Live Career Webinars

Open to all Melville School of Business students.


 

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Register to receive the link to the virtual webinar room. Please double check that your email is entered correctly.  

These are LIVE sessions. A laptop, tablet, or desktop are preferred to a smart phone and you will be required to use your video. All webinar times are in Pacific Standard Time (PST). You will receive an email with the webinar link the day before the webinar, but you should receive a confirmation email within 2 minutes of your registration (email studentcoach@kpu.ca if you do not receive it).

Internship Interview Preparation
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
online
1:00 PM - 2:30 PMRegister
Accounting Speed Mock Interview
Thursday, February 15, 2024
In-person
12:00 PM - 4:30 PMRegister
Intercultural Communication - Basics for Business Interviews
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
online
3:00 PM - 4:30 PMRegister
Personal Branding
Friday, February 23, 2024
online
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMRegister
Get Ready to Ace Your Interview
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
online
12:00 PM - 1:30 PMRegister
Internship Interview Preparation
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
online
10:00 AM - 11:30 AMRegister
How to Network Your Way In
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
online
3:00 PM - 4:30 PMRegister
Internship Interview Preparation
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
online
3:00 PM - 4:30 PMRegister
Cover Letter
Monday, March 18, 2024
online
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMRegister
Get Ready to Ace Your Interview
Friday, March 22, 2024
online
10:00 AM - 11:30 AMRegister
LinkedIn - How to Write a Good Summary
Thursday, March 28, 2024
online
3:00 PM - 4:30 PMRegister
Cover Letter
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
online
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMRegister

Please note you can email us your employment & career development related questions. Brush up on your interview skills; request a mock interview. 

Are you in a post baccalaureate or graduate diploma? Email studentcoach@kpu.ca 

Are you in your 3rd or 4th year of a Bachelor's degree? Email: businessadvising@kpu.ca

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OFFERED WEBINARS

Cover Letter: Developing a résumé for your MBSI internship application requires an understanding of your both immediate goals as well as what you are planning to do long term. How do you highlight your strengths? Or your technical skills? This webinar will support you to choose the right information and will walk you over the Resume Rubric we are using when vetting internship applicants. Attend this webinar to win extra points and learn how to position your résumé at the top of the employer's list of preferences.

First Year Festival - Your First Step Into Success: Discover the wealth of resources offered at KPU and explore how Student Success Coaches can support you in defining your career aspirations. Additionally, gain insight into the various programs designed to ensure your academic and career success.

Get Ready to Ace Your Interview: Interviews are tough but being prepared will give you a great advantage over other candidates. This webinar will focus on how to answer interview questions. Bring your own list of questions and join us for an animated and informative session.

How to Network Your Way In: Going to a big networking event? Get ready to communicate effectively with all employers you interact with. Be ready to say something that will make you stand out and be remembered! Learn how to use your personal branding message as part of your introduction. It is essential, no matter what business-related situation you're in, to have a uniquely crafted answer to that “tell me about yourself” question! Register for this live workshop and practice your way in.

HR Specific - Planning for Career Success - Get Off on the Right Foot: Attention all HR students! Join us as KPU Student Success Coach Michaela Fengstad walks participants through pointers for specific HR Resume crafting, tips for job interviews, and how students can take advantage of the multitude of resources that Student Success Coaches can offer them. This webinar is sponsored by the Kwantlen Human Resources Association (KHRA) and the KPU Melville School of Business Student Success Team.

Intercultural Communication - Basics for Business Interviews: Show your interviewer that you are culturally competent and your knowledge goes beyond industry specific data. Learn how to carry a conversation in any cultural environment and how to build trusting relationships with your interviewer. Attend this webinar if you want to learn how to distinguish between various cultural dimensions, integrate your story in the local culture, and present your unique cultural background in a way that makes you memorable.

Internship Interview Preparation: Have you applied for an internship or you're just considering that? This is the time to get ready for your interview. This preparation webinar will cover basic interview questions, what to expect, and how to present yourself to an employer to ensure you get the position you've applied for. Join us online and be ready to share your video with the group and take notes!

Internship Specific Résumé Writing: Developing a résumé for your MBSI internship application requires an understanding of your both immediate goals as well as what you are planning to do long term. How do you highlight your strengths? Or your technical skills? This webinar will support you to choose the right information and will walk you over the Resume Rubric we are using when vetting internship applicants. Attend this webinar to win extra points and learn how to position your résumé at the top of the employer's list of preferences.

Kickstart your Career: Attend this webinar to learn how to plan your career path and identify ways to succeed in your professional development. Start early and find out how to empower your goals, review your short-term and long-term strategies, and set-up action items that will help you kickstart your career and be ahead of others.

LinkedIn - How to Write a Good Summary: LinkedIn is the number one professional networking platform in North America. Join this webinar to learn how to write a summary and how to use your profile for various internship and job applications. In order to get the best out of this webinar students have to have a profile and know the basics of creating a profile. For LinkedIn basics make an appointment with a SSC.

MBSI Student Info Session: Study and work part-time with an internship through Melville. This info session is designed for students enrolled in a business degree (with 45+ credits completed) and for students enrolled in either a post-baccalaureate or graduate level diploma program. Register to learn more about how to apply and how to be successful in getting a paid internship through the MBSI Program. Hours are flexible as long as you complete 460 hours in 6 months or less. You must be located in Canada, able and available to work on a part-time basis for the entire duration of the internship.

Melville Accounting Speed Mock Interview: Fast-track your success! Enhance your interview skills at our Accounting Speed Mock Interviews for KPU Melville students. Get personalized feedback from experienced alumni, boosting your confidence for success in the competitive accounting field. Secure your spot now and expedite your path to success! 

Personal Branding: Have you ever thought about how other people see you? The way we present ourselves online or in person will influence the way others perceive us and will affect how we respond to that. Join the Personal Branding webinar to learn how to create a positive and unique personal brand that speaks to who you are and promotes your skills on the job market.

Professional Communication for Students: The ability to communicate effectively with instructors, colleagues, and employers is essential no matter what business-related situation you will end up in. Good writing or speaking skills will help you succeed in class, get hired, land promotions, and achieve your career goals. Register for this live workshop to better understand Canadian basic communication skills. 

Résumé 101: Creating an effective professional résumé is much more than filling in the set spaces of a template. During this webinar we will show you how to choose the right information, the right key words and deliver an engaging document that will make the employer want to interview you.