FEBRUARY 1, 2020

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Hello CATS Community!


The countdown to the SCS Career Fair and Cocktail event has begun! Here are some tips to help you best prepare for February 20, 2020:


- Reserve your spot!

- Update your CV and LinkedIn profile. 

- Practice your elevator pitch.

- Attend one of our lively Career Fair prep sessions (information available soon).


We"re here to support you! Email us at cats@mcgill.ca.




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. (Cash bar)

Location                                         Holiday Inn & Suites Montréal Centre-ville Ouest

                                                        1390, boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest


Save the date and register today!







Speakeasy.work (Speakeasy) is a boutique management consulting firm focused on the design and implementation of organizational change. Using our signature Change Design methodology, our vision is to move the organizational conversation on change from managing it reactively to designing it proactively.


We do this by coming in early in the transformation process. We help our clients think about their organizational pain points in a collaborative manner; we then make sure they have identified and prioritized the right problem(s) to solve; we get the right people around the table to design the necessary change; then and only then do we move on to implementation and change management. We believe in integrated change and project management.


We value curiosity, empathy, accountability, learning, fun and flexibility.


- Change Management Advisor






We're consistently recognized as a top employer. We offer competitive pay, a flexible and progressive benefits programs, total rewards, agile work environments and more.




Product Manager (Marketing)


When you’re a Marketing Product Manager at Ubi MTL, you drive individual marketing initiatives from creative concept to launch to provide players with opportunities to further engage with a brand. Be it a trailer, event, or in-game cosmetic, every one of your products enriches the overall experience of a game, adding to its initial offering.





Recruiting Coordinator


The Sonder Talent Team is looking for a Recruiting Coordinator that wants to join a fast-paced start-up and have a high-impact role. This person is responsible for partnering with recruiting and hiring teams to deliver an amazing candidate experience. You will be working on a passionate and innovative team on a mission to build Sonder with world-class talent.



Networking is an Art Form and You are the Artist!


The Elevator Pitch allows you to introduce yourself to someone in 20 - 30 seconds in a concise and professional way. Have you crafted yours?




The following positions are eligible for the winter 2020 McGill SCS Integrated Internship Pilot participants. Thank you to all of you who applied. If you have applied to participate in the pilot program and have not yet found an internship placement, here are some potential opportunities. If you would like to meet with an advisor to help with your approach to finding an internship complete the CATS Intake Form to meet with an advisor. 



Business Development Intern


Ideal Candidate: B2B marketing, event management and business development Intern


Technical skills:

  • Market research, business intelligence, project management, CRM, analytics, etc. Familiarity with other lead generation tools like Salesforce, LinkedIn Navigator is an asset. See full posting.


Digital Marketing and Social Media Intern



Profile of the candidate:

The intern should be at ease with web marketing, social media, community management, content marketing, media or journalism and branding strategies. 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)






Communications and Social Media Intern



Currently Speakeasy is looking to hire a Communications and Social Media Intern who sees him/herself as a humble Rockstar, is energetic, autonomous, driven and wants to learn in a fun and flexible environment. You will be in charge of supporting the development of Speakeasy’s social media and content strategy and implementing it.






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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