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Tags: Humans of Telfer, Professor Profile

Telfer students might recognize Magda Donia, a uOttawa Associate Professor of human resources management and organizational behaviour. Prof. Donia started her academic career by studying political science at McGill University. She later completed both her Masters and PhD at Concordia University. When asked why she chose to work at Telfer, Prof. Donia said: “I had a sense of the place I wanted to work – things [at Telfer] sort of flowed. There was a sense I can’t describe, but like a certainty that I could trust.” Over the course of her career, she’s learned that she’s in an incredibly lucky spot – being able to do something that she loves with colleagues she deeply trusts. She has a fairly big passion for OB, and recommends that others interested in the field learn how to operate with the negatives; in her opinion, a PhD can be a long and difficult road full of rejection – but it’s worth it in the end.  Read more ›

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Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“I like the environment at Telfer. Most students at Telfer are incredibly kind and supportive. Students who have just met would work together to tackle a difficult assignment question or help one another understand a hard concept. The environment at Telfer fosters collaboration and support, which creates an amazing space to learn in.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Maria

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Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Thuy-Vi

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“I have always had an interest in business and coding. In today’s world, where technology is very dominant, I find that it is crucial to be well rounded in these areas.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Zineerah

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile, Co-Op

“...Studying at Telfer has pushed me to take advantage of unique opportunities that would otherwise not have been made available to me...”  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Elias

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“Here’s a peek at my journey at Telfer:  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Noémie

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“I’ve always been inspired by several women in my life and others who have left their mark on History or became famous in the media. These include, among others, my mother and my aunts, independent ladies who work in male-dominated fields. I think also of Serena Williams, whom I admire for her exceptional athletic performances. I also think of Jane Austen, an English author who lived in the 18th century and wrote compelling, feminist texts.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Wiam

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“My favourite aspect of Telfer is the emphasis on student involvement in clubs and organizations. Getting involved in clubs such as WMN and AIESEC in Ottawa have been the highlight of my Telfer experience. Through them, I was not only able to meet some amazing people, but also develop myself personally and professionally. One of my proudest moments here was the development of Words with WMN, the first podcast from a Telfer Club. It gave me a creative platform to engage with new people and start some impactful conversations.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Fiona

“One of the most rewarding moments during my Telfer experience was in my 3rd year, when my team won first place in the marketing case competition at Jeux du Commerce, a large business competition between many different universities.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Sophia

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“Hello. My name is Sophia Chouinard, and I am a Co-op marketing student. I am now in my 4th year, and so far, I have had an amazing experience at Telfer. What I like most about Telfer is meeting new, like‑minded people. I have met all my close friends through my classes, and they have truly enhanced my university experience. My ideal job would be within the marketing field, either in event planning or content creation. Ideally, I would like to work in an organization that aligns with my values of corporate sustainability and sustainable living.  Read more ›

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