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March 2015

Homer Watson House & Gallery invites you to attend KWSA Annual Juried Exhibition: Colour Dance. Solo exhibit by Stephanie Fehrenbach March 21 to May 3, with opening reception March 22 and artists talk on April 18. For more info 519-748-4377 or homerwatson.on.ca.

Friday, March 6

Graduate Students to Senate — Nominations are requested for two graduate students of the University to be elected by/from the full- and part-time graduate students of the university, terms 1 May, 2015 to 30 April, 2017. Nomination forms are available from the Secretariat & Office of General Counsel web page: https://uwaterloo.ca/secretariat-general-counsel/nominations-elections. Completed nomination forms (at least five nominators are required in each case) should be submitted to the Secretariat & Office of General Counsel, Needles Hall, Room 3060, no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday 6 March, 2015. Elections will follow if necessary.

Tuesday, March 10

“Why Gender Violence is an Issue for Men” — lecture by Dr. Jackson Katz at QNC 0101 at 4 p.m. Free admission; limited seating. RSVP www.uwaterloo.ca/events/drjacksonkatz.

Tuesday, March 17 to 19

“Music Symposium” presented by Conrad Grebel, with special guests Dr. Joshua D. Pilzer and Dr. Trichy Sandaran. For more info 519-885-0220, ext 24226 or uwaterloo.ca/music.

Saturday, March 21

FREEDOM — Cross Culture’s annual commemoration of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, takes place all day at Kitchener City Hall. For more info crosscultures@bellnet.ca.

Saturday, March 28

University of Waterloo Choir presents “Choral Divas” at First United Church, 16 William Street, Wterloo. For info/tickets 519-885-0220. ext 24226 or music@uwaterloo.ca.

Sunday, March 29

University Jazz Ensemble Concert “The Jazz Cruise” at Conrad Grebel Great Hall, room 1111 at 2 p.m. “Instrumental Chamber Ensemble Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Conrad Grebel Chapel. For more info/tickets 519-885-0220. ext 24226 or music@uwaterloo.ca or uwaterloo.ca/music.

Tuesday, March 31-deadline

Kitchener Arts Spring 2015 — Announcing an exciting opportunity for youth to express their creativity, win prizes and have their original videos showcased in the community! Open to youth, ages 12-25. Winners get cash prizes!  Finalists get great exposure–winning videos will be showcased at the Central Library Theatre on Saturday, May 9. New this year: films with audio are eligible to win! March 31, 2015 is the deadline. Check out the Facebook event page. Register for your spot in a workshop at Kitchener Public Library to learn tips and tricks to take your video submission to the next level!

Wednesday, April 1

Music Noon Hour Concerts presented by Conrad Grebel at Conrad Grebel Chapel at 12:30 p.m. “The Western Collective: Chamber Ensemble”. For more info uwaterloo.ca/music or 519-885-0220, ext 24226.

Announcements

International Sustainable Development Projects – C.L.O.U.D. Projects enable you to travel to a deserving partner community around the world, immerse yourself in a new culture, and actually make a difference in the lives of others. For more information visit www.TheNWC.com or email Waterloo@TheNWC.com.

Students/landlords — DO NOT put your house items to the curb — turn unused items into CASH by visiting kwauctions.ca.

Female fastball players wanted! K-W based women’s recreational league seeking players for the 2015 season. Part-time players welcome, pitchers needed. Visit us at www.kwladiesfastball.com or on Facebook for more information. 

Performers needed for International Justice Mission’s Talent Show Fundraiser on April 1 at 7 p.m. Charity event will help support victims of human-trafficking; other social injustices. Contact ijmuwaterloo@gmail.com.

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY

Mystery shoppers wanted — ideal candidates are focused, detail-oriented communicators who follow directions well, and can keep details confidential. This is a one-time gig, and once completed successfully, the candidate and their guest will receive a meal for free. Please send your resume to alexander.kelley@feds.ca. Must love food.

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. 

missed connection

To the blonde lady who studied with a friend in MC and left around 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24. I think you brought a Mac laptop (not sure which kind of laptop since all I saw was your beauty). You are the most amazing lady I have seen and I so regret that I didn’t come to talk to you. I miss you a lot and  I hope to see you again  soon. If there is a chance you see this ad please send me an email at petekasha@yahoo.com.

CENTRE FOR CAREER ACTION WORKSHOPS

Monday, March 9

Résumé Tips: Think Like an Employer — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

Tuesday, March 10

For graduate students and post docs: Mitacs -Essentials of Productive Term — 9 a.m. to 5 pm., TC 2218. Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on ‘The Workshops’ — https://strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/cs/index.

Work Search Strategies — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208 — An effective job search requires a strategic approach. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart https://strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/cs/index.

Wednesday, March 11

Career Interest Assessment (Strong Interest Inventory) — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1214. Attend this session to find out how your interests relate to specific career opportunities. NOTE: There is a materials charge to students 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. https://strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/cs/index.

Senior Co-op Student Panel: Strategies for Success — 5 to 6:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Thursday, March 12

For graduate students and post docs: Writing CVs and Cover Letters — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208.

Multiple-Mini Interview (MMI) Practice Session — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., TC 2240. This session will be conducted as a mock MMI. NOTE: MMIs are held for professional school interviews. You will practice your skills by moving through a series of stations and answering interview questions. Following the session, you will receive both personal and general feedback.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Interviews: Preparing for Questions — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208.

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see linked chart https://strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/cs/index.

Interviews: Proving Your Skills — 1 to 3 p.m., TC 1208. In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to practice and improve. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see the linked chart https://strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/cs/index.

Monday, March 16

It’s All About Your Skills — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1113.

Tuesday, March 17

Are You LinkedIn? Learning the Basics — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208. NOTE: This workshop is intended for students who have limited experience with LinkedIn.

Working in Canada — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208.

Wednesday, March 18

For graduate students and post docs: Successfully Negotiating Job offers — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. 

Friday, March 20

Business Etiquette and Professionalism — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208.

Tuesday, March 24

Management Consulting as a Career Option — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

Jac van Beek, CEO of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, will provide an overview of management consulting as an industry, the specifics of the role, what firms look for in their applicants, and the personality traits necessary for success. shop=2971&month=032015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Success on the Job, Thursday, March 26, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, Tatham Centre room 1208

Are you ready to unleash your full potential to be successful at work? Learn how to seize every opportunity to make the most of your work, volunteer, and internship experiences. Discuss responsibility, motivation, ethical dilemmas, first impressions, reputation, and tactics for staying organized.

https://strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/cs/index.php?page=Public.ViewWorkshop&workshop=3000&month=032015

Friday, March 27, 2015

Practice Your Presentation Skills, Friday, March 27, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tatham Centre room 2218

Mitacs Step teaches you essential skills required to succeed in your future career. NOTE: Please register at step.mitacs.cafor this workshop by clicking on ‘The Workshops’.

https://strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/cs/index.php?page=Public.ViewWorkshop&workshop=3060&month=032015

CCA events happening the week of March 29 – 31,2015

Monday March 29, 2015

Getting a U.S. Work Permit, Monday, March 30, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Tatham Centre room 1208

Learn from Nina Juncewicz, U.S. Immigration Attorney, about options available to graduating students interested in working in the U.S.

https://strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/cs/index.php?page=Public.ViewWorkshop&workshop=3003&month=032015

Classifieds

SERVICES

Cash for Clothes! — We want your gently used trendy clothes and accessories and we will pay you CASH on the spot! Check out platosclosetkitchener.com for details or call 519-744-4404.

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.

HELP WANTED

Weekend counsellors and relief staff to work in homes for individuals with developmental challenges. Minimum eight-month commitment. Paid positions. Send resume to Human Resources, KW Habilitation Services, 108 Sydney Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 3V2.

St. Jacobs Country Garden Centre is a full service garden centre with an award winning landscape division that includes hardscaping, softscaping and waterscaping.

LANDSCAPE FOREPERSON 

needed: stellar people, communication, and organization skills; self-motivated individual capable of leading an installation crew of 3 to 5 workers. Experienced with job material scheduling and project management. Good penmanship and computer skills; 3 to 5 years experience an asset. LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEE needed: stellar people and communication skills; capable of physical work; high moral and work ethics; able to follow instruction. Must have own transportation. PLEASE REPLY to st.jacobscountrygardens@rogers.com. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Angies since 1962, 47 Erb Street, Waterloo, is needing part-time and full-time cooks, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with flexible hours. Call 519-573-4885 or 519-954-8500.

canadiancampstaff.com — work at a summer camp in the United States summer 2015. Hiring for general counselors, land sports, life guards, arts and more! Apply online at canadiancampstaff.com.

Systems Administrator — responsibilities include maintaining and strengthening Imprint’s office network system, troubleshooting, and liaising with Imprint’s server administration contractors. The ideal candidate will have webmail server administration experience, as well as familiarty with medium-scale Linux network administration, SAMBA file management, Windows XP and Mac OS workstations, LDAP authentication and Apache admin. For the above job, email your resume to editor@uwimprint.ca or bring it to SLC room 1116. FOR THE ABOVE POSITION…*Candidates must first apply to Student Award and Financial Aid Office for approval. If approved, candidates are required to bring Declaration of Student’s Eligibility/Hiring Form to Imprint interview.

 

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