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Humans of Telfer - Louis Tassé

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Employer Profile

“Be yourself. What does it mean to be yourself - it starts with knowing yourself. If we are our self, our different uniqueness will be useful to a company or for any task. We always just need to be our self- that is how we are more efficient, performing better as our self.”  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Naomi

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“Be bold in figuring out your WHY. I had the opportunity to explore different programs, meet people from different nations (and in different nations), learn to fail without fear, and grow my depth and breadth of experience with the support of a community.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Yasmina

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“I heard about being a Career Centre ambassador through a friend who was also applying for the position. I realized I didn’t want to limit my extracurricular experience to specific clubs but to expand my experiences to include something that is more general to the student body. I knew as a Career Centre ambassador I would be stepping out of my comfort zone, since I would be constantly networking with students,  employers, as well as Career Centre staff.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Jane

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Professor Profile

“I’ve learned that it's really important to try to expose myself to situations where I might not be very comfortable. Challenging myself to network and practice skills that I might not necessarily have naturally has really helped me become who I am today.”  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Aïcha

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

"The fact that I chose a specialization in Finance can be explained in part by my family culture: almost all of my family works in this field. I also have a passion for numbers, and the Finance program was the ideal choice. When I came to Telfer, I had expectations just from an academic standpoint, but I gained so much more: I worked as a teaching assistant, I was president of a competition and I also did CO-OP internships.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Simone

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

"The scariest moment for me at Telfer was in my second year when I realized all my plans had to change. I went to a Career Centre workshop and started talking to the relationship managers, Kimberley and Caroline. They told me I needed to network more than I initially thought (since I was no longer in co-op) and get to know myself better. This pushed me to get my Career Development Certificate and really get involved.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Adnan

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

"Over the past four years, I've made numerous friends here at Telfer. It's not just meeting other students in classrooms or surviving final exams; it’s getting involved with the 13 clubs the faculty has to offer. With encouragement from other people, you find your stride and discover who you are as a person. I've been a part of 6 organizations within Telfer over the past 4 years. Some of my roles have been long-term, with CASCO and Enactus, and some short-term, like the Entrepreneurship Club. I'm doing various tasks and experiencing volunteer work that has allowed me to get out of my comfort zone, and helped me discover who I am. The most significant and valuable takeaway from my time at Telfer has been the ability to diversify my skill set, thanks to the Telfer Career Centre. I wouldn't have the experiences I have today if it wasn't for the Telfer network and the ability to put myself out there. Knowing that the students will support and accept me for who I am, has been priceless."  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Kimberley

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Staff Profile

"The Digital Marketing Development Program generated so much interest last winter that we decided to make it into a course. I am one of two instructors for the English class, along with Jonathan Simon. We wanted to do something different, so we partnered with PageCloud and Klipfolio to bring students a course which is innovative and practical. The course has no textbook and all student assignments are done on the website so they can get real-life experience; they build a personal branding website and practice the topics explored in class, all while developing a digital footprint that will help them to secure employment.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Jeber

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

"I chose to specialize in Management because, in the future, I want to work for myself. I want to manage my own business one day and be my own boss. I am in Management to explore the diverse options and opportunities of owning a business. Being my own boss would also be a lot simpler and easier because I would be able to plan my own schedule and do things that I like. It would allow me to work on my hobbies, such as acting and volunteering. Being my own boss means I am in charge of my life and I'm not being micromanaged."  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Ibrahim

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Alumni Profile

"I came to Telfer with an engineering background, and I enrolled in the Management Information Systems program before ending up in Accounting. So I had to make choices and I took advantage of the resources available to help me, three of which come to mind: being able to rely on the advice of qualified professors, the opportunity to be a teaching assistant — which helped me to be responsible and further my knowledge — and finally the academic specialists; it was through them that I was able to face job-related challenges and find an internship in an accounting firm with the Connexions Program. I find that Telfer helps students but also empowers them, thanks to the various opportunities offered. It is a solid feature that distinguishes it from other faculties and universities."  Read more ›

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