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!
As a McGill University student, you can get involved in a variety of ways within the QI. May it be in an existing project or in your very own endeavor; the QI is your “living lab”!
Look at the different types of involvement for more information or isabelle [dot] pean [at] mcgill [dot] ca (contact us)! We would love to talk to you in person and see where we may best use your talents or help you out!
As important actors and benefactors of the Quartier de l’innovation, students are key element to the QI’s success. In February 2013, the QI Student Working Group (SWG) was formed to include and mobilize McGill University students within the QI.