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Karl Ndabihore

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“I came to Telfer to pursue my dream of becoming a professional accountant. It’s through the tools offered at the school that I was able to secure a job at BMO and find a balance between work and classes. Studying at Telfer was the best decision of my life and I would do it all over again!”  Read more ›

Handshake at an interview

Congratulations! Your hard work searching for jobs has finally paid off.  You have landed an interview at a company you have always wanted to work for. Not only is this exciting, but also terrifying. Despite the nerves, you can ace your interview with these 9 interview tips for students.  Read more ›

desmarais building exterior

Tags: Goals, Career Resources

If you have chosen to study at the Telfer School of Management, you have come for a reason. Maybe you have a specific dream job in mind, or have a general plan to work in the business field, or maybe you even plan to create your own business. Whatever your goals, the Telfer Career Centre offers many resources to help you succeed in achieving them.  Read more ›

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Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

"I’m new to campus and have enjoyed learning about what the Telfer School has to offer and am happy to be getting to know the students. As a recruiter for the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, I want to let students know that the CPA designation is not just about auditing or tax work. It has so much more to offer and certainly doesn’t limit you to positions in accounting firms. CPAs can work at any company anywhere in the world. If you see me on campus, don’t hesitate to say hello or ask any questions you may have!"  Read more ›

Laurier Street

Tags: Interview, Interview Tips

Every Friday noontime, our Ambassador team offers peer-to-peer drop-ins to offer students advice or aid in their journey throughout university. A proactive first-year student walked in and asked me, “What can I do to stand out in university?” She had read up on my profile and knew about the things I was involved in throughout my time at Telfer. I was incredibly surprised by her preparation and research.  Read more ›

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Tags: Ambassador Program

Hi! My name is Christopher Flores-Lyons, and for the past three years, I have been an ambassador for the Telfer Career Centre. It has been one of the greatest highlights of my university degree. I joined in my second year, the first year you are eligible to become an ambassador. The Career Centre had several workshops that I attended in my first year that helped me gain confidence at networking events. One of the veteran ambassadors encouraged me to join the ambassador's team and take a leadership position within the school to promote the services that are exclusive to Telfer students.  Read more ›

New Years resolution list

Tags: Goals

We are in the third month of 2018 and it’s a good time to reflect on whether or not you have been sticking to the goals you have set for yourself in the beginning of the year. Are you still on the right track or have you given up after two weeks into the year? If the latter is you, don’t worry, it is never too late to start over! Here are three tips on how to get back on track.  Read more ›

Photo Sonia Vinogradova

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“I dove right into Telfer student life and haven’t looked back! Getting involved means meeting entrepreneurial students and interesting professionals. It has also shaped my perception of the business community in Ottawa. And being active in Telfer has given me hands-on skills that students can’t always learn in a classroom. Being involved really rounds out your education. Jump into clubs to get your feet wet and find out what your calling is!”  Read more ›


Tags: Networking

Whether you are a first- or fourth-year student, you should be going to networking events. They may lead to your first summer internship, or your post-undergrad dream job. As beneficial as networking events can be, they can also be very intimidating. However, not if you know how to prepare for them. Use these five ways to prepare for your next networking event!  Read more ›

Two Influential Speakers Millenials Should Know About

When approaching graduation, most students start asking themselves a number of questions: Was this the right degree for me? What will I do with it later on? Should I pursue a master’s degree right away? Should I take a break and travel the world? Or should I work to gain experience? Am I falling behind my peers?  Read more ›

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