Asper Career Month - 2021

Gain insight on a diversity of career options, enhance your professional presence and networking skills, and virtually connect with employers at the U of M's largest career fair 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12

CAREER FAIR PREP: Resume Workshop
When: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

 

Your resume is a snapshot of who you are and what you bring to the table, and it is the very first impression you get to make on an employer. Come to this session ready to work! You will learn how to develop powerful accomplishment statements, determine the appropriate resume format and improve your resume before attending the UM Career Fair. Students and alumni welcome.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13

SCCE WEBINAR: Building An Entrepreneurial Mindset
When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

Entrepreneurship is a career path too! In this webinar we will talk about what the Entrepreneurial mindset is and how this mindset can help you, no matter what your career path is. Whether you are a full time entrepreneur, working on a side hustle or working within an organization, having an entrepreneurial mindset will help you grow as a creative innovator and leader. Join us to learn more about how you can start building your entrepreneurial mindset today and use these skills in other areas of your life. Students and alumni welcome.

 

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 14

CAREER FAIR PREP: Learn How to Navigate the Virtual Career Fair Platform
When: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

Learn how to navigate the virtual career fair platform with this easy prep course for students. Students and alumni welcome.

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CAREER FAIR PREP: Resume Workshop
When: 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

Your resume is a snapshot of who you are and what you bring to the table, and it is the very first impression you get to make on an employer. Come to this session ready to work! You will learn how to develop powerful accomplishment statements, determine the appropriate resume format and improve your resume before attending the UM Career Fair. Students and alumni welcome.

RSVP for sessions on the Asper Career Portal ►  

  

MONDAY, JANUARY 18

LINKEDIN Building Intentional Connections

When: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

 

Maximize your LinkedIn presence by learning how to cultivate a powerful network through intentional connection. Build and leverage your online relationships to enhance your reputation, manage and grow your career network. 
Students and alumni welcome.


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TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

SALARY NEGOTIATIONS
When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

 

Learn how to professionally handle the salary and benefits negotiation conversation with a prospective or current employer. Students and alumni welcome.


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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20

CAREER FAIR PREP: 5-Minute Career Conversations
When: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Virtual Event

Learn how to confidently make the most of your one-on-one conversations with potential employers at career fairs. Students and alumni welcome.

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 21

University of Manitoba CAREER FAIR 2021
When: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

Virtually connect with employers - recruiting for full-time, part-time, summer, co-op and volunteer opportunities. Students and alumni welcome.

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 22

INTERRUPTING RACISM with Priti Shah
When: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Virtual Event

 

When we are faced with racist comments, often we are paralyzed to know how to respond effectively toward the perpetrator and those experiencing the harm. For each of us different things get in the way of our ability to act. This presentation will help us to recognize and respond to racist behaviour around us. Learners will: Acknowledge what makes us uncomfortable or paralyzed to act when we experience racist comments; Explore strategies for interrupting racism in the skin you’re in; and practice with real-life scenarios in a supportive environment. Students and alumni are welcome.


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TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

MENTORSHIP: Connecting with Intention
When: 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Where: Virtual Event

 

It's not what you know. It's who you know! Learn how to connect effectively with mentors and get the most out of the mentor-mentee relationship.
Students only.


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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

SCCE WEBINAR: MB Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

 

It takes a community to raise an entrepreneur! This webinar will feature guest interviews with our major community partners discussing what their organization does, when an entrepreneur might visit them/find value from them and the role they play in the MB Entrepreneurial ecosystem. Watch this and learn about the Manitoba entrepreneurship ecosystem and the resources available to you!


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THURSDAY, JANUARY 28

ENHANCING CAREERS THROUGH COMPETITION
When: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

 

Enhancing careers through competition. Students only.


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FRIDAY, JANUARY 29

VIRTUAL JOB SEARCH: The New Normal!
When: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual Event

 

Did you know that 85% of jobs aren't even advertised? Accelerate your job search by learning effective work search strategies that will help you be successful in a competitive labour market. We will explore the hidden job market and how to job search with intent.
Students and alumni welcome.

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