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Job Ready Programme For International Students

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Starts: 19 Feb 2014
Finishes: 30 Sep 2014 11:59 p.m.
Venue: Different venues to be advised
Join to be informed of events and activities developed specifically for International Students who want to live and work in NZ

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Otago Global Exchange Week - Monday 28 July - Friday 1 August

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 28 Jul 2014
Finishes: 1 Aug 2014 11:59 p.m.
Venue: All sessions: Student Resource Room, Room B07, Archway West building
Find out all about the Otago Global Student Exchange programme

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Disney International Programs - Presentation

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Starts: 28 Jul 2014 6:00 p.m.
Finishes: 28 Jul 2014 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Burns 2
The team from Disney International Programs will be talking about their internship opportunities for January 2015.

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What can I do with my degree?

Monday, 30 June 2014

Starts: 29 Jul 2014 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 29 Jul 2014 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
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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Homecoming to Dunedin: A Workshop for Exchange Students Returning

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 30 Jul 2014 2:00 p.m.
Finishes: 30 Jul 2014 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Student Resource Room, Room B07, Archway West Building, (http://goo.gl/fn8ZJe)
We know that students accomplish a lot when they are abroad; this is a chance to share your stories and consider how experiences have enhanced your career prospects and how you
might articulate this in future applications.

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College of Education - Teaching Information Evening

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Starts: 30 Jul 2014 7:00 p.m.
Finishes: 30 Jul 2014 9:00 p.m.
Venue: TG07 Tower Block, 155 Union St East
Remember a teacher who inspired you? Be that person. Applications are open. Study teaching at Otago

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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Monday, 30 June 2014

Starts: 31 Jul 2014 2:00 p.m.
Finishes: 31 Jul 2014 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 7
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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CV Tutorial

Monday, 30 June 2014

Starts: 1 Aug 2014 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 1 Aug 2014 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 5
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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Summer Studentship Launch 2014/15 - Plant & Food Research

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Starts: 1 Aug 2014 4:30 p.m.
Finishes: 1 Aug 2014 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Main Common Room (off the Link), Union
Come and meet some key scientists and learn more about the summer studentship opportunities at Plant & Food Research.

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Cover Letter Tutorial

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Starts: 4 Aug 2014 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 4 Aug 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 7
This is an interactive tutorial with up to 8 participants. Look
at your cover letter from an employer’s viewpoint, share your
experiences and suggestions within the group, learn what
works within your cover letter and ways in which you may
improve on what you have already.

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Accor's Graduate Management Traineeship

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Starts: 4 Aug 2014 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 4 Aug 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Com 2.03
Want to get your career moving above and beyond anything you though possible?

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Experience needed? How do I get it?

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 5 Aug 2014 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 5 Aug 2014 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Experience needed. How often have you seen this in a job advertisement? Many graduate employers say that they will only look at job applicants who have some type of work experience.

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Dietetics Information Session

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 5 Aug 2014 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 5 Aug 2014 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Rm HN G10
Find out about options for further study in Human or Sports Nutrition & Dietetics

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Introduction to Unicrew Volunteering

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 6 Aug 2014 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 6 Aug 2014 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
At UniCrew Volunteering we believe anyone can be an agent of change. While doing something positive for the community, you will gain experiences and employability skills that make you a desirable graduate to future employers.

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Thinking about a career in advertising?

Monday, 14 July 2014

Starts: 6 Aug 2014 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 6 Aug 2014 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Com 222
A presentation outlining the CAANZ Internship Programme

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Saturday, 5 July 2014

Starts: 6 Aug 2014 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 6 Aug 2014 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 1
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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A career in advertising? Communications Assoc of NZ (CAANZ) Graduate presentation

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Starts: 6 Aug 2014 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 6 Aug 2014 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Com 2.22
Thinking of getting into advertising? Andrew Holt Managing Director of Clemenger and Marlen Smith CAANZ Industry Development Manager, will inspire you with some of the great work from the industry and tell you about the many roles within this exciting world.

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A career in advertising? Find out about internship programmes with CAANZ

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Starts: 6 Aug 2014 6:00 p.m.
Finishes: 6 Aug 2014 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Burns 7
Thinking of getting into advertising? Marlen Smith CAANZ Industry Development Manager, will inspire you with some of the great work from the industry and tell you about the many roles within this exciting world.

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Financial Literacy 101 - 'The in's and outs of Financial Literacy to make your degree pay"

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Starts: 8 Aug 2014 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 8 Aug 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Archway 1
How do your learn to handle money, deal with debt, make money? What are you going to do with your student debt, credit card debt? Find out how you can maximise the return on your degree. This session is the light at the end of the financial tunnel!

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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Friday, 11 July 2014

Starts: 12 Aug 2014 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Aug 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 10
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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Human Nutrition Postgrad Programmes Information Session

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 12 Aug 2014 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 12 Aug 2014 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Rm HN G10
Find out about options for further study in Human or Sports Nutrition & Dietetics

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What skills are employers looking for? How do I prove I have them?

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 14 Aug 2014 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 14 Aug 2014 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Many employment and study applications require candidates to illustrate their competencies in various areas by giving concrete examples of where you gained these skills.

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CV Tutorial

Monday, 14 July 2014

Starts: 15 Aug 2014 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 15 Aug 2014 12:00 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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Cover Letter Tutorial

Friday, 18 July 2014

Starts: 19 Aug 2014 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 19 Aug 2014 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 8
This is an interactive tutorial with up to 8 participants. Look
at your cover letter from an employer’s viewpoint, share your
experiences and suggestions within the group, learn what
works within your cover letter and ways in which you may
improve on what you have already.

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How to Search for Work

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 20 Aug 2014 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 20 Aug 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Looking for a job is a daunting prospect for anyone. 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 Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Monday, 21 July 2014

Starts: 22 Aug 2014 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 22 Aug 2014 11:00 a.m.
Venue: 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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Networking: How to Make it Work for You

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 2 Sep 2014 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 2 Sep 2014 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Networking is a great way to find “hidden” job opportunities. In this interactive session we will give you hot tips on how to make the most of networking events. You will have the
opportunity to practice your new networking skills.

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Careers in media!

Monday, 14 July 2014

Starts: 5 Sep 2014 1:00 p.m.
Finishes: 5 Sep 2014 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Com 221
So…. you’ve completed your degree, what now? Thought about pursuing a career in media?

Do you have an interest in current, local, national and international news, a broad education, an interest in people, an inquiring mind and the ability to work under pressure?

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Social Media and Developing a LinkedIn Profile

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 17 Sep 2014 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 17 Sep 2014 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
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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Interactive Interview Practice Workshop

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Starts: 17 Sep 2014 5:00 p.m.
Finishes: 17 Sep 2014 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 7
Are you all prepared for your next job interview – and yet you are still finding it a daunting prospect? Practice your interview skills in a safe environment! In this interactive session you will
have the opportunity to master mock interviews.