Thursday

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10 – 11AM

Mastering the Cover Letter

2-100 Students’ Union Building (SUB)
Career Centre

How to write an effective cover letter


12 – 12:50PM

Interview Basics

2-100 Students’ Union Building (SUB)
Career Centre

Interviews often come up with very little notice. Increase your chance of success by learning how to prepare effectively for your interviews and how to answer different types of interview questions.


1 – 2PM

Rapid Mock Interview

2-100 Students’ Union Building (SUB)
Career Centre

We invite you to test our new rapid review: Mock Interview Rapid Review. A one-on-one ten minute introduction to Behaviour Descriptive Questions, the CAR(L) formula and two test questions.


2 – 3PM

Building Your PortFolio with Projects

Student Career Center – Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS)
Science Career Centre

Join us at the Student Innovation Centre and find out how you can use your extracurricular projects to build your portfolio and demonstrate job readiness. Taking on projects beyond the classroom allows you to showcase a variety of skills relevant to today’s job market — and knowing how to market those skills to employers will help you stand out. Join us as we discuss resources to get started with extracurricular activities, and how you can frame them for employment.

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Name of Presenter: Chris Fetterly

Dr. Chris Fetterly, Director of the Student Innovation Centre, has a diverse background. He holds a diploma in electrical and computer engineering technology (BCIT), a BHSc(hons) in biomedical health sciences (UNBC), and a PhD in nanomaterials chemistry (UofA). Chris has been the recipient of numerous academic awards during his studies and is an active member in the Edmonton innovation ecosystem. He has a history of industrial consulting, science research, and startup projects. Chris now manages the Student Innovation Centre, which is a formal support structure in the Faculty of Science at the University of Alberta for project-based learning beyond the class. The centre has a range of student-led activities in Science and Technology including maker/hobby projects, competitions, workshops, and student ventures.


2:30 – 3:30PM

Career Peer Educator: More than a Part-time Job

2-100 Students’ Union Building (SUB)
Career Centre

Did you know that the U of A Career Centre hires about 20 Career Peer Educators each year to provide peer support for career, resume and employment interviews? Find out more about the position at this seminar.


4 – 5PM

Out of the Office: Management Consultants on Management Consulting

Dewey’s
Degree Consulting

180 Degrees Consulting will be bringing in various management consultants who are at different points in their careers, different disciplines, and who are from a variety of backgrounds, to chat about their experience as management consultants. These guests will be speaking about:

  1. What it was like taking their first steps into the field of management consulting
  2. The innovative projects that they have worked on both inside, and completely outside, their area of study
  3. How their experiences as a consultant provided opportunities for them to pursue amazing work after leaving the consulting industry

This will be followed by a short panel discussion that is open for the audience’s questions!


6 – 8PM

How to be Outstanding before Interviews

Alberta School of Business (BUS) 1-05
New Chinese Generation

This event will be conducted in the form of 2 mini events, including:

  1. How to show Professionalism, presented by guest speakers from Woodford Clothing
  2. How to Design and Make your own Business Card, presented by Faculty of Arts student [student name]