The McGill community regularly organizes a wide variety of career events. Mark your calendar with our McGill Alumni Career Services Webinars, panel discussions on campus, and our networking events taking place around the world.
McGill Red & White 2015
Red & White (R&W) 2015 was an event series hosted in partnership with the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU), the Campus Life & Engagement (CLE) Office and the University Advancement Office. Events during Red & White celebrated the graduating students, introduced them to the Seeds of Change projects, and informed them of the alumni community and the networks and opportunities available to them upon graduation.
Be Your Own Boss: What you can learn from having 21 jobs before 30
Join the McGill Young Alumni (MYA) on Wednesday, January 21st for a networking cocktail featuring Gloria Roheim McRae, BA'06, a young entrepreneur, best-selling author, and McGill alumna. Having ventured through 21 different jobs before her 30th birthday, Gloria has learned a thing or two about the modern world of work. She will share what she learned about herself and her vocation and how to make the most of project-based work, social media savvy, and entrepreneurial spirit to succeed.
McGill Alumni Meets Personality "Typewatching" (Ottawa alumni branch)
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Are you interested in learning what type of personality you are? Jennifer Ng Ain Kin will give us an overview of MBTI (Myers-Briggs Temperament Indicators) personality traits and how being aware of them would be helpful in the workplace, and even at home. She will share her experiences dealing with such situations and will interact with the audience to do some "typewatching" on their own.
Jennifer obtained her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from McGill University. She also holds a Management Certificate from the Boston University Corporate Center. Jennifer is a Senior Member of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and has been a McGill Career Placement Service (CaPS) Mentor for close to a decade for engineering students.
Are you LinkedIn?
September 11, 2014 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network. Are you getting noticed?
McGill is offering an exclusive opportunity for young alumni in Toronto to hear from a LinkedIn Strategic Consultant on how to maximize your alumni network and get recruiters and clients to notice you. There will also be a professional photographer on hand to take your photo. Don't miss this great opportunity to improve your profile and look your best on LinkedIn.
McGill All Star Profs – Last Chance Lectures
May 1st, 2014
McGill All Star Profs – Last Chance Lectures featured 6 “All Star” professors who gave emotional and inspiring talks that featured their subject matter expertise while also interweaving valuable knowledge, wisdom and life lessons.
Rex Brynan (Political Science)
Peter Younkin (Management)
Patricia Hewlin (Management)
Jay Hewlin (Music)
Ariel Fenster (Chemistry)
Aliki Thomas (Occupational Therapy)
Seeds of Change 5a7
May 1st, 2014
The Last Chance Lectures were followed by a 5a7 sponsored by Seeds of Change. In attendance were Seeds of Change staff member who introduced the new crowd funding website, and members of 4 projects who introduced their projects and invited students and professors to help their cause.
May 2nd, 2014
The Careers BootCamp featured sessions that touched upon various skills and resources required by a student to start their career. The BootCamp also included a lunch and panel which featured 4 professionals from various fields and industries.
“Self-Assessment and Your Career”
“Boost your professional Profile with Social Media”
“Job Search Tools (CV, Cover letter, interview)”
Lunch Panel: “How do your personal values inform professional success?”
“First year on the job – what you don’t know will hurt you”
“Money Management for Young Professionals”
Brunch with a Dozen McGillians
May 4th, 2014
The Brunch with a Dozen McGillians provided students and recent graduates with an opportunity to network and learn from accomplished alumni professionals over a casual brunch. 12 McGill alums hosted tables of 8 graduating student who introduced themselves to the entire group and then lead discussions on career paths and opportunities at their respective tables.