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 Western Connect and search the Event Calendar to sign up for one today!

Winter Term Career Workshops - Learn Effective Job Search Strategies

Effective Resumes & Cover Letters

Jan 15: 4:30 - 5:30pm
Feb 26: 12:30 - 1:30pm

Your Elevator Pitch: How to talk to Employers

Jan 16: 2:30 - 3:20pm
Jan 30: 2:30 - 3:20pm

Get a Job after Graduation - Employers are Hiring Now!

Jan 23: 4:30 - 5:30pm
Jan 31: 1:30 - 2:30pm0

Interview Skills

Jan 24: 1:30 - 3:30pm
Feb 14: 1:30 - 3:30pm0

LinkedIn: I’ve signed up- now what?

Jan 29: 1:30 - 3:00pm
Feb 13: 4:30 - 6:00pm

Networking Strategies

Informational Interview Your Way To a Job
Jan 17: 1:30 - 2:30pm

New to Networking? Learn The Basics!
Jan 22: 4:30 - 5:30pm

International Students

International Students - What You Need to Know to Get a Job
Jan 28: 4:30 - 6:30pm 

Negotiating, Starting and Maintaining Employment in Canada
Feb 12: 2:30 - 4:00pm 

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

 

Request a Workshop or Presentation

Faculty and Staff Requests

We make every effort to accommodate all requests. Decisions will be made in consideration of the following:

  • Guaranteed attendance
  • Demand for the topic by the audience
  • Availability of other resources on the topic requested
  • Availability of a Career Education staff member

Complete the Outreach Workshop/Presentation Request form on Connect at least 15 working days before your desired workshop date. 

To access the form, log in to Connect with your Western Identity username and password. Select the "Submit a Form" button at the top of your dashboard, choose "Outreach Workshop Request" from the drop-down menu, and complete the form.

A member of the Career Education team will follow-up with you within 10 working days. Workshop/presentation requests are addressed on a first come, first served basis. 

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 Education team 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/Presentation Request form on Connect at least 15 working days before your desired workshop date. 

To access the form, log in to Connect with your Western Identity username and password. Select the "Submit a Form" button at the top of your dashboard, choose "Outreach Workshop Request" from the drop-down menu, and complete 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 Connect.