The Get Real Movement | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

The Get Real Movement

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Free 1-Day Virtual Career Conference for University and College Students!
The Get REAL Movement invites university students facing one or more barriers in the workforce, to gain professional skill development, real-world education from diverse industry professionals, and opportunities to network with companies and organizations:

  • Kiehl's
  • L'Oreal
  • Deloitte
  • Recipe Unlimited 
  • WealthSimple
  • Purdys Chocolatier
  • DDB
  • Peace Collective
  • Swob Inc. 
  • Mirror Image Media
  • LG2 
  • Rainbow Railroad
  • Venture For Canada
  • Quadreal Property Group

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023
Location: This is a virtual event
Apply here by Monday, March 13, 2023

Conference Itinerary:

Morning: Professional skills-based workshops in the morning led by Deloitte, and globally recognized Career Strategy Coach & Former Fortune 500 Senior Director Tiffany Uman:

  1. Prep Skills Workshop:
    • Resumes & Cover Letters
    • Personal Branding & LinkedIn
    • Scholarship Writing
  2. Live Skills Workshop:
    • Crushing the interview
    • Networking tips
    • Communication and Public Speaking

Afternoon: Educational panels with leading industry professionals in the following fields:

  1. Marketing & Advertising
  2. Start-ups & Entrepreneurship
  3. DEI in the Corporate Space
  4. Non-Profits & Charities
  5. Recruiters and Hiring Managers (Lunch N' Learn panel)

The day will conclude with virtual breakout rooms where students will have the chance to meet recruiters at ten different companies, including Kiehl's Canada, Deloitte, Recipe Unlimited, and Purdys Chocolatier. The whole event is totally free for students, and also includes lunch, gift bags, prizing, and more!"

About the Business Career Development Centre

The Business Career Development Centre (BCDC) offers tailored career support to business students at the University of Guelph. The BCDC provides access to workshops, events and services including mentoring and networking opportunities, one-on-one career coaching, and assistance building your professional online presence. The BCDC strives to ensure the legitimacy of external events and workshops posted we promote to students. As a participant in any event or workshop, we encourage you to exercise due diligence, and research the integrity of the organization(s) prior to attending. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office.

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