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Upcoming events

Thursday, March 13

Homer Watson & Gallery is happy to invite you to attend “Conserving Cultural Heritage Landscapes” from 12 to 1 p.m. with Leon Bensason, City of Kitchener’s Co-ordinator. For info 519-748-4377 or www.homerwatson.on.ca.

Saturday, March 15

Waterloo Chamber Players present “Stories Untold, a Night of Music and Art,” at K-W Mennonite Church, 15 George Street, Waterloo. For more info 519-208-5508 or waterloocp@gmail.com.

Friday, March 21

Graduating soon? Need to start thinking about paying back your student loans? Please join us for the National Student Loan Centre’s OSAP repayment session at the Student Life Centre, Multi-purpose room. Two sessions from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12 to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, March 25

University of Waterloo Midnight Sun solar rayce car team wants to see you at the Student Life Centre, Great Hall to celebrate the launch of our crowd-funding project. Food—games—music! We will be there all day!

Friday, March 28 

UN International Day for the  elimination of racial discrimination. For all info on day and evening events, go to www.crosscultures.ca.

Friday, March 28-31

EXPLORE the riveting world and culture of entrepreneurship; EXPERIENCE ambition and passion among participating delegates; ENGAGE in an intensive two-day case competition featuring real life start-ups. Apply to UW Apprentice Competition today at www.uwapprentice.com.

Saturday, April 5

Come taste the tradition from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the 50th anniversary of the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival. For more info www.elmiramaplesyrup.com.

Announcements

C.L.O.U.D. Projects at UW — get involved in a sustainable development project in developing communities around the world! Join The New World Community and travel to Kenya, Haiti, or the Dominican Republic. Visit www.thenwc.com/cloud_projects/cloud_on_campus or email Waterloo@thenwc.com for more details!

Are you interested in putting your UX skills into practice? Join us for an unforgettable experience and a chance to win awards totalling $20,000. For more info and to register visit UWaterloo Stratford campus home page.

Church of Scientology of Cambridge presents a free public information centre with over 500 films such as, effective study skills ; communication in social life and business and more. Open Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. ; Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1305 Bishop Street, N., Cambridge.

CENTRE FOR CAREER ACTION WORKSHOPS

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

Saturday, March 8 — Further Education Boot Camp — 3:30 to 5 p.m., TC 2218.

Thinking About Rehab Sciences? — 5 to 6:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Thinking About Med School? Perspectives of a Waterloo Grad — 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., TC 2218.

General Application — 2 to 3:30 p.m., TC 2218 and/or 5 to 6:30 p.m., TC 1112.

Marketing Volunteer Experiences Effectively — 3:30 to 5 p.m., TC 1208.

Admission Test Prep — GRE Princeton Review Strategy Session, 8:30 to 10 a.m., TC 1208 ; GMAT Princeton Review Strategy Session, 10 to 1130 a.m., TC 1112 ; All About the PCAT (presented by Kaplan) 12:30 to 2 p.m., TC 1112 ; Preparing for LSAT, 2 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1208 ; All About OAT, 2 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1112 ; All About MCAT, 5 to 6:30 p.m., TC 1208.

Thinking About an MBA — 8:30 to 10 a.m., TC 2218.

Thinking About Teaching? — 8:30 to 10 a.m., TC 1112.

Thinking About Pharmacy? — 10 to 11:30 a.m., TC 2218.

Thinking About Grad Studies? — 10 to 11:30 a.m., TC 1208 ; 3:30 to 5 p.m., TC 1112.

Thinking About Optometry? — 12:30 to 2 p.m., TC 2218.

Thinking About Law? — 12:30 to 2 p.m., TC 1208.

Monday, March 10 — Interview Skills: Preparing for Questions — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see website info at the beginning of this section.

Skills of Business Etiquette — 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., TC 2218. Note: please register at www.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on “seminars & workshops.”

Tuesday, March 11 — Successfully Negotiating Job Offers — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: this workshop is geared towards graduating students.

The “Who Am I?” Self-assessment Game — 1:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

Wednesday, March 12 — Are You LinkedIn? Learning the Basics — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC2218. Note: this workshop is intended for students who have limited experience with  LinkedIn.

Professional School Interviews (Standard and MMI) — 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see website info at the beginning of this section.

Interview Skills for Academic Positions — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 2218.

Thursday, March 13 — Interview Skills: Selling Your Skills — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 2218. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see website info at the beginning of this section. 

Senior Co-op Student Panel: Strategies for Success — 5:30 to 7 p.m., TC 2218.

Writing CVs and Cover Letters — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208.

Tuesday, March 18 — Get Started on Your Grad Applications — 3 to 4:30 p.m., TC 1208.

Classifieds

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.

FOR SALE: PHD uniform regalia in excellent condition. Cap, hood and gown. Men’s large to XL. New $700 ; asking “best offer.” Email dvich40@hotmail.com or 905-892-0020.

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