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.





Finding a Summer Job
Thursday, February 1, 2018 12:35 - 1:20 p.m.
CCIS Career Centre
Designing a Stand-Out Resume 
Monday, February 5, 2018 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 2-725 SUB
Interview Basics Monday, February 5, 2018  3:00 - 4:00 p.m.  2-100 SUB
Extracurricular Involvement 101  Monday, February 5, 2018 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  2-100 SUB 
Writing Resume Statements  Tuesday, February 6, 2018  10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 0-46 SUB Orion B 
Getting Started in the Financial Services Industry Tuesday, February 6, 2018 11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Tory 1-108 
Making the Summer Job Fair Work for You  Tuesday, February 6, 2018
12:35 - 1:20 p.m.  CCIS Career Centre
What to Do with Your Degree Wednesday, February 7, 2018 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Tory 1-5 
The Pursuit of Motivation - Identifying Your Motivated Skills Thursday, February 8, 2018 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. CCIS Career Centre
How to Get Started Making Video Games Right Now
Thursday, February 8, 2018
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. ED South 306
Making Video Games Q&A  Thursday, February 8, 2018  6:15 - 7:00 p.m.  ED South 306 
LinkedIn Basics Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:05 - 12:50 p.m. CCIS Career Centre 
Interview Basics TBA TBA  TBA 

CCIS Career Centre
CCIS Career Centre
Monday, February 5, 2018 
Monday, February 5, 2018 

Making the Summer Job Fair Work for You

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.

Resume Basics
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.

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.