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Gracia Djokouehi
Gracia Djokouehi
4th Year Finance Student

University learning is about so much more than a series of courses and credits to complete. Social and professional learning is also important. With this in mind, the Career Centre offers you the opportunity to participate in a trip to Toronto for a great social and professional experience! Indeed, the Career Centre offers activities that go beyond Desmarais’ facilities. This term, the Marketing Trip is in Toronto, one of Canada's largest business cities. This trip will be held from October 25 to 27 during Reading Week, to make your week much more interesting.

While this trip is intended for 3rd- and 4th-year Marketing students, everyone who is passionate about marketing is welcome to join!

But what does this Marketing Trip consist of exactly? The key objective of this trip is to allow students to visit several leading companies in the marketing industry. You will have the opportunity to visit Google (the world’s largest search engine), P&G Canada (a multinational consumer goods corporation), Rogers (a diversified communications and media company), as well as 500px (an innovative photography startup) and WE Charity (a worldwide development charity). In a nutshell, participants visit a wide range of businesses, each with its vision and strategic use of marketing to position themselves in the marketplace. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in their world, ask questions, and learn more. And yes! This trip is also an opportunity to network and socialize with the professionals of these companies who will give you a taste of the marketing world.

If you want to participate, you must apply as soon as possible! You have until October 9, 2017, at 9 a.m. to submit your application. Simply go to the Career Centre’s website to complete the application form on the Marketing Trip’s page. The form is mostly about expressing your interest in this trip. In addition, it should be noted that the cost of this trip is approximately $350 per person, which includes meals, accommodation and transportation.

This Marketing Trip to Toronto is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. Having extracurricular experiences is also important. And who knows? This trip could jump-start your career! The entire Career Centre team invites you to join in!

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