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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 ›

“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 ›

Like a Boss - Five Pieces of Professional Advice I Wish I Had Received Earlier in My Career, vol. 1

Tags: Experiences, Career Development

We are already midway through summer, and this welcome break from school may have given you the opportunity to take stock of what you have achieved so far, and to reflect on what you want to accomplish next in your academic and professional journey. With that in mind, five staff members at the Student Services Centre (SSC) have graciously accepted to share with you key pieces of professional advice they wish they had received earlier in their career.  Read more ›

3 Key Traits Employers Look For

I am very grateful for the job experiences I have had so far. They're great for building my resumé and my skills, but they’re also great in painting a clearer picture of what employers look for in a candidate. Today, I will emphasize the importance of possessing certain traits and why they matter to your future. They also happen to be characteristics that you will find useful in your personal life and academic life.  Read more ›

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