Students

Career and employment workshops

Attend free workshops each month to learn new tips, strategies and skills for career and employment success. See each workshop for registration information, and bring a friend!

Next workshop: Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Career Planning Strategies


Upcoming workshops

Career Planning Strategies

Not sure what you want to do? This workshop offers resources and information to help you explore career options that connect to your talents and interests. Whether you're in your first or final year and wondering what you want to do when you graduate or what you can do with your MRU education, Career Planning Strategies can help you make a career choice and discover how your education connects you to many jobs, volunteer roles, and occupations.

When: Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: EB1102
Register: Online via https://goo.gl/forms/hYkfYO2jIUVBzhvL2 

Meet your presenter – Karae White

Karae White comes to MRU with 20+ years of experience as a career and employment strategist. She has helped people transition into new stages in their careers from business start-ups to students looking for their first job in their field. She is passionate about helping people connect to meaningful work.

Effective Resume and Cover Letters

Whether you are looking for a summer job, employment related to your program, or you are a soon-to-be graduate, it is important to customize your resume to demonstrate your qualifications and show how you fit the job target. Effective resumes will attract employers' attention and secure an interview! A cover letter is your introduction to an employer or company which conveys much about who you are, including your ability to communicate and market yourself in writing. A well-written cover letter can convince the employer to read your resume. Learn how to create the marketing tools you need to secure the job you want!

When: Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: EB1102
Register: Online via https://goo.gl/forms/fbWNlaMoLX4ZclGJ3


Job Search and Networking

How do you find a job if 80% of them are not advertised? Learn professional tips for how to find the hidden job market with positions that relate to your degree and potential employers in your field.  Applying only to large online job platforms creates less than a 1% chance of getting a job. Come and learn more effective job search techniques. Your time is valuable – make the most of it!

When: Friday, March 1, 2019 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: EB1102
Register: Online via https://goo.gl/forms/55P4VV4xUTrRkZFh1  

 

Career Planning Strategies – Friday, Sept. 28, 2018
Not sure what you want to do? This workshop offers resources and information to help you explore career options that connect to your talents and interests. Whether you're in your first or final year and wondering what you want to do when you graduate or what you can do with your MRU education, Career Planning Strategies can help you make a career choice and discover how your education connects you to many jobs, volunteer roles, and occupations.
Effective Resumes and Cover Letters – Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
Whether you are looking for a summer job, employment related to your program, or you are a soon-to-be graduate, it is important to customize your resume to demonstrate your qualifications and show how you fit the job target. Effective resumes will attract employers' attention and secure an interview! A cover letter is your introduction to an employer or company which conveys much about who you are, including your ability to communicate and market yourself in writing. A well-written cover letter can convince the employer to read your resume. Learn how to create the marketing tools you need to secure the job you want!
Job Search and Networking – Friday, Nov. 23, 2018
How do you find a job if 80% of them are not advertised? Learn professional tips for how to find the hidden job market with positions that relate to your degree and potential employers in your field. Applying only to large online job platforms creates less than a 1% chance of getting a job. Come and learn more effective job search techniques. Your time is valuable — make the most of it!

Need some help before the next workshop? Check out these services:


Career Services
A200 Kerby Hall
403.440.6307
studentjobs@mtroyal.ca