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.See the flyer below for specific workshop topics, dates, and times, and scroll further down for workshop details. 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!

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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.

Tuesdays at 1:00pm - 2:30 pm (with some exceptions)

Sep 14, 2020; Oct 13, 2020; Nov 24, 2020; Dec 8, 2020

Career Fair Preparation 

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/

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2020

11:00 am - noon

Resumes and Cover Letters

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/

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Skills and Interviews 

Are you interested in staying in Canada and working after graduation? In this workshop, you will learn how to talk about your skills and prepare for interviews. Come prepared to practice and feeling more ready and confident with interviewing.  

Register ahead of time in MyCareer: https://careers.sso.queensu.ca/

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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.

Register ahead of time in MyCareer: https://careers.sso.queensu.ca/

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2020

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Special Events When 
Career Fair

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020

10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Educators Fair

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020
10:30 am -3:30 pm

Engineering and Technology Fair

Wednesday, Oct 6 and 7, 2020

10:30 am - 3:30 pm