You're Next Career Week 2014
Monday, 13 January 2014 at 6:00 PM - Wednesday, 22 January 2014 at 7:30 PM (EST)
What's great about coming back to school? The You're Next Career Week! We know that everyone is now hunting for jobs. Whether it's your first summer internship, PEY or full-time, Launchpad has got you covered!
Here is a list of career development events coming up:
Aerospace and Automotive Rendezvous with UT - IMDI (Mon Jan 13, 7-8pm @GB202)
Organized by the Faculty, at this first annual rendezvous, students and supervisors from Pratt & Whitney, Van Rob, Bombardier, UTC Aerospace and Honeywell will share their experience and unique insight with you. The night will start with two 15 minute seminars followed by an open networking session. Register here.
Google Tech Talk (Tue Jan 14, 6-7:30pm @BA1180)
+ Resume Review Office Hours (Wed Jan 15, 10-4pm @ Koffler Student Service Centre)
We're covering a few technical topics on the work done by real Googlers! Come learn more about the cool things we're doing at Google! Please RSVP for this event via this form.
Resume Review Office Hours, sign-ups required, by confirmation only. To sign-up, apply on CLN (Career Learning Network, login, and scroll down “Upcoming Events”) by Jan 10, 2014. You'll be selected and confirmed a time.
Resume Hackathon 2.1 (Tue Jan 14, 6:30-9pm @SF3201)
Suit up as the photographer William Ye takes a professional headshot of you that will hopefully impress LinkedIn recruiters. Work on your resume with mentors who worked at your dream companies during their PEY/Summer internships. Listen to the Directors of the Career Fair for insider tips and tricks of getting an interview/follow-up from companies at Career Fairs.
Please come prepared with your laptop, tablet or some old school pen and paper to get cracking!
Note: coming in with a blank page is perfectly fine! We’ll help you draft one and walk out with a presentable resume!
Software Interview Prep (Wed Jan 15, 6:30-9pm @SF3201)
Come learn some of the basics of software engineering interviews and drastically improve your chances of landing your dream job!
The session will be run by Freddy Chen, who has interned at Facebook, Fixmo, and Altera. He has also interviewed extensively throughout his time in undergrad with companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and LinkedIn. Please note that Freddy is not a professional interviewer, nor can he guarantee that you will get an internship or job.
Lesson plans can be found here.
Yelp Tech Talk (Thu Jan 16, 7-8pm @BA1130)
Yelp will be "checking in" at University of Toronto to meet the best and brightest computer science and engineering students. You’re invited to come and to learn more about Yelp tech and culture from Toronto's very own!
Topic: Integration Testing The Web -- An Introduction to Selenium
Yelp will be providing dinner and raffling off an iPad Retina, so remember to bring your CS or engineering resume to get a raffle ticket! Join Facebook event here.
Zynga Tech Talk + Info Session (Wed Jan 22, 6-7:30pm @MS2172)
Zynga is visiting UofT to recruit for their office in Toronto! You’ll get a chance to chat with their Toronto General Manager, a chief architect and a recruiter! The event will start with a tech talk on Pricing Optimization & Machine Learning and end with fun stuff you might work on as an intern + networking. They are hiring primarily summer internships in Toronto studio (Software Engineer, Software Engineer in Test, Product Manager/Growth Hacker) as well as full time Software Engineer roles available in San Francisco. If you are in Computer Science, Engineering or Business and are passionate about games, don't miss it!
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org