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Access video clips, PDF handouts, and other Career Services materials to help you refine your cover letter or resume, plan your job search strategy, or excel in the interview.

What I’d Wish I’d Known About Career Planning | October 23, 2020

(Presentation PDF)

Learn what to expect from your degree, from a career perspective. If that’s feeling really big right now, we take a look at a few checklists you can use during your time at the Mount to help with program indecision, career options, job searching, and self reflection. You might not have all the answers today, but you’ll know where to look to help you figure it out.

The Strong Interest Inventory Assessment: Is it Worthwhile? | October 16, 2020

(Presentation PDF)

Learn more about the 20-minute online Strong Interest Inventory (see the instructions in the PDF and contact Career Services to order your assessment) and discover more about your career path, from your work style preferences to potential occupations. Most students find the results validate their thinking to date or offer suggestions they can act on.

Being Fierce: Adding to Your Work and Volunteer Experience | October 14, 2020

(Presentation PDF)

Learn more about the skills employers are seeking and the actions you can take to become a strong job candidate in any career path. If you’re an international student, consider checking out this presentation to find ways to build your Canadian experience.

Interview Coaching | September 24, 2020

(Presentation PDF)

Features interview tips you can use anytime, anywhere, this workshop sets you in a great position for job applications to come.

LinkedIn for Future Professionals | June 25, 2020

(Webinar)

(Presentation PDF)

Join Christine Larade to learn how you can use LinkedIn to your advantage while job searching during the pandemic recovery…and beyond. Margaret Schwartz from the Government of Nova Scotia talks about the Graduate to Opportunity program.

Workshop Series | Job Club: COVID-19 Edition | April 2020

Resume Formats and When to Use Them

(Presentation PDF)

(Handout)

Find out which resume formats to use during these complex times. We cover LinkedIn profiles and online portfolios too.

Job Search Tools, Apps and Funding Sources

(Webinar)

(Presentation PDF)

(Handouts)

Access Nova Scotia-focused and Canadian-focused tools, apps, and funding sources, current as of April 2020, for your job search as a returning student or new graduate during these uncertain times. We highlight industries hiring in Nova Scotia and potential job leads. Co-hosted with International Education Centre and Accessibility Services.

Job Search Decision Making + Conversations with Alumni

(Webinar)

(Presentation PDF)

(Handouts)

Get a better sense of your decision-making flow and hear perspectives from alumni co-hosts Jeremy Neilson and Vanessa Yurchesyn, currently working in Nova Scotia. Session also co-hosted with our MSVU Learning Strategist.

Job Search Strategies and Side Hustles

(Webinar)

(Presentation PDF)

Catch up on effective job search and application strategies. Figure out if a realistic side-hustle is for you. We also highlight industries hiring in Nova Scotia and potential job leads. Co-hosted with International Education Centre.

Nailing the (Online) Interview: Tips + Q&A

(Webinar)

(Presentation PDF)

Great reminders and new tips, especially for online interviews. Co-hosted with Co-operative Education.