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Queen's University


Backpack to Briefcase 

Connecting students to their future as alumni, the Backpack to Briefcase program is designed to provide outside-the-classroom skills instruction.

Here are just some of the events that were held during the 2013-14 school year:

ist1_3673904-resume.jpgReshape your Resume - held on January 30, 2014
This interactive workshop focused on customizing sections of your resume to demonstrate a match between you and your desired job. The workshop focused on how to put your best self forward on paper or online.  Contact Career Services for more information.


ist1_10060651-job-interview.jpgWinning Interviews - February 5, 2014 - Postponed due to inclement weather.
This interactive workshop focuses on how to use stories/experiences to illustrate your skills, developing strong and effective questions to ask the employer and how to answer other behavioural questions.  Contact Career Services for more information.



laptop.jpgLeveraging your LinkedIn - Held on February 11, 2014
Not sure how to build an effective and unique LinkedIn profile? Career expert, Julia Blackstock provided insight into getting your online presence up to speed by learning what to include in your profile in order to build eye-catching online presence. Contact Career Services for more information.




Leave a Lasting Impression - Held on March 5, 2014
QSAA and ThankQ held a networking reception that featured an introduction to ideal networking from Queen's University Alumni Association President Jess Joss, Artsci'96, and celebrated leaders in student giving. 

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.