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Workshops and Clinics

Workshops

Workshops

These workshops are mostly facilitated by employers, take place in classrooms, and contain hands-on practice. 

Self-Understanding, Career Planning and Testing*

You can participate in a Self-Understanding, Career Planning and Testing workshop or meet with a career counsellor individually to explore your interests and identify your personality type using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory (Strong).

Career Search Strategies*

This interactive workshop is designed to help you find your place in the professional world and assist you in mapping out an effective job search strategy.

Rock Your Resumé!*

As resumés and cover letters are usually the first point of contact that employers have with potential candidates, using well-written and professional correspondence is essential in making a positive first impression. This workshop is designed to help you create a marketing package that will get you noticed. This session covers everything from assessing your skills and experiences to personalizing your resumé and cover letter.

Interview Skills*

This workshop is designed to help you develop the necessary skills to stand above the competition and make a positive and lasting impression during a job interview.

Networking Strategies*

This workshop will teach you how to build and maintain professional relationships and assist you in articulating what you have gained from your university experience.

First Impressions

This workshop will touch on the key elements associated with making a positive first impression. Topics will include body language, professional attire, business etiquette, written correspondence, and effective networking conversations. The session will also provide advice on creating a solid elevator pitch and maximizing the first few minutes of your future interviews.

Social Media

This workshop is designed to teach you how to leverage essential social media tools in your job search activities.

Job Search for International Students

Job searching is a difficult task and can be even more challenging for someone that is not from Canada. This workshop for international students highlights the nuances of the job search and recruitment process in Canada. 
 

Clinics (101 series)

This series of small group clinics are facilitated by our Career Counsellor or Relationship Manager and are complementary to the workshops and special activities facilitated by employers. They will touch on the key elements associated with each subject.

Resumé 101

This session will provide you with the opportunity to assess your skills and experiences, learn about different resumé formats, participate in practical exercises, and get tips on how to tailor your resumé and cover letter.

Interview 101

This session will provide you with the opportunity to discuss typical interview questions and formats, enhance skills through practice exercises, develop effective preparation strategy, and address specific concerns with a counsellor.

LinkedIn 101

This session offers you the chance to learn how to create and develop your LinkedIn profile, build your network and use this job search tool effectively.

Networking 101

This interactive session will provide you with valuable insight on how to network in any setting. You will learn ways to make the most of your time as well as the right connections for your career. This networking clinic gives practical tips about how to tap into the power of networking in a way that makes you feel good about it. The session will cover topics such as first impressions, professional deportment, and representing yourself well (i.e. personal branding).

 

ADM In-Class Workshops and Videos

The Career Centre also facilitates in-class workshops on specific topics. These can be found listed below.

  • Introduction to the Career Centre / Preparing for a Telfer Networking Event (ADM 1300 or 1301)
  • Professional Image and Networking (ADM 2381)
  • Introduction to Effective Interviewing (ADM 2337 - video format with practice through InterviewStream)

 

To view all upcoming workshops and clinics, and to register

 
*Activities marked with an asterisk are mandatory to obtain the Career Development Certificate.
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