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Career Industry Trends and Events – April 3, 2018

Submitted on Tuesday, April 03, 2018

On this page, you will find helpful information to keep you up-to-date on upcoming events and trends across a range industries. Career trends may range from areas such as recruitment practices, top organizations to work at, to career exploration strategies. Events are external to the iSchool and will often take place in and around the Greater Toronto Area.

For questions related to this information, please contact Alex Howes, Careers Officer, alex.howes@utoronto.ca

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Events:

April 4th

SOTI Technology Open House
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Concentration: UXD/ISD
Register: soti.net/openhouse

Be part of something big!

SOTI is excited to open its doors for an invite-only recruiting event where we are looking for technology talent directly from our community. Please come and learn about SOTI’s focus on innovation and get an understanding how we have become a market leader in our industry.

What to Expect

Come network with team members from SOTI including Senior Leaders about a career with SOTI and how you can join our growing team! This is an amazing opportunity to connect with members from SOTI in various roles and learn about their experiences and how they got to where they are.

April 8th

Toronto UX Networking Lunch
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Concentration: UXD
Cost: $20.00

Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/toronto-ux-networking-lunch-tickets-44002487625?aff=es2

Join us for this networking lunch for the Toronto UX community as part of the FITC Toronto conference. Share experiences, discuss solutions to tough problems, and discover new opportunities with attendees and a few speakers from FITC Toronto 2018.

April 12th

The Future of Health Innovation
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Concentration: ISD

Register: https://cln.utoronto.ca

The Future of Health Innovation conference presented by the University of Toronto will highlight and showcase health and life sciences innovation from the University Toronto and the Toronto community including those from our affiliated hospital partners.

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