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Career Workshops & Information Sessions

Career Workshops

Career Development and Experiential Learning offers one hour lunch-time workshops for students and alumni on various career topics. All workshops take place on the 4th floor of the University Centre in UC 4002. Check out the Events section of My MUNLife for upcoming dates.

Workshops we offer:

ePortfolio Training
Want to learn about how to effectively use an E-Portfolio? All students can now build e-portfolios via Desire2Learn. Come learn how to showcase yourself with this unique program!

Job Search & Social Media
Looking for a job is a full time job! Attend the Job Search & Social media workshop to help identify the best places to be looking for a job, learn how to access the hidden job market and find out how social media can help (and hinder) your job search.

Interview Skills
Are you looking to brush up on your interview skills? This workshop offers tips on professional interview etiquette to ensure you make a positive impression with employers and ultimately land that job!

Marketing Me
Having trouble working the crowd at networking events? Ever heard of an elevator pitch? Need to make more connections? Attend the Marketing Me workshop to gain valuable networking skills and learn how to expand your network.

Resume and Cover Letter
A professional resumé and cover letter are critical to securing an interview in today's competitive job market. Learn how to market your skills and experience effectively on paper so you stand out above the rest. This workshop covers the essentials of resumé construction, offers guidelines to writing cover letters that effectively sell your skills and emphasizes tailoring to a particular position.

Workplace Etiquette
A work place, like many other social environments, comes with situations that you may not encounter on a normal basis. In the Workplace Etiquette workshop, you will be provided with tips and skills to help you handle any workplace scenario professionally.

For our Graduate student workshops, click here

Information Sessions

National and international organizations from a wide-range of industries and business sectors recruit Memorial graduates. They often hold on-campus presentations about their organization and the opportunities offered to new graduates. Information sessions are also held by graduate schools, volunteer associates and companies offering part-time work for current students.

These events are an opportunity for you to ask questions, make a personal contact with the organization, and to submit a résumé.

Even if you are not seeking post-graduate employment, these sessions can be used to gather information and find out what employers are looking for in new graduates so you can be better prepared when you enter the job market. Be sure to note their contact information, chances are they will be recruiting in the future.

Tips for information sessions:

~Dress professionally. Business casual is recommended.
~Have copies of your resume handy & bring business cards if you have them.
~Attend one of the Marketing Me workshops to learn about networking and making the most of your time with the recruiters.

To find out who will be on campus this semester, and to view our workshop schedule, please check the events calendar on My MUNLife.

Cancelled Sessions

In the event that Memorial University is suddenly closed or shut down for any reason (Weather, power outage, etc) information sessions scheduled by Career Development and Experiential Learning will automatically be cancelled if they take place during the time the University is closed.

Example: Memorial University is shut down for the morning but reopens at 1pm. A session scheduled from 12pm-2pm would be cancelled but a session scheduled for 5pm would go ahead.

The events calendar on My MUNLife will have up-to-date information regarding sessions