Current Volunteer Opportunities

Career Centre Speaker Series

mentorship

This volunteer opportunity is organized through our campus partner:  U of A Career Centre.

This Career Centre Speaker Series gathers 5-6 speakers to talk about their career experiences. The forums are intended to offer a glimpse into some of the possibilities that are available. Volunteer speakers will present to students on their job, the steps they took to get there and offer pertinent career advice.

Benefits for you:

  • Enhance your presentation and public-speaking skills
  • Provide new professionals with the support you had (or wish you had) when you first started working
  • Opportunity to interact and network with UAlberta students and staff
  • Make connections with other professionals in your industry
  • Access to our volunteer perks, which includes our new Bookstore Bucks reward program, fun giveaways, free tickets to select alumni events, volunteer socials and more

Skills/Experience

  • Comfortable presenting in front of a group
  • Willingness to open up about your own career path and experiences, and to offer advice to new professionals/students in your field
  • Have pursued a career related to the Speaker Series topic you are volunteering to present at

Key Responsibilities:

  • Share your career story with attendees
  • Provide meaningful advice for attendees
  • Network with attendees and fellow presenters after the panel and Q&A are finished

Upcoming Sessions 

Topic
Date
Location
Details
Careers in Computing Science

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

North Campus 

Looking for graduates who work in the Computing Science field to speak about their experiences.
Careers in Philosophy

Thursday, March 14, 2019

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

North Campus 

Looking for graduates with a degree in Philosophy to speak about their experiences.
Careers in Classics

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

North Campus 

Looking for graduates with a degree in Classics to speak about their experiences.
Careers in Math & Stats

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

North Campus 

Looking for graduates with a degree in Math and/or Stats to speak about their experiences.

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Contact

Vanessa Welz
Volunteer Coordinator
Office of Alumni Relations, University of Alberta
780-492-4382
vwelz@ualberta.ca

Amy Roy Gratton
Career Education Coordinator
Career Centre, University of Alberta
780-492-0498
amy.roy@ualberta.ca