Seminars

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. All students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni are welcome to attend. Registration is not required.

Please note that we are currently working on our Winter 2020 Seminars schedule. 


              Seminar

                  Date

        Time

            Location

Cover Letter Basics        Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 4:30–5:15 p.m. 2-100 SUB Career Centre  
Making the Education Career Fair Work for You Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020      4:30–5:15 p.m.    2-100 SUB Career Centre
Resume Basics Thursday, Jan. 23, 20202 4:30–5:15 p.m. 2-100 SUB Career Centre
Resume Basics   Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 4:30–5:15 p.m.  2-100 SUB Career Centre 
Cover Letter Basics  Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 4:30–5:15 p.m.  2-100 SUB Career Centre 
LinkedIn Basics  Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020  4:30–5:20 p.m. 2-100 SUB Career Centre
Making the Summer Job Fair Work for You  Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 12:05–12:50 p.m. 2-100 SUB Career Centre
Interview Basics  Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 4:30–5:20 p.m. 2-100 SUB Career Centre

About the Seminars

Acing Your GSIP Application (specific to graduate students) 
Get valuable insight into what motivates employers to select candidates for interviews/jobs. 

Cover Letter Basics
Learn what to include in a cover letter, how to format it, and how to target it to specific job opportunities.

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.

Interview Basics
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.

LinkedIn Basics
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. 

Making the Education Career Fair Work for You
This seminar is specific to students in the Faculty of Education and will address how to navigate and take advantage of the networking opportunities available at the Education Career Fair

Making the Summer Job Fair Work for You
Gain insights into how your classroom knowledge can help you build connections with potential employers at the Summer Job Fair

Resume Basics
Learn the basic components of a resume and how you can target it to specific job opportunities.