Conestoga College and Conestoga Students Inc. are hosting Career Readiness Week on your campus. Make sure you know about the services available to you on and off-campus to help you in the first steps of launching your professional career.
Join us February 24-28
We are hosting Career Readiness Expos, An Evening with Arlene Dickinson, and have assembled resources that will give you confidence in your job hunt.
Career Readiness Week
Learn more about the events taking place during Career Readiness Week:
Resources to help you get Career Ready
There are a plethora of on-campus and off-campus resources to help you with your professional career. We have compiled these resources and will be publishing them on this webpage for you to browse during Career Readiness Week.
Career Readiness Expos
Come out to the Career Readiness Expo at your campus to get some tips, tricks, and supports from CSI, myCareer, and Student Engagement. Resources will include:
We will also be showing off Interview Stream, a web-based interview platform that you can use at home to practice your interviewing skills.
No matter what campus you attend, come out and participate!
Monday, February 24
Waterloo Campus, Welcome Centre
Tuesday, February 25
Guelph Campus, Cafeteria
Wednesday, February 26
Doon Campus, E-Wing
Thursday, February 27
Cambridge Campus, Atrium
Friday, February 28
Brantford Campus, 274 Colborne
Friday, February 28
Downtown Kitchener Campus, Upper Lounge
Come enjoy an educational keynote from Arlene Dickinson
Who better to get tips from about starting your own business than Arlene Dickinson and local entrepreneurs!
Arlene Dickinson is one of Canada’s most renowned independent marketing communications entrepreneurs. She is the General Partner of District Ventures Capital, a venture capital fund focused on helping market, fund and grow entrepreneurs and their companies, in the food and health space. Dickinson is widely recognized for her role as a Dragon/Venture Capitalist for over 12 seasons on the multi-award-winning television series, Dragons’ Den.
Mix and mingle with local entrepreneurs to practice your networking skills and make some connections. Appetizers and snacks will be provided!
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. Appointments are available at all Conestoga campuses.
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: