STU Launches First Career Week February 13-17

Career Development Advisor Erin Feicht sits in her office with a student

The Office of Experiential Learning and Career Development is hosting its first  Career Week featuring events, workshops, and a career fair to help STUdents build their professional network and prepare for  the start of their careers.


“Our team has organized Career Week to show students that no matter which major they've chosen, the skills and knowledge gained from their STU degree can take them down a myriad of career paths after graduation,” said Clara Santacruz, manager of the Officer of Experiential Learning and Career Development.


“From perfecting their professional online presence, to connecting with dozens of employers, and exploring post-graduation options, we've planned something for all students.”


Students who register and attend any STU Career Week event will be entered into a prize draw. Students can register for all Career Week events on Learning in Action > Events.


Career Week Schedule 

Monday, February 13 


LinkedIn Workshop 
12:30 to 1:30 PM 
GMH 204 
Learn how to use LinkedIn for its maximum impact by learning how to create your own profile, connect with other people, create a compelling 'About Me' section, add skills to your profile and how to find and apply for jobs using LinkedIn. 
Professional Headshots 
1:00 to 4:30 PM 
MMH 102 
Get your picture professionally taken so you can use it for a LinkedIn profile, other professional accounts, and digital portfolios. Limited spaces available, secure your headshot here.   

Tuesday, February 14 


Career Fair Prep Workshop 
6:00 to 7:00 PM 
GMH 205 
Attend this session to prepare for the upcoming career fair and ensure you make the most out of the fair. Students who attend will learn about resumes and how they can prepare to successfully connect with employers at career fairs. 
Resume Drop In 
7:00 to 8:00 PM 
GMH 205 
Have resume writing professionals review your resume with you to prepare for the Career Fair!  

Wednesday, February 15 


Career Fair 
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM 
The Great Hall, GMH 
Connect with employers who are hiring for both summer and post-graduate jobs and discover industries and career paths that align with what you are studying at STU. Practice your networking skills, ask questions, and build relationships that could be beneficial for future employment opportunities.  

Thursday, February 16 


McCall MacBain Scholarship Info Session 
1:00 PM 
MMH 203 
The McCall MacBain Scholarship is a full scholarship for your master’s or professional studies at McGill University. Attend this info session to learn more about the application and admission process, deadlines, requirements, and other information to help you increase your chances of success in becoming a McCall MacBain scholar. 
STU Bachelor of Education Info Session 
3:00 PM 
MMH 201 
The St. Thomas University School of Education will be holding an in-person information session for students interested in the post-graduate Bachelor of Education.  
STU School of Social Work Info Session 
4:00 PM 
MMH 201 
The St. Thomas University School of Social Work will be holding an in-person information session for students interested in the undergraduate Bachelor of Social Work.  

Friday, February 17 


What's Next? Your Job Search Post Career Fair 
2:30 to 3:30 PM 
GMH 301 
Attend this session to learn what to do after a career fair to ensure your job search and networking is a continued success. Learn how to continue establishing connections with employers and how to learn more about organizations. 
Post-graduation Work Permit Session 
3:30 to 4:30 PM 
GMH 301  
International students are invited to an information session with an International Student Immigration Advisor to go over Canada's Post-Graduation Work Permit.