ION Events Calendar

June and July 2020

March 2020

February 2020

January 2020

November 2019

September 2019


June and July 2020

Virtual Internship Workshop Series, Presented by YES Montreal

These workshops will offer timely and invaluable advice on finding and conducting internships remotely.
You will learn how to ace a video internship interview, and remain engaged and productive in your daily activities while interning remotely. You will also learn how to build rapport with your colleagues remotely, so you feel like you're part of the team and succeed in your internship this summer! 

All McGill Students are welcome to attend!

Register with your McGill email to the workshop(s) you are interested in by clicking on the following links.
You should register, at the latest, the day before the workshop by 4pm
Once registered, you will receive a link and password via your registered email to access the seminar. 

  1. How to Ace a Video Internship Interview - June 25, 10:00-11:00am EST (pls register before June 23, 4pm, as June 24 is St. Jean-Baptiste holiday)
  2. How to Shine as an Engaged Intern during a Virtual Meeting - July 2, 10:00-11:00am EST
  3. How to Stay Motivated during a Virtual Internship - July 9, 10:00-11:00am EST
  4. How to Foster a Professional Relationship While Interning Virtually - July 16, 10:00-11:00am EST
  5. How to Succeed at a Virtual Internship - July 23, 10:00-11:00am EST

 

Workshops Presentations:
PDF icon How to Ace a Video Interview - PPT Presentation

PDF icon How to Shine as an Engaged Intern - PPT Presentation

PDF icon How to Stay Motivated during a Virtual Internship - PPT Presentation


March 2020

Cross-Cultural Workshop
March 11, 2020. 4:30-7:00pm. Thomson House Restaurant
The workshop will cover themes such as cross-cultural communication, professional behavior, adaptation and culture shock, health and safety. Students will explore tools that will contribute to an effective internship.
This is a mandatory workshop for all ION interns travelling outside of Europe and the U.S.A.

Internship to Career Workshop, Marketing Your Internship to Find a Job, presented by YES Montreal
March 11, 2020. 12:30-1:30pm. Arts Room 160

The third part of a three-part workshop advising students on how to best showcase their internships to jump start their career.

Book your spot via aio [at] mcgill.ca


February 2020

Internship to Career Workshop, Using your internship as a Bridge to Getting Your First Full-time Job, presented by YES Montreal
February 19, 2020. 12:00-1:30pm. Arts Room 160

The first part of a three-part workshop advising students on how to best showcase their internships to jump start their career.

Book your spot via aio [at] mcgill.ca

Internship to Career Workshop, Creating Your Personal Career Story, presented by YES Montreal
February 26, 2020. 12:00-1:30pm. Arts Room 160

The second part of a three-part workshop advising students on how to best showcase their internships to jump start their career.

Book your spot via aio [at] mcgill.ca


January 2020

Interviews for Internships Workshop, Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network
January 29, 2020. 12:00-1:00pm. Brown Building, Room 5001
You’ve landed an interview! You now have a chance to persuade your potential employer that you are the candidate they want. This workshop will help you to develop the skills you need to deliver a successful interview as we’ll cover strategies for highlighting your strengths, using positive body language, and communicating your enthusiasm for the job.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Prepare prior to an interview and know what constitutes post interview etiquette
  • Develop strategies for communicating their skills and experiences in an interview
  • Respond to common interview questions

Please RSVP on myFuture: click on "events" and keyword search "interview" under workshops.

 


November 2019

Internship CV and Cover Letter Workshop, Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network
CV Workshop: November 13, 2019. 1:30-2:30pm. Brown Building, Room 5001
Cover Letter Workshop: November 13, 2019. 2:30-3:30pm. Brown Building, Room 5001

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and cover letter in order to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
  • Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
  • Articulate their skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter

Please RSVP on myFuture: click on "events" and keyword search "CV" or "cover letter" under workshops.

University-Wide Pre-Departure Session
November 21, 2019. 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Leacock Building, Welcome table on 1st floor and Room 132.
This session will outline the university requirements for your international activity and cover topics such as government-issued advisories, healthy travel, insurance, budgets, and travel documents. This is mandatory to all students who are traveling outside Canada for University-related activities, such as exchanges, internships, independent study-away, field study semesters and courses, and research.

For more information and registration, click here.


September 2019

Annual Faculty of Arts Internship Event

Monday, September 16, 2019, 16:30 -18:30, Leacock 232

Find out about exciting internship opportunities available to Faculty of Arts students. Learn how to apply to internships, hear from past interns and get information about Faculty of Arts Internship Awards.

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Pathy Foundation Fellowship Information Session
September 17, 2019. 12:30-1:30pm. Arts 160
Learn more about the Pathy Foundation Fellowship, an exciting opportunity for graduating Canadian citizens or permanent residents to receive up to $40,000 to develop a project in a community of their choice anywhere in the world. Find out about the requirements, the application process, and what a year as a Pathy Fellow entails. The session will be hosted by JP Dobson, a 2017 Fellow.

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McGill International Experience Awards Annual Event
September 25, 2019. 12:30-2:00pm. Thomson House, Ballroom, 3650 McTavish St.

On September 25th, 2019, McGill University will host the third annual McGill International Experience Awards event. Join us for a lively panel discussion, Engagement with Global Pluralism, moderated by Associate Professor Nandini Ramanujam, Faculty of Law. Four MIEA Awardees will share their experiences in order to shed light on the relevant topic of understanding global pluralism through international engagement. Keynote speakers to follow include Professor François Crépeau, Faculty of Law, and Professor Josephine Nalbantoglu, Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Speeches will be followed by a light lunch reception and networking. The event is an exciting opportunity to learn more about the various international experiences that can shape your professional and academic development, and find out how the MIEA can get you there! Students from all faculties are welcome.

RSVP via email to miea [at] mcgill.ca
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