The Discover Your Future in Arts series features presentations and workshops to help you learn about the many opportunities available to Bachelor of Arts graduates.

This series is ideal for first and second year Arts students and students in University 1 or other faculties thinking of applying to the Faculty of Arts.

Haven’t chosen your major yet?
Thinking about switching your major but you don’t know what else is out there?
Curious about how you can gain experiential learning opportunities to build your resume?
Wondering what to do after graduation?

If this sounds like you, join us and discover how Arts programs can lead you to an exciting career.

Can’t attend all the sessions? No problem. Pick and choose which ones will best answer your questions and fit your schedule.

Highlights of the series include:

  • a session with Arts alumni sharing their experience and career path,
  • a panel of employers who will talk about why they hire Arts graduates,
  • a list of the many ways an Arts student can gain valuable experience during your degree,
  • hands-on workshops where a Career Consultant will guide you through the career planning process, take you through hands-on exercises to explore your options and help you plan what comes next, and
  • step-by-step instructions on how to declare a major and stay on track with your chosen program throughout your degree.

Series schedule

Week 1 | March 15 - 19

Discover Your Future in Arts

Tuesday, March 16 | 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Considering an Arts degree but don't know where to start? Are you a current Arts student wondering what major to declare or what jobs your major might lead to? Attend this "kick-off" presentation to learn about the many areas of study offered in Arts and the resources available to help you plan your studies so they will align with your future job interests. Plus, get ideas from Arts alumni who will share their academic and career path.

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Get the Experience that will move you forward

Thursday, March 18 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

In this session you will learn all the ways you can get on and off campus experience to support your personal and professional growth.

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Week 2 | March 22 - 26

Career Choices in Psychology Workshop

Monday, March 22 | 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (FULL)
Wednesday, March 24 | 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Are you a psychology student (or thinking about becoming one) and unsure about what you what to do when you graduate? If so, this small workshop is a great opportunity to explore who you are: your interests, values, and favourite subjects. The goal of this session is to create a list of occupational ideas just for you. We will also look at what to do next to learn more about yourself, occupations, and to make choices about your academic program.

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Career Choices in Sociology and Criminology Workshop

Tuesday, March 23 | 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Are you a sociology or criminology student (or thinking about becoming one) and unsure about what you what to do when you graduate? If so, this small workshop is a great opportunity to explore who you are: your interests, values, and favourite subjects. The goal of this session is to create a list of occupational ideas just for you. We will also look at what to do next to learn more about yourself, occupations, and to make choices about your academic program.

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Career Choices in Economics Workshop

Thursday, March 25 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Are you an economics student (or thinking about becoming one) and unsure about what you what to do when you graduate? If so, this small workshop is a great opportunity to explore who you are: your interests, values, and favourite subjects. The goal of this session is to create a list of occupational ideas just for you. We will also look at what to do next to learn more about yourself, occupations, and to make choices about your academic program.

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Career Choices in English, Theatre, Film & Media Workshop

Friday, March 26 | 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Are you an English, theatre, film & media student (or thinking about becoming one) and unsure about what you what to do when you graduate? If so, this small workshop is a great opportunity to explore who you are: your interests, values, and favourite subjects. The goal of this session is to create a list of occupational ideas just for you. We will also look at what to do next to learn more about yourself, occupations, and to make choices about your academic program.

Register on careerCONNECT

Week 3 | March 29 - April 2

Career Choices with Any Arts Major Workshop

Monday, March 29 | 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Are you an Arts student (or thinking about becoming one) and unsure about what you what to do when you graduate? If so, this small workshop is a great opportunity to explore who you are: your interests, values, and favourite subjects. The goal of this session is to create a list of occupational ideas just for you. We will also look at what to do next to learn more about yourself, occupations, and to make choices about your academic program.

Register on careerCONNECT

Career Choices in History Workshop

Tuesday, March 30 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Are you a history student (or thinking about becoming one) and unsure about what you what to do when you graduate? If so, this small workshop is a great opportunity to explore who you are: your interests, values, and favourite subjects. The goal of this session is to create a list of occupational ideas just for you. We will also look at what to do next to learn more about yourself, occupations, and to make choices about your academic program.

Register on careerCONNECT

Opening opportunities with your Arts degree

Thursday, April 1 | 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join 5 industry professionals including Human Resource Professionals and an entrepreneurship expert to learn:

  • The scope of opportunities for individuals with a B.A.
  • About different student employment programs
  • The knowledge, skills, attributes and experiential learning opportunities that employers look for
  • Advice on resume preparation 
  • About entrepreneur opportunities and what competencies are helpful when considering self-employment

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Week 4 | April 4 - 8

Now Plan Your Degree

Wednesday, April 7 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Are you ready to take the next step with your degree? Attend this session and hear from an Arts Academic Advisor who will walk you through the degree program options, how to use UM Achieve and the steps to declare (or change) your major.

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Questions?

Career Services
University of Manitoba
cs.receptionist@umanitoba.ca
(204) 474-9456