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

Tuesday, 17 March 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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Social Media and Developing a LinkedIn Profile

Monday, 3 August 2015

Starts: 4 Aug 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 4 Aug 2015 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 12
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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Learning to Survive, Learning to Thrive - Social & Academic Acculturation in Dunedin

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Starts: 4 Aug 2015 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 4 Aug 2015 7:00 p.m.
Venue: 5:30 pm - Humanities Common Room, 1st floor Burns Building (drinks & nibbles, gold coin donation required). 6:00 pm - Burns 7 (presentation & discussion)
What is crucial to getting along in Dunedin – socially and academically? Come along and hear these questions addressed by Paul Naidu (English Language Partners) and Mary Furnari (University of Otago).

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Starts: 6 Aug 2015 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 6 Aug 2015 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre Seminar Room
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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Successful Interview Preparation for Confident Presentation

Monday, 10 August 2015

Starts: 11 Aug 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 11 Aug 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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Chartered Accoutants Advice Clinics

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Starts: 12 Aug 2015 9:00 a.m.
Finishes: 12 Aug 2015 5:00 p.m.
Venue: C05.36, 5th floor, School of Business (Commerce)
Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.
Confused about CA Program paper requirements?
Get a 1-on-1 assessment to ensure you're on the right track and find out about our practical experience requirements.

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JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme) Presentation

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Starts: 12 Aug 2015 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Aug 2015 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Burns 1
Remaining places: 149
The JET Progam aims to enhance foreign language education in Japan and to promote international exchange.

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CV Tutorial

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Starts: 12 Aug 2015 2:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Aug 2015 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
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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IEP OE Information Evening

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Starts: 12 Aug 2015 6:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Aug 2015 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation
Join IEP for a free info night about the working holiday opportunities that are available to you in the USA, Canada, Britain, France and Ireland. We'll cover visas, eligibility, and how STA/IEP can help you get there!

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2015/16 Plant and Food Research Summer Studentship

Thursday, 13 August 2015

Starts: 13 Aug 2015 4:30 p.m.
Finishes: 13 Aug 2015 6:30 p.m.
Venue: University of Otago Main Common Room, The Link Union. Corner of Albany and Cumberland Streets
Come and meet some key scientists and learn more about Summer Studentship opportunities at Plant and Food Research. Log on and register at www.careers.plantandfood.co.nz/summerstudentships

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Business & Social Etiquette – Building Professional Relationships with Confidence and Ease

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Starts: 18 Aug 2015 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 18 Aug 2015 6:45 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 30
with Deb Sutton, Labour Market Adviser for the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), and John Rigby, Business Development Manager at the Otago Southland Employers Association (OSEA)

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Action Planning for Effective Job Search

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Starts: 19 Aug 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 19 Aug 2015 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 11
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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Successful Interview Preparation for Confident Presentation

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Starts: 19 Aug 2015 2:00 p.m.
Finishes: 19 Aug 2015 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 12
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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CVs for PGs! How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters for Postgrads

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Starts: 28 Aug 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 28 Aug 2015 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre Seminar Room
Remaining places: 10
This is a workshop specifically for postgrads that will give you tips for writing your CV
and cover letters.
Essential for students to attend a workshop prior to a one on
one CV check.