STU to Host Career Week: February 12-16
The Office of Experiential Learning and Career Development is hosting Career Week from February 12-16, 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.”
Career Week Schedule
Monday, February 12
Career Fair Preparation Drop-in
10 AM-12 PM | GMH 302
Drop by the Experiential Learning and Career Development Office to find out about how you can best prepare for the upcoming Career Fair. Receive information on networking, how to engage with employers, resume templates, and resources that will make the Career Fair more engaging for everyone. Find out what companies and organizations will be attending the fair so that you can prepare ahead of time! There might even be a chance to win a prize! For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
1-4 PM | GMH 302
In preparation for the Career Fair, we are offering drop-in resume review sessions where students can bring their resume and receive feedback from the Career Development team. If you would like to make a resume but aren’t sure how to begin, we will have templates and resources available as well! Have your questions answered and leave with a greater sense of confidence about the resume you could hand out to employers at the Career Fair.
Tuesday, February 13
1 PM | JDH G6
Do you have an unused LinkedIn account collecting digital dust? Do you question why LinkedIn is important? Maybe you are a LinkedIn whiz looking for pointers to take your account to the next level.
2-5 PM | JDH G6
Get your picture professionally taken so you can use it for a LinkedIn profile, other professional accounts, and digital portfolios. Limited spaces available, on a first come, first serve basis through this booking link: Select your time here.
3 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.
Wednesday, February 14
STU Career Fair
10 AM - 2 PM | Great Hall 2nd Floor, 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 15
11 AM | JDH G5
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. Students will hear from the Director of Social Work, Dr. Marilyn Dupre. Discover what a career in Social Work can look like for you!
4 PM | Teams
Are you interested in pursuing a career with the government? Join this info session to learn about Corey's interesting career path from attending St. Thomas University to working in the municipal and federal government. From being a mayoral candidate and Town Councillor to being Senior Program Development Officer, he will offer detailed insight on navigating your career goals successfully!
Friday, February 17
School of Education Information Session
12-1 PM | Dawn Russell Student Lounge
Join this information session to receive insights into the Bachelor of Education program and get a glimpse into the daily life of a BEd student, scheduling dynamics, and crucial practicum components.
2:30 PM- 3:30 PM | GMH 205
Join the Career Development team for a chat about everything career related! This is a place to bring career planning questions, discuss employment challenges, get support with your resume and cover letter, prepare for an upcoming interview, talk about job search strategies, and consider your career goals.