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Desautels shines in finals of L’Oréal Brandstorm

It’s been quite a ride for Desautels BCom students Charlotte Gaillard, Monica Gudernatsch, and Anne Sophie Levee. Over the course of this year, they have worked tirelessly under the mentorship of Peg Brunelle and BSRM Professor of Practice Marie Josée Lamothe to compete in the prestigious 2019 L’Oréal Brandstorm competition.

Published: 19 Jun 2019

How networking can steer you toward the career of your dreams

Desautels MBA student Kris Manipon sheds light on the value of networking when it comes to learning more about an industry and finding your way as you navigate career paths.

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Published: 9 May 2019

MBA student makes list of best and brightest

Poets & Quants has named MBA student and former Desautels Graduate Student Society President Tegan Boaler among the best and brightest MBAs worldwide. In an interview, Tegan reflects on her proudest achievements at Desautels, her favorite classes, and some other little-known facts about herself.

Published: 30 Apr 2019

BCom students take the competition by storm

Desautels BCom students Charlotte Gaillard, Monica Gudernatsch, and Anne Sophie Levee are the Canadian finalists in the 2019 L’Oréal Brandstorm competition, coming in victorious over 125 participating teams.

Published: 6 Mar 2019

Canada welcomes MBA students with open arms

Leading American business schools – traditionally the crème de la crème of MBA education - are seeing a drop in applicants in favor of other markets, particularly Canada.

Adam Halpert (MBA’10), Associate Director of MBA Career Services at Desautels explains what might be drawing applicants north of the border.

Published: 21 Jan 2019

2018 Jaclyn Fisher Management Career Fair

The 2018 Jaclyn Fisher Management Career Fair saw a high turnout of approximately 720 students and recent graduates from across 10 faculties at McGill University.

Attendees were able to learn firsthand about the different career opportunities available to them through the 59 participating organizations from a diversity of industries.

Published: 1 Oct 2018

Networking opportunities abound over coffee

As students attempt to prepare for an ever-changing job market, Ten Thousand Coffees and leading Canadian schools like McGill University have partnered via RBC Future Launch to offer an unparalleled networking platform.

Networking initiatives such as this will be essential for students moving forward, according to Marie-José Beaudin, Executive Director of Career Services at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 17 Sep 2018

Canada: An appealing option for MBA grads

With a relaxed visa regime and strong job market, Canada has emerged as an excellent option for many prospective MBA students. Adam Halpert (MBA’10), Associate Director of MBA Career Services, cites Canada’s embrace of diversity as a contributing factor.

“Canada’s multicultural landscape also makes it a very unique destination for international candidates to get an education and secure employment afterwards without fear of discrimination,” he says.

Published: 13 Sep 2018

Empower McGill opens doors for students with disabilities

Last March, a group comprised of Desautels students hosted the inaugural Empower McGill conference, which promoted the benefits of disability inclusion in the workforce.

Published: 1 Dec 2017

Student-mentor programs hit their stride

As students looking to start their careers realize the value of getting sound advice, the number of student-mentor pairings in Canada is growing at a rapid rate. The growth and evolution of the Desautels mentorship program echoes that of many other schools’ programs. When the Desautels MBA mentorship started a decade ago, it was aimed at female students, but has since expanded to include all students and an online component.

Published: 28 Apr 2017

Peintres Etudiants, a vos Risques

Bien des participants à ces programmes de franchises d’entreprises de peinture en sortent enchantés : ils font beaucoup d’argent et, en travaillant fort, apprennent plus en un été sur la gestion d’entreprise qu’en trois ans d’université, disent-ils.

Published: 7 Nov 2016

The legacy of Jaclyn Fisher: Career Management Fair in her memory a success

Dollard des Ormeaux’s Jaclyn (Jackie) Lea Fisher passed away on March 21, 2015, following a lengthy battle with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and primary peritoneal carcinoma, a rare cancer, especially in young adults.

Published: 30 Sep 2016

MBA Careers Q&A: McGill Desautels

The Soutar Career Centre at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management (McGill Desautels) plans recruiting events and helps students hone their interview skills, but did you know that they also play a critical role in the admissions process by providing feedback on non-typical applicants?

Published: 16 Jun 2016

McGill Governor Emeritus Ian A. Soutar passes away

[The following os a message from Principal Suzanne Fortier]

Dear members of the McGill community,

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Ian A. Soutar, McGill Governor Emeritus and longtime friend and supporter of the University. He was 79 years old.

Published: 23 Mar 2016

Comment utiliser le MBA pour faire évoluer sa carrière?

Ce qu'il faut savoir Toutes les universités addichent des chiffres pour montrer que l'obtention du MBA a permis à leurs étudiants de faire évoluer leur carrière de façon intéressante et rapide. 

Published: 9 Sep 2014