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Orion Health Coding Competition

Starts: 2 May 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 2 May 2017 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Owheo Building, Labs E & F
Remaining places: 23
Orion Health is coming to Otago for a coding competition! This fun-filled event is not to be missed. Orion Health is a world leader in the eHealth industry, focusing on products that improve clinical workflow, decision making, and patient care.

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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: 32
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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New Zealand Defence Force Employer Presentation for Psychology Students

Starts: 3 May 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 3 May 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: St David Seminar Room 5
Remaining places: 28
FLTLT Stephen Wright and Captain Joel Majer from the NZ Defence Force are going to be hosting a presentation specifically for Psychology students to talk about different careers within the Defence Force.

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Teacher Drinks with Protocol Education

Starts: 3 May 2017 5:30 p.m.
Finishes: 3 May 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Lone Star, George Street, Dunedin
Protocol Education are going to be at the Lone Star to discuss teaching opportunities they have in the UK. Protocol Education help early childhood, primary & secondary teachers from NZ find daily, long term or permanent work in schools right across England.

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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: 66
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 NZ 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: 55
Fast NZ is 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: 44
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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Careers Seminar School of Business Master of Tourism students (part b)

Starts: 5 May 2017 9:00 a.m.
Finishes: 5 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: TBA
1. Job Hunting…
2. Networking / relationship building – why is this important?

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ASB Employer Presentation

Starts: 5 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 5 May 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: G10. 71 Frederick Street (behind Hunter Centre)
Remaining places: 88
Join ASB for a presentation and Q&A about life at ASB and why you should work for them. At ASB our vision is "unbeatable team, unbeatable customer experience". We believe we have the best team in New Zealand financial services, delivering the best customer experience.

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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: 8
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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Free Boot Camp with Defence Force Careers

Starts: 10 May 2017 7:30 a.m.
Finishes: 10 May 2017 8:30 a.m.
Venue: Alhambra Union North Ground
Defence Force Careers in association with AMIFIT are holding a free military fitness boot camp for students.

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Action Planning for Effective Job Search

Starts: 10 May 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 10 May 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 7
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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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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Leadership and Diversity

Starts: 10 May 2017 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 10 May 2017 6:15 p.m.
Venue: To be confirmed. Check the UOSLA Facebook group for final location.
Remaining places: 35
Leadership and Diversity

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Careers in Food Science

Starts: 11 May 2017 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 11 May 2017 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Archway 3 Lecture Theatre
Remaining places: 96
Touch base with people in the local and international food industry and find out more about career opportunities in Food Science. - Booking recommended for catering purposes.

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CV Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 12 May 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 12 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 7
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 Interviews – How to Get that Job

Starts: 15 May 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 15 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 6
This seminar is targeted at anyone who is preparing for an interview.

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CV Seminar: Get started on your CV

Starts: 16 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 16 May 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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Leadership and Boundaries

Starts: 17 May 2017 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 17 May 2017 6:30 p.m.
Venue: St David Seminar Room 1
Remaining places: 26
Leadership and Boundaries

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CV Tutorial

Starts: 19 May 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 19 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 7
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

Starts: 23 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 23 May 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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What are the Expectations of Employers?

Starts: 24 May 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 24 May 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 7
Many graduate employers say that they will only look at job applicants who have some type of work experience. Many employment applications require candidates to illustrate their competencies in various areas by giving examples of where you gained these skills.

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Leadership and Communication

Starts: 24 May 2017 5:15 p.m.
Finishes: 24 May 2017 6:45 p.m.
Venue: St David Seminar Room 1
Remaining places: 42
Leadership and Communications

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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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Job Application Masterclass - CVs, Coverletters, & Personal Statements

Starts: 26 May 2017 10:00 a.m.
Finishes: 26 May 2017 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. Aimed at students who have attended a CV seminar but need some more support to finish a winning CV and cover letter.

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CV Seminar: Get started on your CV with Petra

Starts: 30 May 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 30 May 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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Successful Interviews – How to Get that Job

Starts: 31 May 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 31 May 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 Seminar: How to Write Great CVs and Cover Letters

Starts: 2 Jun 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 2 Jun 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 Tutorial with Petra

Starts: 6 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 6 Jun 2017 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre
Remaining places: 9
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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Action Planning for Effective Job Search

Starts: 7 Jun 2017 3:00 p.m.
Finishes: 7 Jun 2017 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Career Development Centre, Seminar Room
Remaining places: 10
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

Starts: 9 Jun 2017 11:00 a.m.
Finishes: 9 Jun 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 with Petra

Starts: 13 Jun 2017 12:00 p.m.
Finishes: 13 Jun 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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