As a master’s student, I’m responsible for marking undergraduate essays as a teaching assistant. I know what TAs and professors are looking for when they mark – check out these tips to learn the difference between high school and university essays.
Tracy Zhang – the self-proclaimed Energizer bunny of marketing – is finishing her third year in the Queen’s School of Business at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. Tracy is interested in pursuing a career in marketing and advertising, specifically marketing in digital spaces.
Entry level ‘critical experiences’ are never the jobs you hear about at university, however their intention is simple: to test your devotion to the company and accelerate your understanding of the business from cocky new grad to competent leader.
By now, you’ve probably already heard from other students of some of the benefits of having an international experience. But do employers place a high value on an international experience? This article includes an interview with Amy Lee, Co-ordinator for Simon Fraser University International Co-op.
Chris Anderson, an associate professor in the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta who is also the editor of the Aboriginal Policy Studies journal, shares his opinions on graduate students getting their work published and how to do so.
Uptalking, also known as high-rise terminals (HRTs) causes our voice to go up at the end of a sentence so we sound like we are asking a question rather than making a definitive statement. Uptalking diminishes our authority in the workplace, which can affect our upward trajectory despite hard work.
Western law school grad Alina Preston explains how the bar exam works and what happens after you pass it. She also busts some of the most common misconceptions about lawyers’ pay, personalities and bad habits.
While it can be tempting to keep postponing career-related activities, the thing about creating your career is that when you do start working on it, it won’t happen overnight. Even simply investing a little time while you are busy can generate huge rewards later.
Working at a for-profit and non-profit agency one after the other gave me the unique opportunity to compare and contrast the two work environments. Although there are many similarities between the two sectors, the differences are also stark.
Whether you’re a student who doesn’t have a job lined up for the spring or an unemployed recent grad, the holidays can be a nightmare. Don’t be tempted to drown your career sorrows in chocolate liquor cordials and eggnog. Instead, follow these five steps to come out on top in the New Year.