Kick Start Your Career Planning

Tuesday, Feb. 20 to Thursday, Feb. 22

Don't miss these virtual workshops and events designed to help you launch your career planning. Participate whenever you can throughout the week and discover how you can benefit from these career-oriented learning experiences:

  • Career workshops
  • Virtual reality demonstration of a practice interview


Event Schedule (time in EST)

Tuesday, Feb. 20

SSF Clubs and Student Development Grant
10:45 to 11:35 a.m.  
Learn more about SSF Clubs and Student Development Grant which encourages students' active participation and engagement.
Register for Feb. 20 SSF Clubs and Student Development Grant

Work-related Regulations and Working in Canada for International Students
1:30 to 2:20 p.m. 
In this virtual session learn all about work regulation and requirements to work off-campus on a study permit, information on the temporary policy in changes to work hours currently in place, learn common expectations, your rights and available resources at work.
Register for Feb. 20 Work-related Regulations and Working in Canada for International Students

Career Planning
3:20 to 4:10 p.m.
In this workshop, you will learn about your values, interests, skills, and personality, identify and explore occupations of interest and plan for the next steps
Register for Feb. 20 Career Planning

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Identifying Your Skills
10:45 to 11:35 a.m. 
In person at Newnham campus, room D2014
This workshop will help you define the different types of skills, reflect on skills needed in the workplace, identify skills you have developed from experiences and learn about skills required for various career areas.
Register for Feb. 21 Identifying Your Skills

HELIX Entrepreneurship
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.  
In this online session, you will explore how HELIX, Seneca Polytechnic’s on campus innovation and entrepreneurship incubator, supports Seneca students, from all programs, to explore and develop their innovation mindset. Learn how HELIX's engaging, no cost, extracurricular initiative will provide you the skills to design, launch and scale a sustainable start-up as an entrepreneur or enter the workforce with new skills as an intrapreneur.
Register for Feb. 21 HELIX Entrepreneurship

Applied Research
3:20 to 4:10 p.m.  
Applied Research creates opportunities for students to work on collaborative research projects with Seneca faculty and industry/community partner. In this session, you will learn about Applied Research, how you can participate and how applied research can help achieve your career goals.
Register for Feb. 21 Applied Research

Thursday, Feb. 22

Pathways to Further Education
10:45 to 11:35 a.m.  
In this session you will learn about possible educational pathways after college and get an opportunity to connect with representatives from our Academic Pathways Office to ask your questions.
Register for Feb. 22 Pathways to Further Education

InStage Live – Virtual Reality Demo for Practice Interviews and Presentations
4:15 to 5:05 p.m.
InStage Live is an opportunity to observe real people as they use virtual reality to practice for job interviews, keynote presentations, press conferences, customer meetings, and much more. As a viewer, you can help participants improve by filling out feedback polls throughout the broadcast. The InStage Live community is designed to foster a constructive learning environment where viewers and participants can learn from each other and improve together. 
Register for Feb. 22 Practice Interviews & Presentations