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Workshops & Seminars
Job Search Seminar
Workshops run for 4 weeks - Get more information and register.
Whether you are creating a résumé for the first time or revamping a pre-existing one, the first step is signing up for a résumé workshop. These are held each Tuesday & Friday @ 1:00-2:30 pm (check website celendar for updates). You must attend a résumé workshop before coming in for one-on-one assistance during walk ins each Mon/Tues between 1:15-3:15 pm and Wed/Thurs/Fri between 9:30-11:30 am.
Job Search Workshops: Learn how to search for part time jobs - (SEE CALENDAR for DETAILS)
Interview Prep Workshops: Learn how to prepare for interviews - (SEE CALENDAR for DETAILS)
LinkedIn 101: Learn how to create a great profile - (SEE CALENDAR for DETAILS)
EmployHer provides female-identifying students with a chance to explore a range of topics relevant to their individual career paths, while also examining the role that society plays in shaping what it means to be a woman in the workforce. Topics include gender and work, careering with confidence, effective workplace communication, strengths and skills for success, female solidarity, mentorship, and women as leaders. Don’t miss this engaging professional development opportunity! (Check website calendar for full details including dates, topics, time, and room number.)
Working In Canada
The Working In Canada Career Seminar is a drop-in 4 part series that supports international and domestic students in their career development through topics such as Networking, Job search strategies, How to make the most of LinkedIn? and SMU Alumni Panel/Networking. The Seminar is a safe and welcoming atmosphere where students of all backgrounds express their career-related concerns in the context of a supportive gathering of peers and Career Development professionals, though is primarily facilitated by a Career & Employment Coach and enhanced by guest speakers. (Check website calendar for full details including dates, topics, time, and room number)
CareerAbility is a seminar for students who identify as living with a disability. Students can meet with a small group of peers to explore topics that include recognizing career preferences and strengths, managing career anxiety, talking to employers about disability & accommodation, and network-building. (Check website calendar for full details including dates, topics, time, and room number)
Did You Know?
The Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is a must have tool for all students! Discover opportunities and get recognized for your out-of-class accomplishments! Activate your CCR Account on SMUport. Here is a list of CCR recognized Current Volunteer Opportunities
Based on the survey of 450 Canadian Employers, a slightly higher premium on co-curricular involvement than academic performance [is placed], meaning that a well-rounded graduate will have an advantage in the competitive job market... Good grades are important, but so is balance.” (The CACEE News Release by Marchildon, November 23, 2012) Start Your Co-Curricular Record today!