Emerge - 2018

Emerge 2018

Emerge is an opportunty for students to participate in activities, sessions, and workshops during the fall 2018 reading week. Though students are encouraged to use the week to complete readings and focus on course work, the sessions are an excellent opportunity for students to build some skills.

Please review the list of events running throughout the week. You can click on the session to learn more and to be transfered to the registration section for the department.

Participating Departments Include:

 

Emerge Schedule

Saturday October 6 - Friday October 12

Please Note: Many of the sessions require you to register. Please visit the links by clicking on the name of the session to register for the session or activity.


Saturday & Sunday

UTMSU Camping Trip 2018

University of Toronto Mississauga Student Union

Saturday - Sunday

Rockwood Conservation Area

Study Break? City Break!    Take a break from school this reading week and join us for a night under the stars at Rockwood Conservation Area! 

Activities Include: 

  • Canoe trips 
  • Caving adventure 
  • Hikes around the waterfalls 
  • Bonfire 
  • Swimming - weather permitting 
  • Stargazing   

Pricing:  $60 for UTM Students 

$70 for non-UTM students  *Roundtrip bus transportation from UTM is provided at an additional $5 cost*   

Price includes: 

  • Park Permits 
  • Tents 
  • 4 full meals (lunch and dinner on day 1, and breakfast and lunch on day 2) 
  • Canoes + life jackets + paddles 
  • Other camping equipment 
  • 2 Guides   

Registration is on first come, first serve basis, and space is LIMITED. Tent reservations must be made before Monday October 1st. See you there!

*This event is offered by an autonomous student organization. The University of Toronto is not the organizer of the event*


Tuesday October 9

Now That I'm Graduating What's Next?

Career Centre

10 am - 11:30 am

DV 3130

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 of 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 CLN (attending this session is mandatory to gain access to FULL-TIME job postings) 

There is no dress code for this workshop.      

Register on the Career Learning Network - clnx.utoronto.ca

 

Leadership Bootcamp (Part 1)

Centre for Student Engagement

1 pm - 4 pm

DH 2010 & DH 2060

The Centre for Student Engagement is excited to bring you Leadership Bootcamp, an opportunity based on the book Grit by Angela Duckworth.

How can you be a more successful leader? Research shows that the people who are gritty and are resilient are more successful in life.

During our Leadership Bootcamp you will learn to build your grit and enhance your ability to overcome difficulties.

 

UTM TimeTracker Info Session

Centre for Student Engagement

2 pm - 3 pm

IB 360

Are you looking for a better way to manage your time? Are you struggling with creating a usable schedule? Are you interested in improving your study habits and increasing co-curricular engagement?   Come and learn about UTM TimeTracker  - a new online time management tool designed at UTM for UTM students!

It is a drop-in session, so just show up at 2 PM. Bringing your computer to this session will enable you to try the tool hands-on as we showcase its features and answer your questions.   

 

The Road to Graduate School

UTM Career Centre

2 pm - 3:30 pm

DV 3129

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

Register on the Career Learning Network - clnx.utoronto.ca


Wednesday October 10

 

Midterm Jam

Centre for Student Engagement

10 am - 12 pm

IB 340, IB 350, IB 360, IB 370

Are you worried about your midterms? Would you like to reduce procrastination? Are you feeling a bit lonely and stressed?

Join the Midterm Jam to study, de-stress and have fun. Get a drop-in consultation to improve your study skills and manage your time and stress better, then visit our board game cafe to de-stress, learn new games, and meet friends, and treat yourself to some drinks and snacks. 

Register Here

 

Smart Job Goals Start Here (for graduating students)

UTM Career Centre

10 am - 12:30 pm

DV 3093

Congratulations on soon graduating! You’ve come so far from year one and are now shifting gears towards finding work. If you are unsure of your employment goals, or whether you have the qualifications you need to be marketable, then this session’s for you.

This workshop will help you identify answers to these important questions and identify some goals towards your job search.     

In this session you will: 

  • Assess your skills & work interests, to determine some job options  
  • Identify useful tools to navigate industry information & help you make informed job decisions 
  • Learn to effectively manage & navigate junior roles, towards longer-term career options 

Register on the Career Learning Network - clnx.utoronto.ca

Leadership Bootcamp (Part 2)

Centre for Student Engagement

1 pm - 4 pm

DH 2010 & DH 2060

The Centre for Student Engagement is excited to bring you Leadership Bootcamp, an opportunity based on the book Grit by Angela Duckworth.

How can you be a more successful leader? Research shows that the people who are gritty and are resilient are more successful in life.

During our Leadership Bootcamp you will learn to build your grit and enhance your ability to overcome difficulties.

 

Register Here


Thursday October 11

French Studies at UTM & Associated Study Elsewhere Programs

French Studies - Department of Language Studies

11 am - 12 pm

IB 395

In this session the Specialist, Major and Minor Programs offered in French Studies will be discussed as well as the various categories of FRE and FSL courses. 

Study Elsewhere options associated with French Studies will be presented, such as the government sponsored Explore Program which is accessible for all levels and the Nice 3d year abroad program. A topic of special interest to  graduating students will be the possibilities available to them  in France for further study and for short-term employment.

 

Leadership Bootcamp (Part 3)

Centre for Student Engagement

1 pm - 4 pm

DH 2010 & DH 2060

The Centre for Student Engagement is excited to bring you Leadership Bootcamp, an opportunity based on the book Grit by Angela Duckworth.

How can you be a more successful leader? Research shows that the people who are gritty and are resilient are more successful in life.

During our Leadership Bootcamp you will learn to build your grit and enhance your ability to overcome difficulties.

 

Emerging Leaders

UTM Management & Commerce

1 pm - 3 pm

IB 360

Learn how to become a leader on campus while keeping up with both your academic and social life. We will be sharing tips and tricks on how to succeed during your undergraduate career, sharing resources available to you on campus, how you can get involved and stay connected!

 

Library 101 Information Literacy Certificate: Intro to the Library

UTM Library

2 pm - 3 pm

Library Classroom B

Learn about the amazing resources in the Library and the services available to impact your grades and enrich your academic career! Register for the Library 101 program and receive your Information Literacy Certificate.

 

 

Your Science Degree Under the Microscope

UTM Career Centre

2 pm - 4 pm

DV 3129

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*

Register on the Career Learning Network - clnx.utoronto.ca

 

Community Engaged Learning Volunteer Training

Centre for Student Engagement

5 pm - 7 pm

UTM Room

Students will get a crash course in Community Engaged Learning, be able to learn about how to be an effective volunteer in the community, and how to maximize their volunteer experience with the Centre for Student Engagement. Once a student attends this session, they can sign up for any volunteer opportunity with our office.

 


 

Friday October 12

 

2nd Annual Habitat ReStore

Centre for Student Engagement

8 am to 2 pm

UTM Room

Join us for a half day at the Mississauga Habitat ReStore Centre to learn about how they use new and gently-used household and renovation materials to generate funds to support the building of Habitat homes for local families in need.

This opportunity is limited to only 12 people so make sure to sign up now before it's too late!

Register Here

 

Learn to Network

UTM Career Centre

10 am - 11 am

DV 3130

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 

Attending this session will qualify you for: 

  • Any future Networking Events within the next two years

You must register for these networking events separately through the Career Learning Network Events Calendar

Register on the Career Learning Network - clnx.utoronto.ca

 

 

LAUNCH Yourself with Emerge

*This Event Is Only Open To Students Registered In Launch*

Centre for Student Engagement

10 am - 4 pm

IB 360

10 am - 12 pm: Understand your Identity!   - Learn more about yourself and explore how our differenced and similarities can bring us together as a community.  

12 pm - 2 pm: LAUNCHEE Grand Board Game Mingle & Lunch  - Mingle with LAUNCHees and LAUNCH leader from all stream while playing board games. There will be food.   

2 pm - 4 pm: Launch your Network!   - How do you make an impact on someone so that they remember you?! Join us for an afternoon of networking and fun! 

 

Career Exploration Part 2

UTM Career Centre

2 pm - 4 pm

DV 3130

Have you ever wondered how a social media manager makes the decision to post a meme or maybe you’re curious about how a dentist is able to work in a tiny space in your mouth with such precision.   Perhaps you’ve wondered how the human brain processes motor skills. A neurologist could probably help you fill in the gaps!  If so, this workshop will not only give you the opportunity to test drive a career but it’ll also prepare you for your job shadowing experience by arming you with a toolkit that will help you maximize the time you spend with your host.

You’ll leave this workshop having a better idea of what skills you want to use and the types of questions you need to ask in order to figure out what career might be a good fit for you.   

Register on the Career Learning Network - clnx.utoronto.ca

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