ION Events Calendar

September

November

January

March

April


September 2018

McGill International Experience Awards Networking Cocktail
September 26, 2018. 5:30-7:00pm. New Chancellor Day Hall, Atrium.
Attendees will have the chance to speak with past McGill International Experience Awardees and hear about their international activities and how these impacted their academic experiences.


November 2018

Internship CV and Cover Letter Workshop, Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network
November 16, 2018. 10:00-12:00pm. Brown Building 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 22, 2018. 5:30-8:30pm. Leacock 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 a mandatory session for all ION interns.
For more information and registration, click here.


January 2019

Interviews for Internships Workshop, Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network
January 30, 2019. 11:00am-12:00pm. Brown Building 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.


March 2019

Internship Workshop: Success in a Professional Environment, Presented by YES Montreal
March 18, 2019. 2:00-4:00pm. 666 Sherbrooke St W, suite 700
This session will offer invaluable advice for internships in an office environment:

  • Get tips on how to prepare before the start of your internship
  • Learn how to avoid common mistakes and have a successful internship
  • Improve your interpersonal communication in an office environment
  • Learn how to use LinkedIn to your advantage

This workshop is made possible through the generous support of the Faculty of Arts Tarr-Chevrefils Student Advising Fund. This is a mandatory workshop for all ION interns.

Cross-Cultural Workshop
March 13, 2019. 4:30-7:00pm. Thomson House, Ballroom
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.

Interns Responsibilities and Guidelines
March 19, 2019, 6:00-8:30pm. Leacock 232
This session focuses on student interns' responsibilities and highlights the guidelines associated with your internship activity. This is a mandatory session for all ION interns.


April 2019

Internship Workshop: Success in a Professional Environment, Presented by YES Montreal
April 8, 2019. 2:00-4:00pm. 666 Sherbrooke St W, suite 700
This session will offer invaluable advice for internships in an office environment:

  •     Get tips on how to prepare before the start of your internship
  •     Learn how to avoid common mistakes and have a successful internship
  •     Improve your interpersonal communication in an office environment
  •     Learn how to use LinkedIn to your advantage

This workshop is made possible through the generous support of the Faculty of Arts Tarr-Chevrefils Student Advising Fund. This is a mandatory workshop for all ION interns.

University-Wide Pre-Departure Session
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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 a mandatory session for all ION interns.
For more information and registration, click here.

Reception for Awards Recipients
April 25, 2019. 5:00-6:30pm. Thomson House, Ballroom
A reception to celebrate the 2019 Faculty of Arts Internship Awards recipients and the Internship Offices Network award recipients.

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