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2017 Commerce Employability Programme

Starts: 8 May 2017 9:00 a.m.
Finishes: 26 Jun 2017 9:00 a.m.
Venue: TBA
Are you an undergraduate student in your penultimate or final year of study within Commerce?
The University of Otago Career Development Centre and the Otago Business School invite you to participate in the 2017 Commerce Employability Programme.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 29 May 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 29 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 3
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 Seminar: Get started on your CV with Petra

Starts: 30 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 30 May 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 15
Attend this session if you need to know the essential concepts to develop an effective CV and how to write a winning cover letter.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 31 May 2017 2:00 p.m.
Finishes: 31 May 2017 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 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 Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 2 Jun 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 2 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 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 Tutorial with Petra

Starts: 6 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 6 Jun 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 9
Bring a paper copy of your CV to this tutorial, and we will work on it as a group. You will have a chance to look at other examples and have your own document checked.

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Networking 101

Starts: 7 Jun 2017 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 14 Jun 2017 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 9
This seminar is targeted at anyone wanting to increase their career opportunities through networking.

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Action Planning for Effective Job Search

Starts: 7 Jun 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 7 Jun 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 9
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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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 9 Jun 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 9 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 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 Seminar: Get started on your CV with Petra

Starts: 13 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 13 Jun 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 15
Attend this session if you need to know the essential concepts to develop an effective CV and how to write a winning cover letter.

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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Starts: 14 Jun 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 14 Jun 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 5
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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CV Tutorial

Starts: 16 Jun 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 16 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
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: Get started on your CV with Petra

Starts: 20 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 20 Jun 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 13
Attend this session if you need to know the essential concepts to develop an effective CV and how to write a winning cover letter.

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Networking 101

Starts: 21 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 21 Jun 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 10
This seminar is targeted at anyone wanting to increase their career opportunities through networking.

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What are the Expectations of Employers?

Starts: 21 Jun 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 21 Jun 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 7
Many graduate employers say that they will only look at job applicants who have some type of work experience. Many employment applications require candidates to illustrate their competencies in various areas by giving examples of where you gained these skills.

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Cover Letter Tutorial with Petra

Starts: 27 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 27 Jun 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 10
Bring a paper copy of your covering letter to this tutorial for fine tuning and learn what works within your document and ways in which you may improve it to make it even better.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 30 Jun 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 30 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 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 Tutorial with Petra

Starts: 4 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 4 Jul 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 10
Bring a paper copy of your CV to this tutorial, and we will work on it as a group. You will have a chance to look at other examples and have your own document checked.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 7 Jul 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 7 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 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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Networking 101

Starts: 12 Jul 2017 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 12 Jul 2017 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 10
This seminar is targeted at anyone wanting to increase their career opportunities through networking.

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Point to Point Education Employer Presentation

Starts: 17 Jul 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 17 Jul 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 45
Join us for the Point to Point Education Employer Presentation. Emma Liddell, Director, will be presenting on how you can teach in the UK.

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