Career Development & Experiential Learning Events

Career Week - October 1-5


Monday, October 1

Resume Critique
10am-2pm - AVDX Lounge
Career Week 2018 Poster FINAL
Drop in with a copy of your resume and have it reviewed for clarity, professionalism and focus. We're happy to help go through some tips to spruce it up for the coming Career Fair or other job/post grad application.


Graduation Preparation Series Launch
7pm - DUNN 106

Where will your career path take you? Over the course of this 8-session program (full list of sessions), you will have access to tools and resources that will help transition to life after MtA. In the first session, we will go some career planning and goal setting. Discover all of the options available to you! Register by emailing  


Tuesday, October 2

Resume Critique
2pm-4pm - Gracie's
Second chance to pop in with your resume to have it reviewed for clarity, professionalism and focus. We'll help you spruce it up for the Career Fair or for post-grad applications.


Top 3: Be Future Ready!
7pm - The Pond, Solarium

Join us as we do three quick, fun, interactive activities to cover the Top 3 themes we see regularly when we meet students.
   1. Telling your story (including on resumes)
   2. Networking and building connections
   3. Interviews
We're trying a new speedy way to share! These 3 x 20min topics will fly by as we share some snacks and laughs along the way.



  Career Fair Flyer

Wednesday, October 3

Career Fair
Our annual Career Fair offers students the opportunity to chat to a variety of employers and post grad institutions. See the poster for more details!


Post Career Fair Sessions
 -  CPA Atlantic Office Hours
- McCain 289 (book an appointment by emailing: from 2:30-4:30pm
 -  Government of Canada
- Indigenous Students' Recruitment Session - 2pm in the Mawita'mkw.


Check out the details on all of the firms coming to the Career Fair here: EMPLOYER DIRECTORY

Applied Research of Reclamation Methods in Alberta's Boreal Mixedwood.
4:30pm in AVDX G12
Casey Doucet (3rd year BSc) Participated in the inaugural ECHO Internship in Environmental Leadership and Advocacy over the summer 2018. Join us to hear about her summer experience and how you might develop your own goals through environmental leadership as the next ECHO intern.



 Thursday, October 4

 Alumni Panel HeadsAlumni Panel: The Future of Work
1:00-2:20pm in the Motyer-Fancy Theatre, Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts

Our alumni panelists join us from a wide variety of backgrounds, and have all  found rewarding, engaging employment through a mix of networking, entrepreneurship and creativity. Learn about their paths and gain insight into how the regular "job," while still there for some, is changing. All students welcome!


Dalhousie Medical School Information Session
5:30pm - Barclay 021

Students interested in a future in Medicine are encouraged to attend this information session presented by Dalhousie Medical School. Learn more about the application process, the admission requirements and med school in general!


Student Experiential Learning Fund
7pm in Gracie's
The Office of Experiential Learning and Career Development is excited to launch their SELF Funding! This paid program is designed to give students valuable work-integrated learning experiences. You can "create your own adventure" with our financial support OR apply to one of the soon-to-be-developed opportunities. Please join us this brainstorming session to get the ball rolling on this amazing opportunities to get Future Ready!

Graduation Preparation Series

Will feature 4 sessions/term on important topics such as Career Planning/Goal Setting, Resumes and self promotion, Networking, Job Search, Acing the Interviews, Workplace Culture and much more! GPSers who complete all of the sessions will have access to a special internship/externship or job shadowing opportunity in your field!


Career Services will also host: workshops, guest speakers, business panels and more!


You can also follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed (@mtacareer) to keep up to date.