New internship opportunities in QI!
Impact Internships for McGill students: The SEI Impact Internship Program (SEI IIP) is a high-quality, carefully monitored internship program in which a group of exceptional students are selected through a competitive process to apply what they have learned in the classroom to professional settings and projects within the social economy.
The objectives of the Impact Internship Program are to:
On Thursday October 2nd, 2014, over 550 participants took part in Community Engagement Day activities both on campus and in Montreal communities.
On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 various group community engagement activities will occur on campus and around the city. These activities will highlight some form of collaboration between the University and a Montreal community organization. Students, staff, faculty and alumni are encouraged to participate in these activities, during which they will learn experientially about the societal issues and challenges facing communities in Montreal while doing something to address them.
Want to know more about the Quartier de l'innovation (QI)? Check out these articles, press releases and more!
Un regard sur l'avenir du Quartier de l'innovation/ Researching the Future in the QI
On Friday, October 4th, 2013 more than 500 people participated in Community Engagement Day (CED) at McGill. For the second year, the Social Equity and Diversity Education Office (SEDE) organized a full day of volunteer activities for students, faculty and staff. For this edition, 6 activities were held within the Quartier de l'innovation district spanning from Griffintown, Little-Burgundy, Saint-Henri to Pointe-St-Charles.
Innovation: A global renaissance!
Created in 2013, McGill Innovation Week (MIW) is a an opportunity to raise awareness regarding McGill’s activities surrounding innovation and entrepreneurship on campus and in the Quartier de l’innovation as well as to reach out to various communities, student associations and internal stakeholders. Under the leadership of the Innovation in Practice Team and in collaboration with the Office of External Relations, MIW is a chance to showcase innovation as an economic driver and demonstrate how people can work together to create new and exciting things.
A unique partnership
The QI is firmly rooted in the complementary strengths of its two founding partners. In practice, the project will bring together McGill’s world-class research and ÉTS’s proven track record in commercialization and fostering industry partnerships, particularly with small and medium enterprises, across Quebec and Canada. Here is some of what each partner brings to the project: