Our free seminars will give you the basic information you need to prepare your work search tools, strengthen your LinkedIn profile, succeed at career fairs, and look for work.
Students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni can join us on the date and time listed below. Registration is not required.
About the Seminars
Career Skills Seminars with EMPFest
Running February 5-9, U of A EMPFest features many skills seminars presented by the Career Centre. Find out more here.
Finding a Summer Job
Many employers advertise early in the school year to fill summer positions. Learn how we can help you search for summer work and some of the most effective ways to find summer employment. Summer employment programs will also be discussed.
Learn the basic components of a resume and how you can target it to specific job opportunities.
Cover Letter Basics
Learn what to include on a cover letter, how to format it, and how to target it to specific job opportunities.
Interviews often come up with very little notice. Increase your chance of success by learning how to prepare effectively for your interviews and how to answer different types of interview questions.
Learn how LinkedIn works and its relevance to applying for work online. We will discuss basic profile features, the content you can include, and some of the additional tools available.
Acing Your GSIP Application (specific to graduate students)
Get valuable insight on what motivates employers to select candidates for interviews/jobs.