Events - December 2014

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Agents of Change Project


What Would You Do With 500 Agents of Change Project Information Sessions
WHEN: December 2, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
WHERE: Calumet College Room 214
What would you do with $500? The Faculty of Health is recruiting students who are interested in starting their own healthy initiative – their own personal “Agents of Change Project”. Click on the information poster to enlarge it.

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Career Development Centre



Dining UtensilsDining Etiquette workshop

WHEN: December 2, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
WHERE: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Many business functions take place in dining situations – whether it’s meeting an employer for a second interview or networking with colleagues at a formal event. In this workshop, you will understand the basic rules of dining etiquette and learn the skills to apply these rules to professional dining situations

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Information sessionEducator Information Session: Oxford Seminars
WHEN: December 2, 2014 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
WHERE: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Oxford Seminars’ TESOL/TESL/TEFL Teacher Training Certification Course is a dynamic and interactive course. All of our instructors are experienced ESL teachers with a wide range of teaching experience abroad. Our course is organized to flow from one skill to the next, and the curriculum is designed to provide continuity in the learning process as you progress through the program.

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resume iconResumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop
WHEN: December 3, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
WHERE: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Does your resumé present your experiences, education and skills in a way that effectively showcases your assets? Do you know how to write a cover letter that piques employers’ interest in you? In this workshop, learn about the characteristics of effective resumés and cover letters and find out how to target your resumé and maximize interest in your cover letter by articulating your skills and accomplishments.

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jobHow to Find a Summer Job workshop
WHEN: December 3, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
WHERE: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Are you interested in finding a summer job and want to know where and how to look? Find out about summer job resources to help with your search. Learn strategies for locating “hidden” summer opportunities.

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AtergradTranslating a CV to a Resumé workshop for Masters and PhD students
WHEN: December 11, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WHERE: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
This workshop is specially designed for Masters and Doctoral level students. In this workshop, you’ll understand the difference between a CV and a resumé and how each is intended for a different situation. You will also learn how to translate your academic CV into a resumé suitable for a non-academic job search.

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scholarly iconTransferring Skills from Academe to the Workplace for Masters and PhD students
WHEN: December 5, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WHERE: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
This workshop is specially designed for Masters and Doctoral level students wondering where their degrees might lead them aside from a career in academia. Learn how the skills you are developing in your degree and the experiences you are gaining help build a foundation for your future. Identify resources for exploring possible career options.

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Personal Counselling Services


body imageDisordered Eating & Body Image Group
WHEN: December 1, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE: N110 Bennett Centre
Do thoughts of food, weight or exercise control your life? Do you constantly worry that others will judge you for how you look? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, this group might be for you.

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Learning Skills


exam prepExam Prep
WHEN: December 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30 pm and December 2, 2014 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
WHERE: N204B, Bennett Centre
Multiple choice, short answer, calculations, or essay style – which form is your personal nemesis? Whatever the format, midterms or finals, if you could use some help in preparing for exams, then this workshop is for you!

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nervous iconAcademic Anxiety
WHEN: December 2, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE: N204B, Bennett Centre
Are you falling behind in your courses, struggling to get good grades, or looking for better ways to handle the daily grind? Learn new strategies for handling the anxieties and stresses of university life.

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memoryMemory
WHEN: December 3, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
WHERE: N204B, Bennett Centre
Most people only use a tiny fraction of their brain power. Learn techniques to help you transfer all that course work information into your long term memory, along with the strategies you’ll need to retrieve the information when you most need it.

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