Smart Job Hunting two-day conference

 

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If you are graduating in June or November of 2018, or are a recent graduate, this conference is for you!
Smart Job Hunting takes place on Tuesday April 24 & Wednesday April 25, 2018. This two-day event will help you:

 

  • Learn from industry professionals from a variety of areas during our networking panel
  • Gain valuable insights from an established alumni
  • Learn how to find a job and identify skills that you have that employers need
  • Develop skills you will need throughout your career such as resume writing, interviewing, & networking skills
  • Gain access to full-time job postings offered to U of T students - hundreds of employers!

Job searching is a skill, and good job searchers can land good jobs! Begin or continue to build your own network with peers and industry professionals. In addition, there will be an opportunity to meet and talk with various industry professionals at the end of day 2!

If you need work in determining your job focus, attend Smart Job Goals Start Here, a two hour workshop on April 23 that will provide you with tools/resources to find your focus.  You will need to register separately for this workshop.
  

***FREE LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED ON BOTH DAYS***

 

What to Bring 

  • A notepad and a pen.
  • A printed copy of your resume and cover letter as you will have the opportunity to update them.
  • A sample job posting to which you are interested (optional)

Latecomers

Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24. Please arrive by 9:15 am to sign in to avoid losing your spot. Latecomers will not be admitted after 9:30.

Please note that this is a two-day event and we ask for your commitment to attend both days.
 

Dress Code

Business casual attire is required (no jeans or t-shirts). For more information on dress codes visit Dress for Success

Agenda

Day 1
Tuesday April 24th
10:00am - 5:00pm
Day 2
Wednesday April 25th
10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Identify your skills
  • Understand employer requirements
  • Tailor your resume to stand out
  • Improve your resume content
  • Learn what makes a great
    cover letter
  • Improve and practice interview
    skills
  • Hear from and meet industry professionals at a networking
    panel
  • Get advice from UTM alumni
  • Find out different ways of finding jobs whether they are advertised or unadvertised
  • Learn how to succeed and advance on the job
  • Career Hacks Fair - hands-on activities to hone your job search
    skills, featuring a LinkedIn
    photo booth and mini
    resume reviews

 

IMPORTANT - in order to attend this two-day workshop, you must:

  • be graduating in June or November 2018, or be a recent graduate (June 2016 or later), AND

  • be able to attend from 10:00am - 4:00pm on April 24 AND 10:00am - 6:00pm on April 25.

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Register

Please register for Day One of this worskhop on April 24 and you will automatically be registered for Day Two. (You do not need to register for Day Two if you attend Day One.)

 

Please note that by registering for this session you are indicating that you have read, understood, and agree to our Attendance / Privacy Policies and Photo / Video Release
If you are attending a planned appointment, event or workshop and require accommodation(s) please e-mail careers.utm@utoronto.ca and we will work with you to make the appropriate arrangements. 

 

Day 1 Alumni: 

upcoming, please check back frequently

 

Natalie Groenig, Human Resources VWR International

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2 Professionals: 

upcoming, please check back frequently

 

Natalie Groenig, Human Resources VWR International

 


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