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Employment Readiness Program

The Employment Readiness Program is a series of workshops designed to teach students practical job readiness skills and skills for navigating the workplace with success. Students who attend the workshop series will have access to additional one-on-one peer support with an Employment Peer Coach who can help address career-related concerns. All students are invited to register and attend. Snacks will be provided, and students who attend this workshop series will be entered to win a $50 pre-paid VISA gift card.

Workshops

Please note that registration is now full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please contact studentaccessibility@ontariotechu.ca.

All workshops take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Interviewing Skills

November 5 in the Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC), Room 1058

This workshop provides you with the most effective methods and approaches to ace an interview. Be prepared to tackle any question and learn how to leave a positive, lasting impression.

Professional Communication (Networking)

November 12 in the Software Informatics Research Centre (SIRC), Room 1020 (Welcome Centre)

This workshop is geared towards training you on how to speak to employers. Learn how successful networking can benefit you in your job search and help you connect with employers.

Coping with Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

November 19 in the Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC), Room 4037

This workshop aims to address issues with mental health in the workplace. Learn how to prioritize mental health at work and gain an understanding of effective coping strategies.

Conflict Resolution Skills for the Workplace

November 26 in the Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC), Room 4037

The challenge of conflict lies in how one chooses to deal with it. This workshop provides you with the knowledge of how to respond to conflict effectively and professionally.

Contact studentaccessibility@ontariotechu.ca for more information.