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Career workshops

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May career workshops

We're running a series of workshops to help you prepare for the upcoming virtual career fair AND search for work.

We run the following workshops to support your work search and career development. You can sign up for a workshop through the career portal.

Select "Event and Workshops" to register through the calendar.

Every two weeks: LinkedIn Essentials

Are you on LinkedIn? Are you using it effectively?

In this easy-to-follow workshop:

  • you'll start to build a LinkedIn profile from scratch to join more than 80,000 UVic community members on this dynamic platform
  • you'll learn how to research, connect and find a job you love

Sign up through the events calendar in the Career portal.

May 15: SMART Résumés

 Building a résumé takes time. Speed up the process by attending this SMART résumé session and create a document that will catch an employer's attention.

This working session will give you an intro to the new VMock Résumé resource. VMock offers instant and targeted suggestions on how to improve your résumé. We will also discuss how Chat GPT can be used to help make quick progress with your resume and cover letter.

Included in this session will be a hands-on opportunity to improve your résumé with one-on-one help from a career educator. 

Sign up through the events calendar in the Career portal.

Skill development workshops

UVic's Digital Scholarship Commons offers a range of workshops to help you develop skills, from using Excel and coding to project management and more.


We work closely with MITACS' STEP Program, which offers workshops throughout the year for graduate students.

Check the MITACS workshops calendar to see what's coming up.


We aim to create a welcoming environment for all attendees and use principles of universal design to minimize the need for accommodations. You can contact us in advance if you have accessibility inquiries.

Request a workshop

We can arrange customized workshops for groups of 10 or more. Whether it's for a class, course union, club or other group, let us know how we can help.

Example topics include:

  • résumés and cover letters
  • career exploration
  • building your competencies
  • interview skills
  • presentation skills
  • pros and cons of self-identification
  • approaches to requesting accommodations
  • allyship in the workplace

Contact us about arranging a custom workshop for your group.