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Humans of Telfer – Lauren

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

“Telfer gives me a unique opportunity to further my studies in French and English and to participate in a mobility Co‑op placement. Thanks to the professional connections I have made and to my ability to communicate in both French and English, I had the chance to travel in Canada during my Co-op placement. I recommend that you participate in the career fairs, if only to practice: you’ll be using those communication skills every day in school and at work. Don’t wait for that “once in a lifetime” interview to try networking!”  Read more ›

Why your Skills are More Important than a Degree

Tags: Transferable Skills, jobs

In today’s rapidly changing job market, having a good degree coupled with tangible and transferable skills has become a necessity. But the question to be asked is, which is more important: skills or a degree?  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Marie Madeleine

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“Being a 3rd‑year Accounting student, I’m currently doing my first Co-op internship. As you know, the busiest time is upon us, and so I’ve asked myself how I would be able to get through it while keeping in touch with Telfer and honouring my multiple commitments as a member of Casco and the Telfer Student Council, and as a Telfer Career Centre Ambassador.  Read more ›

How to Best Prepare for Telfer Networks

Tags: students, Networking, Networking Events

Telfer Networks is coming soon. For many students, it’s the perfect opportunity to make one’s entrance in the business world. For others, it’s a way to meet again with potential employers.  Read more ›

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Charlie is a 3rd‑year student at the Telfer School of Management currently studying in Glasgow for the semester. When asked about her experience moving abroad and representing Telfer in Scotland, she replied, “The Telfer International Exchange Program has given me the opportunity to improve my global skills and experience another culture!”  Read more ›

Myers-Briggs Career Testing

Self-assessment and personal development are fundamental steps that give you crucial insights into your career type and personality. They allow you to understand your interests and personality better through assessment tools including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Ryan

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“Getting involved will lead to experiences you never thought you were capable of”  Read more ›

Three smart tips to reconcile work and school

Tags: Goals, Time management

Finding the right balance between work and school is a common and major challenge for students. Let me share with you my three tips to achieve it.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Mira

How has your role as Coordinator for Jeux du Commerce impacted your experience at Telfer and you’re your personal life?  Read more ›

How working with kids helped me in the business world

Tags: leadership, Transferable Skills, Job Experience

I started working with children during my last year of high school as a way to make some extra pocket money, and it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I held a variety of positions over the last three years, including in an after-school program, teaching dance and drama classes, as well as working at summer camps in July and August.  Read more ›

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