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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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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 - - (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!


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: - 250-472-5809


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:


driver  fast  revenuewire




freerunning  lafarge

Horizons and Navigator (online spring session)

When: Spring 2015 session
Where: Online
Contact: - 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 -

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.


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)

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)

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

  • Wed, Jan 28 from 5–7 p.m.

Drop-in or by appointment—check out the schedule.

Work through our three kits at your own pace.


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. 



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!

Mock interview clinics

Mock interview clinics

When: February 4, 25 and 27, 2015
Categories: Forums and workshops
Contact: Chelsea Falconer - - 250-721-8840

Employers: We're looking for your interview expertise!

In 2014-2015, we're hosting an expanded series of mock interviews for students, and we’d like to invite you to take a front-row seat! Acting as a mock interviewer, you'll have the opportunity to promote your organization on campus while helping students improve their interview skills in a realistic setting.

Event details for: Employers

When will the clinics take place?

Mock interviews for humanities, fine arts, professional writing and social sciences students

Wed, Feb 25 and Fri, Feb 27, 2015

We're offering three timeslot options, which all include a coffee break and one-hour lunch (provided):

  • Half-day morning (8:30-12:30)
  • Half-day afternoon (12:30-4:30)
  • Full day (8:30-4:30)

Mock interview clinic for Indigenous students

Wed, Feb 4, 2015  |  1:30–3 p.m.

What are the benefits?

  • Build awareness of your brand on our campus.  
  • You'll meet a selection of our standout students, opening a window on future recruitment opportunities. 
  • Through the interview process, your junior staff will gain valuable training in interviewing job candidates.

What is the interviewer's role?

Before the event, you’ll receive student applications to review in advance to your interviews. Please bring these applications along with you to your clinics. On event day, you’ll conduct a 30-minute interview and feedback session with each student.

If you can't make it to campus for in-person interviews with students, we can arrange for the sessions to take place via phone or Skype.

How to sign up as an interviewer

Sign up is simple! Either call or email your co-op coordinator, and they'll provide the details!

Helpful documents for interviewers

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