Career Week

Date: March 1-5, 2021

Location: Across Campus

Event Listing:

Career Week is coordinated by Career Development (Student Life).
*Please note: There will be a Summer Job Board live on MyMUNLife that will be live all Career Week and will house a number of part-time and summer opportunities for students.

Monday, March 1st 

Office of Employment Equity for Persons with Disabilities: Government of Newfoundland & Labrador 
11:00 am - 12:00 pm NST
Career Development (Student Life)
Opening Doors is an employment program delivered by the Government of Newfoundland & Labrador Office of Employment Equity for Persons with Disabilities. Students will learn about available supports, employment opportunities and available wage subsidies.
* Registration Required. 

CMHA-NL: Mental Wellness & Working from Home 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm NST 
Career Development (Student Life) 

It’s important to maintain our mental wellness while working from home. The Canadian Mental Health Association – Newfoundland & Labrador will share effective tips and strategies to consider for navigating stress and improving our wellbeing.
*Registration Required 

Ready, Willing & Able (Rescheduled)
1:00pm - 2:00pm NST
Career Development (Student Life)
This session will provide an overview of Ready, Willing & Able and the supports available to individuals who self-identify as having an intellectual disability and/or ASD.

Venture for Canada
2:30pm- 3:30pm NST
Career Development (Student Life)

Venture for Canada is a national charity that fosters entrepreneurial skills and mindset in young Canadians. Learn about the programs and supports available to provide students with the opportunity to develop an entrpreneurial mindset and skills.
* Registration Required. 

Tuesday, March 2nd

Workplace NL: An Introduction to Occupational Health & Safety 
11:00am-12:00pm NST 
Career Development (Student Life)
This presentation will provide participants with information on their legislative OHS rights and responsibilities, the OHS responsibilities of employers, the importance of understanding occupational hazards in the prevention of work related injuries, the OHS precautions that should be taken when working from home, and the OHS educational opportunities that are available through WorkplaceNL.
*Registration is required.

Three Key Areas to Achieve Great Career Success
12:00pm- 1:30pm NST
Presenter: Dr. Judit Lovas, Career Success Coach, Judit Lovas Coaching and Consulting
School of Graduate Studies
Would you like to learn how to become more successful in your career? In this workshop, offered as part of #MUNCareerWeek, we will explore the three most important but often overlooked areas for career success. This session will provide you with tons of practical tools and techniques that you can start using today to increase your chances to succeed.
*Registration is required.

BA Professional: A Facebook Live Career Series
1:00pm-2:00pm NST
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Bachelor of Arts (BA) grads work in a wide variety of diverse careers – from non-profits to hospitality, from advertising to government – and yet the myth of the BA as barista persists. To combat this fake news, we're bringing students real-life stories of BA grads, including where they are working and how they got there. Join host (and BA student) Gillian Aylward LIVE on Facebook as she chats with Bachelor of Arts alumna, Maria Roach about how her BA (Psychology) and MER led to a career in Human Resources. Tune in live and ask questions at 1pm on Tuesday, March 2nd on the HSS Facebook page.

Let's Talk Federal Government Careers: Student & New Graduate Session
2:00pm-3:30pm NST
Career Development & Office of Public Engagement
Interested in learning more about career opportunities available with the Government of Canada? Memorial University undergraduate students and recent graduates (the past two years) are invited to join Career Development (Student Life), Alumni Affairs & Development and Office of Public Engagement for Let’s Talk Government of Canada Careers on March 2 at 2 p.m. NT. Working professionals will be on hand to discuss the public service as a career choice and provide insight and advice for those looking to pursue a career in the federal government.
*Registration is required.

Wednesday, March 3rd

How to Gain Professional Experience/Skills Remotely
11:00am-12:00pm NST
Faculty of Science
Learn about free online certificate courses, professional development workshops, career networking opportunities, and strategies to improve your career development remotely. If you have any issues registering or questions about the event, please email Kristen White at klwhite@mun.ca.
*Registration is required.

Conservation Corps NL Information Session
12:00pm-1:00pm NST
Join Conservation Corps NL for a virtual info session on their employment programs. From internships to summer leadership positions, CCNL creates meaningful employment opportunities for young people in NL.
To attend, join online here.

Creating your Linkedin Profile
1:00pm-2:00pm NST
Career Development (Student Life)
This workshop concentrates on the role of LinkedIn for job search and networking, and provides guidelines for creating an effective profile. Come learn about how to best market yourself through LinkedIn, build your network, and find jobs.
Virtual - Brightspace

How to Find Employment Opportunities in the Field of Science
2:00pm-3:00pm NST
Faculty of Science
Discover tips, strategies and resources to find employment in the field of science. Learn about organizations that hire for science backgrounds and hear from science students/ alumni to learn about their job experiences and how you can navigate your own job search as a student and graduate. If you have any issues registering or questions about the event, please email Kristen White at klwhite@mun.ca.
*Registration is required.

Let's Talk Federal Government Careers: Alumni Session
2:30pm-3:30pm
Alumni Affairs & Development & Office of Public Engagement
Interested in learning more about career opportunities available with the Government of Canada? Memorial University graduate students and alumni are invited to join the Office of Alumni Engagement and Career Development for Let’s Talk Government of Canada Careers on March 3 at 2:30 p.m. NT. Working professionals will be on hand to discuss the public service as a career choice and provide insight and advice for those looking to pursue a career with the federal government.
*Registration is required.

Thursday, March 4th

CareerBeacon: Resume Must-haves
11:00am-12:00pm NST
Career Development (Student Life) & Career Beacon
Looking to update your resume?  CareerBeacon is one of the leading online recruitment and talent management sites in Atlantic Canada.  Hear from their Account Manager on how to write a stellar resume.
Registration is required.

Human Rights in the Workplace: NL Human Rights Commission
12:00pm-1:00pm NST 
Career Development (Student Life) & WorkplaceNL
Interested in learning more about your rights in the workplace? The Newfoundland & Labrador Human Rights Commission will provide information about Human Rights in the Workplace including workplace accommodations, harassment, discrimination, etc.
* Registration is required 

Bachelor of Arts Employability Session
1:00pm- 2:00pm NST
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Learn how to identify and speak about your skills in a professional context.
*Registration is required.

Network to get Work & Overcome Networking Stage Fright
2:00pm-3:00pm NST
Faculty of Science
Networking is one of the most effective strategies for learning about the hidden job market and gaining more knowledge and skills to increase opportunities in the industry. But many people find networking difficult. Learn how to overcome networking stage fright and job search more effectively. If you have any issues registering or questions about the event, please email Kristen White at klwhite@mun.ca  *Please note: Be sure to use Google Chrome when registering as there can be some issues when this application is not used. Thank you.
*Registration is required.

Friday, March 5th

Employment with Government of Newfoundland & Labrador 
10:00am-11:30am NST
Career Development (Student Life)

An overview of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s recruitment process. Learn more about the screening of résumés, job interviews, and other tips on how to more successfully compete in their job competition process.

*Registration required & space is limited.

How to Kick Start & Build a Successful Career in Project Management
11am- 12:00pm NST
Hosted by: Ogaga Johnson

Interested in a career in Project Management? Hear from Ogaga Johnson, PMP, on how to best position yourself for Project Management opportunities and what to expect from this career choice. Learn about this career path, and hear about Johnson's personal career progression as a young professional who has successfully grown her career over the last five years, across three different continents.
*Registration is required.

Campus to Career
12:00pm - 3:00pm NST
Career Development (Student Life) & Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Campus to Career is an event aimed to help students transition from their classroom to their career. Come join us for a series of interactive sessions focusing on career planning, job search, and employability skills. You will be provided with career-related-tips and learn techniques that will help you navigate your career path. During the workshop you will be able to put into practice what you have learned and build your confidence so that you can prepare for success.  
*Registration is required.


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Contact

Student Life

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000