Weekly Professional Development Opportunities

Check us out every Friday for the new and exciting seminars and available sessions that will grow you personally & professionally! 

Click any of the below links and you'll have access to everything you'll need to know before signing up! When you find something that interests you, don't wait long, that session may update in a week!

Upcoming Opportunities!

Registration needed for most opportunities

MUNUP is offering workshops for students throughout the semester. Details about each can be found here.

  • Note-Taking Essentials, via Webex, on January 25th, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here.
  • Learn to Study Strategically, via Webex, on February 1st, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here
  • Midterm Preparation, via Webex, on February 8th, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here.
  • Communicating with your Instructor, via Webex, on February 15th, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here.
  • After-the-Exam Reflection, via Webex, on March 1st, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here
  • Bounce Back for Success, via Webex, on March 8th, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here.
  • Overcoming Procastination, via Webex, on March 15th, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here. 
  • Present like a Pro, via Webex, on March 22nd, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here
  • Exam Types and Tips, via Webex, on March 29th, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here
  • Managing Exam Stress, via Webex, on April 5th, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm. Register Here

New The Writing Centre is also hosting 30 Minute Workshops for Students. 

  • Introduction to the Academic Phrasebook, via Webex, on January 27th, 2023, 3:00pm-3:30pm. Register Here.  
  • Paraphrasing Strategies, via Webex, on February 3rd, 2023, 3:00pm-3:30pm. Register Here.
  • Strategizing your Sentence, via Webex, on February 10th, 2023, 3:00pm-3:30pm. Register Here
  • Overview of Sentence Problems, via Webex, on March 3rd, 2023, 3:00pm-3:30pm. Information Here
  • Reporting Verbs, via Webex, on March 10th, 2023, 3:00pm-3:30pm. Register Here
  • Hedging and Boosting, via Webex, on March 17th, 2023, 3:00pm-3:30pm. Register Here.
  • Punctuation, via Webex, on March 24th, 2023, 3:00pm-3:30pm. Register Here

New RBC OnCampus x Student Life are presenting a variety of Finanical Literacy sessions throughout February:

  • International Students Banking in Canada, February 1st, 2023, 2:00pm-3:00pm, UC 3rd Floor. Register Here
  • Budgeting 101, February 8th, 2023, 2:00pm-3:00pm, UC 3rd Floor. Register Here
  • Fraud: What it is, How it Happens, and How to Protect Yourself, February 15th, 2023, 2:00pm-3:00pm, UC 3rd Floor. Register Here.
  • Getting and Building Good Student Credit, February 22nd, 2023, 2:00pm-3:00pm, UC 3rd Floor. Register Here

The Career Development Office is hosting a few workshops throughout the semester for students:

  • Mini Series: Salary Negotiation (Why, When & How?): Jan 25, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Career Workshops)

    Have you ever been asked "What is your salary expectation?" before being offered a job? Attend this virtual presentation to learn about reasons why employers may ask this question, how to prepare yourself, and answer it appropriately. Register Here.
  • Developing a Successful Resume and Cover Letter: Feb 1, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Career Workshops)

    A professional résumé and cover letter are critical to securing an interview in today's competitive job market! Learn how to market yourself effectively so you stand out and make a positive impression. This webinar will help you to prepare and tailor a resume and cover letter that clearly reflect your education, experience and skills to ensure that your documents are directly relevant to the position you are applying for. Register Here
  • Mini Series: Perfecting Your Personal Brand: Feb 8, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Career Workshops)

    It is important to create your personal brand online these days if you are looking for a job. Personal brand will give the recruiters and hiring managersa  better idea about your values. You can develop your personal brand by posting content. Register Here. If you have any questions about this workshop, please email careerdevelopment@mun.ca   

  • Tips for a Successful Interview: Feb 15, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Career Workshops)

    Would you like to improve your interview skills and technique? This session will cover all interview formats, including video conferencing, as well as offer useful resources to ensure you make a positive impression with employers, and land that job! Register Here

  • Creating You LinkedIn Profile: Mar 1, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Career Workshops)

    As the World's Largest Professional Network LinkedIn can help you do the following: LinkedIn is the only platform which can help you clearly define all your skills & Experience. It helps you in building you your own personal and professional brand & showcases your experience and area of expertise at a global platform. Register Here. 

  • The Art of Small Talk-How to Effectively Network: Mar 8, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - UC-4000 (Career Workshops)

    In this session you will discover some of the ways that you can create small talk and how small talk can contribute to your networking conversations in a professional environment. Register Here.
  • Job Search Strategies: Mar 15, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Career Workshops)

    Since many jobs are not publicly advertised, searching for a job can be a full time job! Learn about tips, resources and strategies to help navigate a successful job search and dive into the hidden job market. All students and alumni are welcome to attend this virtual presentation. Register Here

Ladies Learning Code is hosting a workshop for individuals to learn about JavaScript that is instructed and mentored by local industry professionals. This is not a free opportunity. Details can be found below. 

  • Name: Ladies Learning Code, JavaScript for the Web. 
  • Date: Saturday, February 18th, 1:00pm-4:00pm. 
  • Location: Keyin College, 644 Topsail Road, St. John's. 
  • Fee: Suggested Price of $35 or Pay What You Can! 
  • Ladies Learning Code workshops are open to adults of all genders but are designed to be a space where women explicitly are welcome to learn.
  • Learn more and register here https://linktr.ee/learningcodeyyt, or contact stjohns@canadalearningcode.ca with any questions!