Career Counselling Workshops

1457038125_compassA team of Professional Career Counsellors have assembled to design and to deliver these group sessions for you in order to help you self-evaluate if Professional/Graduate School is the option for you.  These sessions were developed to help foster your self-awareness and narrow information gaps so that you are able to learn how to interpret the clues to fostering your own healthy career identity.  The aim is that it will take some of the stresses out of applying for Professional/Graduate schools.

If you answer YES, to the below questions, then you may want to participate in one or more of the following group sessions.

  • Do you hope to apply to graduate or professional school?
  • Do you know yourself well enough to identify which programs would be a best fit?
  • Are you feeling confident in your ability to get in and to cope with advanced studies?
  • Have you thought about “plan B” educational options?

Learn strategies for strengthening your decision-making skills, researching programs and presenting your qualifications to gain a competitive edge.  Discover how to approach the possibility of graduate studies with hope, optimism and realistic expectations.

Thinking about Teacher’s College? (Sonny Wong, M.Ed.  – Faculty of Arts Professional Career Counsellor)

When:  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or  Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 2 p.m. – 4p.m.
Where:  JOR 1043

Laying the Foundation (Ros-Marie Volpe, M.Ed. and Sahri Woods-Baum, Professional Counsellors)

When:  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  or   Tuesday, October 25, 2015 at 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Where:  JOR 06

Preparing Your Personal Statement (Sonny Wong, M.Ed.  – Faculty of Arts Professional Career Counsellor)

When:  Thursday, September 29,  2016 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 2 p.m – 4:00 p.m
Where:  JOR 204

It is strongly encouraged that Arts students make every effort to attend one of these workshops before booking an individual career counselling appointment.  Please note, these sessions are first come first serve – seating is limited.