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Incoming Professional Addiction Studies student hopes to heal kids in crisis
Mar04

Incoming Professional Addiction Studies student hopes to heal kids in crisis

  Shloka Jetha is a woman who has always been on the move. After growing up in seven countries, the 23-year old has finally settled in Toronto and is pursuing her dream of working with at-risk youth. Part of what appealed to her about the new Professional Addiction Studies program at McMaster Continuing Education is that it’s online, which means she can set her own schedule and study on-the-go when she’s away from home. But of course...

How to Make Your Informational Interview Matter
Feb14

How to Make Your Informational Interview Matter

  By: Jillian Perkins-Marsh, alumni career counsellor  For folks who are trying to figure out what an occupation is really like before taking the leap or for those trying to build their connections to help with their job search efforts, informational interviews can be extremely helpful. Really, what is better than one-on-one time with someone who can offer you career advice at minimum, and at the end of the spectrum, if all goes well,...

It’s okay not to know right now
Feb04

It’s okay not to know right now

Photo C/O Grant Holt By: Elizabeth DiEmanuele “We often don’t realize how resilient we can be,” says Kerri Latham, career counsellor at the Student Success Centre. “The truth is, the more times you fail, the easier it is to try.” For the Student Success Centre, providing students with the resources and supports needed to develop their resiliency in university is important. One piece of this work is normalizing failure, uncertainty and...

Meet Jess, a university graduate looking to start her career
Jan30

Meet Jess, a university graduate looking to start her career

  When Jess completed her undergraduate degree, she found herself at a crossroads. Look for an entry-level position in primary health care? Or pursue additional studies to streamline her career path? Having decided to take the further education route, Jess began her search for a graduate certificate program that would provide the experience she needed to make her resume stand out. She found the right fit in Hamilton at Mohawk College...

McMaster University Offers Accredited Post-Grad Diploma to Manage the Evolution of Health Delivery Through Information
Jan24

McMaster University Offers Accredited Post-Grad Diploma to Manage the Evolution of Health Delivery Through Information

  Expand upon your post-secondary studies to discover your pathway to an exciting career in health information. Learn and apply industry standards for the collection, use, and analysis of personal health data.  Study information management’s principles and practices for privacy, confidentiality and security, and how these are applicable to health information systems. Learn  how electronic information management is revolutionizing...