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Want to build your online presence with ease? about.me is an online tool that can build your personal website, and it’s free.

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Ten Thousand Coffees

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Ten Thousand Coffees is a Canadian initiative to connect novices (young professionals, students, recent graduates) with experienced experts.  Sign up and request to meet with an expert via an online chat, in person, over the phone, … whatever works for the both of you. If you are established in your career, become an expert and learn fresh ideas from today’s young intrepid minds.

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Summer School for Women in Math

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The University of Waterloo is offering a two week summer math course (August 10 to 23, 2014) for female undergraduate students studying mathematics at a Canadian university. The aim of the program is for exceptional students to learn high-level math and current research interests. Thus, this program can be viewed as a gentle introduction to graduate studies. Candidates are selected based on academic excellence, and preference is given to students with at least one year remaining in their program. Canadians and permanent residents studying outside Canada are also eligible to apply.  The deadline to apply is January 31, 2014. For more information, click here.

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Mackenzie King Scholarships

The Mackenzie King Scholarships offers financial support to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate studies in Canada or aboard. All disciplines are eligible.  The deadline is February 1, 2014. Further funding opportunties are listed below:

Soroptimist Foundation

Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation

Agricultural Institute of Canada

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Action Canada

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Action Canada is a leadership and public policy development program for early career Canadian professionals. This is an 11 month program where selected candidates work in groups on a public policy project. Throughout this time, groups meet at five scheduled conferences across Canada and are also expected to continue their work between conferences. The program brings together academia, government, industry and media.

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Talent Egg

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Talent Egg is a Canadian website providing career tools, educational advice and employment opportunitites.  It covers all career types including forestry, engineering, marketing and graduate school. Visit Talent Egg to learn more.

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Sangster Award

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The Sangster Award is supported by the Canadian Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), which helps to manage data stemming from work in the sciences, engineering and technological field. The award provides funding for a current or recent graduate student to present his/her work at the International CODATA Conference. The next conference is in New Delhi, India from November 2 to 5, 2014.

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