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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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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: 6
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.

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Effective Writing Workshop - The Write Options

Monday, 31 August 2015

Starts: 1 Sep 2015 9:00 a.m.
Finishes: 1 Sep 2015 9:50 a.m.
Venue: Evison Lounge, Clubs & Societies, OUSA, Albany St
Remaining places: 6
An introduction into practical aspects of writing

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Editing Skills - The Write Options

Monday, 31 August 2015

Starts: 1 Sep 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 1 Sep 2015 10:50 a.m.
Venue: Evison Lounge, Clubs & Societies, OUSA
Remaining places: 31
An introduction to the principles of editing,

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Feature Writing Workshop - The Write Options

Monday, 31 August 2015

Starts: 1 Sep 2015 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 1 Sep 2015 11:50 a.m.
Venue: Evison Lounge, Clubs & Societies, OUSA, Albany St
Remaining places: 8
What is a standfirst? A nut par? How do you write a character-based feature? What is a standfirst? A nut par? How do you write a character-based feature? This workshop will introduce you to the principles of writing journalistic features.

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Postgraduate Journalism - The Write Options

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Starts: 1 Sep 2015 12:30 p.m.
Finishes: 1 Sep 2015 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Evison Lounge, Clubs & Societies, OUSA, Albany St
Remaining places: 28
What courses are on offer and how they can help you advance your journalism career.

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News Reporting Workshop - The Write Options

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Starts: 1 Sep 2015 1:30 p.m.
Finishes: 1 Sep 2015 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Evison Lounge, Clubs & Societies, OUSA, Albany St.
Remaining places: 19
Clinching the story! How it's done.

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Media Law Workshop - The Write Options

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Starts: 1 Sep 2015 2:30 p.m.
Finishes: 1 Sep 2015 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Evison Lounge, Clubs & Societies, OUSA, Albany St
Remaining places: 32
What you can and can't do in terms of public writing

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Networking with Industry professionals - The Write Options

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Starts: 1 Sep 2015 4:00 p.m.
Finishes: 1 Sep 2015 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Evison Lounge, Clubs & Societies, OUSA, Albany St
Remaining places: 21
Journalists talk about finding careers in journalism.

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Successful Interviews - Careers after Five

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Starts: 1 Sep 2015 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 1 Sep 2015 6:45 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 30
Targeted at anyone preparing for a job interview.

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Job Application Masterclass - CVs, Coverletters, & Personal Statements

Thursday, 3 September 2015

Starts: 4 Sep 2015 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 4 Sep 2015 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre Seminar Room
Remaining places: 7
Get your CV and Cover Letter sorted in this hands-on and interactive session.

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Interview Practice - Careers after Five

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Starts: 15 Sep 2015 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 15 Sep 2015 6:45 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 20
Workshop for anyone wanting to practice their interview skills in a small group.

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IEP Work USA Expo

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Starts: 16 Sep 2015 6:00 p.m.
Finishes: 16 Sep 2015 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Burns 2
Exclusive work visas for NZ uni students or recent grads!

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DCC Summer Internships - PAID Internships in Dunedin

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Starts: 17 Sep 2015 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 17 Sep 2015 7:30 p.m.
Venue: H Block, cnr Union & Forth St, Otago Polytechnic.
The city's hottest firms are recruiting and they want to meet you!

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The Art of Networking - Careers after Five

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Starts: 29 Sep 2015 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 29 Sep 2015 6:45 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 29
Improve your interpersonal and communication skills in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Everybody is welcome!