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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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SeedStories: How Engaging! Community Engagment Day at McGill

25. September 2013

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SeedStories: How Engaging! Community Engagment Day at McGill

Would you like to make a difference in just one day? If so, in just a matter of days, you can link up with the Montreal community and become more engaged with grassroots volunteer opportunities and social justice initiatives. To take part, you just need to be anywhere on the McGill campus. This Friday, October 4, you can get involved in the Montreal community by participating in McGill University’s second-annual Community Engagement Day.

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SeedStories: Why volunteer?

19. September 2013

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SeedStories: Why volunteer?

Work without pay? The concept may not seem great – at first. But more and more youth are recognizing volunteering as an invaluable experience in their lives. It’s a double win: Your community benefits from your help and you benefit from the practice and involvement.

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SeedStories – Making Music: The McGill Choral Society

29. July 2013

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SeedStories – Making Music: The McGill Choral Society

As one of the largest student groups on the McGill Campus, the McGill Choral Society (MCS) is a non-profit student organization that provides members with the powerful and enriching experience of making music together. Currently, MCS has over 160 members and performs for audiences of 500 to 1,000 people at l’Église Saint-Enfant-Jésus.

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