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Student-led Weekly Drop-in Programming

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Career Education and Planning Sessions

Join Vic's Career Educator and Advisor for informative sessions on a wide range of career-related topics. 

January 22: Thinking Forward: Rising Inequity

Thinking Forward: Rising Inequity

  • Friday, January 22 from 12 to 1:15 p.m.
  • This session will focus on rising inequity and will be co-hosted with a Vic student. The emergence of Black Lives Matter as a worldwide movement highlights the need for governments and communities to dismantle systemic racism and establish anti-oppressive practices. Inequity persists in many other areas as well, including income, educational background, gender and sexual identity. Join this session and learn how you can fight against injustice as you enter the workforce.
Register for Thinking Forward: Rising Inequity
January 26: Thinking Forward: Environmental Sustainability

Thinking Forward: Environmental Sustainability

  • Tuesday, January 26 from 4 to 5:15 p.m.
  • This session will focus on environmental sustainability and will be co-hosted with a Vic student. We will discuss the impacts of climate change and resource scarcity within the environmental sector and beyond. Alternative energy sources, and the opportunities they provide to students to help shape how we live and work, will also be discussed. 
Register for Thinking Forward: Environmental Sustainability
February 2: Getting Research Experience: Finding Opportunities and Networking with Professors

Getting Research Experience: Finding Opportunities and Networking with Professors

  • Tuesday, February 2 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. 
  • Unsure how to gain research experience during the pandemic? Join Dr. Shaun Ross, Vic faculty member, as he breaks down how you can discover research opportunities, research funding, and how to connect with professors.
Register for Getting Research Experience
February 4: Peer Review Sessions for Resumes and Cover Letters

Peer Review Sessions for Resumès and Cover Letters

  • Thursday, February 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. 
  • Want peer feedback on your resumè and/or cover letter? This facilitated session offers tips from different perspectives, including Vic's Career Advisor and Educator! Please have your documents ready for sharing at this session.
Register for Peer Review Sessions for Resumes and Cover Letters
February 8: Building and Expanding your Network

Building and Expanding your Network

  • Monday, February 8 from 12 to 1 p.m.
  • Networking is vital if you want to access professional opportunities and discover career paths, but talking to professionals and alumni can sometimes be scary. Have no fear! In this session, you'll learn what to say and how to connect so you can build a network that supports you and your career aspirations.
Register for Building and Expanding your Network
February 12: Peer Review Sessions for Resumes and Cover Letters

Peer Review Sessions for Resumès and Cover Letters

  • Friday, February 12 from 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Want peer feedback on your resumè and/or cover letter? This facilitated session offers tips from different perspectives, including Vic's Career Advisor and Educator! Please be ready to have your documents ready for sharing at this session.
Register for Peer Review Sessions for Resumes and Cover Letters
February 16, 18 and 19: Job Application Boot Camp

Job Application Boot Camp Cohort

  • Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, February 16, 18 and 19
  • Are you thinking about applying for a job or internship? In this series of three workshops, learn how to analyze job postings, create an effective resumè, and write a compelling cover letter. Make sure to bring your documents from previous or current applications, as you’ll be engaged in peer review sessions!
Register for Job Application Boot Camp
February 17: LinkedIn Boot Camp: Writing your Profile

LinkedIn Boot Camp: Writing your Profile

  • Wednesday, February 17 from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Wondering how you can network with professionals from the comfort of your home? This is where LinkedIn comes in! In this session, learn how you can create an awesome LinkedIn profile to showcase your skills and experience, and start writing content that you can put on your profile. Check out our other LinkedIn session on February 24 to learn how to connect and engage your network.
Register for LinkedIn Boot Camp: Writing your Profile
February 23: Summer Job Searching

Summer Job Searching

  • Tuesday, February 23 from 12 to 1 p.m.
  •  Although summer is a bit far away, it’s never too early to think about warmer weather and what your plans will be! Learn about the various ways you can start preparing and looking for summer jobs, whether it be work-study, research, internships, part-time, full-time, or volunteer opportunities.
Register for Summer Job Searching
February 24: LinkedIn Boot Camp: Engaging with Others

LinkedIn Boot Camp: Engaging with Others

  • Wednesday, February 24 from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Are you on LinkedIn but aren't quite sure what to do with it? In this session, learn how you can use LinkedIn to advance your career, from networking and conducting research, to applying for jobs. Have your LinkedIn profile nearby, as you’ll be asked to look at the various features and start crafting messages to send to others.
Register for LinkedIn Boot Camp: Engaging with Others
March 1: Peer Review Sessions for Resumes and Cover Letters

Peer Review Sessions for Resumès and Cover Letters

  • Monday, March 1 from 4 to 5:00 p.m. 
  • Want peer feedback on your resumè and/or cover letter? This facilitated session offers tips from different perspectives, including Vic's Career Advisor and Educator! Please be ready to have your documents ready for sharing at this session.
Register through Career Advising Booking Calendar
March 5: Back to Basics: Interview Skills

Back to Basics: Interview Skills

  • Friday, March 5 from 9 to 10:00 a.m.
  • Everyone has to go through interviews to get a job, so learn some insights to help you! In this session, understand how you can best prepare for an interview, how to present a strong and compelling case for yourself, and what to do after the interview is over. There will also be opportunities to start practicing your interview skills with your peers, as well as learning some key resources available to you.
Register for Back to Basics: Interview Skills
March 16: Promoting your University Experience to Employers

Promoting your University Experience to Employers

  • Tuesday, March 16 from 4 to 5:00 p.m.
  • As we’re getting close to the end of the semester, you may have been engaged in a number of on-campus experiences. Led by Vic’s Career Advisor and Educator and Campus Life Coordinator, learn how you can share your on-campus experiences by telling stories and identifying skills that will resonate with future employers.
Register for Promoting your University Experience to Employers
March 17: Peer Review Sessions for Resumes and Cover Letters

Peer Review Sessions for Resumès and Cover Letters

  • Wednesday, March 17 from 9 to 10:00 a.m. 
  • Want peer feedback on your resumè and/or cover letter? This facilitated session offers tips from different perspectives, including Vic's Career Advisor and Educator! Please be ready to have your documents ready for sharing at this session.
Sign up through Career Advising Booking Calendar
March 24: What Next? Preparing for the Summer

What Next? Preparing for the Summer

  • Wednesday, March 24 from 12 to 1:00 p.m. 
  • Summer is getting closer and closer, and it may create a sense of uncertainty about your next steps. Whether you’re graduating in June or continuing with your degree, there may be many options available to you! In this session, engage with Vic’s Career Advisor and Educator and the Academic & Transition Out Advisor to explore your options after this semester and gain some strategies to tackle the unknown.
Register for What Next? Preparing for the Summer