Accessible Career Exploration

Event

Accessible Career Exploration - Your CV and Cover Letter
Wednesday 20 February, 2pm – 3pm
MS-74: TLS Classroom, 3415 McTavish Street, Montreal, Quebec

Your C.V. and cover letter are crucial documents in that they usually determine whether or not you will be invited for an interview. As such, they must showcase your skills and accomplishments. Therefore it is extremely important to tailor your C.V. and cover letter to the position you are targeting so employers know how your skills meet their needs.

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and cover letter in order to compose a customized application that highlights your relevant skills to an employer.

By attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
  • Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
  • Articulate your skills and accomplishments within your CV and cover letter

Jesse McClintock will be facilitating this session. He is the CaPS designated advisor for students with disabilities.

Register through myInvolvement to secure your space!


Accessible Career Exploration – Interviewing and Networking
Wednesday 13 March, 2pm – 3pm
HSSL - M3-37A: McLennan Library Building, 3rd floor 3459 McTavish Street, Montreal, Quebec

Persuade your potential employer that you are the candidate they want! This workshop will help you to develop the skills you need to network and / or deliver a successful interview as we’ll cover strategies for highlighting your strengths and communicating your enthusiasm for the job.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Prepare prior to an interview and know what constitutes post interview etiquette
  • Develop strategies for communicating their skills and experiences in an interview
  • Respond to common interview questions and whether / when to disclose disability

Jesse McClintock will be facilitating this session. He is the CaPS designated advisor for students with disabilities.

Register through myInvolvement to secure your space!


Accessible Career Exploration – CV & Advising Drop in Sessions
Wednesday 27 February, 2pm – 4pm
Monday 18 March, 2pm – 4pm
Wednesday 3 April, 2pm – 4pm
Wednesday 24 April, 2pm – 4pm
OSD: 1010 Sherbrooke St West, Room 410, 4th Floor, Montreal, Quebec

You can use the CV and Advising Drop-in session to ask Jesse McClintock, (the CaPS designated advisor for students with disabilities), a brief question or to have a quick look over your CV or cover letter. You may also use this time as a preliminary meeting to help you start setting your future goals.

To book a drop in appointment, call the OSD: 514 398 6009 or come in person to the OSD’s Front Desk. Please note that these are on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Accessible Career Exploration - Career Development Fair for Students with Disabilities
Thursday 21 March, 12pm – 4pm
GM-340 Guy-De Maisonneuve Building, 1550 de Maisonneuve West Sir George Williams Campus, Montreal, Quebec

Connect with employers, learn about career opportunities and gather pertinent information for your job search.

This Career Fair is exclusively for students and graduates living with a disability and will feature employers committed to a representative workforce, as well as service providers with information on employment resources and support. (Sponsored by the Concordia Career and Planning Services and Concordia Access Centre for Students with Disabilities.)

Register through myInvolvement to secure your space!