Student Employment Services offers a variety of employment-related workshops to assist students to develop the skills required to be competitive throughout the job search process.
We encourage you to contact us with the details of your request as soon as possible. The earlier you book, the greater the probability that we will be able to accommodate your request.
Student Success Workshops
Job Searching During Social Distancing
An effective job search is an important tool in building a successful career. It involves a series of strategic steps to assist in finding the right position. In this presentation, students will learn strategies and obtain resources that can assist with their job search, especially in this pandemic.
LinkedIn: Build Your Profile, Build Your Network
Have a LinkedIn profile but need ideas on how to use it beyond adding connections? In this presentation, students learn how to optimize their job search using LinkedIn – especially in this pandemic!
Cover Letters: What Employers Want
Do employers even want cover letters? Yes! Submitting a convincing cover letter to accompany a resume is an important part of the application process. In this presentation, students will learn what a professional cover letter looks like – a cover letter that an employer will actually read!
Resumes: What Employers Want
Having a professional resume can greatly improve the chances of getting the interview. In this presentation, students will obtain information on how to create an effective resume that highlights their skills, is tailored to their target industry, and gets them screened in to the interview!
Interview Preparation: Strategies for Success
An interview is an essential element to securing a job and preparation is key. In this presentation, students will obtain tips on the best interview practices – what to do before, during and after an interview – including how to prepare for virtual interviews.
Interview Q&A: Answers that Get You Hired!
This session will allow students the opportunity to see different interview questions, understand why employers ask them and learn how to provide responses that the employers are looking for.
This session provides students with the opportunity to practice their interview skills through either a group-based or 1-on-1 mock interview. Students will be asked a series of interview questions and be provided feedback and coaching on their personal presentation and responses.
*Please note group-based sessions are ideal for smaller class sizes.