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Co-op and Career Info Day

Co-op and Career Info Day

When: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Where: Michele Pujol Room, Student Union Building
Contact: commcoop@uvic.ca - 250-853-3172

Welcome to UVic. What's in your career future?

Student life is great, but what comes next? Co-op and Career Info Day is the place to:

2015 UVic Co-op and Career Fair

2015 UVic Co-op and Career Fair

When: Tues, Sept 29 and Wed, Sept 30, 2015 | 10 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Michele Pujol Room – Student Union Building

FOR EXHIBITORS      |      FOR STUDENTS

At our annual UVic Co-op and Career Fair, students and alumni can connect with over 50 employers from a wide range of companies and representatives from graduate and professional schools. Thousands of students and alumni attend this event each year!


2015 sponsors

PLATINUM SPONSORS
CPA logo Fast Enterprises logo

GOLD SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

Revenue Wire logo Wolesley logo

Contest: Be a co-op student for a day

Contest: Be a co-op student for a day

When: Fall 2015
Where: Enter online now or at Co-op and Career Info Day, Career Fair, or Volunteer Fair
Contact: Samantha Toms -  stoms@uvic.ca - 250-472-5805

Tell us why you want to be a co-op student for a day for your chance to experience firsthand what it's like to be a co-op student and see what co-op has to offer!

Watch for contest updates on Twitter: #coop4aday

Contest winners will have a chance to:
  • Sample co-op, the employer, and the work environment
  • Shadow employees
  • Tour the workplace
  • Network with team members
  • Witness the workplace environment and culture
  • Conduct informational interviews with employees and current co-op students
  • Learn tips of the workforce

Visit the Co-op Student for a Day webpage for more!

Questions? Contact Samantha Toms.

Accounting Recruitment Events

When: Early September 2015
Where: Univeristy Club
Categories: Employer info sessions
Contact: Melissa Hamer -  bccc@uvic.ca

UVic KPMG Accounting Night

When: Sep 9, 2015 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Where: University Club

Target Audience: students and new graduates interested in accounting careers

Benefits to Attending: find out about the training process and careers available at a national Canadian firm

KPMG has offices in 33 locations across the country. The firm's more than 700 partners and 5,600 employees provide crucial services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public-sector organizations in Canada.

KPMG offers four programs that will help your grow your career: Direct-to-Audit, Direct-to-Tax, Direct-to-Advisory, and KPMG Enterprise. Each of these programs will allow you to expand your knowledge and skills while working in a variety of industries for a wide range of clients.

Connect with representatives from the KPMG Victoria Office to learn about training and public acccounting opportunities at KPMG.

For more information and to register, please visit http://learninginmotion.uvic.ca or contact Melissa Hamer at bccc@uvic.ca




UVic CPA Networking Night

When: Sep 14, 2015 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Where: University Club, Main Dining Room

Target Audience: students and new graduates interested in a CPA designation and accounting positions at local firms

Benefits to Attending: meet with representatives from CPA firms and offices located in BC

Interested in pursuing a CPA designation?

Learn about the CPA designation process and connect with representatives from CPA firms in BC:

  • Dickson Dusanj & Wirk
  • Field & Co.
  • Wiseman Co.
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of BC
  • Schibli Stedman King
  • MNP
  • Collins Barrow
  • More to come!

For more information and to register, please visit http://learninginmotion.uvic.ca or contact Melissa Hamer at bccc@uvic.ca

Career panel and mock interview event for Indigenous students

Career panel and mock interview event for Indigenous students

When: Oct 20, 2015 (11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Where: First Peoples House – Ceremonial Hall
Contact: Lalita Morrison -  lalita@uvic.ca - 250-472-4618

Event schedule

CAREER PANEL AND NETWORKING SESSION: 11:30 am. – 1 p.m.

Curious about career options? Attend this event to:

  • learn about career and co-op opportunities available to Indigenous students
  • network with company representatives and ask questions
  • meet the Indigenous co-op officer and discover resources offered by Co-op and Career

No registration required. There will be an opportunity for mingling after the presentation, so come prepared with your career questions!

MOCK INTERVIEW CLINIC: 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Practice your interview skills in a realistic setting! Register for a 30-minute interview session, which includes a mock interview for a sample job followed by an employer feedback session. 

Registration required: Contact Lalita Morrison – lalita@uvic.ca | 250-472-4618

Résumania!

Résumania!

When: Tues, September 22 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Bob Wright Centre lobby and the Clearihue Building lobby (near computer labs)
Categories: Resumania

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!

Pathways to Success for graduate students

Pathways to Success for graduate students

When: September 24, 2015 - April 14, 2016
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 in 2015 and 2016.

  • 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!

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