August - Upcoming Events

Career Centre: What Can I Do With My Degree? workshop (at Vari Hall)
Jul 16, 2015, 12pm-1pm

** THIS WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE AT VARI HALL **

Are you wondering how your degree may relate to your career direction? This workshop provides an introductory overview of career exploration. You will learn how the skills you are developing in your degree and the experiences you are gaining help build a foundation for your future. You will also be able to identify resources for exploring career options.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Location: Vari Hall 2005
Sponsor: Career Centre
Posted by: Career Centre
Web Site http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/career-exploration/#degree

Career Centre: You’ve Got Skills! workshop
Jul 22, 2015, 11am-1pm

Being able to identify and articulate your skills is an essential part of a successful job search. This introductory workshop is an important starting point for all other Job Search workshops. In this workshop, you will identify the key skills and accomplishments that you have to offer and learn how to articulate them in your resumé, cover letter, and during networking and interview situations.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Location: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Sponsor: Career Centre
Posted by: Career Centre
Web Site http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/job-search/#identify

Career Centre: Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop
Jul 22, 2015, 2pm-4pm

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.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Location: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Sponsor: Career Centre
Posted by: Career Centre
Web Site http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/job-search/#res-cover

Schulich Graduate Programs Info Session
Jul 22, 2015, 6:30pm-7:30pm

This information session will cover admission requirements and procedures, study options, academic content, specialization opportunities, career paths and financial aid for the MBA, IMBA, MF, MBAN, MAcc and joint graduate programs offered at Schulich. After the session, feel free to join the Schulich Summer BBQ festivities. Meet incoming and current students, as well as faculty and staff.

Location: Room N109, Schulich School of Business
Sponsor: Schulich School of Business
Posted by: Carol Partland
Web Site https://schulich.hobsons.co.uk/Portal/Templated/UserTemplate/ViewDetails?gid=623577f89d0295641a4e99b

Career Centre: What Can I Do With My Degree? workshop (at Vari Hall)
Jul 28, 2015, 12pm-1pm

** THIS WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE AT VARI HALL **

Are you wondering how your degree may relate to your career direction? This workshop provides an introductory overview of career exploration. You will learn how the skills you are developing in your degree and the experiences you are gaining help build a foundation for your future. You will also be able to identify resources for exploring career options.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Location: Vari Hall 2005
Sponsor: Career Centre
Posted by: Career Centre
Web Site http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/career-exploration/#degree

Career Centre: How to Find a Job Using LinkedIn webinar
Jul 28, 2015, 11am-12pm

Are you interested in learning how to use LinkedIn effectively in your job search? In this online webinar, learn about strategies for creating a strong online identity and presence, build your professional network and leverage LinkedIn’s features to support you in your job search.

To participate in a webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Adobe Flash Player installed in your browser. You will receive the URL of the webinar in a reminder email after you’ve registered for the event. On the day of the event, you can login to the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Location: Online (URL will be sent in a reminder email prior to the event)
Sponsor: Career Centre
Posted by: Career Centre
Web Site http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/job-search/#linkedin

Career Centre: Creating a Professional LinkedIn Profile workshop (at Founders College)
Jul 28, 2015, 1:30pm-3:30pm

** THIS WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE AT FOUNDERS COLLEGE **

Wondering where and how to begin with LinkedIn? Attend this hands-on workshop held in a computer lab to compose, edit and improve your LinkedIn profile. Learn how LinkedIn can support your job search efforts and how you can stand out as a top candidate. Attendees of this workshop will have the option of getting pictures taken to use as part of their profile.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Location: 034 Founders College
Sponsor: Career Centre
Posted by: Career Centre
Web Site http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/job-search/#li-profile

Exam Prep
Jul 28, 2015, 11am-12pm

Multiple choice, short answer, calculations or essay style – which exam style is your personal nemesis? Whatever the format, and whether it's midterms or finals, if you could use some help in preparing for exams then this workshop is for you.

This workshop is one of many offered by Learning Skills Services. For more information on the services we offer, visit the Learning Skills website at lss.info.yorku.ca.

Location: Screening Room 124, Sound & Moving Images Library, Scott Library
Sponsor: Learning Skills Services
Posted by: Mona Frial-brown
Web Site http://lss.info.yorku.ca/

Career Centre: Suit Yourself: Personality and Career Choice workshop
Jul 29, 2015, 1:30pm-4pm

Are you hoping for a career that fits who you are and brings out the best in you? This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to explore how your personality type can be a factor in finding career satisfaction. During this workshop, you will learn about the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and explore which Type you might be. You will also find out how your personality may influence your career choices and identify possible career options.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Location: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)
Sponsor: Career Centre
Posted by: Career Centre
Web Site http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/career-exploration/#persona

Career Centre: What Can I Do With My Degree? workshop (at Vari Hall)
Jul 30, 2015, 12pm-1pm

** THIS WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE AT VARI HALL **

Are you wondering how your degree may relate to your career direction? This workshop provides an introductory overview of career exploration. You will learn how the skills you are developing in your degree and the experiences you are gaining help build a foundation for your future. You will also be able to identify resources for exploring career options.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Location: Vari Hall 2005
Sponsor: Career Centre
Posted by: Career Centre
Web Site http://careers.yorku.ca/students-and-new-grads/services-events/workshops/career-exploration/#degree

Time Management
Jul 30, 2015, 2:30pm-3:30pm

Where does the time go? Are you having trouble balancing school, work and life? How much study time is enough? Learn practical, personalized approaches to managing your time that work for you.

This workshop is one of many offered by Learning Skills Services. For more information on the services we offer, visit the Learning Skills website at lss.info.yorku.ca.

Location: Screening Room 124, Sound & Moving Images Library, Scott Library
Sponsor: Learning Skills Services
Posted by: Mona Frial-brown
Web Site

http://lss.info.yorku.ca/