Workshop Session A: 9:45 - 10:45
Have you considered furthering your education at Brock? This may be the time to do so. Representatives from the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Faculty of Business MBA program are on hand to discuss the 41 programs (and the options within!) that we have available. These options include course-based and research-based programs; co-op opportunities and full-time and part-time studies.We will also discuss funding of graduate students, obtaining professional business designations and the advantages that a graduate degree has to your future.Take this opportunity to ask questions, speak with Brock representatives and discover opportunities that you may not have considered yet!
Go Global: Adventures Abroad
Do you have the travel bug? So do we! With so many amazing international opportunities – an hour long seminar might not be enough. We’ll explore programs that can get you working overseas, volunteering, teaching English and more. Maybe you’re just looking for a quick tour around Europe to celebrate graduation – we’ll talk about that too! In the words of Mark Twain, “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
If you are considering Teacher Education or exploring post-grad college programs that may compliment your degree, this is the session for you! Representatives from Niagara College and Brock University’s Teacher Education Program will be on hand to discuss program details and admission requirements. This is your chance to ask questions and discover opportunities you may never have considered before!
Workshop Session B: 1:45 - 2:45
Resumes Do’s & Don’ts – How to Stand Out
Presented by representatives of Human Resources Professional Association of Niagara (HRPAN)
The focus of this session will be how to stand out as a candidate on your resume, HR Recruiters “Pet Peeves” will be discussed regarding the resumes they receive, and the basic Do’s and Don’ts of Resumes”. Samples resumes (good and bad!) will be presented.
Paddi Riopelle (Co-facilitator)
A Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), with over 24 years of experience, Paddi apprenticed in Human Resources with National Defense in Ottawa and London. Prior to founding HR Off-Site, she worked in progressively senior HR positions in the public, not-for-profit and private sectors.
Key Areas of Expertise: Recruitment, Compensation Design, Pay Equity, Employee Relations, Pandemic Planning
Did you receive OSAP funding while you were at Brock? Are you starting to worry about how you will pay it back? Join us for a presentation from the National Student Loans Service Centre to learn more about repaying your student loans, your six month grace period, and your choice of monthly interest rates. If you experience difficulty repaying your OSAP loans – there is help! We will discuss the support available to students through the new Repayment Assistance Plan (RAP).
Social Media LinkedIn (Beginner)
Social Media LinkedIn (Intermediate - Advanced)