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    Upcoming Events: 

    <strong>Wednesday, January 13</strong></p>
    

    K-W Chamber Music Society present ‘‘Women’s Works!” 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.

    Thursday, January 14

    Join the Community Balinese Gamelan Music Ensemble — play music, participate in a satisfying group music-making experience and learn about another culture. Workshop, session 1, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., session 2, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. For info dewa.suparta@uwaterloo.ca or msum@uwaterloo.ca.

    Sunday, January 17

    K-W Chamber Music Society presents ‘‘Warm Winds — The Antero Wind Quintet” 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, January 20

    K-W Chamber Music Society presents ‘‘Paulo Martelli, guitar” 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, 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.

    Announcements:

    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.

    Volunteers: 

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

    Mystery Shoppers wanted — 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.

    Centre for career action: 

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

    Wednesday, January 13

    Rock the Technical Interview — presented by Loblaw Digital (the team building and operating the digital business for Canada’s largest retailer — 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., TC 2218.

    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. 

    Information Session for Graduating Students — 4:30 to 5:20 p.m., TBD.

    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.

    Thursday, January 14

    Information Session for Graduating Students — 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., TBD.

    Professional Programs Career Night: Thinking about Graduate Studies? — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208.

    Thinking About Teaching? — 5 to 5:30 p.m., TC 1113.

    Thinking About an MBA? — 4 to 5:30 p.m., TC 1208.

    Thinking About Law? — 5:30 to 7 p.m., TC 1208.

    Admissions Test Prep

    GRE — 4 to 5:30 p.m., TC 1112

    GMAT — 5:30 to 7 p.m., TC 1112

    LSAT — 7 to 8:30 p.m., TC 1112

    Monday, January 18

    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. 

    Tuesday, January 19

    Volunteer Fair — come out and meet reps from a variety of local agencies to find out about volunteer and internship opportunities of all kinds — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Student Life Centre Great Hall.

    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.

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

    Wednesday, January 20

    Career Exploration and Decision Making — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1112.

    Considering International Work Term Opportunities for Co-op Students — 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1208.

    Thinking About an International Experience? — 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., TC 1208.

    Thursday, January 21

    Law  Student Panel — 6 to 7:30 p.m., TC 2218.

    Parallel Career Planning — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: this workshop is for grad students and post docs.

    Friday, January 22

    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.

    Monday, January 25

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

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

    Tuesday, January 26

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

    Project Management as a Career Option — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208.

    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.

    Mitacs: Foundataions 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.

    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: Foundataions 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.

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