Take a look at what we have to offer this Career Readiness Week!:

career readiness workshops

Navigating the Job Market in Uncertain Times

Monday, September 21, 10:00am-11:00am
In this session, we will talk about resume tips, job search strategies and tools you can use to best prepare yourself. We will also look at sectors and companies that could be hiring in the current job market.
Learn how to sign up

Understanding Finances in Canada

Wednesday, September 23, 10:00am-11:00am
Join CSI with RBC for RBC’s International Student Banking in Canada Workshop. Learn about opening a bank account, bank cards, accessing banking, and basic budgeting!
Learn how to sign up

COVID-19 and Your Job Search with Laurel Falconi

Thursday, September 24, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Join CSI with Laurel Falconi from ACCES Employment as we discuss the Canadian Job Market during COVID-19.

If you attend this event and complete your Co-Curricular Record reflection, you will be entered to win a green screen to help you create the perfect virtual interview background. The winner will be selected Monday, October 5.
Learn how to sign up

Tips for a Safe and Successful Part-time Job Search

Tuesday, September 22, 4:00pm-5:00pm
This workshop will provide you with essential information about safe job search practices and how to avoid job fraud. Discover resources and strategies to support your part-time job search. Learn about the skills required to succeed on the job to help you prepare for part-time employment while you study.
Learn how to sign up

Career Focused Resumes That Work

Wednesday, September 23, 3:00pm-4:00pm
Learn how to develop a career focused resume that will help you advance your employment and career goals. Identify technical, soft skills and competencies to add to your resume and discover how to target your resume to industry specific employers. Understand how to format and compose your resume to work with Automated Tracking Systems so that your resume stands out to potential employers.
Learn how to sign up

Ask a Career Advisor

Friday, September 25
Cap off the week of learning by asking a Career Advisor any of your job or career questions. Find out how you can continue down the path of career success.
Learn how to sign up

Career Focused Bullet Journalling

Tuesday, September 22, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Join CSI with Jessica from Pretty Prints and Paper. We will cover bullet journaling for setting goals, personal skills, career skills, and best practices to prepare for a job interview.
Learn how to sign up

The Basics of Budgeting with RBC

Wednesday, September 23, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Join CSI with RBC to learn the Basics of Budgeting Workshop! Learn about budgeting, how to make a budget, how to use a budget, and more!
Learn how to sign up

Library Services Resources

Conestoga College’s Library Services is a great resource to get you career ready! Check out some of what they have to offer at these links:

Career Development Guide

Trying to decide on a future career? Or maybe you’re ready to land that first job and need to upgrade your resume and interview skills. Use this guide to enhance your understanding of careers and job searching.
Lear more here

The Learning Portal’s Career Hub:

This hub will help you explore career options by identifying your skills, getting information about the labour market, and researching related college programs. It will also help you with the process of applying for jobs, including creating a resume and cover letter.
Learn more here

LinkedIn Learning

Achieve your personal and professional goals! LinkedIn Learning contains thousands of instructional videos to help enhance your software, IT, design, technology and business skills.
Learn more here

career readiness resources

my career logo

myCareer advisors help students lay the foundation for a successful career after college. They offer advice and support for career exploration and planning, as well as with job searches. Virtual appointments are available:
Learn more

Here are some examples of services they offer:

  • Career pathways, exploration and planning
  • Program fit and program or course changes
  • Job search strategies and support
  • Resume and cover letter development
  • Interview skills
  • Networking techniques

myCareer has assembled invaluable tip sheets to help you with your job hunt. Check them out below:

online presence

interview success