ION Events Calendar

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April


September 2019

OceanPath Fellowship Information Session
September 17, 2019. 12:30-1:30pm. Arts 160
Learn more about the OceanPath Fellowship, an exciting opportunity for graduating Canadian citizens or permanent residents to receive up to $40,000 to develop a project in a community of their choice anywhere in the world. Find out about the requirements, the application process, and what a year as an OceanPath Fellow entails. The session will be hosted by JP Dobson, a 2017 Fellow.

McGill International Experience Awards Annual Event
September 25, 2019. 12:30-2:00pm. Thomson House, Ballroom, 3650 McTavish St.
Attendees will have the chance to speak with past McGill International Experience Awardees and hear about their international activities and how these impacted their academic experiences.


November 2019

Internship CV and Cover Letter Workshop, Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network
CV Workshop: November 13, 2019. 1:30-2:30pm. Brown Building, Room 5001
Cover Letter Workshop: November 13, 2019. 2:30-3:30pm. Brown Building, Room 5001

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and cover letter in order to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
  • Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
  • Articulate their skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter

Please RSVP on myFuture: click on "events" and keyword search "CV" or "cover letter" under workshops.

University-Wide Pre-Departure Session
TBA
This session will outline the university requirements for your international activity and cover topics such as government-issued advisories, healthy travel, insurance, budgets, and travel documents.
For more information and registration, click here.


January 2020

Interviews for Internships Workshop, Presented by CaPS and the Internship Offices Network
January 29, 2020. 12:00-1:00pm. Brown Building, Room 5001
You’ve landed an interview! You now have a chance to persuade your potential employer that you are the candidate they want. This workshop will help you to develop the skills you need to deliver a successful interview as we’ll cover strategies for highlighting your strengths, using positive body language, and communicating your enthusiasm for the job.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Prepare prior to an interview and know what constitutes post interview etiquette
  • Develop strategies for communicating their skills and experiences in an interview
  • Respond to common interview questions

Please RSVP on myFuture: click on "events" and keyword search "interview" under workshops.


March 2020

Cross-Cultural Workshop
March 11, 2020. 4:30-7:00pm. Thomson House Restaurant
The workshop will cover themes such as cross-cultural communication, professional behavior, adaptation and culture shock, health and safety. Students will explore tools that will contribute to an effective internship.
This is a mandatory workshop for all ION interns travelling outside of Europe and the U.S.A.

Internship Workshop: Success in a Professional Environment, Presented by YES Montreal
March 16, 2020. 2:00-4:00pm. 666 Sherbrooke St. W., Suite 700
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

This workshop is made possible through the generous support of the Faculty of Arts Tarr-Chevrefils Student Advising Fund. 
This is a mandatory workshop for all ION interns.

Interns Responsibilities and GuidelinesPresented by the McGill Office of Sexual Violence Response, 
March 18, 2020, 4:00-7:00pm. Leacock 132
This session focuses on student interns' responsibilities and highlights the guidelines associated with your internship activity. Leaving for an internship is an exciting time often filled with great anticipation for the unknown. To ensure that you have all the necessary resources and information available while away, we have included a new two-hour special presentation hosted by Bianca Tétrault, McGill’s Sexual Violence Education Advisor and Shanice Yarde, McGill’s Equity Education Advisor (Anti-Oppression & Anti-Racism). Bianca and Shanice will explore the important topics of sexual and gender-based violence and forms of discrimination. During this session, you will become familiar with these topics in addition to developing strategies to respond to disclosures and supporting a fellow peer, gaining a better understanding of cultural diversity, and learning about the available resources at McGill and abroad to support people impacted.
This is a mandatory session for all ION interns.


April 2020

Internship Workshop: Success in a Professional Environment, Presented by YES Montreal
April 6, 2020. 2:00-4:00pm. Wilson Hall, Room 118
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

This workshop is made possible through the generous support of the Faculty of Arts Tarr-Chevrefils Student Advising Fund. 
This is a mandatory workshop for all ION interns.

University-Wide Pre-Departure Session
TBA
This session will outline the university requirements for your international activity and cover topics such as government-issued advisories, healthy travel, insurance, budgets, and travel documents.
For more information and registration, click here.
This is a mandatory session for all ION interns.

Reception for Awards Recipients
April 21, 2020. 5:00-6:30pm. Thomson House Ballroom
A reception to celebrate the 2019 Faculty of Arts Internship Awards recipients and the Internship Offices Network award recipients.

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