Take a look at what we had to offer last Career Readiness Week! Join us for the next one in the Spring semester.

Learn how to get a Work From Home Survival Kit!

Working from home isn’t easy, so prepare for your career with a Work From Home (WFH) Survival Kit!

This WFH Survival Kit is filled with all the essential items you need to be successful on your professional journey from home or in the office. Valued at $100.00, you will want to make sure you get your hands on one!

Wondering how you can get a WFH Survival Kit? All you have to do is sign-up and attend one of CSI’s three Career Readiness Events and complete your Co-Curricular Reflection (CCR)! Limited quantities are available and you must have paid the CSI Events Fee to be eligible.

Sign up now for an event on the CCP!

RBC Your Brand Matters Workshop

Monday, January 24, 7:00pm-8:00p
Throughout this event, the host will go over what makes a good brand, elevator pitches, and the impact of social media.

During the event a $50.00 Conestoga Bookstore will be given to one lucky student who participates in the conversation.
Learn how to sign up

Strategic Networking and Community Building

Tuesday, January 26, 7:00pm-8:30pm
This event will discuss Strategic Networking and Community Building and its importance when mapping out their careers.

Throughout the event, there will also be a $50.00 Conestoga Bookstore Gift Card available for one lucky student who participates in the conversation.
Learn how to sign up

What can you Achieve in 4 Years?

Wednesday, January 27, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Join CSI with Olympic Medalist, Jeremiah Brown, as he demonstrates to students how they can redefine the power of enduring uncertainty and trusting others.

Throughout the event, one student will have the chance to win a $100.00 Conestoga Bookstore Giftcard for participating. There is also a $500.00 PC Giftcard available to one student who completes their CCR Reflection following the event.
Learn how to sign up

workshops

Share Your Experience – Get Ready for the P4E Virtual Job Fair

Monday, January 24, 5:00pm-6:00p
Tuesday, January 26, 4:00pm-5:00p
The P4E Job Fair is the largest post-secondary career fair in Canada, providing students with an excellent opportunity to engage with employers recruiting for full-time graduate, Co-op and seasonal positions. Find out how to complete your student profile, and prepare for the Fair by researching employers, polishing your resume, preparing your 30-second pitch and understanding virtual networking etiquette
Learn how to sign up

Apply Your Experience: Part-time Job Search

Wednesday, January 27, 3:00pm-4:00pm
Looking for a part-time job while you are studying at Conestoga? 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

Map Your Career Journey

Friday, January 29, 9:00am-10:00am
Find out how you can make the most of the knowledge, skills and attributes you have developed as a Conestoga student. Discover how a Career Advisor can help you Understand, Plan, Show, Share and Apply your experience to achieve your personal and professional goals.
Learn how to sign up

Show Your Experience: Resumes That Work

Thursday, January 28, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Your resume is a key building block in preparing for employment and launching a successful job search. 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

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.
Learn 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

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

job fairs and your 30 second pitch

interview success