Services For Faculty
The UCN Centre for Career & Work-Integrated Learning offers numerous career development services, programming and resources to support ALL job seekers, including UCN Faculty!
Checkout the Faculty Services Brochure here
CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUR CLASSROOM
Are you wanting to support the career development of your students but aren’t sure how? Here is how we can help you in the classroom.
Request a 5-10 minute presentation in your class. An overview of the Centre for Career & Work-Integrated Learning services, programming and events will be provided to students.
REQUEST FOR WORKSHOP FACILITATION
The Centre for Career & Work-Integrated Learning offers in-class delivery of career development education seminars, which are part of the Professional Development Series. In-class delivery is available on a request basis. We work with your schedule and customize in-class offerings to align with your program's career objectives.
The Professional Development Series is focused on pre-employment training curricula designed to help students develop the skills and tools needed to perform job searches, secure work placements and employment, and perform professionally in the workplace.
Download the PD Series Program of Offerings Here
Learn more about the PD Series Here
Currently available seminar topics include:
- CAREER EXPLORATION (2 hour session)
- COVER LETTERS
- CUSTOMER SERVICE & YOU
- EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION & YOU
- FORMATTING YOUR RESUME PT. 1
- HEALTH & SAFETY ON THE JOB
- INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEWS
- JOB SEARCH 101
- LINKEDIN 101
- PERSONAL BRANDING
- PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
- PRESENTATION SKILLS
- PROFESSIONALISM IN THE WORKPLACE
- SUCCESS IN THE WORKPLACE
- TIME MANAGEMENT
- WORK-LIFE BALANCE
- WRITING AN EFFECTIVE RESUME PT. 2
DON’T CANCEL THAT CLASS
To maintain the energy and motivation of your students, we can deliver a career seminar so you do not have to cancel your class if you need to be away from class due to a professional or personal conflict. Faculty can choose from a variety of career topics or we can tailor a career seminar based on your student’s needs. Contact us to learn more!
MOCK INTERVIEW SUPPORT
Career Centre staff are available to support mock interviews as part of course-based learning activities. We may be available to assist you with the planning and delivery of mock interviews. Contact us for more information.
PROGRAM SPECIFIC CAREER EVENT SUPPORT
Would you like support in planning a career event within your program or course? Want help getting connected to guest lecturers from a specific labour market sector? Or, would you like to schedule an in-class employer information session? Our team of staff is available to assist you through this process.
WORK PLACEMENT SUPPORT
The Centre for Career & Work-Integrated Learning is connected to a network of professionals, industry representatives and employer partners who are seeking opportunities to provide students with work experience options. We can assist you finding suitable work placement options.
Are you ready to bring real world projects to your classroom? UCN has partnered with Riipen, the largest online marketplace in North America that integrates work and education. Riipen enables UCN students to access short-term projects to gain hands-on experience, demonstrate employability skills and network with employers. For more information, visit: https://www.riipen.com/educators
CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR FACULTY
(OR YOUR STUDENTS)
All UCN Faculty and staff have access to the programs and services we offer through the UCN Centre for Career & Work-Integrated Learning. Our team is professionally trained and nationally certified through the Canadian Council for Career Development. We utilize industry respected best practices aligned with professional standards to ensure all of our programs and services are grounded in professional excellence.
Our team is available either in-person or virtually for 1-1 confidential coaching and advising appointments for:
· Career Assessments
· Career Exploration Coaching
· Resume Development & Cover-letter Coaching
· Job Search Assistance Coaching
· Interview Coaching
· Portfolio Development Support
We can also provide you with guidance on:
· Building targeted work search tools
· Developing employability skills
· Building your professional network
· Gaining career-related work experiences
· Expanding your employment outlook
· Successfully search for work
· Acquiring professional attire through the UCN Career Closet (currently available at The Pas Campus only– awaiting space in Thompson). The UCN Career Closet provides gently used professional attire for all job seekers who have a job interview, a career function to attend, work placement or new job.
Additionally, the UCN Professional Development Series is a FREE program accessible to all job seekers. Request a copy of the 2021-2022 PD Series Program, TODAY!
Faculty are welcome to partake in all scheduled in-person and virtual career events. Scheduled events will be advertised via UCN email, social media and on the UCN website.
Contact UCN Centre for Career & Work-Integrated Learning for more information.