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Career Clarity Workshops

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Algonquin College

1385 Woodroffe Avenue

Various locations (see individual workshop details)

Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8

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Career Clarity Workshops are for future students and are delivered by professional career counsellors at Algonquin College. There are two workshops available:

  • Making an Informed Career & Program Choice
  • “Where are the Jobs?” Exploring Labour Market Information

All workshops will be 45 minutes with 15 minutes at the end for questions. Select the workshops and dates that are right for you! All workshops will be held in E333 (Check in at Welcome Centre) from 5:00pm – 6:00pm.

  • Workshops will be held weekly throughout the winter semester
  • Plan to arrive 15 minutes early to account for parking and locating the room




Making an Informed Career & Program Choice
Time: 45 minutes

Dates for this workshop are:

  • Monday, January 29
  • Monday, February 12
  • Wednesday, February 28
  • Wednesday, March 14
  • Wednesday, March 28
  • Monday, April 9
  • Monday, April 23

Workshop Description:

“I have no idea what I want to do.” This interactive workshop is the first step in the career and program exploration process and is best suited to someone who meets basic college admission requirements.

Topics include:

  • Understanding where your choices might fit within the structure of Algonquin College
  • Suggestions on how to get more information on a program
  • Determining your readiness to pick a program
  • Helping you identify what information to consider when choosing a program
  • Determining career choice readiness
  • An overview of the career decision making process
  • Getting started with career self-assessment tools
  • Where to go next




“Where are the Jobs?” Exploring Labour Market Information
Time: 45 minutes

Dates for this workshop are:

  • Wednesday, February 7
  • Monday, February 26
  • Wednesday, March 7
  • Monday, March 19
  • Wednesday, April 4
  • Wednesday, April 18

Workshop Description: This workshop is for people who are concerned about how to make career and education decisions based on job prospects. Topics include:

  • Understanding what labour market information is and its limitations and benefits
  • How to critically analyze different sources of labour market information
  • How to understand labour market trends
  • Labour market myth busters
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Algonquin College

1385 Woodroffe Avenue

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Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8

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