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CaPS October 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!

 

Atelier 3 - Être prêt.e pour l’entrevue d’embauche

October 4, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Register through myFuture

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


Crash Course for CVs and Cover Letters

October 5, 2021
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Register through myFuture 

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 

Coffee with Career Advisors (New Grads)
October 7, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Register through myFuture

Coffee with Career Advisors (Open Topic)
October 18, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Register through myFuture

October 26, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Register through myFuture

“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. 


Coffee with your Career and Local Wellness Advisors for Mac Students
October 8, 2021
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Register through myFuture

Open to Macdonald Campus Students Only.

“Drop in” to our open zoom forum to meet your CaPS Career Advisor and your Local Wellness Advisor (LWA). Our experienced team of advisors are here to make it easier for you to get the information you need and take the next step in your McGill journey. Whether you are searching for part-time positions, internships, future full time jobs, or anything in between;  or have questions about available mental health supports on and off campus, for both in-province and out of province students, and other student support activities and options; this is the place to be!


Crash Course in LinkedIn Pt 1: Building a Professional Profile and Getting Started
October 12, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Register through myFuture

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 

Managing Your Time and Energy

October 14, 2021
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Register through myFuture

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:

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

Crash Course in LinkedIn Pt 2: Tutorial Session on Networking and Career Exploration

October 15, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 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:

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

Crash Course in Graduate School Decisions and Applications

October 19, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Register through myFuture

Thinking about applying to graduate school this year? This course will give you a comprehensive look at what questions to take into account before applying. It’s designed to provide information and strategies about the application process in order to maximize your chances of success. We'll also cover typical application procedures and the expectations around them.

By attending this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify key considerations to use when deciding whether to attend graduate school and how to choose which schools to apply to
  2. Identify typical application procedures and standard components
  3. Develop strategies for organizing your applications and promoting yourself as a competitive applicant

(ION) Internship CV Writing Workshop

October 20, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Register through myFuture

This workshop is presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network Are you thinking of applying for an internship? Come and learn how to write a great CV! This interactive course will be facilitated by two CaPS Career Advisors! Feel free to come with questions about your CV! 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs
  2. Identify strategies for customizing your application to specific internships
  3. Articulate your skills and accomplishments within the CV

Crash Course in Networking II: Professional Communication in Networking

October 21, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Register through myFuture

We know about the importance of networking, but how do you make those connections spark? Do you wonder what makes conversation flow? How to get people to want to help you? Return your emails or social media outreach? Come to this workshop to learn more about the do's and don'ts of professional communication when networking.

By attending this course, you will be able to:

  1. Learn strategies for effective professional communication in the context of networking
  2. Break down good examples and not-so-good examples to come up with key approaches to: -Reaching out -Asking for an informational interview -Following up
  3. Share ideas for appropriate and useful questions in informational interviews
  4. Feel more confident about making meaningful connections with new people 

Networking for Introverts and others Who Hate Networking

October 25, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Register through myFuture

You have heard it before, most people find jobs through networking & need to tap into the hidden job market. But what if you are tapped out, don’t know anyone & dread having to cold call? Designed by and with introverts in mind, this workshop will explore the many ways to build your network without saying a word. If you have ever wondered how you will promote yourself, keep a conversation going or follow up on one, this workshop is for you! This workshop will identify and explore key components of effective in-person communication throughout the job search process.

As a result of attending this workshop, students will be able to:

  1. Approach networking with less anxiety.
  2. Have ideas on how to reach out to people effectively.
  3. Be aware of the impact of non-verbal communication.
  4. Understand that most jobs are found through the hidden job market and that networking is a win-win situation. 

(ION) Internship Cover Letter Workshop

October 28, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Register through myFuture

Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network Are you thinking of applying for an internship? Learn how to write a cover letter that will highlight your strengths as an applicant! This interactive course will be facilitated by two CaPS Career Advisors! Feel free to come with questions about your cover letter!

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand expectations around the format and purpose of cover letters
  2. Identify strategies for customizing your application to specific internships
  3. Articulate skills and accomplishments within the cover letter

Coffee with your Career and Local Wellness Advisors for Mac Students

November 1, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Register through myFuture

Open to Macdonald Campus Students Only.

“Drop in” to our open zoom forum to meet your CaPS Career Advisor and your Local Wellness Advisor (LWA). Our experienced team of advisors are here to make it easier for you to get the information you need and take the next step in your McGill journey. Whether you are searching for part-time positions, internships, future full time jobs, or anything in between;  or have questions about available mental health supports on and off campus, for both in-province and out of province students, and other student support activities and options; this is the place to be!


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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