Career and Employment Certificate Program

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Who is this program for?

  • Woodsworth College,  Trinity College and Innis College students interested in gaining additional career and employment development skills. This series is comprised of six sessions, each focused on a specific skill area.
  • Students who are interested in applying for any type role (i.e. part-time, full-time, internship, grad school)

Hint! You can attend all 6 sessions, or pick-and choose depending on your interests.

Note: If you have an accommodation need for this series, please e-mail Janice Asiimwe (janice.asiimwe@utoronto.ca) directly, and we will do our best to make appropriate arrangement.

Fall 2018 – Please register above!

Date (Fridays)

Topic & Description

21 SEPT 18

1PM – 3PM

Location: Combination Room at Trinity College (6 Hoskin Ave). 

Kick-Start Your Career: The Ultimate Guide

Learn strategies for finding the perfect job opportunities for you and discover your career options and resources available here at the University of Toronto.

28 SEPT 18

1PM – 3PM

Location: Waters Lounge, 321 Bloor St W,  Woodsworth Residence

Stand Out from the Crowd: Resume & Cover Letter Guide

Understand how to structure your resume/cover letter and reference letters for employment. Please note: students are required to bring a working version of their resume to this session.

5 OCT 18

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Market Yourself Online: LinkedIn 101

Discover networking strategies and techniques to include social media like “LinkedIn” and “Developing Your Personal Brand.” Note: Students will be required to create a LinkedIn profile during the workshop. From 3:00pm-4:00pm following the session, a photographer will be on-hand to take professional head shots.

12 OCT 18

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Interview Pro-Tips: Getting Rid interview jitters Once and for all

Learn how to you be yourself in an interview, while feeling confident telling your stories of ability to employers.

19 OCT 18

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Detail Matters: 15 workplace mistakes you can’t afford to make

Transition from academic writing to work-place/career writing and appropriate etiquette.

26 OCT 18

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Get Inspired: Alumni Panel and Networking

Meet alumni who have succeeded in a variety of career fields including Business, Government, and Humanities/Creative Industries.

 

 

 

 

Winter 2018 – Please register above!

Date (Fridays)

Topic & Description

18 JAN 19

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Career Exploration Basics

Learn strategies for finding the perfect job opportunities for you and discover your career options and resources available here at the University of Toronto.

25 JAN 19

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Resume & Cover Letters

Understand how to structure your resume/cover letter and reference letters for employment. Please note: students are required to bring a working version of their resume to this session.

1 FEB 19

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Social Media and Personal Branding

Discover networking strategies and techniques to include social media like “LinkedIn” and “Developing Your Personal Brand.” Note: Students will be required to create a LinkedIn profile during the workshop. From 3:00pm-4:00pm following the session, a photographer will be on-hand to take professional head shots.

8 FEB 18

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Interview Bootcamp

Learn how to you be yourself in an interview, while feeling confident telling your stories of ability to employers.

15 FEB 18

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Work-place Writing and Etiquette

Transition from academic writing to work-place/career writing and appropriate etiquette.

1 MAR 19

1PM – 3PM

Location: TBD

Alumni Panel and Networking

Meet alumni who have succeeded in a variety of career fields including Business, Government, and Humanities/Creative Industries.