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Students: Unlock the hidden potential of skills gained from your part-time job!

November 16, 2023 — 
Throughout University, you may find yourself in a job that seems completely ‘unrelated’ to the field you want to be in… This may feel frustrating and hopeless as you want to gain experience that will make you more employable to future employers regarding your career path.

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Landing a job with limited experience

November 9, 2023 — 
Have you ever felt like you are in a vicious circle of “I can’t get a job because I don’t have experience. And I can’t gain experience because I can’t get a job?” Many job postings require prior experience and qualifications, and you do actually have experience, even if it isn’t paid work experience.

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Get Ready for Career Month November 2023!

October 23, 2023 — 
Every year Canadians across the country take part in Career Month. The University of Manitoba is hosting 30+ events and workshops this year so there is something for everyone! Whether you have your career path all mapped out, are unsure of what steps to take along your career journey, or are somewhere in between, there is an event for you!

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Skills for Success: Invest in Yourself

September 24, 2023 — 
Are you looking for free ways to improve your skillset and make you more employable? Would you like to update the information on your resume? Want to distinguish yourself from other candidates for upcoming opportunities? There's no need to go elsewhere - BioTalent Canada has you covered!

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Attend this year’s UM Career Fair – January 17 & 18

December 13, 2022 — 
Over 100 employers want to meet with students to share summer, part-time and permanent full-time employment opportunities and discuss what they look for in potential employees.

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Career Month may be over, but career planning continues

November 24, 2022 — 
Having a career direction is a bit like having a road map to help you reach your destination. Knowing in which direction you’re headed helps you to feel more engaged and motivated in your studies and will help you to be more intentional about the experiences you choose along the way.

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Get experience and get paid with Level Up!

November 21, 2022 — 
Level UP connects students with paid work opportunities and the opportunity to learn new skills.

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Jumpstart your career in health research

November 10, 2022 — 
Are you considering a career in research? UM’s Bannatyne campus is renowned for its innovative research and there are many opportunities for undergrad students to participate – and get paid for it!

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Celebrate Career Month by Connecting with a Mentor

October 26, 2022 — 
Students who wish to learn more about UM and off-campus mentorship opportunities can attend a Discover Mentoring workshop on Nov 16, 9 to 10:30am (Distance Delivery) or Nov 29, 1 to 2:30pm (474 University Centre). 

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Every year, the University of Manitoba welcomes more than 2,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, one of the largest Indigenous student populations in Canada.

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UM’s new Indigenous Career Mentor Program

October 26, 2022 — 
This is a student’s chance to ask an Indigenous Career Professional questions about a career in a specific industry or about someone’s career journey.

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