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Employment Workshop Series

Employment Workshops 

Gain a competitive edge by attending an employment workshop! We offer a series of free workshops for SAIT students and alumni to assist you with your search for employment. To attend these workshops, you must be a current SAIT student or a SAIT alumni. Register online.

Resumé and Cover Letter Writing

Learn to get an employer's attention and obtain an interview with your self-marketing documents such as your resumé, cover letter, and reference list. Learn about industry-specific keywords, where to include them, and the importance of customization.

Interview Strategies 

Discover how to effectively research your new employer and prepare for interviews in this workshop. Use an interview planning sheet and learn the S-T-A-R approach to behavioural-based questions. Discover strong questions to ask the employer and how to answer "What are your weaknesses?" or "How much money do you expect?"

Resumé Strategies for New Canadians and International Students

Learn how to take your international education/experience and relate it to the Canadian job market. Attend this workshop designed specifically to address the concerns of newcomers to Canada, such as whether or not you should use your Canadian nickname, list your overseas education and experience, and why you should document your Canadian experience even if it’s not in your desired industry.

Networking Strategies

Learn about the hidden job market and how to find the 70-80% of jobs that are never posted! Sometimes it's WHO you know, not WHAT you know. Learn about the "elevator speech" and methods to establish your network, such as cold calling and networking events.

Developing Your LinkedIn Profile

Did you know that 98% of companies now use LinkedIn for recruiting? Find out how you can create a profile that will make a great first impression and showcase your professional brand, so potential employers and future colleagues will want to connect with you.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Job Search

Are you using LinkedIn to maximize your job search? LinkedIn is a great tool for connecting with recruiters, potential employers, as well as other people within your industry. Learn how to hone your online networking skills, research and follow the companies you are interested in and find meaningful job leads.

Career Fair Preparation 

SAIT's next career fair will be held on March 7 and 8, 2017. Are you prepared?

Learn what to take with you, what to say in your "elevator speech" and obtain a list of the companies attending the fair. These companies will speak to hundreds of students that day, so learn how to stand out!

Register for a workshop

Review the schedule for dates and times then register by logging into Career Connector and following the instructions found in the 'Announcements' section. 

If additional information is required, please call 403.210.5730 or email student.employment@sait.ca.