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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


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Career workshops

Career workshops

When: Ongoing – Sept 2014 to June 2015
Where: McPherson Library (see specific workshop for room)
Contact: - 250-721-8421

Our career educators host four types of workshops for students throughout the week in the McPherson Library:

  • Résumé Lab
  • Ace Your Interviews
  • Network to Work (NEW FOR 2014!)
  • Using LinkedIn for Your Work Search

See workshop details and schedule here!

Engineering and Computer Science/Math Mock Interview Clinic

Engineering and Computer Science/Math Mock Interview Clinic

When: October 1, 2014 (9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.)
Contact: Tara Coulter -

Event details for: STUDENTS | EMPLOYERS |

How do the mock interviews work?

  • Students who have expressed interest in the mock interview clinics will be given 24 hours to sign up for one interview slot
  • Mock interview job descriptions will be available on Learning in Motion
  • Students submit their resume and cover letter to the employer that they selected for the interview
  • On October 1st, students complete a 20-minute interview and then receive interview feedback from the employer

Which employers can I interview with?

How can I sign up?

  • Log in to 
  • Search for Job ID #115479 in the spring 2015 job postings
  • Upload your resume by September 15, 2014. There are only 50 interview spots available.

Not able to see the job postings in LIM? Please send your resume by email to Tara Coulter (!

What are the benefits?

  • Build awareness of your brand on the UVic campus
  • Meet standout students and open a window on future recruitment
  • Train your junior staff in interviewing job candidates

What commitment does it require?

  • Choose from two timeslot options: half-day morning (9:00-11:30), half-day afternoon (1:00-3:30)
  • Each time slot includes a coffee break and lunch is provided (11:30-1:00).
  • You’ll receive student applications and review them before the event.
  • On event day, you’ll conduct a 30-minute interview and feedback session with each student.

To sign up, please contact your co-op coordinator!

What organizations are attending?

What can you do with your degree?

What can you do with your degree?

When: October 2014 and March 2015
Where: See schedule for locations
Categories: What can you do with your degree sessions
Contact: Chelsea Falconer -

Wondering how to make the leap from university to a rewarding career? Sign up for a “What can you do with your degree?” session to:

  • hear from industry experts about career options in specific industries—and how they broke into their sectors
  • learn about the current job market
  • get meaningful advice on your career plans
  • figure out your next steps after graduation


Online career programs

When: Fall session – Sept to Dec 2014
Where: Online
Contact: - 250-721-8421

Register now for Fall 2014 sessions!

Sign up for one of our tailored 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.

Career panel and mock interview event for Indigenous students

Career panel and mock interview event for Indigenous students

When: October 9, 2014 (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Where: First Peoples House – Ceremonial Hall
Contact: Lalita Morrison -

Event schedule


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!

BREAK FOR LUNCH: noon – 1:30 p.m.

Employers only. See you back for 1:30 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 – | 250-472-4618

Pathways to Success

Pathways to Success

When: October 2014 to April 2015
Where: See schedule for locations
Contact: Co-op and Career - - (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!


Cultural Competency Workshop

When: October 7-28, 2014 from 5-7pm. A four-week long session happening Tuesday evenings.
Where: Human and Social Development Building, room A270
Categories: Forums and workshops
Contact: Karima Ramji - - 250-721-6076

Using cross-cultural competencies to succeed in your Canadian job search - a workshop for international students!

competencyimageAre you an international student at UVic? Sign up for this free workshop series to learn about cultural intelligence and how it can help in your job search!

The series will cover:

• UVic’s cross-cultural competencies and why they matter 

• How you can describe your cross-cultural competencies to Canadian employers during your job search 

• How to plan for successful workplace experiences in Canada 

No prerequisites required!

Visit, find the Events calendar and sign up for the October 7 session. You’ll be automatically registered for the entire series.


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