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U of R Career Development Services - March Sessions (Expired)

U of R Career Development Services
Connect UR learning with more opportunities for building a rewarding lifelong career!
Career Direction, Job Searching, Resumes, Interviews, Portfolios (scroll down for schedule)

Location for ALL sessions: Computer Lab, 252 Riddell Centre, Student Success Centre

Be prepared by attending sessions well in advance of when needed.
U of R Students (current and former), Alumni and Staff are welcome to attend.

Weekly sessions are offered by the Career Centre in collaboration with the Student Success Centre.

Thurs. Mar. 7, 7:00-8:30 pm Evening! (register at 585-5161) 
Wed. Mar. 13, 3:00-4:30 pm
Tues. Mar. 19, 3:00-4:30 pm
Thurs. Mar. 28, 3:00-4:30 pm
Undecided about your major or specialization? Re-evaluating your educational or career direction?
Strengthen strategies, skills and resources for making informed decisions and re-decisions about your educational and career options. Activities in this session focus on applying three keys: Self-Assessment, Exploration and Re-Evaluation.
*U of R Students (current and former), Alumni and Staff are welcome to attend.
*Future Students considering attending the U of R are also welcome.

JOB SEARCHING NOW for Part-Time, Summer and/or Full-Time Work
Mon. Mar. 4, 3:00-4:00 pm
Wed. Mar. 13, 1:30-2:20 pm
Tues. Mar. 19, 1:30-2:20 pm
Wed. Mar. 27, 3:00-4:00 pm
Looking for work related to your studies and interests?
There is no one source of jobs. Find more opportunities by learning how to use a combination of different strategies and specialized databases for connecting with employers. Find more opportunities for work that's rewarding on your terms.

Tues. Mar. 5, 3:00-4:00 pm 
Tues. Mar. 12, 1:30-2:20 pm
Mon. Mar. 18, 3:00-4:00 pm
Wed. Mar. 27, 1:30-2:20 pm
Job searching and want to prepare well for interviews?
Learn how to prepare relevant answers to challenging questions and support your responses with academic and work examples. Practice applying the PAR model to behavioural and situational questions, and manage anxiety to work for you, not against.

Mon. Mar. 4, 1:30-2:20 pm
Thurs. Mar.14, 1:30-2:20 pm
Wed. Mar. 20, 1:30-2:20 pm
Thurs. Mar. 28, 1:30-2:20 pm
Is your resume a barrier to getting interviews?
For more interviews, write resumes that highlight your relevant knowledge, skills and abilities, attitudes, experience and other qualifications. Include supporting examples from your academic and work experience. Sample resumes, cover letters and other resources will be provided.

Thurs. Mar. 7, 3:00-4:00 pm
Mon. Mar. 11,  1:30-2:30 pm
Not sure why or how to develop a portfolio?
Today people in many fields develop portfolios for interviews, requests for academic credit and other purposes. Demonstrate your knowledge, skills and abilities, and other qualifications by learning how to develop and present a portfolio with impressive examples from your academic and work experience (e.g., lab reports, presentations, websites, essays).

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