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Interview Advice from CO-OP Employers

Tags: Interview Tips, Co-Op

The interview question we all dread: Tell me about yourself? Job interviews are often nerve-wracking, especially as a CO-OP student hoping to stand out. During this round of CO-OP interviews, I decided to ask employers what made students memorable, and the underlying theme was personality.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Abdoulkadre

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Professor Profile

“Hey Humans of Telfer, Your Future is Promising!  Read more ›

Why I Chose To Switch My Option In My Fourth Year Of University

Tags: Networking, CareerPath, Change

For the past four years, I had been set on working in Accounting for the Federal Government. It was what I had decided on as soon as I finished my summer internship with CRA back in August 2016. My following internship with DFO from May to December 2018, had validated that belief as well. I really enjoyed the work environments, the learning opportunities, and the people that I had been lucky enough to encounter on my teams.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Rachel

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“My Telfer experience has been so much more than just going to classes and it’s really hard to pick one happiest moment. What I can say though is the moments that bring me the most joy are with the different clubs I’ve been involved in. There’s something really rewarding about pouring all your energy into an event or initiative and then seeing it be successful. Whether it be on Telfer International, or with Enactus I have a lot of wonderful memories.”  Read more ›

How to Best Benefit from Workshops

Tags: workshops

The beginning of every school year is filled with a variety of workshops offered by the Career Centre, and occasionally facilitated by employers. I am always delighted to see a large volume of students who attend these important presentations. With so many options to choose from you might be wondering, which ones to attend and how you can get the most out of them. Here are my top 4 tips:  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Alexandria

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“I am so happy to be a part of such a great business school like Telfer. At times I do find it difficult to manage the workload and allocate my time correctly to do well in all my courses. Even though it can become quite discouraging, there is always an outlet, resource, colleague or staff member ready with the perfect advice and tips! That’s what I love about Telfer, it is a wonderful community.”  Read more ›

My Experience at Telfer Connects

Last Thursday, I had the chance to attend Telfer Connects, an annual networking event organized by the Career Centre for third- and fourth-year students. This year, there were more than 30 companies and around 300 students in attendance.  Read more ›

 Humans of Telfer - Kasia

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“I credit where I am right now, and the path that I’m on, to the Ambassador Program and the Career Centre. The program was where I discovered the number of resources Telfer offers us as students. There’s a lot more to school than just grades, and I don’t think many students understand that! Through the workshops and other activities that Telfer offers, I realized - maybe accounting isn’t for me. Even after switching programs, I decided to continue being an ambassador, because I’m passionate about sharing this information. What good is it if you keep it to yourself, right?”  Read more ›

3 things I gained from participating in the CO-OP Program

Tags: Co-Op

There is more to University of Ottawa CO-OP than just gaining work experience for your CV. From my personal experience, after completing 4 work terms, here are some reasons why I’d recommend CO-OP to all my peers:  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Isabel

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“After joining Legacy I found this passion, in really being engaged in the community full of awesome and inspiring people, understanding the behind the scenes and practical applications of my program, and the different functions of business - and that really changed me.”  Read more ›

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