Learn How 2 Get Hired!

Are you a Halton student between 15 and 20 years of age?
Would you like to learn about work opportunities available in the Technology sector?
Would you like to know what companies look for in candidates and how they hire?
We've got a great 2 night program to help you learn how to get hired!


What You’ll Get Out Of 2 Packed Nights


LEARN what job opportunities are available in the tech sector (hint: definitely not all coding jobs)

UNDERSTAND how companies review resumes – and what makes them pay attention

GET clear guidance on how to network – both in person and on social media

LEARN how to create your unique pitch and practice delivering it to Halton tech companies in a comfortable environment

GROW your network with local tech companies that hire and meet peers that you could work with on interesting projects



How it Works - 5 Simple Steps


1) REGISTER for the event here:

REGISTER

2) SET UP A LINKEDIN ACCOUNT here

3) ATTEND THE WORKSHOP NIGHT May 10, 2017 | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. 5 speakers will cover the topics above, and then there will be one hour of Q&A. You’ll get to choose which speaker you wish to go spend time with for Q&A

4) CREATE YOUR PITCH between May 10 and May 17

5) ATTEND THE PITCH YOURSELF NIGHT your network with local tech companies that hire and meet peers that you could work with on interesting projects



Location

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
2302 Bridge Rd
Black Box Room
Oakville, ON L6L 3L5


Date and Time

Wed, 10 May 2017, 7:00 PM,
Wed, 17 May 2017, 7:00 PM


Employers

We’re looking for 30 small, medium & large employers who are interested in helping TU20’s gain experience pitching themselves and networking face-to-face.

Guidance & Insights:
Each employer will listen to all 30 pitches individually, then spend 90 seconds in rapid Q & A with each student

Real Internship Positions (where possible):
One of the goals of this event is to place a number of students in short or long-term, full or part-time internships in the region; however, if you don’t have a current opportunity to offer, you’re still welcome to participate.

EMPLOYER SIGN UP