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Uni4U - University for Your Life

Starts: 31 Jul 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 2 Sep 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: tbc
Free 3-hour workshop that focuses upon helping you discover what YOU want out of university

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CV Tutorial

Starts: 22 Aug 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 22 Aug 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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Embassy of Japan and JET Programme Employer Presentation

Starts: 22 Aug 2017 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 22 Aug 2017 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room, 87 St David Street, North Dunedin
Remaining places: 45
An introduction and invitation to apply for the 2018 JET Programme, an employment scheme for NZ citizens to live and work teaching English to grade schools across Japan.

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Interview Practice Workshop

Starts: 22 Aug 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 22 Aug 2017 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 26
Practice your interview skills in this fun and interactive workshop.

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CHIASMA Workshop: INNOV101 - Intro to the Industry

Starts: 22 Aug 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 22 Aug 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Dunedin, St David Lecture Theatre, St David Seminar Room 1
Introductory workshop on the ecosystem of science commercialisation, startups and innovation

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Signal ICT Grad School Information Session

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Dunedin, Centre for Innovation, H421.G01.W1 Seminar Room
Remaining places: 57
Dr Stuart Charters and Kylie Jackson from Signal ICT Grad School are going to give a short presentation on what their programme offers and how you can benefit from enrolling. The presentation will be followed by mixing and mingling.

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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 2:00 p.m.
Finishes: 23 Aug 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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Leadership and Communication

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 6:45 p.m.
Venue: Dunedin, St David Lecture Theatre, St David Seminar Room 1
Remaining places: 47
Leadership and Communication

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 25 Aug 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 25 Aug 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room Career Development Centre
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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Action Planning for Effective Job Search

Starts: 28 Aug 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 28 Aug 2017 12:00 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's and Cover Letters: Getting Started

Starts: 28 Aug 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 28 Aug 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Dunedin, Information Services Building, F419.G01.E12c CDC Seminar Room
Remaining places: 9
Ideal for anyone starting to write CV's and cover letters. This workshop will outline what you need to include and how to tailor your CV and cover letter to the position(s) you want to apply for. Essential for students to attend a workshop prior to coming in for a CV check.

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Cover Letter Tutorial

Starts: 29 Aug 2017 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 29 Aug 2017 11:00 a.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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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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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 1 Sep 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 1 Sep 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room Career Development Centre
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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CV Tutorial

Starts: 4 Sep 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 4 Sep 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 and Cover Letter

Starts: 5 Sep 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 5 Sep 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: 5 Sep 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 5 Sep 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 17
Come along to this workshop if you want to improve your networking skills.

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Networking Skills for the Navigating Your Career Pathway Evening

Starts: 6 Sep 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 6 Sep 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Dunedin, Information Services Building, F419.G01.E12c CDC Seminar Room
Remaining places: 20
Learn how to present yourself well, introduce yourself & have an interesting & useful conversation with the speakers at next week's 'Navigating your Career Pathway' event which is highlighting career pathways for Maori and Pacific Island students.

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2017 Summer Jobs Expo

Starts: 6 Sep 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 6 Sep 2017 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Dunedin, Information Services Building, The Link
Looking for seasonal work over summer or are you graduating and are looking at career options? Come and meet employers hiring staff for the summer holidays and beyond!

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EY Career Compass Introductory Programme

Starts: 7 Sep 2017 9:00 a.m.
Finishes: 7 Sep 2017 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Commerce Board Room, School of Business
Remaining places: 35
Through structured learning sessions and workshops included in this unique program,you'll understand more about EY and gain the skills that will help you grow from student to professional.

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Master of Dietetics Q&A session

Starts: 7 Sep 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 7 Sep 2017 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Dunedin, Rm2.15, Mellor Laboratories Building, 700 Cumberland Street
Dietetics Follow Up session: Come Along to a Master of Dietetics Question & Answer Session

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Sexy Summer Jobs Speed Dating - Preparation Workshop

Starts: 8 Sep 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 8 Sep 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 11
Are you planning to attend the Sexy Summer Jobs Speed Dating? Come prepared and ready to impress employers. - Bring a one-page CV (with photo!) to this workshop and practice your interview skills in the speed dating format.

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Navigating Pathways - Career Evening for Maori and Pacific Island Students

Starts: 11 Sep 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 11 Sep 2017 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Dunedin, Te Tumu Performance Area, Te Tumu School of Māori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies
Remaining places: 85
The Career Development Centre, in conjunction with the Maori and Pacific Island Centres, invite you to an evening of presentations and networking with representatives from a variety of local and national organisations.

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CV Seminar: Get Started on your CV and Cover Letter

Starts: 12 Sep 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Sep 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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Careers for BA's: Public and Private Sector, Social Enterprise

Starts: 12 Sep 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Sep 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Hunter Centre, Atrium (Great King St, opposite Dental School)
Remaining places: 111
Are you aspiring a role where you can create positive impact? Meet our guest speakers from the public and private sector and learn how your BA can lead to a rewarding career. - For catering purposes, please place your booking via the OtagoCareerHub.

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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Starts: 13 Sep 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 13 Sep 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 9
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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Immigration NZ: Information session for International Students:

Starts: 14 Sep 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 14 Sep 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Burns Lecture Theatre One Arts Building
Remaining places: 278
Living & Working in New Zealand: An overview of your visa options
Information Session provided by Immigration New Zealand - Sectors & Skills Relationship Manager, Craig Walsh.

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Sexy Summer Jobs Speed Dating - Preparation Workshop

Starts: 15 Sep 2017 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 15 Sep 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 14
Are you planning to attend the Sexy Summer Jobs Speed Dating? Come prepared and ready to impress employers. - Bring a one-page CV (with photo!) to this workshop and practice your interview skills in the speed dating format.

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CV Tutorial

Starts: 19 Sep 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 19 Sep 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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Sexy Summer Jobs Speed Dating

Starts: 20 Sep 2017 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 20 Sep 2017 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Dunedin, The Hub Otago Polytechnic
The Speed Dating event is a simple way for students to meet business people face-to-face to see if your skills match their business needs.

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CCUSA Information Session

Starts: 22 Sep 2017 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Centre for Innovation Seminar Room
Remaining places: 48
Ryan and Rose from CCUSA are going to be on campus to chat about their exciting summer camp jobs and work and travel adventures in the USA and around the world.

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Cover Letter Tutorial

Starts: 26 Sep 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 26 Sep 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: 29 Sep 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 29 Sep 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 and Cover Letter

Starts: 3 Oct 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 3 Oct 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: Get Started on your CV and Cover Letter

Starts: 31 Oct 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 31 Oct 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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