Career Services

Career Services

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Got Career Questions? We can help.

At Career Services, we help students explore all kinds of career questions. In addition to our general services, we offer specific support for international students, in partnership with the Queen's University International Centre (QUIC).  See the information below for specific workshop topics, dates, and times. Register ahead of time in MyCareer: https://careers.sso.queensu.ca/

Unless listed otherwise, all supports below occur at the Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC), on the 2nd floor of Mitchell Hall!

Winter Term

Support Service

When 

Drop-in Career Advising at QUIC

A career counsellor from Career Services will be available at QUIC today 11:30am -1:00pm to help with your quick career questions, including resume/CV support and job search strategies. Come learn more about resources and services available to international students. 

No registration required. Support is provided first come first served, so there may be a wait in the Zoom waiting lobby.

Fridays 10-11:30am

Jan 22, 2021

Feb 19, 2021

Mar 19, 2021

April 16, 2021

https://queensu.zoom.us/j/95067965803?pwd=Ry9ZMnNvWWI3NHpyVFJJYmVYNTB5Zz09

Career Fair Preparation Workshop

Wondering how to prepare to attend and make a great first impression at the virtual career fairs? Learn what to expect at career fairs, how to conduct appropriate research ahead of time, and how to interact and follow up with employers, including introducing yourself.

Register ahead of time in MyCareer: https://careers.sso.queensu.ca/ and click on the "Events and Workshops calendar".

Friday, Jan 15, 2021
10-11am

 

Resumes and Cover Letters Workshop

This workshop will help you use key strategies in your resume/CV for highlighting your unique skills, knowledge and experience as you apply for jobs and further education. To get the most benefit from this workshop, it is helpful to have a specific opportunity or industry that you are targeting but it is not necessary. Please bring a draft copy of your resume and cover letter to work on and refer to, if you have them. 

Register ahead of time in MyCareer: https://careers.sso.queensu.ca/ and click on the "Events and Workshops calendar".

Thurs, Feb 4, 2021
10-11:30am

 

Networking Workshop

Learn strategies to approach networking, to know what to say, and to identify and grow your network. You will learn how to introduce yourself effectively and to ask intelligent questions. Boost your confidence by knowing how to approach people appropriately and intentionally.

Register ahead of time in MyCareer: https://careers.sso.queensu.ca/ and click on the "Events and Workshops calendar".

Wed, March 5, 2021
10-11:30am

Interviews Workshop

In this workshop, you will understand how to prepare for various interview questions encountered in a Canadian context such as "Tell me about yourself", typical behavioural questions, and questions you would ask of the behaviour. Come prepared to practice and feeling more ready and confident with interviewing.  

Register ahead of time in MyCareer: https://careers.sso.queensu.ca/ and click on the "Events and Workshops calendar".

Thurs, March 18, 2021
10-11:30am

Work Permits

Arthur Chen, International Student Advisor, will address the topic of work permits for those desiring to work in Canada during and/or after their studies. This overview of Canadian Immigration Regulations and Policies related to working in Canada will include:

Working on and off campus

Participating in Internship/Coop

Working after graduation

Obtaining a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Fri, Feb 26, 10-11:30 am
https://queensu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsfu6qrj0sGtbMWin9-s2QHSTjrJG...

 

Fri March 12, 10 – 11:30 am
Fri Apr 9, 10 – 11:30 am

https://queensu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApcuGqpzMuG90tcHXgijKde8dT6Yp...

Special Events When 

Engineering and Technology Fair

Day 1: Computer Engineering and Technology  

Biomedical Computing  

Cognitive Science  

Computer Science  

Computing  

Computing & Creative Arts  

Computing & Mathematics  

Software Design
 

Day 2: Engineering and Applied Science 

Chemical  

Civil  

Engineering Chemistry  

Engineering Physics  

Geological  

Mathematics & Engineering  

Mechanical  

Mining 

Tuesday and Wednesday, January 19 and 20, 2021

11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students may register in OnQ at the following link: https://onq.queensu.ca/d2l/lp/navbars/25338/customlinks/external/18984