Future Ready

SKILLS SESSIONS

Stand-alone sessions. Pick and choose the ones that best suit your needs and goals.

Poster with Future Ready Skills Sessions

Talking to Professionals 

Jan 14, 2019

12:00- 2:00 PM, Copper Room

Networking is an opportunity for you to gather information relevant to your career interests, and establish connections with people who share your professional interests.  Learn about strategies to help make talking to professionals easier, and practice the skills needed to build meaningful professional relationships. Register here for this Career Education and Exploration session!


Explore your Strengths

Jan 18, 2019

1:00- 2:30 PM, Copper Room

Complete the StrengthQuest© Inventory and learn your Top 5 Strengths. Through an interactive session explore what your strengths mean, how to leverage and talk about them. Additionally, learn about the unique combination of your strengths, how to use them for personal success as well as identify action items for development. Register here!


What is StrengthsQuest ©? The Clifton StrengthsFinder is a Web-based assessment of personality from the perspective of Positive Psychology. Your StrengthsQuest journey begins with a30-minute online assessment, the Clifton StrengthsFinder. This assessment has helped more than 8 million people around the world discover their talents. After you take the Clifton StrengthsFinder, you'll receive a customized report that lists your top five talent themes, along with action items for development and suggestions about how you can use your talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success.

Linked In Lab 

Jan 21, 2019

12:00- 2:00 PM, Copper Room

Curious about LinkedIn?  Learn how to incorporate social media strategies into your networking and job search! This session will offer ways to improve your LinkedIn profile to attract potential employers, establish new contacts and find out about available positions.  Register here for this Career Education and Exploration session!

Practice Your Interview

Jan 28, 2019

12:00- 2:00 PM, Copper Room

A follow up to Own Your Interview, this small group session will give you an opportunity to practice and improve your interview skills. Working with peers, you will practice identifying potential questions, preparing your responses and communicating your accomplishments. Please bring a copy of your résumé and a job description of a position that interests you. Register here for this Career Education and Exploration session!

Etiquette Luncheon

Feb 5, 2019

12:00- 2:00 PM, Alumni Hall

Join fellow Vic students for a complimentary reception and luncheon featuring special guests and distinguished alumna, Chancellor Emerita Wendy M. Cecil, Vic 7T1, and led by a professional etiquette and protocol consultant. This is an excellent opportunity to brush up on or learn about etiquette in a professional setting. Leanne Pepper, General Manager of the University of Toronto Faculty Club, will instruct us on reception and dining etiquette. Learn how to work a room, what to order from the menu and what to avoid, how to introduce yourself, and more. Space is limited. Register here!

Questions and/or want to find out more about any of these sessions? Please contact the Assistant Dean, International and Upper Year Students at 416 585 4540 or bergi.petro@utoronto.ca 

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