Career Planning Service (CaPS)

16Aug2017
to
20Sep2017

All Cont. Studies students who want to participate in the Accounting Recruitment must be registered with CaPS for the Fall 2017 session by paying the $70 CaPS fee plus applicable taxes in person at the CaPS office (Brown Bldg, 3600 McTavish St., Room 2200) in order to participate in the September campaign. The CaPS fee entitles you to all activities, workshops and specialized programs provided by CaPS.

Classified as: Accounting, cpa, Recruitment, ca program
21Sep201710:00
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11:30

Attending career fairs can be a key component of a job search strategy. Having a plan in place will help you make the most of your career fair experience. This workshop will help you determine how to prepare beforehand and provide concrete tips on interacting with recruiters. We'll also cover what to do after the fair so that you can turn your conversations into lasting contacts.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Understand the steps to take prior to attending a career fair

Classified as: CaPS Workshop
26Sep201710:00
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14:00

McGill University's Career Planning Service (CaPS) and the Bieler Family Internship o­ffice proudly invite you to McGill University's Macdonald Campus Career Fair

 

This fair is targeted to organizations in the following industry sectors:

Classified as: Macdonald Campus Career Fair
28Sep201710:00
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11:00

Interested in Data Science careers? Want to know more about analytical job opportunities and how your quantitative skills can get you there?
Come to this talk by Marie-Christine Doucas, M.Sc. Statistics and Oscar Quijano Xacur, M.Sc. Mathematics from TD Insurance and learn more about the career and their new internship programs!


RSVP through myFuture

Classified as: data science, jobs, networking
5Sep2017
to
29Sep2017

What allows you to speak face-to-face with an advisor without an appointment provides you with answers to all your questions and travels around campus? It’s CaPS’ C-Lounge.

Classified as: networking, advising, resume, jobs
3Oct201710:00
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11:30

What does it mean to behave "professionally"? Understanding expectations around behavior, dress, and etiquette in situations such as interviews, business lunches, and your first day on the job is an important tool for success. This workshop will identify common etiquette mistakes in key situations during the hiring process and after you've secured the job. We'll also provide concrete tips on dress, body language, and behavior so that you project the best possible impression of yourself.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:

Classified as: CaPS Workshop
16Oct201714:00
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15:30

We will discuss what to do before, during and after a job interview. Find out what is involved in interview preparation, what kinds of questions to anticipate, how to construct answers highlighting your relevant skills and experiences, how to communicate effectively (verbal and non-verbal), and what to do after the interview.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Understand the importance of, and define what is involved in, thorough interview preparation.
2) Develop strategies for communicating your skills and experiences in an interview

Classified as: CaPS Workshop
19Oct201710:00
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11:30

Looking for a job or internship? Start here! This popular workshop provides an overview of key job-search strategies, followed by an in-depth look at networking as the most effective job search approach. As many people are reluctant to network, the workshop will examine why networking works, and discuss how to talk to strangers and overcome networking discomfort.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Develop a job search strategy that includes effective networking
2) Identify ways to expand their current network

Classified as: CaPS Workshop
24Oct201710:00
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11:30

For Non-thesis MSc: IWRM, IFB, Env E, Food Safety, Food Science

This talk will help you understand the various elements of a CV, and discuss how to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. The talk will also address as well what to do before, during and after a non-academic job interview, including interview preparation, what kinds of questions to anticipate, how to construct answers highlighting your relevant skills and experiences, and how to communicate effectively (verbal and non-verbal).

Classified as: CaPS Workshop
26Oct201710:00
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12:00

Applying to grad school is a big decision, and once your grad school applications are underway, all kinds of questions can come up. This session will give you a comprehensive look at what questions to take into account before applying to grad school so that you can make an informed decision. We'll also cover typical application procedures and the expectations around them, as well as tips and tricks, including how to ask for reference letters and how to find a supervisor.

Classified as: CaPS Workshop

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