Monthly Archives: March 2013

Networking Guide for Students

SHEPAGuideUniversity

The Shepa Learning Company has created a how-to networking guide for university students. At its core is a seven step action plan that students should implement in order to begin building their network and ultimately find success in their careers upon (or even before) graduation.  The 25 page guide is smart, direct and honest. It can be downloaded for FREE here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Suggestions

PERFORM Centre

PERFORM

The PERFORM Centre is a clinical research facility located at Concordia University in Montreal. Its objectives are to improve and promote healthy living through research, teaching and community outreach. Some of its research projects involve cardiovascular fitness, obesity and the effects of exercise on a cellular level. There are also educational opportunitites for undergraduate and graduate students.

Leave a comment

Filed under Opportunities, Suggestions

Fields Institute

Fields

Located on the University of Toronto campus, the Fields Institute is a research hub for mathematics in all disciplines. It connects mathematicians, staticians, computer scientists, engineers, biologists, physcists, etc.  from industry and academia.  The institute brings these groups together by hosting workshops, seminars, courses, conferences and summer schools. For more details visit their website.

Leave a comment

Filed under Opportunities

Externship

Externship

Ever heard the word externship? Externships are similar to internships but are for shorter periods of time and can be thought of as more like job shadowing. They can be as short as one day but don’t let the length fool you, externships are still valuable career and networking experiences.

Leave a comment

Filed under Events

Working in Canada

 

Working in Canada is a job search engine supported by the Government of Canada. It is a comprehensive website for all types of jobs, salary ranges, educational requirements, Canadian location, etc. There are also statistics available about Canada’s employment climate.

Leave a comment

Filed under Suggestions