Online Workshops and E-Modules

In order to provide students with access to many options, some of our workshops are offered live virtually (register through CLNx), and some are provided 24/7 through Quercus. Please note that Quercus works best when using Chrome or Firefox as your browser.

If you missed any synchronous workshop dates, send us a message on Live Chat or email UTM Career Centre and we'll help you find the next available dates.

 

Workshop Categories

Career Planning

Smart Job Hunting

Further Education

Explore Careers

Professionalism in the Workplace

 


 

Career Planning

Know Yourself

A course designed by the Career Centre to help you with questions about what to do after you graduate. This course is a starting point to help you articulate who you are, what you want in a career and helps you begin to develop.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself) 

 

Preparing To Graduate

Almost ready to graduate? Review this resource to feel more confident about planning your final term(s) at UTM: 

  • Understand how to confirm your degree and program completion
  • Determine your next steps for graduation
  • Identify possible options for after program completion (job search or further education)

Synchronous via CLNx

Asynchronous via Registrars website

 

Program Selection

Come learn about how to choose your programs, including what is a Specialist, Major and Minor; the difference between Type 1, 2 and 3 programs, use of the Subject POSt request periods and how you can explore the connection between your program and career interests. The session is offered jointly with the Office of the Registrar.

Synchronous via CLNx

Slide Deck vis Registrars website

 

Put Your Psychology Degree to Work

Learn about the diverse career options for undergraduate psychology students in:

  • Social and community services
  • Law enforcement roles
  • Education
  • Business

This workshop will also help you gain skills and knowledge to start developing your own career path.

Synchronous via CLNx

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself)

 

Refused from Your Program, Now What?

Don't meet the entry requirements for your program of choice? Think you will receive a refusal from your program? What's next? How do you find your best fit? This workshop will help you plan your next steps as we develop strategies to help you reach your academic and career goals.

Synchronous via CLNx

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself)

 

Your Science Degree Under the Microscope

Where can your B.Sc. lead you? Unsure where to start?

This workshop will help you better understand the many options available and gain the skills and knowledge to develop your own career focus.

If you are studying biology, chemistry, environment, biotechnology or forensic science, then this is an ideal workshop for you.

Synchronous via CLNx

Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself)

Skills Articulation Modules

In this 3-part interactive series, use your course syllabus to identify your skills, and begin communicating them to employers or further education programs. 

To access the Skills Articulation Modules:

  • Enroll in the Know Yourself course in Quercus: Know Yourself course in Quercus
  • Once in the course, click on the Modules in the left menu
  • Scroll down to "Skills Articulation Modules"
  • Click "SA Modules Series - Start Here!" (you may need to expand the menu first)

 

 

Smart Job Hunting

Building Your Resume and Cover Letter

Need a resume and cover letter for your job search? Want to know how employers review documents?
 
This workshop will help you build your resume for the first time or update your current version. If you have a resume, please bring it to the workshop with a job description to get some peer feedback.
 
Never written a cover letter? Learn the tricks and start writing your cover letter.

Synchronous via CLNx

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting)

 

Getting Ready for Your Job Interview

Preparation is crucial to an effective job interview. Learn what steps you can take to prepare for an in-person interview so that you can anticipate questions and leave a positive impression with your potential employer. This session includes hands-on practice interview time and feedback.

Synchronous via CLNx

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting)

 

Finding Internships and Summer Jobs

Internship, management trainee program, or summer job all spell WORK EXPERIENCE.

Come out to an informative session on how to get valuable work experience this summer.

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting)

Finding Part-time Work

Did you know that the majority of campus part-time jobs are filled by late-September? Attend this workshop to learn about these opportunities and the best way to apply to part-time opportunities on-campus and off-campus.

Synchronous via CLNx

Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting)

     

    How to Identify and Communicate Your Strengths to Employers

    What are the things about your education and experiences that will be important to communicate on your resume, cover letter, during interviews and at Networking Events? 
    This workshop will help you discover how to communicate your strengths.

    Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting)

    Synchronous via CLNx

     

        Networking What Do You Say 

        Discover proven techniques to introduce yourself to potential networking contacts and industry professionals. Learn to confidently manage yourself in business and social settings and leave a positive lasting impression. 

        Synchronous via CLNx

        Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting) 

        Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism) 

          Creating a Strong LinkedIn Profile 

          The UTM Career Centre can help you build and strengthen your LinkedIn profile! LinkedIn is a professional social networking platform where you can connect with millions of professionals, employers and job opportunities. 

          Join us for this interactive workshop to: 

          • Learn how to build a profile that will impress employers 
          • Create a unique headline and summary section 
          • Find out how to look for jobs and expand your professional network. 

          Synchronous via CLNx 

          Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting) 

           

          Learn to Network

          Discover proven techniques to introduce yourself to potential networking contacts and industry professionals. Learn to confidently manage yourself in business and social settings and leave a positive lasting impression.

          Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting)

          Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism)

           

          Now That I’m Graduating What’s Next

          Are you are a recent graduate or graduating over the next year? Are you looking for full-time employment upon graduation or you are not sure on the next steps in your career? Attend this workshop to:

          • Identify your target area, learn to market yourself and help you identify a variety of job search methods
          • Learn about the mysterious ‘hidden job market’
          • Effectively match your skills to the needs of employers
          • Create a job search plan
          • Gain access to the full-time jobs posted on CLNx (attending this session is mandatory to gain access to full-time job postings)

          Asynchronous in Quercus (Smart Job Hunting)

          Synchronous via CLNx

           

           

          Further Education

          Is Teaching in Your Future

          After an introductory look at what to consider in your decision to pursue teaching, this session will provide information about the application process requirements to the B.Ed., M.Ed., and MT) teacher education programs.

          Synchronous via CLNx

          Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself)

           

          Law

          Want a career in law? Find out how to prepare an effective law school application in this informative session.

          Learn about admission requirements, the process of applying, preparing for the LSAT and gaining relevant experience that will help you stand out as an applicant.

          Synchronous via CLNx

          Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself)

           

          Mastering the Personal Statement

          You are more than just your GPA! Learn how to highlight your experience, interests, accomplishments and goals. This workshop will help you understand what it takes to write a powerful personal statement.

          Synchronous via CLNx

          Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself)

           

          Medicine

          Is Medical School for you?

          Considering Med School but not sure what it takes to pursue a career in the medical filed?

          This info session will shed light on some of the factors that can make you a competitive candidate plus the application process demystified.

          Synchronous via CLNx

          Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself)

             

            Road to Graduate School

            Learn about the various types of graduate and further education options, and their pros and cons for reaching your career goals. This workshop also covers the process of applying and the steps you can take now to prepare a strong application for your program of choice.

            Synchronous via CLNx

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself)

             

            Road to Graduate School - Psychology

            This grad school info session is tailored for Psychology students.

            Learn about the process of applying for graduate school, the steps that you need to take and the criteria used for choosing applicants.

            Synchronous via CLNx

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Know Yourself)

             

            Skills Articulation Modules

            In this 3-part interactive series, use your course syllabus to identify your skills, and begin communicating them to employers or further education programs. 

            To access the Skills Articulation Modules:

            • Enroll in the Know Yourself course in Quercus: Know Yourself course in Quercus
            • Once in the course, click on the Modules in the left menu
            • Scroll down to "Skills Articulation Modules"
            • Click "SA Modules Series - Start Here!" (you may need to expand the menu first)

             

             

             

            Explore Careers

            Career Exploration 101

            Learn how to explore careers independently and via Career Centre programs. Completing this module gives you access to Career Centre Career Exploration programs.

            Click to start the 15-minute preparation for Career Exploration

             

             

             

            Professionalism in the Workplace

            Asking Good Questions

            Learn the benefits of asking good questions, their characteristics and how to ask them.

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism)

             

            Business Communication

            Learn to write business emails and letters along with professional communication etiquette.

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism)

             

            Disability and the Workplace

            Increase your understanding of disability issues and how everyone can contribute to workplace success.

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism)

             

            Diversity and Inclusion at Work

            Learn how you can contribute and what you will gain from a diverse and inclusive workplace.

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism)

             

            Networking in the Workplace

            Learn strategies and tips for engaging in networking in the workplace.

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism)

             

            Professionalism 101

            Learn the fundamentals of professionalism.

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism)

             

            Working Effectively with Your Supervisor

            Learn how to work productively with your supervisor.

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism)

             

            Working in Teams

            Learn how to be an effective team member.

            Asynchronous in Quercus (Professionalism)