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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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iLaunch helps new grads once again

iLaunch returns for its second year to help propel new graduates into their successful careers. The one-day conference will help alumni gain a better understanding of how their interests and skills align with different career paths.

Attendees will receive help with their resumé, cover letter, interview techniques and networking skills. Special guest speakers will focus on how to make a lasting impression and help you land your dream job.

Scheduled workshops include:

• Who do you think you are? Self-exploration for career decision-making
• Get LinkedIn: Understanding how and why you should use LinkedIn
• Crafting an impactful resumé; and cover letter
• Outwit, Outplay, Outlast: How to survive and thrive in your next interview
• Networking: How to find common interests, initiate small talk and get the most out of a contact

All alumni are welcome, whether you just graduated or graduated 10 years ago.

Details
When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Education Building, 11 Simcoe Street North (map)

FREE event! Pre-registration required

uoit.ca/ilaunch

"All [bases were] covered, such as cover letter, resumé; and interviews. It gives me great hope that I can be successful." - iLaunch 2016 attendee.

"I highly recommend it for future graduates. It was amazing to be able to meet other people from different faculties." - iLaunch 2016 attendee.

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