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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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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Starts: 26 Jun 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 26 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 6
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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Cover Letter Tutorial

Starts: 27 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 27 Jun 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 7
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: 6
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

Starts: 4 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 4 Jul 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 7
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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CV Seminar: How to Write a Great CV and Cover Letter

Starts: 11 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 11 Jul 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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Networking 101

Starts: 12 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Jul 2017 1:30 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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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Starts: 12 Jul 2017 2:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Jul 2017 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 10
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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CV Tutorial

Starts: 14 Jul 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 14 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
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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Frucor Recruitment Seminar

Starts: 17 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 17 Jul 2017 12:45 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room, Applied Sciences Building
Remaining places: 50
The team from Frucor is coming to Otago to talk about their 2018 Technical Graduate Programme. They'll also discuss Frucor's company and people and how to apply for their graduate programme. Open to 3rd & 4th year Food Science, Consumer Food Science, Chemistry and Microbiology students.

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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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Job Application Masterclass - CVs, Coverletters, & Personal Statements

Starts: 21 Jul 2017 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 21 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre Seminar Room
Remaining places: 8
Get your CV and Cover Letter sorted in this hands-on and interactive session. Aimed at students who have attended a CV seminar but need some more support to finish a winning CV and cover letter.

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Cover Letter Tutorial

Starts: 25 Jul 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 25 Jul 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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DB Heineken Employer Presentation

Starts: 25 Jul 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 25 Jul 2017 6:30 p.m.
Venue: St David Seminar Room 1
Remaining places: 60
DB Breweries are going to be on campus to present on their Heineken Asia Pacific Graduate Programme for 2018. There will also be networking over DB products after the presentation.

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Meltwater Employer Presentation

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 50
Meltwater is coming to Otago for the very first time! Meltwater is a truly global company and is now one of the largest media intelligence companies in the world. With San Francisco headquarters and offices in 20 countries and 41 cities, Meltwater has more than 23,000 clients in 108 countries.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 28 Jul 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 28 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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CV Tutorial

Starts: 1 Aug 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 1 Aug 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: 4 Aug 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 4 Aug 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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Disney International Recruitment Information Session

Starts: 7 Aug 2017 9:00 a.m.
Finishes: 7 Aug 2017 10:30 a.m.
Venue: NZ School of Tourism, 9 Moray Place
Remaining places: 40
You are warmly invited to the Disney International Recruitment Information Session at the NZ School of Tourism, 9 Moray Place

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Infosys Global Internship Programme Info Session

Starts: 17 Aug 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 17 Aug 2017 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 50
Infosys is going to be on campus discussing InStep, their Global Internship Programme. This info session will be followed by networking over light refreshments.

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IEP Employer Presentation

Starts: 29 Aug 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 29 Aug 2017 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room, 87 St David Street, North Dunedin
If you've dreamed about working at a summer camp in the USA, IEP can help you with your big OE. Guy Rayfield will be on campus to discuss how IEP can take the stress out of your big adventure.

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