Career Week

Date: March 2-6, 2020

Location: Across Campus

Event Listing:

Career Week is coordinated by Career Development (Student Life).

The current events listing is below. Please check back as more events are announced!

Monday, March 2nd

Workplace Safety 101
Learn about your role in creating a safe and healthy workplace.
10 am - 11 am

Preparing For A Job Fair
With the Summer Job Fair on Friday, this session will inform students on what to expect and how best to prepare for a Job Fair.
11 am - 12 pm
Career Development PODS (UC4002)

Careers in Community
Come hear of what careers might be possible within community and not-for-profits, and how volunteering can help you find your fit.
1 pm - 2 pm
Career Development PODS (UC4002)

Campus to Career
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.
There is no cost to attend.
4 pm - 7 pm
Beatrice Watts Boardroom (IIC-2014) and online
Registration is required.

Tuesday, March 3rd

Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion
Are you curious about starting your own business? Join us for a panel discussion about the process of becoming an entrepreneur in Newfoundland & Labrador. Panelists include representatives from the Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship, the Entrepreneurship Training Program, InclusionNL, and students with entrepreneurial experience & expertise. After a guided panel discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to ask the panelists their burning questions about entrepreneurship.
10 am - 11:30 am
SN-4040 (Science Building)
Registration required. 

Bachelor of Arts Employability Skills Workshop
Learn how to identify and speak about your skills in a professional context.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
A-5015 (HSS Boardroom)
Email to register.

Mission Impossible? Major Declared!
Come and partake in this interactive, informal, fun session where you will learn more about yourself and how to use that information to make choices about major/program.
3 pm - 4:30 pm
Career Development PODS (UC4002)
Registration required. 


Wednesday, March 4th

Art of Small Talk
Learn how to market yourself in any networking setting. Topics include: understanding people, communication style and perfecting your elevator pitch.
9 am - 10:30 am
Career Development PODS (UC4002)

Part-Time Careers in the Canadian Armed Forces
Join a panel of MUN students to talk about the opportunities of service in Canada’s army, navy, and air reserve.
12 pm - 1 pm
Career Development PODS (UC4002)

Discover Diverse Career Opportunities in the Field of Social Work!
Come learn about the diversity of the social work profession. A panel of social workers will share their experiences, valuable information, and answer your questions about social work and the profession.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
School of Social Work, J-2008
Hosted by the School of Social Work and the NLASW Promotion of the Profession Commitee.

Coffee And Connect
Grab a coffee and network with industry professionals, in a casual setting.
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Bruneau Centre Atrium
Registration is required.

BA Professional: A Facebook Live Series
Join host and HSS student, Gill Aylward LIVE on Facebook as she chats with Humanities and Social Science alumni and gets key info on how to forge your own unique career path. On the March 4th episode, Gill speaks with Folklore alumna, Terra Barrett about how her BA and MA prepared her for a career in the heritage sector and the Rooms.
3 pm - 3:30 pm

Dining Etiquette 
This event has been cancelled. Will be rescheduled at a later date.
Learn how to meet, greet, and mingle like a pro. A three-course meal is served while participants learn about etiquette and networking. Each table is hosted by a local employer and has a mix of alumni, students, and representatives from Career Development (Student Life).
This event has been cancelled. Will be rescheduled at a later date.

Thursday, March 5th

Science Career Talk: Careers in Health Services
During Science Career Talks, science alumni who are working in the industry speak to science students and graduates about the career paths they have pursued and how they have navigated their job search. Since many jobs are not publicly advertised, networking often plays a major role in how students and graduates find jobs and careers that fit their interests and values.
For more information about the backgrounds of the presenters, please visit:
For more career development events/ workshops for science students, please visit:
12 pm - 1:30 pm
Please register.

Career Options For Graduate Students
During this session offered as part of Career Week, alumni with graduate degrees from various backgrounds will discuss how they navigated their own paths to rewarding careers and provide helpful tips for a successful job search. This is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to receive top career advice directly from the source! An interactive Q & A will follow the discussion.
12 pm - 1:30 pm
McCann Centre, ED 2030 B, Education Building
Mode : On-campus or online
Register here.

Let's Talk Government of Canada Careers
Hear from working professionals what a career with the Government of Canada really is like.
1 pm - 3 pm
RBC Atrium - 1st Floor, Business Building
Registration required - please register here.

Friday, March 6th

Summer Job Fair
This event is open to students to discuss opportunities for summer employment. There will be many employers looking to hire.
This event is sponsored by the City of St. John's.
11 am - 2 pm
Bruneau Centre Atrium, St. John's Campus
Click here for more information.


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