Campus Bulletin

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Announcements:

KW Poppy Fund Committee THANKS YOU, the UW community, for your 2015 contributions of $4,659.35….as the declaration states, “We Will Remember Them.” For further info, contact Mary Anne at m_jantzi@rogers.com.

Creative job seekers 15-30 are invited to learn about placements and opportunities in STEM and digital media. Work with an employment counsellor and job development team to secure placements shaped around your interests, strengths and skills. Visit theworkingcentre.org.

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.

UW RC 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 Tuesday 5 to 6 p.m. at CPH 4333 and Wednesdays 12:05 to 12:50 p.m., CPH 3602. Rated #5 top fitness trend in SHAPE magazine 2014. For more info schatten@uwaterloo.ca.

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

Put this on your calendar:

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. Mark’s Church, 825 King St. W., Kitchener (basement).

TUESDAYS

French Speaking Club —  ­presented by Les Toastmasters Volubiles from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Kitchener City Hall, Suite Heritage, 200 King Street, W., Kitchener. For info jphilippe1111@gmail.com or 226-808-5132.

Upcoming events: 

Wednesday, January 27

Conrad Grebel Music Noon Hour Concerts at Conrad Grebel Chapel at 12:30 p.m., free admission. “Sounds Like Canada,” Everett Hopfner, piano. For info 519-885-0220, ext 24226 or music@uwaterloo.ca.

K-W Chamber Music Society presents ‘‘Mozart’s Birthday with Trio Plus…” at 8 p.m., KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young Street, W., Waterloo. For tickets/info: 519-886-1673 or WordsWorth Books or UW Box Office or www.ticketscene.ca/kwcms.

Saturday, January 30

Give life by donating stem cells, in the name of Nishka. Nishka is a 9 year-old who was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia and requires a stem cell transplant, due to her family has no match. Please join us and register to be a match at Sai Bhakti Dham, 52 McIntyre Place, Unit A, Kitchener, from 4 to 7 p.m. For more info visit blood.ca.

K-W Chamber Music Society presents ‘‘Andre LaPlante, piano” at 8 p.m., KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young Street, W., Waterloo. For tickets/info: 519-886-1673 or WordsWorth Books or UW Box Office or www.ticketscene.ca/kwcms.

Wednesday, February 3

Conrad Grebel Music Noon Hour Concerts at Conrad Grebel Chapel at 12:30 p.m., free admission. “Music of the Future,” Eric Ross, theremin and Mary Ross, video art. For info 519-885-0220, ext 24226 or music@uwaterloo.ca.

Saturday, February 6

Curling Bonspiel 2016 presented by Bereaved Families of Ontario. Volunteers are needed. Please contact jaime@bfomidwest.org or 519-603-0196 for more info.

Wednesday, February 10

Conrad Grebel Music Noon Hour Concerts at Conrad Grebel Chapel at 12:30 p.m., free admission. “Straight, No Chaser,” Michael Wood Trio. For info 519-885-0220, ext 24226 or music@uwaterloo.ca.

Volunteers: 

YOUR student newspaper needs volunteers. Visit us at Student Life Centre, room 1116 or email editor@uwimprint.ca.

Centre For Career Action Workshops:

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

Wednesday, January 27

It’s All about Your Skills — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1112.

Work Search Strategies — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Mitacs: Foundations of Project Management I (2 day workshop) — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., TC 2218. Note: please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on “The Workshops.” These workshops are for grad students and post docs.

Thursday, January 28

Career Interest Assessment (Strong Interest Inventory) — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1113. 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 two business days prior to the workshop.

Translating Academic Experience to Industry — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1208. Note: this workshop is for grad students and post docs.

Friday, January 29

Resume Tips: Thinking Like an Employer — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details. 

Interviews: Proving Your Sills — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Monday, February 1

Making Job Fair Work For You —get tips forhaving a sucessful experience at the February 3 Job Fair — 2:30-3:30 p.m., TC 1208.

Tuesday, February 2

Interviews: Preparing for Questions — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section.

Business Etiquette and Professionalism — proper etiquette is crucial to a successful job search — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208.

Further Education Information Session (non-traditional career paths) — 5:30 to 7 p.m., TBD.

Thursday, February 4

Explore Your Options in Law — 6 to 7:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Friday, February 5

Are you LinkedIn? Learning the Basics — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: this workshop is intended for students who have limited experience with LinkedIn.

Monday, February 8

It’s All about Your Skills — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1112.

Parallel Career Planning — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 1208. Note: this workshop is for grad students and post docs.

Tuesday, February 9

Personal Statement/Letter of Intent — attend this workshop to create your personal statement/letter of intent for professional/graduate programs — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 1208. Note: read the Personal Statement/Letter of Intent document. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Interviews: Proving Your Sills — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Wednesday, February 10

Work Search Strategies — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Professional School Interviews (Standard & MMI) Q&A—12:30 to 1:30 p.m., TC 1208.

Thursday, February 11

Communication for the Workplace — 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., TC 1208.

 
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