Professional Development Series

Winter Term Series: Saturday, February 8, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(Note: Lunch is provided)
Monday, February 10, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Monday, February 24, 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Note: attendance at these workshops are mandatory to participate in the Co-op program.

Taking part in the CO-OP program doesn’t just give you valuable work experience — it also allows you to hone your professional skills.

The Professional Development Series is a non-credit program consisting of seminars and workshops that are specifically oriented to Co-op students. Using a combination of relevant seminars, courses, coaching and advising,  you’ll learn how to identify and articulate your skills and strengths.

We offer a series of optional workshops that complement the professional skills and academic studies you acquire in Co-op.

Some of these sessions cover:

Building your brand:

  • Resumé and cover letter writing
  • Networking
  • Job search techniques

Making your mark:

  • Organizational behaviour
  • Effective Communication
  • Team Work and Leadership
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Business Etiquette

Develop as a professional:

  • Personal awareness
  • Self-management
  • Learning mindset