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September is finally upon us and things are heating up at CAPS! There are numerous workshops for you to take advantage of. For those of you beginning to look for full-time work, you may wish to check out the recruitment presentations and career fairs being offered in September.
In this issue:
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this introductory workshop, you will learn about the On-Campus Recruitment process. A wealth of information and resources are available to assist you in succeeding in the various steps involved.
Interested in management consulting? An interactive workshop that walks you through case examples and provides tips on how to survive a case interview.
Do you want to work for the federal government?
To learn more about the jobs and specialized recruitment programs available to graduate students through the PSC, how language evaluation is performed, and the application procedure, come to this presentation that will be given by a PSC representative.
All Masters students are welcome to attend.
Are you interested in a career in international trade or the foreign service? If so, this presentation is of particular interest to Masters, PhD students in Arts, Economics, Political/Social Science, however, the 60 minute information session is open to all students. Here is your opportunity to learn about the application process and answer any questions you may have about a career abroad.
For more information about the Trade Commissioner Service please visit its website and consider attending this information session.
One of the world’s most international banks leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East is 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.
Following the presentation, an 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 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 be able to meet with any of the six chairs who will be present.
Not sure how to make the most of a career fair? You may wish to make an appointment with a Career Advisor to review career fair strategies.
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