Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Networking Events at UTM UTM Career Centre www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 1.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Networking Events at UTM UTM Career Centre www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 1."— Presentation transcript:

1 Networking Events at UTM UTM Career Centre www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 1

2 UTM Facts 13,500 students; undergrad and graduate About 15% international students from a variety of countries About 15% live on campus; balance live in the GTA and commute Undergrad programs: Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; Management; CCIT Graduate: professional masters and research stream Academy of Medicine www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 2

3 UTM Career Centre Career Development Unit Employer Relations and Marketing Unit www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 3

4 Constant underlying goals for Networking Events Deliberate use of population knowledge Preparation of students & participants Involvement of Faculty/Staff/ Student group Thoughtful design – linked to appropriate learning outcomes Prerequisites in our Career Learning Network Assessment and continual improvement www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 4

5 We work with… Management Professional Masters Programs Graduate students Science undergraduates Humanities Computer Science Communications and Information Technology Networking events and preparation varies www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 5

6 Networking for Career Exploration www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 6

7 Preparation Give a little get a little exercise Developing value proposition and learning how to integrate it within a variety of conversations Review of professional behaviours Practice and feedback www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 7

8 Geography Networking Night Collaboration with faculty & student group Student preparation using the prerequisite workshop Recruitment of industry representatives Speed networking Assess both prerequisite & event together www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 8

9 Panels and Pop-Ups Example: Earth Sciences - Moderated panel discussion with informal networking www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 9

10 Management Students/Department Example: Accounting Networking Breakfast – Faculty/staff support – Preparation “Get Ready for Fall Recruitment” – Career Learning Network allows us to tag students who have fulfilled prerequisite – Recruitment of industry representatives – Networking/recruitment event – Assessment of event (students/representatives) www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 10

11 Student successful connection stories www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 11

12 Assessment Evaluate learning outcomes after Networking Events which incorporates learning from the preparation workshop and ability to implement at the event www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 12

13 Evaluation Results I C AN P REPARE FOR N ETWORKING E VENTS www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 13

14 Evaluation Results I F EEL C ONFIDENT AND H AVE U NDERSTANDING /A WARENESS OF C AREER O PTIONS www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 14

15 Our themes, learning/challenges and next steps Student preparation – mandatory is most effective Inclusion of all potential partners – faculty/staff/student groups Intentional design – vary formats; learning outcomes Assessing and continually evolving www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 15

16 Questions and Discussion www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 16


Download ppt "Networking Events at UTM UTM Career Centre www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers 1."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google