Workshops

Career Ready Changemakers Program

Building a career for a brighter future

Your career is not only one of the biggest factors shaping your life – it’s also one of your biggest opportunities to make a difference in the world. This can feel like a lot of pressure! But with so many big problems to solve in our communities and globally, how do you know where to begin?

This online co-curricular program will support you through exploring and taking action towards your post-SFU career, while also counting towards your Co-Curricular Record and earning your Career Ready Changemakers - Certificate of Completion.

  • Learn 10 career building strategies for changemakers and map out your next steps
  • Connect with organizations or employers working in the social impact sector or on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Attend skill-building workshops on topics such as resumes, networking, applying to grad school, wellness during work search and preparing for the West Coast Virtual Fair
  • Identify the most helpful tools, resources and opportunities at SFU and beyond
  • Think about career building and leadership critically through an anti-oppression lens 

For more details, please visit the Career Ready Changemakers Program page.

Job Search Success - Online

Open to all students, from any discipline, at any level

Receive expert feedback on your cover letter and resume, and engage in activities that are relevant in today's diverse workplace. Think differently about your experiences and how your unique background can positively contribute to your job search.  

Registration is $20, non-refundable after the course start date.  Duration 5 weeks. Recognized on your co-curricular record.

Fall 2022 Sessions: September 26 - October 28 2022

West Coast Virtual Fair Prep Workshops

Open to all students and alumni

Explore hundreds of career, co-op, volunteer and graduate school opportunities and meet representatives from over 150 organizations at FALL 2022 West Coast Virtual Fair on November 2-3, 2022. We will be offering a series of workshops and panels on Oct 24-27 to help you prepare and make the most of your time at the Fair.

For more details, please visit the West Coast Virtual Fairs page.

Your Career Compass

3 Part Workshop Series for Graduate and PostDoctoral Students

Whether your next step is academia or industry, this free workshop series will help you evaluate your current situation, interests and strengths, explore your values and priorities and identify future possibilities. 

Sessions must be completed in order.

Session 1: Getting Started Session 2: Connecting the Dots and Prioritizing Session 3: Taking Action and Moving Forward
Fall dates TBD Fall dates TBD Fall dates TBD

Explore your interests, strengths, and values and identify a diverse range of career possibilities.

Prioritize what matters most and craft a statement about your career that will act like a compass moving forward.

Create an action plan enabling you to make the best choices in your career, work and life.

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