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Networking 411 for Science and Tourism

  Posted on: January 31, 2011

Networking 411: Get Noticed in the Job Market


This event is focused on Science and Tourism students although everyone is invited to attend and learn from industry professionals.

It is modeled after the speed dating format and is unlike most info sessions you’ll attend.

There’ll also be free food & prize draws.

For Science and Tourism
Date: February 2, 2011
Location: CAC Grand Hall
Time: 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Why Attend?

  • HELP build your career
  • PREPARE for today’s job market
  • FREE to participate
  • NETWORK with industry professionals
  • GAIN valuable career advice
  • 90 minutes well spent

This educational hands-on learning event introduces students to the benefits of networking and mentorship relationships. Designed to be a quick introduction of questions and answers available from industry professionals, participants typically have a lot of fun.

Confirmed Mentor List will be posted on the moodle site. To view the list add us on Moodle – Career Mentoring, enrolment key: careermentoring

Program details

  • Mimics the speed networking format
  • Students meet 5 – 10 professionals in 60 minutes and discuss their experiences and careers responsibilities
  • It is an educational hands-on career event to help students overcome their inhibitions surrounding networking and mentoring relationships while illustrating the benefits of asking questions to enhance their career understanding
  • We are also hoping to illustrate that the relationships developed through networking situations are lifelong contacts and vital in enhancing career success

More information about the Career Mentoring Program