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How to Open Doors by Volunteering While at Telfer

Tags: community engagement, Experiences, volunteer

As Telfer students, we can gain many personal and social benefits while volunteering in our community. Volunteering can also help you achieve your career aspirations. So if you find yourself having a couple of extra hours to spend, why not get involved for the following reasons:  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Noah

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“I think that in order to get the most out of the 4 years at Telfer and to be as ready as you can by the time of graduation, you should always stay involved and be able to prioritize well. Having multiple activities and responsibilities at once can be overwhelming, and it can be difficult to determine what to focus on first.  Read more ›

CO-OP: Overcoming the Fear of the Unknown

Tags: COOP, Job Experience

Before entering my first CO-OP placement, I did not know what to expect. (I tend to freak-out over the unknown.) I imagined myself being overwhelmed with all the tasks and projects that I would be entrusted with. This fear was due in part to the fact that I had never experienced office work before. Having only worked in restaurants and retail stores, I did not feel prepared despite having attended all the necessary workshops and even a few 1-on-1 meetings with the CO‑OP staff.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Alyssa

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

Q. As the President of CéTSC, what impact do you want to have on students, and how are you able to measure or notice the impact you are making?  Read more ›

“I Hate My life!”: How Getting Involved on Campus Has Positively Transformed my Telfer Experience

Tags: Experiences, involvement

After finishing my first year of university, I wouldn’t have told anyone I was enjoying my time there. I didn’t love my classes too much, I wasn’t sure if my program was for me, and I didn’t know too many people. The idea of returning for my second year and to go through it all over again was a daunting prospect..  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Gabrielle

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

"Coming to Telfer was an obvious choice to me: it was close to my family, and it allowed me to pursue my studies in French. What I did not expect, however, are the many opportunities to enrich my post‑secondary journey and to prepare for my future career.  Read more ›

My Favourite Fun and Motivational Career and Business Podcasts

Tags: Career Development, Motivation, Podcasts

Sitting in the car, on the bus or in the library? Maybe you are going to the gym or just lying in bed. Do you need some career advice, motivation, or entertainment? Here are my two favourite fun and motivational career podcasts!  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Ashley

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“Through my short time in Telfer, I have been able to meet many people who have influenced life on both fronts: professional and personal. Through Telfer, I have built friendships with people that I hope to keep in my life forever. From them, I can learn to be a better student, a better worker, and a better person overall.  Read more ›

Tips for Attending your First Networking Event Alone

Tags: Networking, Networking Events, Perspective

Late Monday, I finally decided to attend a school‑hosted networking event on my own.  Read more ›

Photo of Gaelle Faye

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Staff Profile, Alumni Profile

“One of my happiest memories while being a student at Telfer was the incredible friendships I made. To this day, I am still amazed at the fact that this school is a community and that everyone who integrates it becomes part of a family.  Read more ›

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