Resume and Interview Workshops

ATTENTION CYC students!

Join Jeremy Pearce, Career Educator with UVic Career Services and  Certified Career Development Practitioner for a Resume Workshop (November 22 at 12:30)  and an Interview workshop (November 29th at 12:30).

Resume Workshop for CYC Students

Wed Nov 22, 12:30, in Clearihue B019 but students can also join in via web-conferencing (see instructions below)

For both on-campus and distance CYC students this workshop will give you the chance to build and strengthen your resume and cover letters to show employers in the CYC Field the value you bring to various practica and/or jobs. This will be achieved through unpacking and expressing: any previous practica, courses, work, volunteer, and other experiences in a way that shows evidence of your relevant skills, knowledge and attributes for specific roles.
 
The workshop will include coaching and feedback through a combination of tutorial, hands-on activities, and questions from students.
 
Jeremy Pearce, the facilitator of this workshop, is a Career Educator with UVic Career Services, has a Bachelor of Social Work from UVic, and is a Certified Career Development Practitioner. As part of his portfolio at UVic, he has been coaching CYC students on career planning and effective work search for the past five years. Before this role he worked as a youth worker with Victoria Youth Empowerment Society for 3 years, and as a youth employment counsellor with Spectrum Job Search Society for 5 years.

Interview Workshop for CYC Students 

Wed Nov 29, 12:30, in Clearihue B019 but students can also join in via web-conferencing (see instructions below)
 

For both on-campus and distance CYC students this workshop will give you the chance to build your confidence and ability in interviews for CYC practica and/or jobs.

The workshop will include:

  • Tutorial on strategizing interviews: researching the role, anticipating questions, determining the best questions to ask the employer, follow-up for after the interview, and more
  • Practicing responding to interview questions, and receiving feedback on your responses
  • Problem solving interview challenges
  • The chance to ask direct questions about the interview process and receive coaching on your questions

Jeremy Pearce, the facilitator of this workshop, is a Career Educator with UVic Career Services, has a Bachelor of Social Work from UVic, and is a Certified Career Development Practitioner. As part of his portfolio at UVic, he has been coaching CYC students on career planning and effective work search for the past five years. Before this role he worked as a youth worker with Victoria Youth Empowerment Society for 3 years, and as a youth employment counsellor with Spectrum Job Search Society for 5 years.

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