Campus Bulletin, June 1

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Announcements:

Female fastball players WANTED! K-W based women’s recreational league seeking players for the 2016 season. Part-time players welcome, pitchers needed. Visit us at www.kwladiesfastball.com or on Facebook for more information. 

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.

 

Upcoming events:

June 8 — Gamelan Ensemble Concert: An evening of Balinese music. 7:30 p.m. at the UW Theatre of the Arts. Free admission. 

June (all month) — June to September — Thursday Nights UpTown from 5 to 8 p.m. For more info visit us at www.uptownwaterloo.ca.

July 15 to 17 ­­­­— SunLife Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival. For more info visit us at www.uptownwaterloo.ca.

August 25 to 28 — Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival. For more info visit us at www.uptownwaterloo.ca.

 

Centre for career action workshops:

Chart info at https://uwaterloo.ca/careeraction/workshop-prerequisite-chart.

Thursday, June 2

It’s All About Your Skills — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1113 Note: sign up is required.

Tuesday, June 7

Interviews: Preparing for Questions — 12:30 to 2 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart on website for details.

Career Exploration & Decision Making — 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., TC 1112: sign up required two days in advance.

Wednesday, June 8

Business Etiquette & Professionalism — 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 1208. Note: sign up required.

Thursday, June 9

Work Search Strategies — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: sign up required.

Monday, June 13

Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator). A two session workshop — TC 1214 — Part 1, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 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.

Working Effectively in Another Culture — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208. Note: sign up required.

Tuesday, June 14

Interviews: Proving Your Skills — 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., TC 1112. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart on website for details.

Wednesday, June 15

Volunteer: Launching Your Career — 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1208. Note: sign up required.

Thursday, June 16

Career Interest Assessment (Strong Interest Inventory) — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1214. 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.

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

Monday, June 20

Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator). This is a two session workshop — TC 1214 — Part II, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 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.

Tuesday, June 21

Project Management as a Career Option — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: sign up is required.

Wednesday, June 22

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

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

Thursday, June 23

Resume Tips: Thinking Like an Employer ­— 12:30 to 2 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart info on website.

Tuesday, June 28

Work Search Strategies — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: sign up required.

Wednesday, June 29

Make Networking Count — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208.

GUEST SPEAKERS

Monday, June 20

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

Tuesday, June 21

Management Consulting as a Career Option — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

 

Imprint jobs:

Note: Orientation editor and sales associate are full-time, temporary positions and are still waiting on funding approval from Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ). Requirements are as follows: between 15 and 30 years old, registered as full-time student in previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in next academic year, Canadian citizen or permanent resident, legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with legislation.

Sales Assistant (Work Study):

Responsibilities include assisting the Advertising/Production Manager with marketing sales in Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and Stratford for print advertisements in Imprint; design and layout of advertisements and updating databases. Familiarity with Salesforce is an asset. Must have excellent people and organization skills and self motivation. Email ads@uwimprint.ca

Orientation Editor (CSJ):

Assist in all stages of production of orientation issue, which welcomes first-year students to UW. Plan, co-ordinate, edit, design/layout the newspaper. Duties include writing, photography, organizing story lists for volunteers. Creative, detail-oriented, and strong communication skills mandatory. Start date and pay pending funding. Email editor@uwimprint.ca

Sales Associate (CSJ):

Assist the advertising/production manager with cold-call sales/marketing in Kitchener, Cambridge, and Stratford for newspaper advertisements in Imprint. Update/create client database(s), design and layout. Must have valid license and reliable vehicle. Excellent people and organization skills, self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision, sales/marketing experience, computer savvy, desktop publishing with Adobe and Microsoft, PC and Mac friendly. Start date and pay pending funding. Email ads@uwimprint.ca