Career Workshops

Career related workshops are free for all UWindsor students and alumni throughout each term. All workshops are 1 hour and 15 minutes or less. 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. When space permits, walk-ins are welcome too.

Unless otherwise specified, all workshops are located in JEC 100 (Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre). 

Download a print version of our Summer 2018 workshop schedule (PDF format).

In-Person Offerings

PREPARING FOR THE ENGINEERING FAIR

This is your first impression to an employer. Find out what to bring, what to wear, and how to present yourself in a professional manner.

  • Fri. MAY 25, 11:30am - 12:30pm (CEI 2100)
  • Wed. MAY 29, 11:15am - 12:15pm (Odette 110)

RESUME 101

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

  • Tues. MAY 8, 10:00AM (Dillon 351)
  • Fri. MAY 25, 11:30AM
  • Mon. JUNE 4, 1:00PM
  • Thurs. JUNE 21, 10:00AM
  • Fri. JULY 6, 11:30AM
  • Thurs. JULY 18, 1:00PM
  • Wed. AUGUST 1, 2:30PM
  • Tues. AUGUST 21, 2:30PM

SKILLS STATEMENTS AND COVER LETTER CREATION LAB

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

  • Thurs. MAY 10, 11:30AM
  • Tues. MAY 22, 10:00AM
  • Tues. JUNE 12, 2:30PM
  • Fri. JUNE 29, 2:30PM
  • Mon. JULY 16, 10:00AM
  • Wed. AUGUST 15, 1:00PM

INTERVIEW SKILLS

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

  • Wed. MAY 9, 2:30PM
  • Thurs. MAY 24, 10:00AM
  • Wed. JUNE 6, 11:30AM
  • Tues. JUNE 19, 10:00AM
  • Thurs. JULY 12, 2:30PM
  • Tues. AUGUST 28, 11:30AM

JOB SEARCH TIPS

Discover effective ways to market yourself and search for employment.

  • Thurs. MAY 17, 1:00PM
  • Mon. MAY 28, 2:30PM
  • Fri. JUNE 15, 11:30PM
  • Wed. JUNE 27, 2:30PM
  • Wed. JULY 4, 1:00PM
  • Fri. AUGUST 17, 10:00AM

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.

  • Wed. MAY 16, 2:30PM (Dillion 351)
  • Thurs. MAY 31, 10:00AM
  • Fri. JUNE 22, 1:00PM
  • Thurs. JULY 26, 2:30PM
  • Wed. AUGUST 22, 10:00AM

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.

  • No dates available as of now

CAREER INTEREST ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP

Preregistration Required. Open to students in FAHSS, Sciences, and HK. Complete the most widely used career interest assessment to gain insight into your interests and match them with occupations and educational options in this interactive workshop. Explore nearly 300 occupations using the Strong Interest Inventory® with the guidance of a career advisor.

  • Fri. MAY 18, 2:30PM
  • Thurs. JUNE 7, 1:00PM
  • Tues. JULY 10, 10:00AM (Dillion 351)
  • Mon. AUGUST 13, 10:00AM

​CANADIAN WORKPLACE EXPECTATIONS 

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

  • Fri. MAY 11, 1:00PM
  • Wed. JULY 18, 1:00PM

RESUME 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.

  • Fri. MAY 11, 2:30PM
  • Thurs. AUGUST 30, 10:00AM

RESUME VS CV

  • Wed. JUNE 20, 12:00PM
  • Thurs. AUGUST 9, 12:00PM

WHAT CAREERS CAN I DO WITH A GRADUATE DEGREE

  • Mon. MAY 14, 12:00PM
  • Wed. JULY 25, 12:00PM

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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