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Upcoming events

May/June

Quilts 2014 Exhibition from Friday, May 2 to Sunday, June 8 at Homer Watson House & Gallery. For more info contact Patricia at 519-748-4377, ext 233 or exhibitions@homerwatson.on.ca.

24th Annual Homer Watson Exhibition: "Streaming Skies" from June 14 to August 17. Opening reception June 15 from 1 to 4 p.m.; artist talk July 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. For info 519-748-4377 or homerwatson.on.ca.

Sunday, June 8

Walk to fight arthritis at the Kitchener Aud, 400 East Avenue, Kitchener from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. We invite you and your family and friends to join the Walk to Fight Arthritis. Register or donate to walktofightarthritis.ca or 519-743-2820, ext 1104.

Thursday, June 12

Lunchtime Lecture by Scott McNichol on “Behind the Scenes: Curating an Exhibition” at Homer Watson House & Gallery from 12 to 1 p.m. For info 519-748-4377 or development@homerwatson.on.ca.

Sunday, June 15

Calling all artists to submit their exhibition proposal submissions by June 15 to Homer Watson House & Gallery, which will showcase the artwork in 2015. For more info exhibitions@homerwatson.on.ca or 519-748-4377, ext 233.

July 22nd

Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival July 18 to 20, various times. For info patti.brooks@waterloo.ca or 519-885-1921.

September

Rotunda Gallery call for 2015 exhibition proposals in the visual arts. Deadline September 11 at 4 p.m. For info www.kitchener.ca/rotundagallery or Kitchener City Hall, 200 King Street, W., Kitchener.

 

Ongoing Events

MONDAYS

BA? MA? MBA? If you’re so smart, why waste time and money? G.A.! Gamblers Anonymous meetings every Monday at 7 p.m., St. Marks Church, 825 King Street, W., Kitchener (basement).

TUESDAYS

Scottish Country Dancing — Try something completely different this summer! Tuesday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. at Historic St. Paul’s Church, 137 Queen Street S., Kitchener. No partner required. Traditional jigs, reels and strathspreysin group dancing. For more info www.rscds.kitchener.on.ca.

 

Centre For Career Action Workshops

Sign up is required for all workshops. Chart info at https://uwaterloo.ca/careeraction/workshop-prerequisite-chart

Monday, June 2

Careers 601 — TC 1208 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Note: workshop for Graduate Students and Post-Doc.

Tuesday, June 3

Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) — Part II — TC 1214 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ; Part I Monday, June 16 from 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1214 ; Part II Monday, June 13 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., TC 1214.  Note: there is a 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 MBTI online. The online assessment must be completed at least two (2) business days prior to the workshop.

Preparing to have Difficult Conversations with Your Supervisor — TC 1208 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Note: academic workshops for Graduate and Post-Doc.

Make Networking Count — Part II — TC 1208 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Note: the Work Search Workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop.

Wednesday, June 4

The “Who Am I?” Self-Assessment Game — TC 1113 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Writing Successful Grant Proposals — TC 1208 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Note: academic workshop for Graduate and Post-Doc.

Thursday, June 5

Career Exploration and Decision Making — TC 1112 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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

Monday, June 9

Thinking About an International Experience? — TC 1208 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Note: the last 30 minutes will focus on co-op-specific programs (Co-op Japan and CANEU), co-op processes and co-op job posting questions.

Tuesday, June 10

Interview Skills for Academic Positions — TC 2218 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Note: academic workshop for Graduate and Post-Doc.

Wednesday, June 11

Social Media, Networking and You — TC 1208 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 12

Thinking About Law? TC 1208 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, June 17 

Career Interest Assessment (Strong Interest Inventory) — TC 1214 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Note: there is a 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 online assessment must be completed at least two (2) business days prior to the workshop.

Wednesday, June 18

General Application — TC 1208 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

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

How to Start Your Own Business — TC 2218 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Note: workshop for Graduate Students and Post-Docs.

Thursday, June 19

Successfully Negotiating Job Offers — TC 1208 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Note: this workshop is geared to graduating students.

 

Classifieds – Help Wanted

Weekend councillors 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.

 

Classifieds – Housing

One to five bedrooms September leases available for students. Located at 333 King Street, minutes from UW! Luxe buildings are safe, student friendly and full of amenities. $599 to $690/room. Call 519-279-6700.

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