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Take full advantage of all that is being offered in October. This issue is full of information on how to prepare for and execute your job search, as well as what to do on the weekends.
For those students and Post-Docs seeking an academic position, you are encouraged to attend the Mount Royal College Information Session. Mount Royal is becoming an undergraduate university and is looking to hire 20 PhD's over the next four years.
In this issue:
Workshops for Graduate Students
Other Workshops of Interest
Recruitment Presentations for Graduate Students
PhD Support Group
Public Service Commission at CAPS
2nd Annual Graduate Student Art Exhibition
This workshop will show you how to market your graduate experience to employers beyond the university and to craft a C.V. that will get their attention. This session emphasizes C.V.'s as an active element of your job search, the importance of targeting, and the effective presentation of transferable skills.
A highly interactive workshop that covers what to do before, during and after a non-academic interview.
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.
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.
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.
Come to this workshop and put your networking skills to the test. Here we will act out different networking scenarios (ie. career fair, conference, social party) and offer tips on how to improve your techniques.
Interested in management consulting? An interactive workshop that walks you through case examples and provides tips on how to survive a case interview.
Afraid of making that cold call? You will learn how to effectively prepare your cold call to obtain a successful outcome. Not too much theory, but lots of practice.
This is a workshop designed for new Immigrants who have been in Canada for five years or less who would like to learn more about career exploration and job search strategies. This workshop will also offer the opportunity for discussion.
This workshop is targeted at lesbian, gay and bisexual students who want to examine how being queer affects career decisions and the job search.
International Graduate Programme, Company Presentation
At Standard Chartered we have an ambitious vision supported by dynamic values. We’re one of the world’s most international banks leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We are at home in a variety of cultures and offer the best of all worlds by combining our international expertise with local insights. We are looking to attract highly ambitious, intelligent, creative and achievement orientated graduates who want to broaden their horizons and have a desire to build an extraordinary career in Banking. International opportunities are available in the following business functions; Wholesale Banking, Consumer Banking, Group Technology & Operations, Finance, Legal & Compliance and Assurance, Human Resources and Corporate Real Estate Services. Our unique focus mean we have International Graduate opportunities in a number of countries; Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Korea, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, United Arab Emirates and the USA. (NB – must be eligible to work within country of choice without a work permit). Graduate and Internship opportunities are available for students from any degree disciplines. For further details please visit – www.standardchartered.com/graduates.
International Networking Skills Session
In our fast changing world with its increasingly complex organisations the old adage of “it’s not what you know but who you know” is becoming increasingly relevant. This interactive skills session will cover all aspects of networking which are vital for building client relationships and establishing the broad external business community connections that ease the flow of information and enable modern day working in an International environment.
The Competition Bureau is an independent law enforcement agency responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Competition Act, the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act, the Textile Labelling Act and the Precious Metals Marking Act. Its role is to promote and maintain fair competition so that all Canadians can benefit from competitive prices, product choice and quality services. Headed by the Commissioner of Competition, the organization investigates anti-competitive practices and promotes compliance with the laws under its jurisdiction. The basic operating assumption of the Competition Bureau is that competition is good for both business and consumers.
The Bureau offers challenging careers at the forefront of economics, law and business. We seek individuals who can work in multi-disciplinary teams and are comfortable conducting investigations pursuant to criminal or civil provisions of the Competition Act, including dealing with the public, taking part in searches and appearing as a witness before courts.
For more information, consult their website.
The Faculty of Arts at Mount Royal College, is expecting to double its faculty in the next 5 years.
They are coming to McGill to recruit doctoral students who are at any stage in their program. After a background presentation about the College, you will meet with any of the six chairs who will be present. Please register for this event.
For further information please contact: Nathalie Cooke, Office of Arts Research and Graduate Studies or Susan Molnar, McGill CAPS.
Click here to read the invitation from the Dean of Mount Royal College.
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