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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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TRU LEAP: day trip to Peachland & Summerland

  Date: June 23 - All Day
  Location: Off Campus

Experience lake views, a bat nature talk, fruit goodies andice cream during a day trip to two of the Okanagan's popular destination towns.

Horticulture Gardens tour

  Date: June 6, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Repeated Dates: May 16, May 23, May 30, Jun 6, Jun 13, Jun 20, Jun 27, Jul 4, Jul 11, Jul 18, Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

Learn more about the plants at TRU during a tour guided by a member of the TRU Friends of the Gardens.

TRU LEAP: Make a Mug

  Date: June 28, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Make a fun drinking mug out of clay at 4 Cats studio in downtown Kamloops.

TRU LEAP: White water rafting

  Date: June 30, 8:00am - 8:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Experience the thrill of white-water rafting during this excursion on the Thompson River.

TRU LEAP Canada Day fireworks train

  Date: July 1, 6:00pm - 11:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Experience the Canada Day fireworks from the Kamloops Heritage Railway steam train.

Campus closed in lieu of Canada Day

  Date: July 2 - All Day
  Location: No location specified

Most of campus will be closed in lieu of Canada Day, which is on Sunday, July 1.

TRU LEAP: panic & pizza escape room

  Date: July 5, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

How quickly can you get out of an escape room? Extra pizza for those who get out in time.

TRU LEAP: day trip to Skytrek Adventure Park near Revelstoke

  Date: July 7 - All Day
  Location: Off Campus

Zip and climb from tree to tree in the forests of the Rocky Mountains near the city of Revelstoke, BC.

Two-day coding workshop series: A Taste of Coding

  Date: July 7 - All Day
  Location: Old Main

Learn coding concepts using the block coding platform. Duringa hands-on portion, create something involving sensors with Raspberry PI.

One-day coding workshop series: Introduction to Programming usingArduino and Pixel LEDs

  Date: July 7 - All Day
  Location: Old Main

This course will foster your creative side and combine it with technology to create dynamic art in vibrant coloured LEDs.

One-day coding workshop series: Phenomenal Photo Editing

  Date: July 8 - All Day
  Location: Old Main

Using free software, learn how to add wow and sizzle to yourphotos through colour correction, artistic techniques and more.

Two-day coding workshop series: Python for Programming

  Date: July 14, 10:30am - 9:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Get an intro to general programming concepts using Python programming language. Participants will use Jupyter Notebooks during the two days.

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