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Job Ready Programme For International Students

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Starts: 25 Aug 2014 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 25 Aug 2014 7:30 p.m.
Venue: St David Lecture Theatre, 5.30 – 7:30pm, 25 August 2014.
Join to be informed of events and activities developed specifically for International Students who want to live and work in NZ

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Networking: How to Make it Work for You

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 2 Sep 2014 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 2 Sep 2014 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Networking is a great way to find “hidden” job opportunities. In this interactive session we will give you hot tips on how to make the most of networking events. You will have the
opportunity to practice your new networking skills.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Starts: 3 Sep 2014 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 3 Sep 2014 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 9
This is a workshop that will give you tips for writing your CV
and cover letters. Ideal for anyone starting to write CVs and cover letters.
Essential for students to attend a workshop prior to a one on
one CV check.

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CV Tutorial

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Starts: 5 Sep 2014 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 5 Sep 2014 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 4
An interactive tutorial with up to 8 participants.Look at your CV from an employer’s viewpoint, share your experiences and suggestions within the group, learn what works within your CV and ways in which you may improve on what you have already.

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Careers in media!

Monday, 14 July 2014

Starts: 5 Sep 2014 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 5 Sep 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Com 221
So…. you’ve completed your degree, what now? Thought about pursuing a career in media?

Do you have an interest in current, local, national and international news, a broad education, an interest in people, an inquiring mind and the ability to work under pressure?

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Starts: 8 Sep 2014 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 8 Sep 2014 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 7
This is a workshop that will give you tips for writing your CV
and cover letters. Ideal for anyone starting to write CV's and cover letters.
Essential for students to attend a workshop prior to a one on
one CV check.

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CV Tutorial

Monday, 25 August 2014

Starts: 9 Sep 2014 9:00 a.m.
Finishes: 9 Sep 2014 10:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 7
An interactive tutorial with up to 8 participants.Look at your CV from an employer’s viewpoint, share your experiences and suggestions within the group, learn what works within your CV and ways in which you may improve on what you have already.

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Dietetics Follow-Up Session

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Starts: 9 Sep 2014 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 9 Sep 2014 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Room HN G10, Science 1
Come along to a Master of Dietetics Question and Answer Session

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Cover Letter Tutorial

Monday, 25 August 2014

Starts: 9 Sep 2014 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 9 Sep 2014 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 8
This is an interactive tutorial with up to 8 participants. Look
at your cover letter from an employer’s viewpoint, share your
experiences and suggestions within the group, learn what
works within your cover letter and ways in which you may
improve on what you have already.

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What can I do with my degree?

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Starts: 9 Sep 2014 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 9 Sep 2014 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Not sure what options your degree may lead to?
It is never too early to start planning your career. There are a lot of factors to take into consideration and planning to put in to give yourself the best opportunities.

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Career Focus on Food Science Evening

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Starts: 9 Sep 2014 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 9 Sep 2014 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Archway 2
An evening of speakers focusing on Food Science careers and opportunities

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CV Tutorial

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Starts: 11 Sep 2014 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 11 Sep 2014 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 8
An interactive tutorial with up to 8 participants.Look at your CV from an employer’s viewpoint, share your experiences and suggestions within the group, learn what works within your CV and ways in which you may improve on what you have already.

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CV Seminar: The Employer’s Perspective

Monday, 25 August 2014

Starts: 11 Sep 2014 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 11 Sep 2014 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
What exactly makes hiring managers smile when reading a CV and cover letter? How can you create a winning application featuring your strengths compellingly? Come along and hear first-hand what cues employers are looking for!

After the talk, there will be opportunity for individual CV critique.

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CV Tutorial

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Starts: 15 Sep 2014 2:00 p.m.
Finishes: 15 Sep 2014 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 8
An interactive tutorial with up to 8 participants.Look at your CV from an employer’s viewpoint, share your experiences and suggestions within the group, learn what works within your CV and ways in which you may improve on what you have already.

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Been There…. Done That

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Starts: 16 Sep 2014 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 16 Sep 2014 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Commerce 2:07
Young and or recent Otago Entrepreneurs will talk about their experiences.

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Be Your Own Boss Expo

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Starts: 16 Sep 2014 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 16 Sep 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Commerce Building Atrium with Workshops in Com 2:07
Self-employment may be something you are considering seriously, or tentatively for the near or the distant future. You may be on a vocational course that will allow you to become self-employed. You may have a great business idea....

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Product development and prototyping – right here in Dunedin!

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Starts: 16 Sep 2014 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 16 Sep 2014 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Commerce 2:07
Whatever your product idea (from windmills to furniture to mobile apps to consumer products), in whatever industry (health, agritech, architecture, science, energy, health and safety), did you know you can get help with product development right here in Dunedin?

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Self-Employment - What you need to know

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Starts: 16 Sep 2014 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 16 Sep 2014 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Commerce 2:07
Want to work for yourself but don’t know where to start?

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Personality and Business Ownership - Do you have what it takes?

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Starts: 16 Sep 2014 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 16 Sep 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Commerce 2:07
Personality and Business Ownership - Do you have what it takes?

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Monday, 1 September 2014

Starts: 16 Sep 2014 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 16 Sep 2014 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 11
This is a workshop that will give you tips for writing your CV
and cover letters. Ideal for anyone starting to write CVs and cover letters.
Essential for students to attend a workshop prior to a one on
one CV check.

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Social Media and Developing a LinkedIn Profile

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 17 Sep 2014 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 17 Sep 2014 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 7
Social media is often a key player in the job search process today. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn allow employers to get a glimpse of who you are outside the confines of a resume, cover letter or interview.

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JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme) Presentation

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Starts: 17 Sep 2014 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 17 Sep 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Burns 2
Remaining places: 149
The JET Progam aims to enhance foreign language education in Japan and to promote international exchange.

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Interactive Interview Practice Workshop

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 17 Sep 2014 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 17 Sep 2014 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 14
Are you all prepared for your next job interview – and yet you are still finding it a daunting prospect? Practice your interview skills in a safe environment! In this interactive session you will have the opportunity to master mock interviews.

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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Monday, 18 August 2014

Starts: 19 Sep 2014 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 19 Sep 2014 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 12
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.