CaPS May Online Job Search Event

Event

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

 

Job Search Action Plan Workshop
May 4, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 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 for CVs and Cover Letters
May 5, 2021
11:00 am- 12:00 pm
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Empower your job or internship search with outstanding applications. We will share tips, advice and insight to make sure your CV and cover letter tell your story and highlight your skills, experience and unique value to an employer.

By attending this course, you will be able to:

1) Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
2) Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
3) Articulate skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter


Crash Course in LinkedIn Pt 1: Building a Professional Profile and Getting Started
May 6, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 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:

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



Coffee with Career Advisors (Open Topic)

May 7, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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May 13, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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May 19, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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May 25, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 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.

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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