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September 2014

Post-Internship Debriefing Session
Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 12:00pm-1:30pm, Leacock 721
or
Thursday, September 11, 2014, 12.00pm-1.30pm, Leacock 738
All interns (outside of Canada, the US and Europe) are required to participate in one of the debriefing sessions hosted by the Faculty of Arts Internship Office following the completion of their internship.
This session is a follow-up to the Cross Cultural Workshop. The session will focus on the return to McGill after an international experience. Topics covered will include reverse culture shock, challenges of retintegration, and ways of taking account of your experience by discussing what skills you may have gained, and how your perspectives may have changed.  This is also an excellent opportunity to share experiences with fellow interns.
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11th Annual Arts Internship Event
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 4:30pm, Reception to follow, Leacock 232
Find out about exciting internship opportunities administered by the Arts Internship Office available to Faculty of Arts students. Hear from past interns, find out how to apply and learn about the existing funding resources.
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October 2014

Internship Opportunities Session  (hosted by ION)
Wednesday, October 1, 4:00-5:00pm, Leacock 232
Find out about the many internship opportunities administered through the Internship Offices Network and available to McGill students. Find out how to prepare your application, and hear about past interns' experiences working in some of these organizations.Reception to follow. All students welcome.
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Internship C.V. (resume) Workshop, Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network
Tuesday, October 7, 2:00-3:00pm, Leacock 232
Thinking of applying for an Internship? Learn how to build a perfect CV.
Please RSVP on myFuture by Friday, October 4: click on "Events" and keyword search "CV" under workshops.

Internship Cover Letter Workshop, Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network
Wednesday, October 8, 2:00-3:00pm. Leacock 232
Thinking of applying for an Internship? Learn how to write a cover letter that will get you the job!
Please RSVP on myFuture by Friday, October 4: click on "Events" and keyword search "cover letter" under workshops.

How to Apply to International Internships: Information Session
Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4:30pm-6:00pm, Leacock 232

Interested in pursuing an internship abroad next summer? Come hear about the internship opportunities available to returning Faculty of Arts students. Find out how to apply and what resources are available to you.

Special presentation: Voluntourism and International Volunteering in a Nutshell
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November 2014

University-Wide Pre-Departure Session
Monday, November 17, 5:30-8:00pm, Leacock 132
This session is mandatory for all students who will be travelling out of Canada on a McGill-related travel activity in 2013-2014 (study abroad, internship, exchange, etc.)

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Pascale International Fellowship at the Clinton Foundation Information Session  (hosted by ION)
Thursday, November 20, 4:00-5:00pm, Leacock 232

Mr. James Pascale and Ms. Julie Becker, Intern Program Director for the Clinton Foundation, will be speaking about the Fellowship.  
For more information, visit: www.mcgill.ca/internships/pascale-clinton.
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First-round application deadline for international internships administered by the Arts Internship Office
Monday, November 24, 2014. Applications must be submitted by 12:00pm (noon) to Leacock 307
This deadline refers to international internship postings found here.


January 2015

How to Apply to Internships in Canada & the U.S.A.: Information Session
Thursday, January 8, 2015, 12:00pm-1:30pm, Arts 160

Interested in pursuing an internship in Canada or the USA next summer? Come hear about the internship opportunities available to returning Faculty of Arts students. Find out how to apply and what resources are available to you. 
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5th Annual Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Research Event
Wednesday January 14, 2015, Presentations 4:30pm Leacock 232
The Arts Undergraduate Research Event features presentations and exhibits by students who were involved in independent or supervised research projects or who received an Arts Research Internship Award (ARIA) in Summer 2014.

Opening remarks by Principal Suzanne Fortier
Poster exhibition and reception from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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Interviews for Internships Workshop, Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network
Tuesday, January 20, 2:00-3:00pm, LEA 232
This workshop will help students prepare and plan for successful interviews when applying for internships. The workshop will be facilitated by a CaPS advisor.
Please RSVP on myFuture by Friday, January 16: click on "Events" and keyword search "interview" under workshops.

Information Session: Art History Internships
Thursday, January 22, 2015, 12:00pm-1:30pm, Arts 160

Learn about exciting internship opportunities related to Art History. All Art History students welcome.
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Information Session: Laint America Internships
Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 12:00pm-1:30pm, Leacock 738
Learn about exciting internship opportunities in Latin America. All Arts students welcome.
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Arts Research Internship Awards (ARIA): Information Session
Thursday, January 29, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:30pm, Arts 160

Learn about Undergraduate Research Internship Awards including elligibility criteria and application procedures. All Arts students welcome.
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February 2015

First-Round Application Deadline for Internships in Canada & the U.S.
Monday, February 2, 2015, Applications must be submitted by 12:00pm (noon) to Leacock 307

This deadline refers to internships in the US and Canada administered by the Arts Internship Office found here.

Faculty of Arts Internship Awards: Information session
Thursday, February 26, 2015, 12:00pm-1:30pm, Arts 160
During this session we will present information on the Faculty of Arts Internship Awards including eligibility criteria and application procedures.
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March 2015

Faculty of Arts Internship Awards: Drop-In Information sessions
Tuesday March 10, 2015 AND Wednesday March 11, 2015, 2:00pm-4:00pm, Leacock 307
During these drop-in sessions we will answer questions and provide information on the Faculty of Arts Internship Awards.

Meeting for AIO Interns
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 12:00pm-2:00pm, Arts 160
This is a mandatory meeting for all students completing summer internships administered by the Arts Internship Office. This is a chance to ask any questions you may have regarding your internship and to meet your fellow interns. Past interns will also be in attendance to answer any questions you may have.
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From Internship to Career: Art History Students Entering the Workplace (Hosted by ION)
TBD
Don't miss this great opportunity to learn how professionals in the Art World made it to where they are. If you're an aspiring art historian, museum curator, or even art critic, the panelists at this event will have some great advice to offer.
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Arts Internship Award Application deadline
Monday March 16th, 2015, Applications must be submitted by 12:00pm (noon) to Leacock 307
Application information at: http://www.mcgill.ca/arts-internships/awards/apply

Cross-Cultural Workshop
Thursday, March 19th, 2015, 5:00pm-8:30pm, Leacock 232
The one-day workshop will cover themes such as: strategies to improve cross-cultural communication; professional and social behavior; country context and its impact on professional and personal objectives; stages of adaptation and for managing the stress of culture shock; and health and safety. Lunch and snacks are provided. Please note attendance is mandatory for Arts interns, award recipients, and interns receiving academic credit who are interning outside of Canada, Western Europe and the US.
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University-Wide Pre-Departure Orientation
Thursday, March 26, 5:30-8:00pm, Leacock 132
The session will cover practical steps and advice on staying healthy and minimizing risks while travelling. The session will include a plenary as well as regional break-out sessions. Please note, this session is mandatory for all students who will be beginning internships outside of Canada between May and September 2014. Arts students interning outside of Canada MUST attend this session to be approved for credit, or to be considered for an Arts Internship Award.
For more information and registration see: http://www.mcgill.ca/students/international/predeparture/

Undergraduate Arts Research Internship Awards (ARIA) Application Deadline
Monday, March 30, 2015, Applications must be submitted by 12:00pm (noon) to Leacock 307

This deadline refers to the ARIA program. For more information, click here

Internship Workshop: Success in a Professional Environment
Monday, March 30th, 2015, 2:00-4:00pm, 666 Sherbrooke West, Suite 700
Hosted by YES Montreal in conjunction with the Arts Internship Office, 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
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April 2015

International Internship Experience Panel
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015, 12:00pm-2:00pm, Arts 160
This event is your opportunity to speak with previous international interns about their experience at international host organizations. 
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Reception for Award Recipients
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 4:00pm-7:00pm, Arts 160
A reception to celebrate all award recipients. During this session, we will also discuss the responsibilities of Arts Interns and Award Recipients, as well as explain the forms students must submit. Attendance is required.
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