Oct 2012: Learn from HR Managers 

Learn from Human Resources Managers

Want an edge when it comes to landing that job? Take advantage of this unique opportunity to speak to the people that do the hiring! Our panelists will include human resources managers with experience in government and the private sector. Ask about strategies when searching and applying for jobs, do’s and don’t’s at interviews, and self-marketing techniques.

When: October 24th, 2012; 5:30 – 8 pm
Where: Telus Centre, Room 236/238, U of A Campus
Cost: $5
Snacks and refreshments will be served

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Sept 2012: Welcome to WISER / Status of Women in STEM fields 

Welcome to WISER / Status of Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Wondering the percentage of women participating in STEM fields? Are you aware of the present impact of women on these areas? We are inviting you to join the discussion and learn from leaders’ experiences. The evening will include a presentation from Gail Powley P.Eng, a leader in STEM fields, followed by WISER’s fourth anniversary celebration.

When: Wednesday, September 19th, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Where: Telus 236, U of A
Cost: Free
Snacks, refreshments, and birthday cake will be served

July 2012: Public Speaking Workshop

Want to improve your communication skills? Would you like to take control of your speaking ‘butterflies’ and make them ‘fly in formation’? WISER is hosting a Public Speaking Workshop, where you will learn about the elements of a speech, using humour, delivering an unexpected speech, vocal expressions to add power to your message, inspiring others, and how to avoid “death by PowerPoint” in your presentations.

Thank you to our speakers:

  • Ingrid Pederson
  • Maria Isabel Espinoza
  • Martha Vega-Smith
  • Kimberly Hauer

You can download the presentation handouts here: Public Speaking Handout

April 2012: Speed Networking 

Networking is an essential tool for finding employment in today’s workforce. This workshop is designed to teach you how to make a quick and positive impression. Following a short presentation on tips for networking, guests will have the opportunity to network with other attendees. This is a great way to become more relaxed and practiced at networking and meet great people in academia and industry. Please bring your business cards!

Thank you to our speakers:

  • Reg Joseph, CEO, Metabolomics Technologies
  • Rada Geddes, Engineer, ATCO Electric