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Career Workshop: Resume and Cover Letter Building-For Commerce Students

Learn how to develop a professional business resume and cover letter – gain insight into industry best practices and what employers look for in a resume, including strategies on how to make your documents unique!     Register for this event on the RecruitGuelph website (you will be prompted to access your Recruit Guelph account using your central login ID).

Career Workshop: LinkedIn Lab – Bring your Laptop!

Are you using LinkedIn effectively when it comes to social networking and promoting your value as part of a job search?  Participate in this hands-on workshop to learn strategies on how to enhance your profile, network effectively and maximize your presence on this powerful networking tool! This workshop is held for BCOMM students only A minimum of 6 students is required in order to run the workshop. Students will be notified via email if the workshop is cancelled due to low registration numbers.

Get to Know BDO Panel Event

  Attention students! BDO is coming to campus to get to know BCOMM students. Come learn about opportunities in assurance, accounting, tax and advisory from some of BDO's representatives. They have just posted 100+ co-op, internship and new graduate opportunities on their careers page. Take a look at a few of many positions available on their website here.  

Beer Seminar: An intro to Sour, Tart and Funky Beer (deadline to register)

Why is my beer sour?  In this seminar, we discuss beer fermented and soured with wild yeast and bacteria.  Common strains of microbes used to produce these beers, as well as modern. The seminar takes place on Wednesday, September 26 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. For more information, please contact Lisa Fodor (

TELUS Recruiting Event on Campus

TELUS is coming to campus!! This great workplace has so much to offer, come see for yourself! The evening will be hosted on campus and will consist of an evening of networking. At this event, learn about:

Employer Event: Networking with Grant Thornton

Are you interested in a career within the financial sector? Don't miss out on this great opportunity to participate in a evening of great conversation and learn about current as well as upcoming job opportunities within Grant Thoronton. Professionals from Grant Thornton will be on campus to meet YOU!

Accounting Recruiting Event- For BCOMM Students

The Accounting Society of Guelph in coordination with the Business Career Development Centre, would like to present their exclusive Accounting Recruiting Event for Business Commerce students interested in pursuing careers in Accounting. This is a great opportunity to network with prospective employers from top accounting firms and hear about new grad, summer and co-op opportunities available within your grasp. Additionally, there will be free goodies and refreshments provided to all attendees, so don't miss out!

Job Search Boot Camp-For Commerce Students

Are you still seeking a summer or full-time opportunity?  It’s not too late to make sure you are job search ready!  Attend the Job Search Boot Camp to learn key tips on Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviews and Job Search Strategies. The Boot Camp will be separated into 20 min overviews of each topic over one hour:

Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Spirits (application deadline)

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Spirits will introduce you to the basic principles of spirit production and the main types and styles of spirits available.   You will also learn how to serve spirits and understand the factors affecting the flavour of spirits. The course is on Sunday, September 30 from 9:00am to 5:30pm. For more information, please contact Lisa Fodor (

Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits (application deadline)

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits will teach you about the key grape varieties grown around the world, tasting techniques, the different styles of wine produced and the production of spirits and liqueurs. The course is on every Monday from September 24 to November 26 (9 weeks) from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. For more information, please contact Lisa Fodor (

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