Saturday September 6, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Thistle Hall, Brock University 
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, ON L0R1B7

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Brock University Co-op Program

500 Glenridge Ave. MCA 336 

St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1 

905-688-5550 Ext. 4325 



Disclaimer: This is Undergraduate Orientation. Graduate Students Click Here

Gain the Edge!

Kick off your co-op career on September 6, 2014 at co-op orientation from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Come attend our revamped co-op orientation that will make you successful in your coop career at Brock University.

Attending Edge will allow you to hear industry speakers from companies like (KPMG, First Ontario Credit Union, Hamilton Tiger Cats, Meridian Credit Union, RBC Royal Bank and many more) speak about co-op related topics, talk to alumni and meet students.


12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Registration, Thistle Hall - Exhibitor Fair, Refreshments

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Welcome to Co-op

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Alumni Panel – Learn from those who’ve been there about how to be successful on campus and in the workplace

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break - Exhibitor Fair, Senior Co-op student tables, Refreshments

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Workshop 1 – Selected by you upon registration

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break - Exhibitor Fair, Senior Co-op student tables, Refreshments

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop 2 – Selected by you upon registration

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibitor Fair, Senior Co-op student tables

Workshop Topics (Click this link to see session details and speaker biographies)

Students choose two sessions from the options below to attend based on their own interests.

All presentations are made by corporate employees from the corporations listed below.

  1. Networking The Right Way, Presented by KPMG
  2. Managing Money To Be Ready for Co-op, Presented by First Ontario Credit Union
  3. Open Mind, Open Career Tips from a CEO, Presented by Hamilton Tiger Cats
  4. Involvement 101, cool ideas to make your resume better, Presented by Meridian Credit Union
  5. First Impressions and Standing Out in Co-op From Day 1, Presented by TMP Worldwide
  6. Interview Tips To Get Resume Experience From Day 1, Presented by Insurance Institute of Ontario
  7. Brand Yourself, Presented by RBC Royal Bank

What you get!

Each participant will receive a professional leather portfolio, access to exhibitor area, refreshments and a chance to win prizes and swag and the opportunity to hear directly from co-op employers

Registration Early Bird Fee – Before August 9, 2014 $36.00

Registration Fee – After August 9, 2014 $41.00


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