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We offer a ton of events each year to help you:

  • find work and meet employers
  • improve your job search skills
  • learn about potential careers

EVENTS CALENDAR

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UPCOMING AND CURRENT EVENTS

Upcoming and current events | Types of events for studentsEvent archives


Pathways to Success for graduate students

Pathways to Success for graduate students

When: October 2014 to April 2015
Where: See schedule for locations
Contact: Co-op and Career -  commcoop@uvic.ca - (250) 853-3172

Career and professional development for graduate students

What lies beyond graduate school for you? Explore future career paths at these free sessions offered through April 2015.

  • Learn how to transition from grad school to a career
  • Discover current labour market info for academic and non-academic careers
  • Hear from panels and speakers on landing an academic job or carving out a career outside academia
  • ... and more!

SEE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE + RESOURCE DOCUMENTS

Hi-Tech Co-op and Career Fair

Hi-Tech Co-op and Career Fair

When: Feb 3–4, 2015 | 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Engineering Lab Wing lobby
Contact: hightech@uvic.ca - 250-472-5809

FOR EXHIBITORS      |      FOR STUDENTS

A variety of high-tech employers will be on campus for this event to connect with students and alumni and showcase their organizations. This is a great networking event—come prepared to make connections!


Thank you to our generous event sponsors:

PLATINUM

driver  fast  revenuewire

GOLD

solaris

SILVER

freerunning  lafarge

Horizons and Navigator (online spring session)

When: Spring 2015 session
Where: Online
Contact: careers@uvic.ca - 250-721-8421

Spring session: sign up now!

Sign up for one of our tailored online career programs to:

  • explore career pathways
  • plan your next steps
  • strengthen your skills for finding career-related work
  • build relationships with professional contacts

We offer two programs that are free to UVic students and alumni. These programs are online and self-paced, so you can start anytime.

Horizons ProgramHorizons Program:
for students and alumni who are exploring their career options.

Navigator ProgramNavigator Program:
for students and alumni who are looking for career-related work.

Success in the Humanities

Success in the Humanities

When: January 9–28, 2015
Where: Events across campus
Contact: Chelsea Falconer -  mktgcoop@uvic.ca

A degree in Humanities can lead almost anywhere—and we can help you get there. We’re offering targeted events to help Humanities students explore career possibilities. Together, we’ll put your learning in motion.


EVENT SCHEDULE

HUMANITIES, FINE ARTS AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (HFPW) CO-OP INFO BOOTHS
Meet your co-op coordinator for HFPW Co-op and learn how you can gain relevant work experience as part of your degree.

  • Tues, Jan 11 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. (Clearihue lobby)
  • Wed, Jan 14 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. (Visual Arts lobby)
  • Thurs, Jan 15 11 a.m.–1 p.m. (Fine Arts lobby)

CAREER WORKSHOPS
Check out these free career workshops run by our career educators.

  • Network to Work: Fri, Jan 9 from 10 a.m.–noon (McPherson Library 129)
  • You and the job market: Wed, Jan 21 from 3:30–4:30 p.m. (Clearihue A207)
  • How to build and market your skills: Thurs, Jan 22 from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (Strong C130)

EMPLOYER NETWORKING NIGHT
Learn about career possibilities and hear from employers who have hired Humanities grads.

  • Wed, Jan 28 from 5–7 p.m.

MEET WITH A CAREER EDUCATOR
Drop-in or by appointment—check out the schedule.

ONLINE CAREER RESOURCES
Work through our three kits at your own pace.


HOW TO REGISTER

You can pre-register for individual events on the Co-op and Career portal (find the events calendar and register for the sessions you're interested in) or you're welcome to just stop by on the day of. 

Résumania!

Résumania!

When: Tues, Jan 13 and Tues, Mar 17 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Bob Wright Centre lobby, Clearihue Building lobby (near computer labs), University Centre lobby

Do you want to improve your résumé? Need to tweak the content? The format? Maybe give it a complete overhaul? Stop by one of our Résumania booths with a copy of your résumé and get expert feedback! You’ll spend 5-10 minutes reviewing your résumé with a career educator.

What to bring: Bring a copy of your résumé (or two). It will also help to have a goal in mind—what do you want to accomplish with this résumé? What type of job are you applying to?

If you need more help, you can drop by Co-op and Career for a longer session—see the drop-in schedule or make an appointment. Don't forget to check out our tool kit for online résumé resources, too!

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