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, March 15, 2019 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Create Effective Resumes and Cover Letters


Upcoming workshops

Create 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 and/or company which convey 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. Join us and learn how to create effective marketing tools.

When: Friday, March 15, 2019 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: EB2136
Register: Online via https://goo.gl/forms/RMC9vBYaxuD2NZcu1

Meet your presenter – Karae White

Karae (pronounced car-A) White comes to MRU with 20 years of experience as a Career Counsellor. She is passionate about connecting people’s talents with their work. For 2 years she had the unique experience of writing corporate resumes, an average of 8 – 10 a day. The Corporation she worked for collected hiring information from companies all over North America, which enabled them to form a set of best practices getting resumes through ATS systems and showing each individual’s competitive value.

Job Search and Networking

So 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 connect you with potential employers in your field. Applying on large public job boards and job search engines leads to a 0.4% chance of getting the job. Come learn more effective job search techniques.

When: Friday, March 22, 2019 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: EB2136

Register: Online via https://goo.gl/forms/8EVdGIrJCHA6z7S13


 

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!
Career Strategies — Connecting Degrees, Careers and Jobs – Friday, Feb. 1, 2019
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.
Write Effective Resume and Cover Letters – Friday, Feb. 8, 2019
Whether you are looking for a summer job, employment related to your program, or you are ready to graduate, this workshop will help you learn how to articulate your qualifications and match the job target. Improve your ability to communicate the value of your skills and market yourself in writing by using a well-written cover letter that will convince the employer to read your resume. Beat the ATS system and attract an employer’s attention so you can secure an interview! Join us and learn how to create these marketing tools.
Job Search Techniques, Networking and Career Fairs – Friday, Feb. 15, 2019
So 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 connect you with potential employers in your field. Applying on large public job boards and job search engines leads to a 0.4% chance of getting the job. Join us and learn more effective job search techniques.

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


Career Services
A200 Kerby Hall
403.440.6307
studentjobs@mtroyal.ca