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5 Questions with Laurin Liu, the youngest female MP in Canadian history.

29. September 2014

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On August 26th, McGill welcomed Laurin Liu (former student, BA’13) to give the keynote address to the incoming class of students as part of Discover McGill 2014. In addition, McGill Alumni Career Services also asked her to answer 5 questions on her career and her daily routines. Here are her responses.

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New grad? Check out the Alumni Services we have to offer!

27. August 2014

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New grad? Check out the Alumni Services we have to offer!

Your connection to McGill doesn’t end with your diploma – not even close! Now that you’ve completed your degree, we’d like to welcome the class of 2014 as the newest members of our McGill Alumni Association. From networking events to business cards, we’re here to help you take the next steps in your life. Check out the full gamut of services offered by our Alumni Online Community

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Mahalo McGill!

27. August 2014

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Mahalo McGill!

Back in June, we wrapped up our annual OMG contest, which featured a $1,500 travel voucher from House of Travel as the grand prize. Out of the 2,500 entries, a big congrats goes out to our lucky winner Sarah Nouraeyan, BEd’14! We’re looking forward to hearing updates on her trip in the coming months. Speaking of updates, the 2013 OMG contest winner, Chrysantheme Senou, used her winnings to travel to Hawaii, and has kept an incredible blog and photo diary of her experience.

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You planted the seeds, now see how they’ve grown!

27. August 2014

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You planted the seeds, now see how they’ve grown!

During the summer we were proud to launch McGill’s first crowdfunding platform, Seeds of Change, to graduating students like yourself. The response we received to this initiative was incredible: during a two month test period of the website, nearly 400 donors gave close to $18,000 to nine different projects! Thank you so much for your support. But that was just a warm up… the site is going live to a much wider audience in mid-September, so stay tuned!

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Sports and Work – How recreational sports can help you professionally.

4. August 2014

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The benefits of playing competitive sports are not limited to one’s health or enjoyment; they extend to the workplace as well. In fact, studies show that employees who regularly participate in sports are amongst the most successful and make some of the best co-workers.

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Work Smart – Productivity hacks to help you manage your work load.

25. July 2014

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In any professional environment, increased productivity remains a goal that people continuously strive for and often fail to achieve. by utilizing certain tricks, we can help ourselves manage our time better and be more productive during our day. Here are 5 tricks that may help increase your productivity.

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Work – Life Balance: What happens when “life” makes work harder?

31. January 2014

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Work – Life Balance: What happens when “life” makes work harder?

One of the greatest skills and assets that we can develop as young professionals is the ability to clearly communicate with our co-workers; to let them know how we are doing, what we are working on and when we need help.

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McGill Alumni Career Services talks to Ziya Tong, MA’99, co-host of Daily Planet

4. October 2013

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McGill Alumni Career Services talks to Ziya Tong, MA’99, co-host of Daily Planet

As part of the Virtual Office Hour series, McGill Alumni Career Services spoke with Ziya Tong (MA'99) - Co-Host of Daily Plant, about her career and how she was able to establish herself in the world of broadcasting. What followed was a fascinating conversation about persistence, resourcefulness and determination to follow one’s dream.

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SeedStories: Healthy Run for Healthy Gums

25. September 2013

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SeedStories: Healthy Run for Healthy Gums

Fast on the heels of McGill Dentistry’s Annual Run for Outreach, which was held this past Sunday, September 21, the final tally is in! The annual event is about much more than race results, however; it’s about helping vulnerable populations in Montreal who do not have access to basic dental treatment. It’s a cause worthy of a healthy smile, as well as a rapid running stride.

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SeedStories: Arts Internship – The Experience Comes Full Circle

25. September 2013

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SeedStories: Arts Internship – The Experience Comes Full Circle

He set up a community clinic in Lima, Peru – and it all started at McGill. Antoine-Samuel Mauffette Alavo, BA Joint Honours Political Science/International Development Studies 2007, reflects on his Arts Internship experience, connecting it to his more recent experience as a graduate working as an Internship Coordinator for the Faculty of Arts Internship Office.

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