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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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Volunteer Fair 2015

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Starts: 22 Apr 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 22 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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What Can I Do With My Degree - in Philosophy?

Monday, 13 April 2015

Starts: 22 Apr 2015 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 22 Apr 2015 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Commerce 2.20
Remaining places: 59
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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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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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Starts: 28 Apr 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 28 Apr 2015 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 10
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: 8
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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Careers After Five: Session 4 – Preparing for Employer Events & Elevator Pitch

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Starts: 28 Apr 2015 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 28 Apr 2015 6:45 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Center, seminar room
This workshop targets students seeking employment and will cover:

How to make the most of attending career fairs and similar events where you will meet prospective employers.

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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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IEP Information Evening

Monday, 13 April 2015

Starts: 5 May 2015 6:00 p.m.
Finishes: 5 May 2015 7:00 p.m.
Venue: The Centre for Innovation, University of Otago, 87 St David St
Join IEP for a free info night about the working holiday opportunities that are available to you in the USA (Summer camp USA/Work USA), Canada (work at a ski resort) and Britain (Work Britain, Adventure UK & Work Britain Pub Jobs). We'll cover visas, eligibility, and how IEP can help you get there!

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IT Expo 2015- Kickstart your IT Career - insider information on getting a job!

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Starts: 6 May 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 6 May 2015 2:00 p.m.
Venue: The Link, ISB
Kickstart your IT Career - insider information on getting a job!

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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: 10
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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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Starts: 18 May 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 18 May 2015 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Commerce 2.07
Remaining places: 25
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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The Great University Debate:Choosing the Not For Profit over the Corporate job…?

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Starts: 18 May 2015 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 18 May 2015 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Moot Court, Richardson Building
As a promising young graduate, you are offered two jobs. One with a charity that you would enjoy working for with reasonable pay, the other with a large multinational firm that provides higher pay and better long term career prospects.

Motion: This House would sell out to the man

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Starts: 20 May 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 20 May 2015 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Commerce Board Room
Remaining places: 24
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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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.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Starts: 25 May 2015 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 25 May 2015 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Commerce 2.07
Remaining places: 35
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

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Starts: 27 May 2015 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 27 May 2015 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Commerce 2.07
Remaining places: 35
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.