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Career workshops

career educator leading a workshop

We run weekly 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.

Ace Your Interviews

Are you confident going into interviews?

In this interactive workshop:

  • you'll learn interview strategies
  • practice responding to questions
  • get on-the-spot feedback

If you have one, bring a printed copy of a job posting that you're interested in.

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

Résumé Lab

Does your résumé get results? Create a résumé that catches employers' attention.

This will be a working session with hands-on opportunities to improve your résumé with one-on-one help from a career educator.

If possible, bring printed copies of your résumé and a job posting that you're interested in.


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.


Let us know if you need accessibility accommodations as far in advance as possible.

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

Contact us about arranging a custom workshop for your group.

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.

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