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Evaluation guide wins plaudits for Career Education Centre

A guide to help campus career centres evaluate the effectiveness of their programming and operations has won praise from the national association representing professionals in the field.

Karen Benzinger, director of the UWindsor Centre for Career Education, was a member of a working group from five Ontario universities that produced Career Centre Evaluation: A Practitioner Guide.

Job postings from Human Resources

The following positions are available through Human Resources.

The following Non Union Administration positions are available to all applicants through Human Resources.

#2012-NU-10 ESL Instructor (Part-time, 24 hours or less) — Temporary/Contract, in the Centre for English Language Development, July 13 to August 27, 2012 (two positions)
The following posting closes Thursday, July 5, 2012.

Career information brief points to jobs of tomorrow

A report by Workforce WindsorEssex identifies nine promising sectors of the economy projected to experience growth in the local area over the next three to five years.

The April Career Information Brief, published by the Centre for Career Education, explores five of these sectors:

  • agriculture
  • creative industries
  • construction
  • education
  • health sciences

and suggests employment opportunities for students to consider.

Work-study positions to join myCareer system

Campus employers hoping to submit job proposals for the 2012 work-study program will see changes in the process, but participating students should experience no difference.

The program funds part-time employment for students demonstrating genuine financial need – generally at no cost to campus employers.

Students apply through the “awards search” on the Student Information System or myUWindsor portal; the Student Awards and Financial Aid office determines their eligibility. The student application and approval process will remain unchanged.

Application deadline approaching for Volunteer Internship Program

UWindsor students who want to enhance their resumes with a professional and rewarding experience should consider the Centre for Career Education’s Volunteer Internship Program (VIP). The application deadline is November 15 to participate in the Winter 2012 term.

Participants contribute 40 hours of volunteer work in a local non-profit organization and attend career development workshops and activities. In exchange, they get work-related experience, networking opportunities, and recognition on their academic transcripts.

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