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International Students looking for work in Canada

19 Feb 2019 10:00
11:00

As an international student, the job search process can feel particularly daunting. There are work permits to consider, and it can be more challenging to communicate your skills and experience to an employer. This workshop will help you to identify the kind of work you would like to do, and understand how to seek out those work opportunities. We'll also discuss conventions around CVs, cover letters, and interviews in Canada, so that you can make the best possible impression with employers....

Accessible Career Exploration - Your CV and Cover Letter

20 Feb 2019 14:00
15:00

Your C.V. and cover letter are crucial documents in that they usually determine whether or not you will be invited for an interview. As such, they must showcase your skills and accomplishments. Therefore it is extremely important to tailor your C.V. and cover letter to the position you are targeting so employers know how your skills meet their needs.

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How to Interview

20 Feb 2019 14:30
15:30

You’ve landed an interview! You now have a chance to persuade your potential employer that you are the candidate they want. This workshop will help you to develop the skills you need to deliver a successful interview as we’ll cover strategies for highlighting your strengths, using positive body language, and communicating your enthusiasm for the job.

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How to Find a Job

27 Feb 2019 14:00
15:00

Looking for a job or internship? Start here! This popular workshop provides an overview of key job-search strategies, as well as tips on how to uncover hidden opportunities and build relationships that maximize your job search efforts.

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Academic Career Series 2019, March 4-26

4 Mar 2019
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26 Mar 2019

Designed for PhD’s, Academic Career Series will provide a series of panels and presentations addressing key elements of the doctoral process and the academic job search. Faculty will present on defending, academic applications and the interview. To register for all events, workshops and to view job postings go to myFuture . You have access to our services for up to one year after graduation. Use us, we want to be useful.

 

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ACS 2019: Building your Teaching Portfolio Workshop

4 Mar 2019 14:00
16:00

This workshop will provide an introduction to the design and preparation of a teaching portfolio. In particular, we will address how to document the diverse elements of your teaching and effectively communicate your pedagogical skills to academic hiring committees.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

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ACS 2019: Strategies for Successful Thesis Defense Panel

11 Mar 2019 14:00
15:30

You managed to write that thesis and now it boils down to your oral defense. Find out how to impress your committee, avoid common pitfalls and enjoy your moment of glory!

PANELISTS:

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Program for the Advancement of Career Exploration (PACE)

12 Mar 2019 14:00
17:00

The Program for the Advancement of Career Exploration (PACE) is designed to help you make decisions about your field of study and/or career options....

How to Write a CV and Cover Letter

14 Mar 2019 10:00
11:00

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and cover letter in order to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. By attending this workshop, students 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...

How to Interview

18 Mar 2019 10:30
11:30

You’ve landed an interview! You now have a chance to persuade your potential employer that you are the candidate they want. This workshop will help you to develop the skills you need to deliver a successful interview as we’ll cover strategies for highlighting your strengths, using positive body language, and communicating your enthusiasm for the job.

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ACS 2019: Getting What you Want: The Art of Negotiation

18 Mar 2019 14:00
15:15

Often, once an individual receives a coveted job offer, the hard work really starts. Negotiating the tenets of a job contract can be a stressful and daunting experience. There are a number of reasons that people are unsuccessful in negotiations or even fail to negotiate. In this presentation, I will use an interactive format to give attendees a head start when faced with job negotiations....

Perfect Your LinkedIn Profile (Hosted by the Career Leadership Program)

19 Mar 2019 11:30
13:00

Would you like to polish your LinkedIn profile? Are you unsure of how to use this platform for networking or finding jobs? Don’t miss out on this great workshop facilitated by the CaPS Career Leaders (student volunteers). During the session, you will learn how to create a professional LinkedIn profile, how to use this platform to network and how to find employment opportunities.

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Summer Job Workshop

20 Mar 2019 11:30
13:00

Wondering what to do this summer and how to look for opportunities? Join CaPS for an informative session and learn about effective job search strategies and resources to help you with your summer job search!

Click here to register in myFuture!

ACS 2019: Women in Academia Panel

21 Mar 2019 10:00
11:30

This panel will focus on the academic career paths of 3-4 women in academia/research. The panelists will share their own career trajectories including challenges and successes, and they will also speak more broadly about working in academia, including tips for navigating a competitive and male-dominated field, how to respond to illegal questions during the interview process, and how to navigate sensitive issues in academic hiring.

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Accessible Career Exploration - Career Development Day for Students with Disabilities – Career Fair 2019

21 Mar 2019 12:00
16:00

Connect with employers, learn about career opportunities and gather pertinent information for your job search.

This Career Fair is exclusively for students and graduates living with a disability and will feature employers committed to a representative workforce, as well as service providers with information on employment resources and support.

Participating organizations:

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