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Importance of Having a Mentor

Career Services

Ever wondered what other outlets besides Co-op, internships or volunteering are out there for getting your dream job? Read on to find out how a mentor can contribute to developing your personal network and the resources available to find a mentor.

By: Nicole Strutt 5385 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Indigenous Peoples Career Journey Stories

OLCchat

In advance of the Indigenous Peoples Career Journey Story panel our latest #OLCchat looked at some of the educational and career challenges Indigenous students face, and what resources are avalible to them.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4866 reads | 0 comments
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Print and Digital Portfolio Tips for Every Job Seeker

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Whether you’re looking at event planning or public relations, a portfolio can be a significant, helpful resource in your job search. Here are some tips on creating and organizing your portfolio, whether in print or digital format. 

By: Abbas Virji 6574 reads | 0 comments
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Great Resources for Your Summer Job Search in Government

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Thinking of applying for a summer job in government? Take a look at some valuable online resources for the municipal, provincial and federal levels of government listed in this week’s CSI blog post! Read on to find out more.

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Top Government Summer Jobs for Students

Canada Summer Jobs Program

Whether you are a political science major or just interested in politics or working for the government, there are a variety of summer job opportunities available for students. Read on to discover what job opportunities are available for you for Summer 2014!

By: Nicole Strutt 12073 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Managing Your Online Presence

Professional Development

On January 28th the OLC and Career Services hosted a Twitter chat on managing your online presence. They were joined by featured guests Stephanie Wiriahardja, Jonathan Anthony, and Lillian Chow.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5852 reads | 0 comments
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Five Key Advantages of Working in the Non-Profit Sector

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Working in the non-profit sector may be associated with myths such as there's no room for upward movement, limited responsibilities, and that there are not many opportunities available. However, there are a significant number of advantages related to working in non-profit organizations.

By: Abbas Virji 7348 reads | 0 comments
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Accelerating Your Career Through Community Involvement

Community Engagement

It may only be the start of the semester, but you’re probably already piled with work. However, there’s no better time to get involved within your community than now, especially with so many volunteer opportunities around with the new year. Find out how being involved can jumpstart your career.

By: Abbas Virji 5304 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Jobs on Campus

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Twitter Tuesdays returned for the Spring semester by bringing in Jackie Davie, Coordinator of Temporary Support Services

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5234 reads | 0 comments
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Introducing New and Improved Twitter Tuesdays

Career Services

Learn how we're using your feedback to switch up our OLC Career Chats this semester. Highlights include a bigger focus on guests, and an invitation to participate in person!

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5210 reads | 0 comments
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