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Career Education News

Melody’s Musings: five reasons to explore Career & Experiential Learning

   Monday, September 10 2018

Third-year BBA student and Economics major Melody Tagarira reflects on how Co-op helped carve her professional pathway.

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We know what you did this summer: Co-op edition

   Thursday, August 2 2018

Three students currently working in Co-op positions on campus share their experiences.

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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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Events

Startup Coffee | Caffeine & Entrepreneurial Conversations

  Date: September 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Discuss new business ideas with experienced founders and mentors. Get feedback on the business idea you’ve been thinking about.


Difficult Conversations Workshop

  Date: September 26, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Review principles of effective communication, self-awarenessand learn to use a model you can use to walk through your own conversations.


ESTR’s Market

  Date: September 19, 10:00am - 2:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Sep 20, Sep 26, Sep 27, Oct 3, Oct 4, Oct 11, Oct 10, Oct 17, Oct 18, Oct 25, Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 1, Nov 8, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 22, Nov 21, Nov 28, Nov 29, Nov 15, Dec 5, Dec 6
  Location: Old Main

Pick up a gift for yourself or for someone on your list. Feeling a bit hungry? Grab lunch or something to get you through the day.


WolfPack Scholarship Breakfast

  Date: September 27, 6:30am - 8:20am
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Be inspired by Canadian ski cross Olympian Kelsey Serwa, while at the same time helping to raise money for TRU WolfPack athletics.


Orange Shirt Day

  Date: September 27, 11:00am - 1:30pm
  Location: Campus Commons

Celebrate Aboriginal youth and Residential School Survivors. Orange Shirt Day founder Phyllis Webstad is the guest speaker.


Submitting strong NSERC grants

  Date: September 27, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Clock Tower

Faculty are invited to this workshop to develop strong applications for NSERC Discovery and Research Tools and Instruments grants.


TRU LEAP—Learn to Fish

  Date: September 27, 4:00pm - 8:30pm
  Location: Off Campus

Transportation, equipment and training is provided, but youmust show a valid BC Fishing licence to participate.


TRU Student LEADership Conference 2018

  Date: September 29, 8:30am - 4:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Calling all aspiring and active student leaders: Explore yourknowledge, skills and values as they relate to leadership.


Alumni appreciation at WolfPack women’s soccer

  Date: September 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: Hillside Stadium

All Alumni will receive a free ticket and elite access to thegame with their Alumni Access Card.


Shuswap Salmon Symposium 2018

  Date: September 30 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Oct 1
  Location: Off Campus

The schedule includes speakers, field trips and small-group working sessions.


New Researcher Orientation

  Date: October 1, 7:30am - 9:00am
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

This informal meeting will provide faculty with an opportunity to discuss research matters over a catered breakfast.


Managing in a Unionized Environment

  Date: October 3, 9:00am - 4:00pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

This is for TRU managers and is presented by TRU's human resources department.


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