. Recognizing and welcoming inclusive practices into team settings. Practicing strategic collective processes such as decision-making in various contexts. Defining actions to be implemented to develop resilience as leaders, team members, and learners. This session is interactive and ideally you will be able to use your audio during activities.


LEVEL UP: The Change Maker's Guide to Teamwork & Leadership (PART 1)
March 26, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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DESCRIPTION: The intention of this interactive three (3) part program is to empower participants in developing teamwork, leadership skills, and practical strategies for operating in a range of plausible yet unpredictable futures. Please note that this is a Part 1 of the series and features activities around group norms, decision-making and teamwork. Desired Outcomes of Part 1: • Understanding various factors of teamwork and leadership such as group norms and decision-making. • Developing a mini-action plan to practice teamwork and leadership for the next few weeks. Desired outcomes of the program include: Engaging in a learning community through interactions, experimentation, and sharing. Recognizing and welcoming inclusive practices into team settings. Practicing strategic collective processes such as decision-making in various contexts. Defining actions to be implemented to develop resilience as leaders, team members, and learners. Ideally you will be able to use your audio and video during this interactive session!


Crash Course in Getting Comfortable Negotiating Job Offers
March 31, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Empower the final stages of your job search by learning more about the negotiation process. We will discuss the importance of evaluating job offers, the benefits of negotiating and strategies to best prepare for these conversations. The 30 minute session will be followed by a brief Q&A. 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 this session may be recorded.

By attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Assess a job offer and identify important aspects to consider
  • Define negotiation, and understand factors influencing negotiations
  • Understand the benefits of negotiating and develop strategies to prepare for the process

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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