Career Workshops

Career related workshops are offered FREE to all UWindsor students throughout each term. All workshops approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Log into mySuccess with your UWin ID and password to register ahead of time and reserve your spot! Once logged in, go to Career then Career Events. Walk-ins always welcome too.

Download a print version of our Fall  2017 workshop schedule (PDF format)

In-Person Offerings

RESUME 101

Learn how to create powerful resumes that will get noticed by employers.

  • Fri. SEPTEMBER 8, 1:00pm - JEC 100
  • Wed. SEPTEMBER 13, 11:30am - JEC 100
  • Thu. SEPTEMBER 21, 2:30pm - JEC 100
  • Fri. SEPTEMBER 29, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Fri. OCTOBER 6, 1:00pm - JEC 100
  • Wed. OCTOBER 11, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Fri. OCTOBER 20, 11:30am - JEC 100
  • Thu. OCTOBER 26, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Mon. NOVEMBER 6, 11:30am - JEC 100
  • Fri. NOVEMBER 17, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Tue. NOVEMBER 21, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Fri. DECEMBER 1, 9:00am - JEC 100
  • Thu. DECEMBER 7, 1:00pm - JEC 100
  • Fri. DECEMBER 15, 11:30am - JEC 100
  • Wed. DECEMBER 20, 11:30am - JEC 100

SKILLS STATEMENTS AND COVER LETTER CREATION LAB

Learn how to create effective skill statements and cover letters that will communicate your value to employers.

  • Fri. SEPTEMBER 15, 2:30pm - JEC 100
  • Tue. SEPTEMBER 26, 11:30am - JEC 100
  • Tue. OCTOBER 10, 1:00pm - JEC 100
  • Mon. OCTOBER 23, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Thu. NOVEMBER 9, 2:30pm - JEC 100
  • Mon. NOVEMBER 27, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Mon. DECEMBER 4, 1:00pm - JEC 100
  • Tue. DECEMBER 19, 10:00am - JEC 100

INTERVIEW SKILLS THAT GET YOU HIRED 

Learn what steps to take before, during and after an interview to successfully sell yourself to an employer.

  • Thu. SEPTEMBER 14, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Mon. SEPTEMBER 25, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Tue. OCTOBER 3, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Wed. OCTOBER 11, 1:00pm - JEC 100
  • Fri. OCTOBER 27, 1:00pm - JEC 100
  • Mon. NOVEMBER 20, 1:00pm - JEC 100
  • Mon. DECEMBER 11, 10:00am - JEC 100

JOB SEARCH TIPS

Discover effective ways to market yourself and search for employment.

  • Wed. SEPTEMBER 6, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Mon. SEPTEMBER 18, 2:30pm - JEC 100
  • Thu. OCTOBER 12, 2:30pm - JEC 100
  • Wed. OCTOBER 18, 2:30pm - JEC 100
  • Mon. OCTOBER 30, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Tue. NOVEMBER 14, 2:30pm - JEC 100
  • Wed. NOVEMBER 29, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Fri. DECEMBER 8, 2:30pm - JEC 100

USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO LEVERAGE YOUR CAREER

Discover how you can use social media to brand and market yourself, network, and do valuable career research that can give you an advantage.

  • Thu. OCTOBER 12, 10:00am - JEC 100
  • Wed. NOVEMBER 1, 10:00am - JEC 100

PREPARING FOR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL INTERVIEWS

Discuss preparation tips for professional school admission interviews as well as learn strategies to effectively answer questions. This workshop is ideal for students applying to Medical or Dental School, Occupational or Physio Therapy programs or other professional programs where an admission interview is required. Please note this workshop is not designed to prepare you for job interviews.

  • Fri. OCTOBER 6, 9:00am - JEC 100
  • Fri. NOVEMBER 3, 9:00am - JEC 100

FINDING YOUR FIT: CAREER DISCOVERY DAY

A full-day of discussions and self-reflective activities where you will learn methods to achieve a greater understanding of personal interests, values, personality, transferable skills and strengths.

  • Fri. OCTOBER 13, 9:00am-3:00pm - JEC 100
  • Fri. NOVEMBER 24, 9:00am-3:00pm - JEC 100

CONSIDERING FURTHER EDUCATION

his workshop is ideal for undergraduate students in years 1-3 who are not sure if they should continue with additional education after their degree. Learn reasons why to consider further education and why it’s good to plan ahead for many graduate and professional level programs.

  • Wed. SEP. 20, 1:00pm - JEC 100

​CANADIAN WORKPLACE EXPECTATIONS 

Learn about Canadian workplace norms and employer expectations you’ll need to meet to succeed in the workplace.

  • Thurs. SEPTEMBER 7, 2:30pm - JEC 100
  • Wed. NOVEMBER 15, 10:00am - JEC 100 

RESUME & COVER LETTER WRITING FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Learn how to create powerful resumes and cover letters that will get noticed by employers. This workshop includes strategies relevant to international students seeking employment in the Canadian workplace. After this workshop, consider coming back to attend one of our interactive Resume Writing Lab sessions.

  • Thursday August 31, 10:00am - ISC 204

Online Offerings

What is Labour Market Information? This webinar will teach you what labour market information is, why it is important, how to find it, and how to use it to give you an advantage in your career.

InControl: Using LinkedIn to Build your Professional Network 

This two part online workshop will introduce you to how to create a LinkedIn profile (Part 1) and how to use LinkedIn as a networking and job seeking tool (Part 2).

If you would require a transcribed version of the audio for these online workshops, please contact us at careerservices@uwindsor.ca

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