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Upcoming Events:

March 2016

Cambridge Centre for the Arts spring programs for all ages. www.cambridgecentreforthearts.ca or 519-740-4681, ext 4376.

Wednesday, March 2

Conrad Grebel Music Noon Hour Concerts at Conrad Grebel Chapel at 12:30 p.m., free admission. “Afternoon’s Night Music” For info 519-885-0220, ext 24226 or music@uwaterloo.ca.

Sunday, March 6

“The Music of Sir James MacMillan at 3 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener. For info/tickets visit grebel.ca/sawatsky.

Wednesday, March 9

Conrad Grebel Music Noon Hour Concerts at Conrad Grebel Chapel at 12:30 p.m., free admission. “Stealth in Concert” For info 519-885-0220, ext 24226 or music@uwaterloo.ca.

Saturday, March 12

MATES invites you to the Chilly Dog Run! The event promotes mental health, and consists of a 5K walk/run, chilli lunch, guest speaker, and a raffle. Check our facebook (UWMATES) to pre-register and for more details! 

Wednesday, March 16

“#Upstart16 runs March 16 to 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Theatre of the Arts.  For tickets/info, twitter: @UWTheatrePerf#upstart16 ; facebook: UWTheatrePerf ; UW Department of Drama and Speech Communication. Tickets also available the door.

Friday, March 18

Conrad Grebel Music Noon Hour Concerts at Conrad Grebel Chapel at 12:30 p.m., free admission. “Hayden String Concerto, Attacca Quartet” For info 519-885-0220, ext 24226 or music@uwaterloo.ca.

Wednesday, March 23

Conrad Grebel Music Noon Hour Concerts at Conrad Grebel Chapel at 12:30 p.m., free admission. “Immortal Beloved: Colin Ainsworth, tenor and William Aide, piano” For info 519-885-0220, ext 24226 or music@uwaterloo.ca.

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.

 

Volunteers:

YOUR student newspaper needs volunteers. Visit us at MC 2036…see ya soon!


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. and Wednesdays 12 to 1 p.m., CPH 3607. 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.


Announcements:

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.

Centre for career action workshops: 

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

Wednesday, March 2

Professional School Interviews (Standard) — 5:30 to 7 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Thursday, March 3

Panel: Alternative Academic Careers — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

Friday, March 4

Interviews: Proving Your Skills — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Saturday, March 5

Further Education Boot Camp: Thinking About Pharmacy? 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., TC 2218.

Thinking About Rehab Sciences? 1 to 2:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Thinking About a Health-Related Career? 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

Volunteer for Your Career — 4 to 5:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Thinking About Med School? 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Thinking About Optometry? 4 to 5:30 p.m., TC 1208.

Admission Test Prep — Think Like a Test Taker (Princeton Review) 2:30-4 p.m., TC 1208.

MCAT (Princeton Review) 4 to 5:30 p.m., TC 1112.

Monday, March 7

Translating Academic Experience to Industry — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1208.

Tuesday, March 8

Make Networking Count — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Resume Tips: Thinking Like an Employer — 2 to 3:30 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 (MMI) — 5:30 to 7 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Wednesday, March 9

Interviews: Preparing for Questions ­— 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 Skills — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

Guest speakers: Senior Co-op Student Panel: Strategies for Success — experienced co-op students share their job search and work term experience. 5:30 to 7 p.m., TC 2218.

Thursday, March 10

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

Legal Studies Volunteer Panel — 6 to 7:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Friday, March 11

Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) — Part 1, TC 1112, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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 results to explore potential careers. 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 MBTI assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least two business days prior to the workshop.

Monday, March 14

Professional School Interviews (Standard & MMI) Q&A — 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., TC 1112. Drop in anytime during the hour.

Tuesday, March 15

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

Guest speakers: Management Consulting as a Career Option with Jac van Beek, CEO of Canadian Association of Management Consultants. 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

Multiple-Mini Interview (MMI) Practice Session — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., TC 1214. Note: registration is limited. To be eligible for this session you must attend “Professional School Interviews (MMI) or a Professional School Mock Interview prior to the session.

Wednesday, March 16

Career Interest Assessment (Strong Interest Inventory) — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1112. 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.

Thursday, March 17

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

Resumes for Graduate Students — 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. This workshop is for grad students and post docs.

Friday, March 18

Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) — Part 2, TC 1112, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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 results to explore potential careers. 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 MBTI assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least two business days prior to the workshop.

Wednesday, March 23

Professional School Health Programs Q&A — 5 to 6 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequesite for this workshop. See chart website at the top of this section for details.

 

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