January 22 2015
With the weather Edmonton has been having lately, it seems like summer might be here sooner than expected! Get your summer job lined up at the Summer Job Fair on Monday, January 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Butterdome – here are some tips to help you prepare:
January 09 2015
I remember Cathy Wang distinctly. She always walked into my office with a smile. She always had a question to ask. She was eagerly seeking ways to reinvent herself, her education and her career.
When I met Cathy she was a Master’s student in Statistics and like many students she had been in school for what felt like years and years. Cathy’s career goal was to transition from academia to industry and yet, to Cathy, making the transition seemed overwhelming and scary. She felt uncertain of her future. When Cathy applied to U of A Job Shadow Week she did what most students do, she stuck to what she knew hoping to find something she felt comfortable doing. Instead, she was surprised to find a job shadowing opportunity she had never considered before: Human Resources Research Statistics & Reporting with the City of Edmonton.
December 02 2014
Do you know where your career will take you in the near future? Do you know what goes into certain companies recruiting here on campus? Thanks to Universum's work, the gap between employers and university students is closing. The From Learning to Work Student Survey takes your responses and uses them to provide you with an in-depth review of who you are as an applicant, suggesting employers and industries you may not otherwise have considered.