JANUARY 13, 2020

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Happy New Year from all of us at Career Advising and Transition Services (CATS), to all of YOU! Whether you are a returning student to the School of Continuing Studies, or you are new to the School, welcome! We wish you a successful, fulfilling and happy term! We are always here to help with career transition and job search resources and events. We look forward to seeing you at the events highlighted below, and at the several others that will be added as the term progresses. Check our website often for the latest news and information.

Check out our calendar of events, or drop us a line at cats@mcgill.ca.


We look forward to connecting!



McGill SCS Career Fair 2020



The countdown is on towards the McGill SCS 2020 Career Fair!


The School of Continuing Studies is hosting its fourth annual Career Fair on February 20, 2020. This event is exclusive to current SCS students and recent alumni from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Career is open to the public from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. 


Come meet with industry leaders in a variety of fields, network and expand your professional network and land your next career opportunity! This year, the Career Fair will include an evening networking cocktail and several other value-added activities. Details to come!


Career Fair                                     11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

                                                        (Exclusive to McGill SCS students and alumni from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

Career Networking Cocktail         5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Location                                         Holiday Inn & Suites Montréal Centre-ville Ouest

                                                        1390, boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest


Save the date and register today!








DRW is a technology-driven principal trading firm. Our trading is diverse, and it’s this diversification that sets us apart. We trade across many asset classes and instruments, using a variety of different models. We combine the disciplines of risk management, research and technology to create optimal trading and investment strategies within the regulatory framework. 


- Human Resources Coordinator
- Market Research Analyst
- Trading Support Specialist







Laurentide’s purpose is to help industry thrive in Eastern Canada. As an integral part of the sales cycle, you will work with various supplier to ensure customer satisfaction. You will be the main point of contact for the procurement of your product category for all internal and external stakeholders.




Business Continuity Project Manager


As our Business Continuity Project Manager at Ubi MTL, you’ll prepare the studio to face whatever comes its way by being a part of the design and implementation of a business continuity management program, and overseeing its execution. 





Delivery Experience Specialist - Montreal


At Tesla, our Delivery Experience Specialists (DES) are our brand ambassadors, assisting our mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy by creating memorable experiences for customers and assisting with delivery day. The DES will support customers from the moment they arrive onsite. 



Make sure you have a clear and targeted CV that highlights your unique value, transferable skills, and relevant work experience. Start reviewing your CV now to prepare for the big day. If you need help with your CV, meet with one of our Career Advisors.


Book an appointment today!




McGill SCS Integrated Internships

(NEW DEADLINE: January 24, 2020)



The Integrated Internship Program is designed to accelerate your academic, professional and personal development through an experiential learning opportunity that will give you hands-on work experience aligned with your program of study. Students in the Translation, Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources, Public Relations & Communications, and Marketing diplomas and certificates are encouraged to participate. If you have been looking for related work experience in your area of study, this opportunity is for you!


The internship option is available to students who are part of a program and are registered for the following courses in the winter 2020 term:



CCTR 500



Public Relations & Communications

CPRL 540

Communication Planning

CPRL 533

Communications in the Corporate Sector



CMR2 556

Buyer Behaviour



CCFA 530

Introduction to Applications and Uses of Derivatives

CCFA 535

Theory of Capital Structure and Corporate Finance 2

CCFA 540

Portfolio Strategies and Management


Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship

CEN2 506

Financing Startups and Ventures

CGM2 510

Project Management: Tools and Techniques

CPL2 530

Canadian Import, Export and Customs Regulations

CPL2 554

International Business Policy


Human Resources

CORG 555

Strategic HRM

CORG 560


CORG 561

Developing HRM

CORG 565


CORG 562

Total Compensation and Rewards


Data Science

YCBS 299

Data Science Capstone Project




  • Eligible students will receive an experiential learning award in the amount of $3,000 to be paid out in instalments on a bi-weekly schedule (i.e. every two weeks) for the duration of the internship. (If an employer compensates the student for the internship, the student will still receive the experiential learning award.)
  • Access to the funding will cease immediately should the student withdraw from the internship, course and/or program.
  • Students are required to find their own internship placement, however some positions are available through CATS.



All eligible students interested in participating in the winter 2020 Integrated Internship Pilot must submit the following documents to internships.scs@mcgill.ca:


  • CV and letter of intent detailing why you want to participate in the internship program. The letter of intent must be no more than 1 page. 
  • If you are an international student, you must provide proof of work authorization.
  • Applications must be received no later than January 24, 2020.

Please note that if you are still looking for an internship placement you are still required to submit the Internship Program application before the deadline. You may send confirmation of internship placement once secured at a later date. If you have any questions please email internships.scs@mcgill.ca



The following positions are eligible for the winter 2020 McGill SCS Integrated Internship Pilot. Note that you will need to submit your application directly to the employer (where applicable) and in addition, submit your CV and letter of intent to apply to participate in the Integrated Internship Pilot. 


Marketing Analyst - Communications Specialist Internship Opportunity

(McGill SCS Courses: CMR2 556 and CPRL 533)

Paid internship: 15$/hr -- 21 hours per week -- 10 weeks


Object Research Systems (ORS) is looking for a Marketing Analyst / Communication Specialist intern who will research, identify, design and implement ways to build our brand and acquire new clients.


Job Description


The ideal candidate for this role will be a marketing and/or communications student with a passion for understanding customer needs, competitive trends and market data in order to support sales growth as well as a passion for science and its applications. Familiarity with some aspects of science, technology, and/or research is desirable.


See full posting.



Business Management Intern


Akiri Consultants is a boutique I.T. management consulting firm founded early in 2019, that helps corporations acquire technology to fulfil their business needs and objectives.

Tasks that could potentially be given to the intern:

  • Forecasting and planning (cashflow, recruitment)
  • Setting up KPIs and dashboards following a Strategic Planning exercise
  • Day-to-day operations of a start-up...




Business Intern


A financial technology company with over 6 years of experience in building innovative tools to empower the next generation of homebuyers enter the real estate market. 


Tasks that could potentially be given to interns:

  • Sales & Business Development under the CRO
  • Marketing
  • Finance under the CEO
  • Data Science Machine learning (AI) (specific project will be assigned)






Stagiaire, acquisition de talents - RH


Vous aimeriez vivre une expérience de stage où l'apprentissage, la collaboration et l'humain sont au coeur de vos journées?


Faire partie intégrante de l'équipe de Randstad Ressources humaines c'est connecter avec les meilleurs talents RH du marché!






The Professional Transition Series is a six part workshop series designed to strategically guide you through a smooth, confident, and fulfilling transition. This series is the first step to ensure your career readiness! 


Free for McGill SCS students

$175 for the public




(Saturdays 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.)


My 7-Step Career Map 

Saturday, January 18, 2020


Labour Market Prospects in Quebec

Saturday, January 25, 2020


Managing My Career – The Complete Picture

Saturday, February 1, 2020


My Action Plan-Facilitated Peer Work Group

Saturday, February 8, 2020


Communications & Cultures in the Work Place (Part I)

Saturday, February 15, 2020


Communications & Cultures in the Work Place (Part II)

Saturday, February 22, 2020







Are you uncomfortable or nervous when public speaking? Do you avoid speaking in public?

Being a good public speaker is essential as a student, a working professional, and in other areas of life!
This workshop will equip you with knowledge and tips that will give you the self-confidence to express yourself at your next job interview or presentation. You can talk your way into anything! The first step is attending this workshop...

Suitable for all levels of English language and Public Speaking.


Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
Cost: $45 for the general public ($5 for SCS students and Alumni (please use SCS student discount))

Register by selecting the section title: “Soft Skills: The Essentials of Public Speaking.” (YCWCT 400 - 2020/01/22)







What does your wardrobe say about you? Your personal style is part of managing your personal brand, and you only get once chance to make a good first impression. Knowing if you should be business casual, formal or corporate can also be daunting, combined with dressing to impress without burning a hole in your savings can leave you feeling stressed out.  Dressing for success is not only geared towards a job interview but also networking opportunities and dressing for the job you want, not necessarily the job you have. Seeking some welcome tips before our upcoming Career Fair (Thursday, February 20, 2020).


Dress for Success is a two-hour workshop created with you in mind.  Tips, wardrobe options and overall grooming/hygiene ideas will be discussed all in the hopes that you are able to shine!


Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020

Time: 12 - 2 p.m.
Cost: $18 for the general public ($5 for SCS students and Alumni (please use SCS student discount))

Register by selecting the section title: “Dress for Success.” (YCWCT 400 - 2020/01/30)







Having a clear and targeted CV that highlights your unique value, transferable skills, and relevant work experience is key in landing you an interview. Join us for this dynamic workshop where we will review each section of the CV and provide tips and tricks on how to best position your skills, potential gaps and showcase your added value.


Cost: $45 for public (FREE for SCS students)




Tuesday, January 21, 2020

 1:00 - 4:00 P.M.




Saturday, February 29, 2020

10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.




Did you know that more than 75% of people who recently changed jobs used LinkedIn to inform their career decision? The power of LinkedIn is infinite! This workshop highlights how to best navigate LinkedIn to connect with potential employers, network with professionals and learn about new opportunities and evolving industries.  This workshop will include tips and tricks to boost your presence – which can lead to more connections, increased visibility in your industry and access job opportunities. Join us for this lively workshop to gain a competitive edge using this powerful tool.


Cost: $45 for public (FREE for SCS students)




Tuesday, February 4, 2020

 1:00 - 4:00 P.M.



Saturday, March 7, 2020

10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.




Come put your interview skills into practice! Join us for this interactive workshop designed to get you to actively practice your interviewing style and understand what the most common interview questions are really asking you. 


Cost: $45 for public (FREE for SCS students)



Tuesday, February 11, 2020

 1:00 - 4:00 P.M.



Saturday, March 14, 2020

10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.











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