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Why Attend Career Fairs
Sep13

Why Attend Career Fairs

By: Tanya Kett & Jillian Perkins Marsh Some say that when they last attended a job fair employers told them to apply online, so they felt it was pointless to attend. If you have similar sentiments, I urge you to keep reading. Employers may tell you to apply online (it does save paper!), but the real reason they are there is to get a sense of the person behind the resume that is submitted online — YOU. Who are you? What do you...

10 tips for McMaster University’s Fall Career Fair
Sep12

10 tips for McMaster University’s Fall Career Fair

Fall Career Fair is McMaster University’s largest career event of the year, featuring 110+ employers all in one place. This year, the fair will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in DBAC Sport Hall, with opportunities for full-time, part-time, paid internship, co-op and summer jobs. Research the companies that are attending the fair. Consider which companies seem the most interesting or relevant to your career plan. Prepare some...

Full Circle: the child I mentored grows up
Sep02

Full Circle: the child I mentored grows up

  By: Yechan Kim I have been involved in Community Volunteer Circles since my first year of undergrad, and I currently lead the weekly volunteer group at the Learning and Fun (LAF) afterschool group. What has made this volunteer experience different are the reflections that are led by the group Facilitator after every session. These reflections are a time to nurture volunteerism in the group, a safe place where all voices can be heard...

Canadian Democracy is in Crisis! What side are you on?
May20

Canadian Democracy is in Crisis! What side are you on?

  Canada is burning! On the night of 25 April 1849, an enraged crowd of Tories marched upon St. Anne’s Market in Old Montreal, where the Legislative Council and Assembly of Canada sat. The rioters entered the building, destroyed everything in sight, and eventually burnt it to the ground. They were protesting the adoption of the Rebellions Losses Bill – a bill that compensated Lower Canadians that had lost property during the 1837-38...

McMaster enhances supports for international students
Apr15

McMaster enhances supports for international students

  By: Elizabeth DiEmanuele The Student Success Centre and Graduate Studies have introduced new positions for 2019-2020 to support the academic, personal and professional success of international students. “Enhancing the experience and academic success of our international students is a shared responsibility, which is why we are excited about creating a campus-wide support network around our students,” says Gina Robinson, assistant...