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One week of career events - just for you!

SOC SCI Career Week, from Feb. 5 – 9, is a week of events in partnership with the MSSS. Let us help you prepare for your upcoming job, internship, or career!

Jan 22, 2018

Effective Job Search Workshop

Date:  Monday, Feb 5

Time:  10:30 – 11:20 am
Location:  LRW 1003

Do you know how to perform an effective job search? 

Do you want to be more efficient in finding the job you want? 

Register for this session to learn how to locate jobs in today’s hidden market and discover the potential to create your own job!  Determine the steps needed to establish your own job search plan, and how to implement important strategies for success.

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A CEO reveals... How to Get Hired

Date: Tuesday, Feb 6
Time: 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Location: LRW 1003

How to get hired “ASAP” and achieve the success you want.

This session will focus on the key attributes employers are looking for when hiring - and how you can differentiate yourself from the others. It will explain the importance of building your personal story around your past, present and future. 

You will learn why attitude trumps aptitude and the value of showing your willingness to makesacrifices.  We will also explore the importance of overcoming adversity and what it means to employers – and why passion can make all the difference in landing that job or achieving success. 

The session will also explore the importance of understanding and being able to articulate “why” you do what you do versus just what you do.
The end objective of the session is to help enable you to define your own personal “Purpose”, “Vision” and “Mission” so you can “get hired ASAP and achieve the success you want”.

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Career Advice Day

Date: Wednesday, Feb 7

Time: 10:00 – 3:00 pm

Location: KTH 129

Need career advice? Is your resume as strong as it could be?  Not sure what to write in your cover letter?
EE can help. 

Register for a 30 minute individual appointment with an EE team member for one of the following: one-on-one career advice, a resume critique, or a cover letter critique. 

Registration opens online  on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited, so register early! 

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Effective Networking Workshop

Date: Thursday, Feb 8

Time: 10:30 – 11:20 am

Location: KTH 129

Not sure what networking really involves?

This session will demystify networking and focus on strategies to build and maintain professional relationships. 

Register for this session to learn practical ways you can leverage and grow your existing networks to reach your career goals.

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LinkedIn Head Shots

Date: Friday, Feb 9
Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm  & 12:20 – 2:30 pm.
Location: MDCL Atrium

Professional Head Shots

Sign-up to have your professional head shot taken by our talented MSSS photographer!

To sign-up: 
E-mail with your name, student number and availability during the above times and you will be assigned a 10 minute time slot.


  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes before your scheduled time. You must be ready for your photos to be taken at your scheduled time slot.
  • Those who arrive late for their scheduled appointment will not be given extra time for their pictures to be taken.
  • Photos will be emailed to each student within 5-7 days

This event is open to undergraduate level SOC SCI students only.

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