Student Success Centre

Career Workshops

Come to one of our workshops facilitated by the Success Centre staff. These workshops are designed to help you advance your career planning and job search skills.

Login to CareerCentral and search the Event Calendar to sign up for one today!

Fall Term Career Workshops - Learn Effective Job Search Strategies

LinkedIn: I’ve signed up - now what?

Wed, Sept 12: 4:30 - 6:00
Thurs, Oct 18: 12:30 - 2:00

Get a Job after Graduation - Employers are Hiring Now!

Thurs, Sept 13: 1:30 - 2:30
Tues, Sept 18: 4:30 - 5:30

Interview Skills

Wed, Sept 19: 1:30 - 3:30
Thurs, Oct 25: 1:30 - 3:30

Your Elevator Pitch: How to talk to Employers

Thurs, Sept 20: 12:30 - 1:20
Tues, Sept 25: 12:30 - 1:20

Effective Resumes & Cover Letters

Thurs, Sept 27: 12:30 - 1:30
Wed, Oct 3: 4:30 - 5:30

Networking Strategies

New to Networking? Learn the Basics!
Wed, Sept 26: 4:30 - 5:30

Get Creative, Get Connected, Get Hired!
Thurs, Oct 4: 1:30 - 3:00

International Students

International Students - What You Need to Know to Get a Job
Mon, Oct 1: 4:30 - 6:30 

Resumes, Cover Letters & Interview Strategies for International and ESL Students
Wed, Oct 17: 3:00 - 4:30 

Can’t attend an ‘in person’ workshop? Online modules are always available at completestudent.ca.

 

Request a Workshop or Presentation

Faculty and Staff Requests

Complete the Outreach Workshop Request form on CareerCentral at least 15 working days before your desired workshop date. A member of the career team will follow-up with you within 10 working days. Workshop requests are addressed on a first come, first served basis. We can reach capacity on the number of workshops we can offer.

To access the form, login to CareerCentral with your Western Identity username and password. The form is under the 'Events' menu, or click here after you are logged in to be taken directly to the form

Student Requests

Workshops are available for student groups on the topics of resumes, cover letters, and CVs. These workshops will be presented by the Career Profile Advisors from Western’s Employment Resource Centre. The Career Counselling team of The Student Success Centre will consider offering other workshop topics, however, we are unable to offer workshops after 5 p.m., Friday afternoons, weekends or at student residences given poor attendance in the past. All workshop requests will be considered on the merits of your ability to ensure good attendance. Complete the Outreach Workshop Request form on CareerCentral

To access the form, login to CareerCentral with your Western Identity username and password. The form is under the 'Events' menu, or click here after you are logged in to be taken directly to the form

Workshop Topics

Workshops cover such topics as:

  • How to Network with Employers
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Resumes and Cover Letters
  • Writing your CV and Personal Statement
  • Converting your CV to a Resume
  • Interview Strategies and Practice
  • MMI Practice Session for Medical School Applicants
  • Interview Preparation for Medical & Dental School Applicants
  • Job Search Strategies for International Students
  • Understanding Canadian Culture and Employment
  • Request your own topic

Other Career Events on Campus

See the Event Calendar in CareerCentral.