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    March 2021

  • Women Leading the Way – DC Celebrates IWD 2021!
    • 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

    Join us as DC celebrates International Women’s Day 2021 with a powerful panel of women who are leading the way at DC , Durham Region and beyond! We are excited to welcome to panel: Patrice Barnes is the Trustee with the Durham District School Board for Ajax, Wards 1 and 2 Nancy Shaw is the CEO of the Oshawa Chamber of Commerce Linda Flynn is the Associate vice president, Development and Alumni Affairs and Executive Director of the Durham College…

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  • DC Webinar Series: Program Information Webinar
    • 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

    Whether you're exploring programs, looking to apply, or transfer to the college, we're here to help you every step of the way. In this webinar, find out more about our full-time programs, admission requirements, application process (domestic applicants), and answer any questions you may have. Once you register for the webinar you will receive a confirmation email with login instructions. Please be aware that this webinar will have information for domestic students. If you are an international student, please contact…

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  • DC Webinar Series: Program Information Webinar
    • 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM

    Whether you're exploring programs, looking to apply, or transfer to the college, we're here to help you every step of the way. In this webinar, find out more about our full-time programs, admission requirements, application process (domestic applicants), and answer any questions you may have. Once you register for the webinar you will receive a confirmation email with login instructions. Please be aware that this webinar will have information for domestic students. If you are an international student, please contact…

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  • Virtual Pathways Information Session: Lakehead University
    • 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM

    Transfer & Mature Student Webinar Looking to continue your education? Join us for our upcoming Transfer & Mature Student Webinar. Lakehead University provides transfer credit pathways for many of our unique degree programs. Whether you're a mature, college or university transfer student we want to help you take the next step into a post-secondary experience that's far from ordinary. Topics covered includes: admissions, transfer credit pathways, application and financial aid. A live Q&A follows with our recruitment team.

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  • Throwback! LGBTQ+ Women in History
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    International Women’s Day (March 8th) is a time to recognize female achievement and how women have overcome challenges in order to succeed. Join us on March 16th as we keep the conversation going and learn about some of the most influential LGBTQ+ women in history and the impacts they have had on all of us today!

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  • DC Webinar Series: Next Steps – After you’ve applied
    • 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

    Tune in to our Next Steps webinar where we will cover everything you need to know to ensure you are prepared to start at DC this spring or fall! This webinar will cover information regarding deposit payment, paying tuition fees, registering for classes, and more. Once you have registered for the event, you will receive an email with log-in information for the webinar. Please be aware that this webinar will have information for domestic students. If you are an international…

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  • Get Hired – Career Development
    • 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM

    This workshop showcases the benefits of using the services of Career Development and the Hired site. During this webinar, we will complete a virtual "walk through" of the Portal so students and alumni have a better understanding of the resources on the portal. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us…

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  • DC Webinar Series: Next Steps – After you’ve applied
    • 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM

    Tune in to our Next Steps webinar where we will cover everything you need to know to ensure you are prepared to start at DC this fall! This webinar will cover information regarding deposit payment, paying tuition fees, registering for classes, and more. Once you have registered for the event, you will receive an email with log-in information for the webinar. Please be aware that this webinar will have information for domestic students. If you are an international student, please…

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  • Crafting an Effective Cover Letter – Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    Cover letters are essential to the job search and should accompany the resumé unless the posting indicates otherwise In this session, you will learn how to effectively analyze job postings to target employer needs, identify keywords and customize your cover letter to target the specific position. This session will be delivered via MS Teams. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility…

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  • Virtual Pathways Information Session: Laurentian University
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Post-Sec 105 | Pathways to Laurentian Topics covered include; what Laurentian has to offer, transfer credits and advanced standing, admissions requirements/process, fees and financial aid, and what supports are available for students.

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  • Creating a Targeted Resume – Career Development
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Learn how to create a targeted resumé to make it through the initial screening process. During this session we will discuss using job posting keywords in your resumé and why this technique will increase your chances of making it through the initial screening process, specifically Applicant Tracking Systems. We will also cover how to articulate your skills and experiences to demonstrate your ability to perform the job. This session will be delivered virtually via MS Teams. To stay up to…

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  • Supporting Survivors
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    What does it mean to take a disclosure? When talking about sexual violence, is there a difference between disclosures and reporting? What support options exist for the campus community? We understand that responding to a disclosure can be difficult. That’s why we encourage everyone to join us for a conversation about how to respond to sexual violence disclosures and learn how to have a positive impact on survivors. Students will receive an email closer to the date with your schedule…

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  • Effective Job Search Strategies-Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    During this webinar, we will discuss strategies to find the type of employment students and alumni may be seeking. You will be guided on how to effectively use the Hired portal and other job search engines, how to uncover the hidden job market, including how to avoid scams and protect yourself when looking for work. This session will be delivered via MS Teams. Please visit the following link to join: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZTMwMWI0YzMtZGFlMS00OTdiLWIwZDUtOTM3OTQ1M2NkZTlk%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2249bba7a4-424b-4070-a70e-886e9dd7caef%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22f78e39ce-103a-4d43-abb4-8044fd369664%22%7d To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits…

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  • The University of Waterloo Presents: Understanding your transfer credits
    • 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM

    Looking to add to your college experience by working towards a university degree? The University of Waterloo is here to help you with the transfer process. Join us for a series of transfer webinars to learn the 5 simple steps to transfer, tips for completing your application, and much more! Visit https://uwaterloo.ca/future-students/transfer-students/webinars to register

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  • Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile – Career Development
    • 8:00 AM — 5:00 PM

    In this session, you will learn how to build a professional and effective LinkedIn profile to optimize your digital brand, network, and job search. This session will be delivered virtually via MS Teams. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us beforehand at careerdevelopment@durhamcollege.ca so that we can discuss arrangements/options.

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  • Virtual Pathways Information Session: Trent University
    • 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM

    Whatever your journey, we want to make your pathway to Trent as welcoming and as easy as possible. At our upcoming virtual information sessions for Durham College students, you can learn how to make the most of the credits you've already earned and all about the benefits of transferring to Trent - the #1 undergrad university in Ontario. During this live presentation, an Enrolment Advisor will walk you through the application process. As an added bonus, we'll waive the application…

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  • April 2021

  • Acing Your Virtual Interview – Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    During these challenging times, virtual interviews have become the new norm. Join us to learn about preparing for and taking part in virtual interviews. This webinar is open to all Durham College students and alumni. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us beforehand at careerdevelopment@durhamcollege.ca so that we can discuss…

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  • Supporting Survivors
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    What does it mean to take a disclosure? When talking about sexual violence, is there a difference between disclosures and reporting? What support options exist for the campus community? We understand that responding to a disclosure can be difficult. That’s why we encourage everyone to join us for a conversation about how to respond to sexual violence disclosures and learn how to have a positive impact on survivors. Students will receive an email closer to the date with your schedule…

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  • Creating Your Personal Pitch – Career Development
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Your personal pitch is a key component of your professional toolkit. It is sometimes referred to as an "Elevator Pitch," or 30-second pitch because it is a concise message that is delivered in the time it would take to ride up an elevator. Does the personal pitch provide you with a way to communicate your skills, education and career goals in any forum where an opportunity can arise? at a networking event, job fair, conference, LinkedIn connection, or a chance…

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  • Virtual College Panel Presentation
    • 3:30 PM — 4:30 PM

    Colleges in Eastern Ontario (Algonquin, Durham, Fleming, Loyalist and St. Lawrence) are hosting a series of virtual panel presentations for Grade 11 and 12 students. By attending a session, students will get information about college programs, the application process, important dates and deadlines to help prepare them to apply to college. Students can choose to attend any of the following presentation dates. Virtual Eastern Region Panel Presentations: Tuesday, April 6, 2021, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021,…

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  • Career Resilience 101-Career Development NEW!
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    his webinar is an introduction to career resilience and its importance for managing your career development in a changing work environment. Participants will learn the framework that helps develop an understanding of behaviour strategies that support career resilience along with practical tips for further action. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect…

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  • Get Hired – Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    This workshop showcases the benefits of using the services of Career Development and the Hired site. During this webinar, we will complete a virtual "walk through" of the Portal so students and alumni have a better understanding of the resources on the portal. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us…

    Find out more »
  • Crafting an Effective Cover Letter – Career Development
    • 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM

    Cover letters are essential to the job search and should accompany the resumé unless the posting indicates otherwise In this session, you will learn how to effectively analyze job postings to target employer needs, identify keywords and customize your cover letter to target the specific position. This session will be delivered via MS Teams. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility…

    Find out more »
  • Creating a Targeted Resume – Career Development
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Learn how to create a targeted resumé to make it through the initial screening process. During this session we will discuss using job posting keywords in your resumé and why this technique will increase your chances of making it through the initial screening process, specifically Applicant Tracking Systems. We will also cover how to articulate your skills and experiences to demonstrate your ability to perform the job. This session will be delivered virtually via MS Teams. To stay up to…

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  • Timetable Changes Spring/Summer 2021
    • 4:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Full-time students may process timetable changes through MyCampus beginning at 4 p.m.

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  • Effective Job Search Strategies-Career Development
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    During this webinar, we will discuss strategies to find the type of employment students and alumni may be seeking. You will be guided on how to effectively use the Hired portal and other job search engines, how to uncover the hidden job market, including how to avoid scams and protect yourself when looking for work. This session will be delivered via MS Teams. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us…

    Find out more »
  • Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile – Career Development
    • 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM

    In this session, you will learn how to build a professional and effective LinkedIn profile to optimize your digital brand, network, and job search. This session will be delivered virtually via MS Teams. To stay up to date on webinars, employer visits and career information from Career Development, follow us on Instagram or follow #GetHiredDC. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us beforehand at careerdevelopment@durhamcollege.ca so that we can discuss arrangements/options.

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  • May 2021

  • Virtual College Panel Presentation
    • 3:30 PM — 4:30 PM

    Colleges in Eastern Ontario (Algonquin, Durham, Fleming, Loyalist and St. Lawrence) are hosting a virtual panel presentation for Grade 11 and 12 students. By attending this session, students will get information about college programs, the application process, important dates and deadlines to help prepare them to apply to college. Virtual Eastern Region Panel Presentation: Tuesday, May 4, 2021, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The colleges participating in this event are: Algonquin College (Ottawa, Pembroke and Perth) Durham College (Oshawa and…

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