Skills For Success
Skills for success aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge that will help them succeed during their time in university and their life following graduation. More importantly, the programmes offered through this portfolio help individuals build their confidence and explore themselves. Skills for success are not just about today, they are about crafting a repertoire of applicable, relevant and transferable life-long skills. Make the most of your time here at Innis by learning and developing new skills, while honing your current skills.
What’s Going On?
Get your Master’s with the Faculty of Information
Application Deadline: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30TH
You can use any undergraduate decree to earn a number of professional Master’s Degrees with UofT’s Faculty of Information in as little as 2 years. They provide coursework or thesis options, practicums, internships, and career preparation.
For more information, visit http://ischool.utoronto.ca/
EXCITE2014 Entrepreneurship Conference: Turn Idea into Value
SATURDAY, MARCH 22ND
9:00 AM — 4:00 PM
J.J.R. Mcleod Auditorium (MS2158), Medical Science Building, 1 King’s College Circle
EXCITE2014 is presented by UTChinese Network, a student-run organization at the University of Toronto that thrives to foster entrepreneurship for all student and young professionals.
This Entrepreneurship Conference revolves around the theme of “Turning Ideas into Value.” We hope to deliver inspiration and provide suggestions to our 500 member audience on how to achieve their goals by creating value and worth in the society. We have invited successful and experienced entrepreneurs to share their insights of contemporary industry, technology, and business. It is our great honour to have invited John Weigelt (CTO of Microsoft Canada), Krista Scaldwell (VP of Coca Cola Company), Dr. Geoff Fernie (Head of iDAPT Research) and many other great business minds and leading entrepreneurs in the world to deliver a speech at our conference.
For more information For more information, visit www.excite2014.com
2014 Sports Industry Conference
Wednesday, March 12TH from 10:00AM — 6:00PM
Desautels Hall, Rotman School of Management, 105 St. George St.
The University of Toronto Sports and Business Association (UTSB) would like to invite you to the 2014 UTSB Sports Industry Conference! This year’s speaker line-up and job fair includes representation from the NFL, NBA, Nike, UFC, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Celtics, Detroit Pistons, Bloomberg Sports, TSN and Twitter Canada! Tickets for UofT Students are priced at $40 which will include access to the venue, a sit down networking lunch and a job fair / mix and mingle session.
To purchase tickets, click here.
For more information, visit http://sportsandbusiness.ca/conference/
Career Centre Workshops
Club and Summer Job Fair
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14TH
11:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Microsoft Presents: How to Succeed in a Tech Interview. Pizza will be provided! Bring your resumes.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15TH
6:30 PM — 8:00 PM
Room 205, Claude T. Bissell Building
Save the date for two events the Skills for Success committee will be holding in February:
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH: Off Campus Housing Session, Innis Residence Events Room
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH: Off Campus Housing Session, Innis Residence Events Room
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5TH
Sidney Smith Hall:
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Feeling stressed as end-of-term exams, essays and assignments pile up? Come out for Exam Jam at Sidney Smith Hall on December 5 to: review course material and study with your classmates; improve your study skills; enjoy healthy snacks, games and exercises with the MoveU crew; and pet Basil, the SMC Puppy, decorate cookies and get a massage!
For more information, look here
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH
12:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Kruger Hall, Woodsworth College, 119 St. George St.
Events Room, Innis Residence, 111 St. George Street
Unsure about what to do after graduation? Come find out about the best ways to pay off student loans, explore international and career opportunities, and receive tips on applying to grad school at The Grad Expo! Innis and Woodsworth have partnered up to bring you short workshops that talk about life after graduation as well as resume and personal statement writing. While Grad Expo is intended for those thinking about graduation, all years and disciplines are welcome! Lunch will be provided.
Sign up officially closed.
Deadline: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH
Got a great business idea but need some help getting started? Explore, develop and get ready to launch your business idea with the Career Centre’s new Rapid Launch program! This entrepreneurship program is for all students and all ideas and is designed to give students an essential grounding in things that matter most to small business success. Apply through Instagram by November 4 – space is limited.
For more information visit http://www.careers.utoronto.ca/
Get the Write Kind of Help!
Take advantage of your Writing Centre.
Working with the Innis College Writing Centre can improve your GPA. They can help with:
- Grad school admission statements
- Oral presentations
- And much, much more
To find out more about Innis College’s Writing Centre or other Writing Centres around Campus, visit the Writing Centre website.
Backpack to Briefcase: LinkedIn Labs
FRIDAY, JANUARY 24TH
11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Robarts Library, Room 4033, 130 St. George St.
Attend this interactive workshop to build and strengthen your LinkedIn profile to aid in growing your personal and professional network. Take advantage of LinkedIn: keep in touch with people in your network and view information about their education and work experience; get introduced (via one of your network contacts) to a potential employer; find contacts from a company where you would like to work.
You must register to attend. If all the above LinkedIn Labs are full, register for the WAITING LIST for additional LinkedIn Labs to be held later this Winter term.
To register and for more b2B events, visit http://www.alumni.artsci.utoronto.ca/