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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 15

Graduating? Join this session to learn the facts on securing a job after graduation, plus what Alumni Relations can do for you! 11:30 a.m., AL 116 and July 16 at 4:30 p.m., AL 116. uwaterloo.ca/career-action

Friday, July 18 – 20

Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival — various times. For info patti.brooks@waterloo.ca or 519-885-1921.

September

Rotunda Gallery call for 2015 exhibition proposals in the visual arts. Deadline September 11 at 4 p.m. For info www.kitchener.ca/rotundagallery or Kitchener City Hall, 200 King Street, W., Kitchener.

Ongoing Events

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. Marks Church, 825 King Street, W., Kitchener (basement).

TUESDAYS

Scottish Country Dancing — Try something completely different this summer! Tuesday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. at Historic St. Paul’s Church, 137 Queen Street S., Kitchener. No partner required. Traditional jigs, reels and strathspreysin group dancing. For more info www.rscds.kitchener.on.ca.

Announcements

ATTENTION, ladies! FASTBALL players WANTED! KW -based recreational women’s league is looking for players for the 2014 season. Part-time players welcome! Visit www.kwladiesfastball.com for league and contact info.

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.

University Green Guide was released this past September! Available in the SLC and Waterloo Residences’ Front Desks, online on the SEED website and likely soon on the UW Sustainability website. SEED: https://uwaterloo.ca/school-environment-enterprise-development/.

UWRC Events

Wednesday, July 16 — The Night Shift: Real Life in the Heart of the ER by Dr. Brian Goldman.

Centre for Career Action Workshops

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

Make Networking Count 

NOTE:  The Work Search workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop. Part I Monday, July 14 10:30-12:00 TC 1208. Part II Monday, July 21 10:30-12:00 TC 1208.

Information Session for Graduating Students — Tuesday, July 15 11:30-12:20 TBD. Wednesday, July 16 4:30-5:20 TBD.

Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)

NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Part I Wednesday, July 16 10:30-12:00 TC 1214. Part II Wednesday, July 23 10:30-12:30 TC 1214.

Are you LinkedIn? Learning the Basics — NOTE: This workshop is intended for students who have limited experience with LinkedIn.

Wednesday, July 16 1:30-3:00 TC 1208.

Career Interest Assessment (Strong Interest Inventory)

NOTE: There is a 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 online assessment must be completed at least two business days prior to the workshop. Thursday, July 17 10:30-12:00 TC 1214.

Getting a U.S. Work Permit —Thursday, July 17 12:00-1:00 TC 1208.

Interview Skills: Preparing for Questions — NOTE:  The Interview Skills workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop. Thursday, July 17 2:30-4:00 TC 1208.

Medical School Applications —July 17 5:30-8:00 TC 1208.

Successfully Negotiating Job Offers — NOTE: This workshop is geared to graduating students. Tuesday, July 22 10:30-12:00 TC 1208.

Interview Skills: Proving Your Skills — NOTE:  The Interview Skills workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop. Thursday, July 24 2:30-4:30 TC 1208.

Work Search Strategies —NOTE:  The Work Search workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop. Tuesday, July 29 2:30-4:00 TC 1208.

Workshops for graduate students and post-docs

Mitacs: Foundations of Project Management 1 (two-day workshop). Please register at www.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on “events and workshops.” Wednesday, July 16 9:00-5:00 TC 2218. Thursday, July 17 9:00-5:00 TC 2218.

Volunteering

The Meals on Wheels program has found a new home and is looking for the community’s support to make the dream of operating their own kitchen a reality. If you are interested in helping CSC build its new kitchen, whether through volunteering your time and skills or by making a financial contribution, please contact Rosalind at 519-772-8787 x 225 or rosalindh@communitysupportconnections.org.

Classifieds – Help Wanted

Weekend councillors 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.

Classifieds – Housing

One to five bedrooms September leases available for students. Located at 333 King Street, minutes from UW! Luxe buildings are safe, student friendly, and full of amenities. $599 to $690/room. Call 519-279-6700.