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 Winter 2018 workshop schedule (PDF format).

In-Person Offerings

PREPARING FOR THE JOB 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. JANUARY 12, 9:00am (Dillon 351)
  • Wed. JANUARY 17, 1:15pm (Toldo 203)
  • Fri. JANUARY 19, 11:00am (Dillon 351)
  • Tue. JANUARY 23, 5:30pm (Toldo 203)

RESUME 101

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

  • Wed. JANUARY 10, 1:15pm
  • Mon. JANUARY 15, 10:15am
  • Thu. JANUARY 18, 11:45am
  • Tue. JANUARY 23, 4:30pm (Toldo 203)
  • Fri. FEBRUARY 9, 9:00am
  • Thu. FEBRUARY 22, 9:00am
  • Fri. MARCH 2, 1:00pm
  • Tue. MARCH 13, 11:30am (Dillon 351)
  • Mon. MARCH 26, 10:15am (Dillon 351)
  • Wed. APRIL 4, 1:15pm
  • Thu. APRIL 19, 10:00am

SKILLS STATEMENTS AND COVER LETTER CREATION LAB

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

  • Mon. FEBRUARY 12, 10:00am
  • Thu. FEBRUARY 22, 10:30am
  • Mon. MARCH 5, 2:30pm
  • Tue. MARCH 27, 10:00am
  • Fri. APRIL 6, 1:00pm
  • Tue. APRIL 17, 11:30am

INTERVIEW SKILLS

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

  • Fri. JANUARY 26, 2:30pm
  • Mon. FEBRUARY 5, 10:00am
  • Thu. FEBRUARY 22, 1:00pm
  • Tue. FEBRUARY 27, 11:30am
  • Fri. MARCH 9, 10:00am
  • Wed. MARCH 21, 2:30pm
  • Tue. APRIL 10, 1:00pm
  • Fri. APRIL 27, 1:00pm

JOB SEARCH TIPS

Discover effective ways to market yourself and search for employment.

  • Wed. JANUARY 31, 1:00pm
  • Fri. FEBRUARY 16, 2:30pm
  • Thu. FEBRUARY 22, 2:30pm
  • Mon. MARCH 12, 11:30am
  • Thu. APRIL 12, 10:00am
  • Wed. APRIL 25, 11:30am

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. FEBRUARY 7, 11:30am
  • Thu. MARCH 22, 2:30pm

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. JANUARY 19, 2:30pm
  • Fri. FEBRUARY 9, 2:30pm
  • Tue. FEBRUARY 20, 10:00am
  • Fri. MARCH 23, 2:30pm

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.

  • Tue. JANUARY 30, 10:00am
  • Wed. FEBRUARY 14, 11:30pm
  • Thu. MARCH 8, 1:00pm
  • Fri. APRIL 13, 2:30pm (Dillon 351)

​CANADIAN WORKPLACE EXPECTATIONS 

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

  • Wed. FEBRUARY 28, 10:00am
  • Thurs. APRIL 5, 2:30pm

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.

  • Thurs. JANUARY 11, 1:00pm
  • Fri. APRIL 27, 10:00pm

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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