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Summer of Tech Presentation

Starts: 28 Mar 2017 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 28 Mar 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: St David Seminar Room 2
Remaining places: 32
Summer of Tech is coming to campus to tell you about their opportunities. There will be a quick introduction to Summer of Tech, then we’ll focus on how to reverse engineer the job hunting process so employers are looking for YOU, not the other way round.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 29 Mar 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 29 Mar 2017 4:00 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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Interview Practice Workshop with Petra

Starts: 30 Mar 2017 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 30 Mar 2017 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 5
Practice your interview skills in this fun and interactive workshop.

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Disney International Recruitment Employer Presentation

Starts: 3 Apr 2017 6:00 p.m.
Finishes: 3 Apr 2017 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 35
You are warmly invited to the Disney International Recruitment Employer Presentation on 3 April 2017 in the Centre for Innovation Seminar Room.

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Cover Letter Tutorial with Petra

Starts: 5 Apr 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 5 Apr 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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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Starts: 5 Apr 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 5 Apr 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 8
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

Starts: 7 Apr 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 7 Apr 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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Step Teachers Workshop: How to Teach and Travel

Starts: 11 Apr 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 11 Apr 2017 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 50
​How to Teach and Travel - how to teach around the world, including opportunities in the UK with Step Teachers. A presentation covering how to be able to teach around the world, including the opportunities in the UK with Step Teachers.

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Action Planning for Effective Job Search

Starts: 12 Apr 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Apr 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 5
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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Step Teachers Workshop: How to Teach and Travel

Starts: 12 Apr 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Apr 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 50
​How to Teach and Travel - how to teach around the world, including opportunities in the UK with Step Teachers. A presentation covering how to be able to teach around the world, including the opportunities in the UK with Step Teachers.

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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Starts: 19 Apr 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 19 Apr 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 12
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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CV Tutorial

Starts: 21 Apr 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 21 Apr 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: 25 Apr 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 25 Apr 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 14
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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2017 Otago Career Fair

Starts: 3 May 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 3 May 2017 2:00 p.m.
Venue: The Link, Union
The fair is open to all levels of students at Otago and is your opportunity to meet with employers and recently appointed graduates from organisations, as well as find out about their current recruitment, summer internships, trends/issues in the world of work and much more.

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Clemenger Group Employer Presentation

Starts: 3 May 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 3 May 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 39
You are warmly invited to the Clemenger Group Employer Presentation on 3 May 2017 at 5 pm in the Centre for Innovation Seminar Room.

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Protocol Education Employer Presentation

Starts: 3 May 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 3 May 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: St David Seminar Room 6
Remaining places: 50
Protocol Education are going to be on campus to discuss opportunities they have in the UK. Protocol Education helps dedicated and enthusiastic Kiwi Teachers find lots of work in UK schools! We give you the opportunity to teach and travel, and with our support you will enjoy every minute.

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Code with Xero

Starts: 3 May 2017 6:15 p.m.
Finishes: 3 May 2017 8:00 p.m.
Venue: St David Seminar Room 1 & 2
Remaining places: 100
Code with Xero at Otago! An opportunity to get some hands on experience and insight into how Xero create and release code. This will be an interactive presentation, followed by networking and pizza!

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2017 ICT Expo

Starts: 4 May 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 4 May 2017 2:00 p.m.
Venue: The Link, Union
This is your opportunity to meet face to face with employers and recently appointed graduates from successful ICT organisations, as well as find out about their current recruitment, what they look for when appointing graduates, summer internships, trends/issues in the world of work and much more.

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Fast Enterprises Employer Presentation

Starts: 4 May 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 4 May 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: St David Seminar Room 1
Remaining places: 59
Fast Enterprises are going to be on campus to tell you about their graduate opportunities, as well as answer your questions & give you snacks! FAST is dedicated to problem solving, creating solutions, and maintaining strong partnerships with government agencies. They will also be at the ICT Expo.

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Intergen Employer Presentaion

Starts: 4 May 2017 6:00 p.m.
Finishes: 4 May 2017 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 50
Intergen are coming to the University of Otago to tell you about their graduate opportunities. Intergen specialises in the design, development and integration of business knowledge, information technology and creativity.

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Cover Letter Tutorial with Petra

Starts: 9 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 9 May 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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CPA Career Boot Camp

Starts: 10 May 2017 4:30 p.m.
Finishes: 10 May 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum. 419 Great King Street, North Dunedin.
CPA is hosting a not-to-be missed Career Boot Camp, which is focused on getting you job ready. The Boot Camp will take place on Wednesday 10 May from 4:30 - 7:30 pm in the Hutton Theatre, at the Otago Museum.

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Communication Agencies Association Employer Presentation

Starts: 25 May 2017 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 25 May 2017 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Commerce Boardroom
Remaining places: 39
You are warmly invited to the Communication Agencies Association's employer presentation. You'll be able to learn what this organisation offers and will have the opportunity to ask questions after the presentation.

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Communication Agencies Association Employer Presentation

Starts: 25 May 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 25 May 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 49
You are warmly invited to the Communication Agencies Association's employer presentation on Thursday 25 May at 5 pm in the Centre for Innovation Seminar Room. You'll be able to learn what this organisation offers and will have the opportunity to ask questions after the presentation.

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