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Careers After Five: Year-round series of practical career sessions, fortnightly Tuesday 5.15-6.45pm

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Starts: 17 Mar 2015 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 24 Nov 2015 6:45 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Are you looking for employment? Do you want to enhance your job search and practice your application skills? Join "Careers After Five"!

Hands-on career workshops every second Tuesday from 5.15 to 6.45 pm at the Career Development Centre. - Open to University of Otago students and alumni.

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Careers After Five: Session 2 – CV boosting workshop

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Starts: 31 Mar 2015 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 31 Mar 2015 6:45 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
This workshop targets students seeking employment and will cover:
- How to customise your CV for maximum impact
- How to gain practical experience
- CV boosters: extra-curricular activities that are fun and stand out on your CV
- Lay-out tips
- Plenty of time to tweak your CV!

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CV, Cover Letter & Personal Statements - Get Job Ready

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Starts: 1 Apr 2015 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 1 Apr 2015 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 8
Get your CV and Cover Letter sorted in this hands-on and interactive session.

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Careers After Five: Session 3 – Cover letter intensive

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Starts: 14 Apr 2015 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 14 Apr 2015 6:45 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
This workshop targets students seeking employment and will cover:

- How to write a compelling cover letter

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Volunteer Fair 2015

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Starts: 15 Apr 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 15 Apr 2015 2:00 p.m.
Venue: The Link, Information Services Building, University of Otago
Come and meet the community organisations you can volunteer with! We're bringing them to campus.

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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 16 Apr 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 16 Apr 2015 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 11
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 16 Apr 2015 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 16 Apr 2015 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 10
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, Cover Letter & Personal Statements - Get Job Ready

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 17 Apr 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 17 Apr 2015 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 10
Get your CV and Cover Letter sorted in this hands-on and interactive session.

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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 21 Apr 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 21 Apr 2015 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 12
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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CV, Cover Letter & Personal Statements - Get Job Ready

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 22 Apr 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 22 Apr 2015 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 10
Get your CV and Cover Letter sorted in this hands-on and interactive session.

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Job Search Skills Seminar

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 22 Apr 2015 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 22 Apr 2015 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Looking for a job is a daunting prospect for anyone. This workshop will look at where to look for casual and permanent employment, how to research job options and to identify what employers are looking for . Come along with all of your job search questions.

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ASB Opportunities for Graduates

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Starts: 22 Apr 2015 6:00 p.m.
Finishes: 22 Apr 2015 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Com 2.03
ASB Graduate Recruitment Presentation

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Starts: 24 Apr 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 24 Apr 2015 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 10
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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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 28 Apr 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 29 Apr 2015 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 11
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 28 Apr 2015 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 28 Apr 2015 4:00 p.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 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, Cover Letter & Personal Statements - Get Job Ready

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 30 Apr 2015 2:00 p.m.
Finishes: 30 Apr 2015 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 10
Get your CV and Cover Letter sorted in this hands-on and interactive session.

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2015 Otago Careers Fair

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Starts: 5 May 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 5 May 2015 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Link, Union.
The fair is open to all levels of students at Otago, and is a perfect opportunity to meet face to face with recruiting employers and recently appointed graduates!

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Social Media and Developing a LinkedIn Profile

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 8 May 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 8 May 2015 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 11
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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Careers Presentation by Department of Corrections - learn about the variety of careers available

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Starts: 12 May 2015 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 12 May 2015 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Moot Court, Richardson Building, University of Otago.
Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Case Managers, Psychologists, Instructors, Nurses, Programme Facilitators and Tutors are just a few of the staff who work with offenders on a daily basis. Come along and find out more about the changing face of Corrections and the careers on offer.

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Be Your Own Boss - tips and advice for would be entrepreneurs looking at building their own business

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Starts: 21 May 2015 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 21 May 2015 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Atrium, Commerce Division , Clyde Street.
Come and join us in the Commerce Atrium to learn about the support services, professional course options, funding assistance and general business advice readily available for you right here in Dunedin.
Whether you wish to be self employed now or in the future, this event is for you.