Are you looking for enable with producing a resumé or protect letter? Want some guidance on how to put together for an job interview? Pondering what profession choices could be a fantastic suit? This drop the Centre for Experiential Understanding is launching a new company, named Profession Studio, to deliver expert services vital to constructing lifelong career setting up expertise.

What is Occupation Studio?

Profession Studio is a new fall-in provider opening in the drop of 2022 that helps VIU students with creating resumés and go over letters, job interview planning, seeking for positions and checking out possible professions. You can fall in to Creating 255, Space 204 on the Nanaimo campus, or book a virtual appointment. It is readily available to all learners in all systems and at all campuses. We also assist with expert LinkedIn set-up and connecting with VIU alumni and experts in your wanted functioning area to uncover experiential finding out opportunities each on and off-campus.

Are you feeling stressed about vocation final decision-making?

You are not alone. E book a just one-on-a single appointment to focus on your profession strategy, get help with job interview preparation, discover efficient position research strategies or do the job on your resumé and include letter. In addition, we collaborate with scholar corporations, college, staff, educational departments and other models on campus to guidance students in planning for their upcoming actions in their job journey.

About Paula, VIU’s Career Services Professional

Portrait of Paula Deering

Profession Studio is led by Paula Deering, VIU’s Occupation Services Professional. She is a Qualified Profession Enhancement Practitioner with extra than 8 a long time of expertise in occupation exploration, employment setting up and preparation. Paula has labored as an Employment Counsellor, Facilitator and Return to Perform Incapacity Circumstance Manager. Paula is also a member of the Higher education of Vocational Rehabilitation Experts and the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada.  

“I am thrilled to be part of an astounding staff here at VIU! Career services have increased self-confidence, reduced worry and aided a lot of men and women I have labored with move forward with a spring in their move. I adore to see the mild in people’s eyes when they replicate on their encounters and study about on their own, their strengths and values. Helping individuals put together and link with companies is critical to achievements in task search and bringing folks together is enjoyment and satisfying.” 

Paula thinks storytelling is a impressive instrument, and she’s psyched to carry this narrative solution to the University. 

“I believe in what the Chaos Principle of Careers tells us and encourage folks to remain open-minded and curious, experiment with new points and search for clues. It’s ok to choose risks, be flexible and go with the move! It is critical to rejoice successes but equally essential to assess failures and learn from them. Belief your instincts and preserve in brain that there is not always a ‘correct’ or ‘right’ system. Go forward and wander by way of all open doorways you just under no circumstances know what you could possibly discover!”

Occupation Studio opens its doorways to all VIU students starting in Slide 2022. Visit and occur discuss to us for any occupation-connected help.


Kashish Khanna is a Advertising Intern with the Centre for Experiential Mastering.