Campus Bulletin

0
<strong>CENTRE FOR&nbsp;CAREER ACTION&nbsp;WORKSHOPS</strong></p>

Workshops for all students. For more info/sign up — www.strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/ca.

Wednesday, June 3
Teaching Philosophy Statement — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TCroom 1208.

Thursday, June 4
Successfully Negotiating Job Offers — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC room 1208. NOTE: This workshop is geared toward graduating students.

Friday, June 5
Mitacs: Networking Skills — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., TC room 2218. NOTE: Please register for this workshop at: https://step.mitacs.ca/en/workshop/2015/06/networking-skills-waterloo-june-5-2015.

Monday, June 8
Writing Successful Grant Proposals — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC room 1208.

Tuesday, June 9
Career Interest Assessment (Strong Interest Inventory) — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC room 1214. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Strong Interest Inventory online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.
Career Exploration and Decision Making — 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., TC room 1112.

Wednesday, June 10
Writing CVs and Cover Letters — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC room 1208.
Business Etiquette and Professionalism — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC room 2218.

Thursday, June 11
Work Search Strategies — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC room 1208. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart for details.
Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) Part I — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC room 1214.
Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Friday, June 12
Success on the Job — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208.

Tuesday, June 16
The Who Am I? Self Assessment Game — 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., TC room 2218.
Careers 601 — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC room 2218.

Wednesday, June 17
Kick-start Your Career – Volunteer!  — 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC room 1208.

Thursday, June 18
Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) Part II — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC room 1214. Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Friday, June 19
Résumés for Grad Students — 1:30  to 3 p.m., TC room 1208. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart for details.

Tuesday, June 23
Résumé Tips: Think Like an Employer — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC room 1208. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linkedchart for details.
Management Consulting as a Career Option — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC room 2218.

Wednesday, June 24
Working Effectively in Another Culture — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC room 1208. This workshop is geared both toward students who will go abroad to work and students who want to work in Canada.
General Application — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC room 1208.

Thursday, June 25
So You Want to be an Academic?  — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC room 1208.
Interviews: Preparing for Questions, — 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., TC room 1208. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linkedchartfor details.
Preparing to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Supervisor — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC room 2218.
Interviews: Proving Your Skills — 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., TC room 1208.
NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linkedchart for details.

Tuesday, June 30
Make Networking Count — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC room 1208.
Learn how to apply successful networking strategies to enhance your career opportunities. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart for details.
Work Search Strategies — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC room 1208. Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach to your work search. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart for details.

VOLUNTEERING

The Centre for Career Action is recruiting enthusiastic Student Career Leaders for 2015-2016. Two great opportunities: (1) Career advising, where you’ll conduct one-on-one advising appointments; and (2) Marketing & communications, where you’ll deliver classroom outreach presentations. For details and application: https://uwaterloo.ca/career-action/student-career-leaders

Looking to make a difference in the lives of children with cancer? Are you at least 18 years old, fun, energetic and passionate about summer camp? 2015 is going to be the best year yet at Camp Quality Southern Ontario! With planning well underway, we are looking to recruit new volunteers to share this magical, uplifting experience with us this summer. Camp Quality Southern Ontario is a camp for all young people with cancer aged 4 to 18, to have the opportunity to make new friends, explore nature, try new activities and thrive in an environment where they are not defined by cancer. Volunteers are the backbone of Camp Quality – without them our programs would not be possible. We are looking for volunteers to help us in the following areas: kitchen, maintenance, program, companions and super companions. Our camp week this year is running from August 8 to 15, with a mandatory training day for all new volunteers on June 13. Camp Quality Southern Ontario is located in Grey County, Ontario. We would love to hear from you and have you join the Camp Quality family. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit our website and apply today. www.campquality.com. For more info/questions, contact Brooke at brooke.padanyi@campquality.org.

UWRC EVENTS

University of Waterloo recreation events are open to all employees of the univeristy and affiliated university colleges and their families. Register/for info uwrc@uwaterloo.ca.

GROOVE dance every Wednesday 12:05 to 12:50 p.m., DWE2529. Rated #5 top fitness trend in SHAPE magazine 2014. For more info schatten@uwaterloo.ca.

UWRC Book Club — third Wednesday of the month, 12 noon, LIB 407 — Wednesday, June 17: Caught by Lisa Moore 

Monday, June 8 — Matthews Golf Classic at Grand Valley Golf Course, Cambridge. Registration opens April 6. For info sahurley@uwaterloo.ca.

Exchange Board — a place for uWaterloo/college employees to buy and sell items.

CLASSIFIEDS – HOUSING

Places for rent from Hoffaco Property Management! AAA quality, only minutes walk to campus! Options on many nearby streets including University, Lester, Sunview, and Columbia. Single renters and groups of any size welcome. Rent by the bedroom or by the entire unit. We have new apartments, lofts, townhouses, and fully detached houses for rent (enjoy your own yard!). Please contact us at: rent@hoffaco.com — 519-885-7910 —www.hoffaco.com.

CLASSIFIEDS – HELP WANTED

<

p class=”p1″>
Excellent student work opportunity! The Survey Research Centre (SRC) here at UW is currently seeking part-time telephone interviewers for the summer (July-August) and fall/winter terms (September-April).  The SRC is an on campus research centre that offers a variety of survey services.  Telephone interviewers are responsible for conducting quality-oriented interviews and performing administrative tasks such as data entry. Work does not involve telemarketing or fundraising. Must be in at least 2nd year, be fluent in English and have a clear, strong speaking voice and excellent communication skills. Experience in telephone work, data entry, or customer service is helpful but not required.  Ability to speak French fluently is an asset.  12-15 hours per week required, mainly evenings and weekends.  Starting wage is $12 an hour.  Please send resume to uwsrc@uwaterloo.ca. For more information email or phone 1-866-303-2822.

SHARE