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Woman in interview

 |  Category: Student Voice

Job interviews are often nerve-wracking, especially as a CO-OP student who is hoping to stand out. The interview question we often dread is: “Tell me about yourself?” During my last round of CO-OP interviews, I decided to ask employers what made students memorable, and the underlying theme was personality. One employer stated, “grades are necessary to establish competence, but we are looking for a connection. That sometimes means sacrificing CGPA for personality and extracurricular involvement.” Easier said than done, right? I have often found myself trying to be the perfect candidate for the job, and forgetting that it is the other way around. Here’s a list of tips to help you loosen up, to be yourself:  Read more ›

Group of people working together on laptops

 |  Category: Student Voice

Unsure of what you want out of your business degree, but know you have an interest in the field? Those are some shoes I think many people wear well through their undergraduate studies. That is exactly where I was in my first year. In my own experience, an early internship helped me better understand the world of business I was getting into and narrow down my own career path.  Read more ›

Woman working on laptop looking distracted

 |  Category: Student Voice

Procrastination can be a fairly recurring problem in many aspects of our lives. Whether it is in our professional or academic environment, many of us are confronted with it. You may have already read articles or watched videos on how to resist procrastination, but unfortunately you are still at the same stage.   Read more ›

three students smiling in front of the telfer sign

 |  Category: Student Announcements

There is a lot to learn as a new Telfer student when it comes to program features and courses. If you are interested in learning more about setting up your course schedules, choosing your program option(s), studying in French and English, and international exchange, check out this discussion from fellow University of Ottawa students from an Instagram Live session. Read more ›

University of Ottawa mourns the loss of Professor William Rentz

 |  Category: Telfer Announcements

It is with great sadness that the family of Professor William (Bill) Rentz announces his recent passing.   Read more ›

speakers on stage at the legacy conference

 |  Category: Student Announcements

As always, the conference is open to all University of Ottawa students with an interest in leadership and entrepreneurship intended to “provide the next line of leaders with the necessary resources to help them cultivate new ideas, kickstart business endeavours or build onto current ones.” This year's Director, Sally Adam, and the rest of the Legacy team is excited to present their first-ever virtual edition of the event, as they have made it clear it will be the same phenomenal experience, but “now all in your sweatpants.” Read more ›

Pouya Safi Details How Your Opportunity Awaits You in A Better Canada

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

Pouya Safi (MBA 2013), Associate Director - uOttawa Professional Development Institute, 2020 Young Achiever's Award Recipient.  Read more ›

Lloyd Koch (MHA 1973), Reflects on Sharing more to Achieve A Better Canada

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

Lloyd Koch (MHA 1973), Former CEO, Pembroke Regional Hospital, 2020 Trudeau Award Medal Recipient.  Read more ›

Caroline Xavier (BAdm 1990), Shares Her Thoughts on What A Better Canada Should Include....

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

Caroline Xavier (BAdm 1990), Associate Deputy Minister Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 2020 Trudeau Award Medal Recipient.  Read more ›

Dan Moorcroft (EMBA 1997), Shares the Importance of Emphasizing Empathy To Create A Better Canada

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

Dan Moorcroft (EMBA 1997), Co-Founder, President/ CEO QMR Consulting & Professional Staffing, 2020 Trudeau Award Medal Recipient.  Read more ›

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