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Welcome to a new year! As always, CAPS is here to serve you and help you in your job-search preparation.
In this issue:
The essential ingredient for researching employers is knowing yourself and what you have to offer. Before you start your job search, you need to know what occupations, employers and industries are out there and which ones you are interested in. The more targeted you are, the more efficient and easy your search will be.
The recommended approach is to start your research with a generic resource and then focus on employer specific materials. The web, written sources or interviewing individuals are just examples of information sources available to you.
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Wondering what career path is right for you, but don't know what you have to offer? In this highly interactive workshop you will explore your interests, skills, and values. Participants are REQUIRED to bring their CV to this event.
A highly interactive workshop that covers what to do before, during and after a non-academic interview.
Never schmoozed? An effective job search involves meeting the people you want to work with. This workshop will highlight the unique opportunities and constraints that face graduate students seeking to build relationships in their target professional area.
Feel like you know a lot about your research topic and nothing about how to find a job outside academia. In this workshop you will learn an overview of how to conduct an effective job search outside academia.
If you are interested in designing, inspecting, marketing, or providing recommendations about food and nutrition, this career fair will provide an opportunity to meet employers in the areas of food production and processing, as well as food service and guidance
Design: Owen Ripley