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<strong><u>Upcoming Events</u></strong>


<strong>November 2014</strong>


<strong>Rotunda Gallery presents </strong>&ldquo;Unreal Estate&rdquo; by Michelle Purchase. Reception Nov. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the gallery at Kitchener City Hall, 200 King St., W., Kitchener. For more info 519-741-2200, ext 7912 or www.kitchener.ca/rotundagallery.


<strong>Keep a look-out</strong> for <em>Imprint&rsquo;s</em> fundraiser booth (<em>Imprint</em> volunteers to attend a Canadian newspaper conference in Ottawa) that will be selling yummy Christmas treats, hand-made wool head warmers; chance to win food gift certificates and more during the month of November.


<strong>Saturday, November 15</strong>


<strong>Love of Music Marathon</strong> &mdash; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at First United Church, King and William Streets, Waterloo. Free concerts every hour featuring local musicians of all ages, professional and amateur, individuals and groups, with all kinds of music. Donations in support of KW Symphony. For more info www.loveofmusicmarathon.com.


<strong>FREE: Diabetes and You</strong> Take Charge Expo &mdash; 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Kitchener. Presentations, exhibitor displays and more! For info/pre-register 519-742-1481, ext 223.


<strong>Sunday, November 16</strong>


<strong>STOP DRUG ABUSE!</strong> The Foundation For A Drug-Free World is holding an open house starting with brunch at noon followed by the event from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Venue: Church of Scientology, 1305 Bishop St., North, Cambridge ON.&nbsp; Find out what truly is the proven path to a drug-free world! All are welcome. RSVP to Amy: amyc_communityrelations@yahoo.ca


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<strong><u>Announcements</u></strong>


<strong>International Sustainable Development</strong>&nbsp;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.


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<strong><u>Ongoing Events</u></strong>


<strong>MONDAYS</strong>


<strong>BA? MA? MBA?</strong>&nbsp;If you&rsquo;re so smart why waste time and money? G.A.! Gamblers Anonymous meetings every Monday at 7 p.m., St. Mark&rsquo;s Church, 825 King St. W., Kitchener (basement).


<strong>THURSDAYS</strong>


<strong>Learn magic, ventriloquism,</strong>&nbsp;juggling and take in lectures by professional entertainers at the KW Hat and Wand Magic Club. Meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Kind of Magic Shop, 321 Weber Street., N., Waterloo. All visitors welcome.


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<strong><u>Student Opportunity</u></strong>


<strong>Mystery shoppers wanted &mdash;</strong> 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.


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<strong><u>Volunteer Tutors</u></strong>


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Looking for teaching experience? Want to give back to the community? Become a volunteer tutor with Frontier College today! We are a literacy organization committed to enriching the lives of children and youth by improving their literacy. For info email waterloo@frontiercollege.ca or call 519.496.3079.

 

<strong><u>Centre for Career Action Workshops</u></strong>


<strong>Sign-up is required</strong>&nbsp;for all workshops. Chart info at https://uwaterloo.ca/careeraction/workshop-prerequisite-chart.&nbsp;


<strong>Workshops for all students</strong>


<strong>Monday, November 17</strong>&nbsp;&mdash; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1214 &mdash; Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator). 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.&nbsp;


<strong>Tuesday, November 18</strong>&nbsp;&mdash; 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218 &mdash; Successfully Negotiating Job Offers. Note: this workshop is geared to graduating students.


International Research Opportunities &mdash; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., TC 1208.


Thinking About Further Education &mdash; 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208.


<strong>Thursday, November 20&nbsp;</strong>&mdash; 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218 &mdash; Work Effectively in Another Culture. Note: this workshop is geared both towards students who will go abroad to work and international students who want to work in Canada.


Are You Linked In? Learning the Basics &mdash; 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 2218. Note: this workshop is intended for students who have limited experience with LinkedIn.


Getting a U.S. Work Permit &mdash; 12 to 1 p.m., TC 1208.


<strong>Tuesday, November 25</strong>&nbsp;&mdash; 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 2218 &mdash; Management Consulting as a Career Option.


<strong>Thursday, November 27</strong>&nbsp;&mdash; 5:30 to 7 p.m., TC 1208 &mdash; Optometry Admission Interviews (Standard and MMI).


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<strong>Workshops for Graduate&nbsp;Students and Post-Docs:</strong>


Mitacs: Foundations of Project Management II (2-day workshop)


Monday, November 10 9:00-5:00 TC 2218 and Tuesday, November 11 9:00-5:00 TC 2218.


Secrets for Global Success (Presented by Jean-Marc Hachey) &mdash; Tuesday, November 11 5:00-6:30 TC 2218.


Writing CVs and Cover Letters &mdash; Wednesday, November 12 10:30-12:00 TC 1208.


Interview Skills for Academic Positions &mdash; Thursday, November 13 12:30-2:00 TC 1208.


Careers Beyond Academia &mdash; Wednesday, November 19 10:30-12:00 TC 2218.


Successfully Negotiating Academic Job Offers &mdash; Tuesday, November 25 10:30-12:00 TC 1208.


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<strong><u>UWRC Events</u></strong>


<strong>University of Waterloo recreation events</strong> 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., CPH 4333. Rated #5 top fitness trend in SHAPE magazine 2014. For more info schatten@uwaterloo.ca.


UWRC Book Club &mdash; third Wednesday of the month, 12 noon, LIB 407 &mdash; November 19 &ldquo;The Grass is Singing&rdquo; by Doris Lessing (part of International Week) ; Wednesday, December 17 &ldquo;For Joshua&rdquo; by Richard Wagamese.


Saturday, November 15 &mdash; Warrior hockey vs UQTR hockey (mens) at Columbia Ice Field Arena at 6:30 p.m. - Think Pink Campaign with 100 free tickets available. To reserve tickets rsvp jmmackay@uwaterloo.ca with limit 4/person.


November 17 to 21 &mdash; Waterloo International Week.


Monday, November 17 &mdash; &ldquo;Food: Around the World to Waterloo&rdquo; at the Davis Centre room 1304 from 12 to 1 p.m....part of International Education Week.


Tuesday, November 18 &mdash; Grocery Store Tours with an International Flavour (part of International Education Week): Beechwood Zehrs at 5:30 p.m. ; November 19 at Conestoga Mall Zehrs at 6:30 p.m. and November 25 at Glenridge Zehrs at 5:30 p.m.


Wednesday, November 26 &mdash; &ldquo;Fatigue&rdquo; &mdash; 12 to 1 p.m., Davis Centre, room 1304.


Do you get tired during the day and don&rsquo;t know why? Do you have difficulties getting out of bed in the morning?&nbsp; Hear about the common causes of feeling tired including deficiencies, how glands such as the thyroid and adrenals can affect energy levels and more!


Registration:&nbsp; Email uwrc@uwaterloo.ca to register.


Exchange Board &mdash; a place for uWaterloo/college employees to buy and sell items.


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Survey Questions &mdash; email uwrc@uwaterloo.ca if you are interested in the following (no charge): learning line and circle dances from around the world, lunch and learn on fatigue, and walking the ring road on the weekend.


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<strong><u>Classifieds</u></strong>


<strong>Help Wanted&nbsp;</strong>


<strong>Weekend counsellors and </strong>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.


<strong>Services</strong>


<b>Editing services available: </b>editing papers, theises, journal submissions, grant applications, etc for students and faculty. Fast, affordable, great customer service. Email: info@blossomeditingservices.com or call Samita at 647-876-1089.
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