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Career Education News

Adventure tourism Career Mentoring networking event held Jan. 24, 2018.

Leverage soft skills for your career advantage

   Wednesday, February 7 2018

Mastering your soft skills, which can be thought of as people skills, can be the difference between landing your dream job and not.

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Career Night in Canada puck drop

   Wednesday, January 10 2018

Students and employers will faceoff on January 16 at the debut of Career Night in Canada—hosted by TRU's Career Education Department.

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Cole’s Notes: the ever-present power of networking

   Wednesday, November 22 2017

During his time as a co-op student with Career Education, Cole Weber explored the keys to success for post-graduation employment.

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Volunteerism at the heart of success

   Monday, November 20 2017

The Co-op Student of the Year remarked: "the common thread that exists between co-op and volunteer commitment is service to others."

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Cole’s Notes: the classroom-to-workplace transition

   Wednesday, November 1 2017

Cole Weber documented his experiences through co-operative education in a three-part series Cole’s Notes: One Student’s Journey through Co-operative Education

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Amelia Galuska at Agri-Food Canada

Career Education an ally to students

   Tuesday, September 12 2017

Recent graduate Amelia Galuska credits Career Education as being an ally. "It’s nice having someone on your side at TRU.”

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HR rising star

   Tuesday, April 25 2017

Bachelor of Business Administration grad Larissa Pepper is a finalist for a prestigious human resources award.

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Support and services available throughout the summer semesters

   Tuesday, April 25 2017

Set goals, stay on top of your studies, support your health and wellbeing; take advantage of the slower pace on campus over the summer.

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Capturing the attention of potential employers

   Monday, April 24 2017

Jon Spence, a Campus Recruiter for TD Bank's Consumer Banking Associate Program, describes the key elements that lead to employment success.

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Career Education and the TRU connection

   Tuesday, April 18 2017

“Co-op helped build content for my resume; you need experience in your chosen field to get the interview. The rest is up to your attitude and work ethic.”

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Pizza Hut job information booth

  Date: March 26, 11:00am - 1:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Pizza Hut will be on campus to discuss career and employment opportunities.

IRCC workshop

  Date: March 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

This workshop is for international students needing assistance with various permits.

Pizza Hut job information booth

  Date: March 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Pizza Hut will be on campus to discuss career and employment opportunities.

Mindfulness Meditation

  Date: January 23, 11:30am - 12:20pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 30, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 20, Feb 27, Mar 13, Mar 6, Mar 20, Mar 27, Apr 3, Apr 10, Apr 17
  Location: Old Main

Practising mindfulness can reduces stress, improve concentration and cardiovascular and immune health while slowing the effects of aging.

Spring Law Awards Reception

  Date: March 27, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Celebrate Law students receiving scholarships, bursaries, and Dean's Course prizes.

Creative Mindfulness

  Date: January 24, 12:40pm - 1:40pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21, Mar 28, Apr 4, Apr 11
  Location: Old Main

Awaken your creativity through creative mindfulness. Learn how to avoid distractions, focus and redirect your thoughts.

Edu Connect Conference

  Date: March 28, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

This in-person and video conference event is an attempt to bridge the gap between students, the community and the professional world.

Modo Lounge

  Date: January 25, 3:30pm - 6:30pm
  Repeated Dates: Feb 1, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 15, Mar 1, Mar 7, Mar 8, Mar 14, Mar 22, Mar 28, Mar 29, Apr 5, Apr 12
  Location: Food Training Building

The Modo Lounge is open Wednesdays and Thursdays during the winter 2018 semester.

Short and Sweet: Achieve Brevity and Clarity in Your Writing

  Date: March 29, 4:30am - 5:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Learn editing examples for clarity during this writing workshop presented by the Writing Centre.

Therapy Dog Thursdays

  Date: March 22, 10:00am - 2:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb 22, Mar 22, Mar 29, Apr 5, Apr 12
  Location: Old Main

Stop by, say hello and take a quiet moment with a furry friend.

Dealing with Stress

  Date: March 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Learn some effective coping strategies to help you feel less stressed.

Science Seminar Series—Urine for a Treat: What to do When Your Research Goes Viral

  Date: March 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Science and Health Sciences (Lepin Building)

Learn how much of the widely-consumed artificial sweetener Acesulfame-K (ACE is found in public swimming pools.

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