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Career Building Workshops

Are you looking for ways to build your job-readiness? Join one of our workshops and build your skills and strategies in finding meaninful employment! Open to all KPU students!


How to Register for Workshops in Career Connection?

1. Login to Career Connection - KPU's job and volunteer posting system. The first time you log in, you'll be required to input some basic personal information. Use your KPU student number and current password to access job postings.

2. Select the "Events" on the menu bar and go to "Workshops". You'll see the "How to apply for KPU Awards" workshop there!

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Workshops this Fall 2019

Job Search Techniques Workshop

Looking for work? Join this workshop to form a plan for using your time effectively. Topics include where to search for work, common barriers and how to avoid them, and strategies for job search success! Learn how to uncover hidden opportunities and build your network to maximize your chances of landing that dream job!

Register Today! Limited Space Available! 

Workshop Details

When & Where

  • Job Search in BC 
    • Surrey:
      • Thursday, October 17-Main 3801 4:00pm-5:00pm 
      • Tuesday, October 29- Main 3801 3:00pm-4:00pm

RSVP your spot today by logging into your Career Connection account following the events tab for workshops

Presented by KPU Career Development Centre

Resume Building Workshop

Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. A well-written resume signals to employers that you are qualified, skilled, and professional. Learn what to include on your resume (and what not to) as well as how to tailor your resume for specific job applications, so you get results! Includes lots of examples focused on maximizing your experience as a student to highlight what you can do!

Register Today! Limited Space Available! 

Workshop Details

When & Where

  •  Resume and Cover Letter
    • Surrey:
      • Friday, September 24-FIR 124 1:00pm-2:00pm
      • Thursday October 3-FIR 238 4:00pm-5:00pm

RSVP your spot today by logging into your Career Connection account following the events tab for workshops

Presented by KPU Career Development Centre

LinkedIn Workshop and Photo Booth

An opportunity for students to build a stronger LinkedIn profile or find out how to get started with this powerful, professional networking tool. After learning the ins and outs of LinkedIn, participants can take professional headshots to use on their own LinkedIn profile.

Register Today! Limited Space Available! 

Workshop Details

When & Where

  • LinkedIn 
    • Surrey:
      • Tuesday, November 5-FIR 136 4:00pm-5:00pm
      • Thursday, November 21-FIR 124 1:00pm-2:00pm
    • Richmond:
      • Tuesday, November 12-R1370 4:00pm-5:00pm

RSVP your spot today by logging into your Career Connection account following the events tab for workshops

Presented by KPU Career Development Centre

Personal Branding by Patrick McAndless

The personal branding workshop is a “hands on” experience to help student transition from “learning” to “earning” by giving them a set of practical tools to market themselves effectively and confidently.

Register Today! Limited Space Available! 

Workshop Details

When & Where

  •  Personal Branding 
    • Surrey:
      • Friday, September 13- Main 2801 1:00pm-3:00pm

RSVP your spot today by logging into your Career Connection account following the events tab for workshops

Presented by KPU Career Development Centre

Networking Workshop 

Get ready for GET READY! GET HIRED! and other opportunities to build your personal resources! How can you be a better networker and feel more comfortable in authentically and strategically building your network? This workshop will provide practical tips on networking face to face and online. Develop a mindset that will you build bridges!

Register Today! Limited Space Available! 

Workshop Details

When & Where

  •  Networking
    • Richmond:
      • Tuesday, September 10 - R1690 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Surrey
      • Thursday, September 12- FIR 142 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

RSVP your spot today by logging into your Career Connection account following the events tab for workshops

Presented by KPU Career Development Centre