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McGill Rocket Team has 4 days left to raise 10k!

Thursday, June 25, 2015

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McGill Rocket Team has 4 days left to raise 10k!

The McGill Rocket Team is McGill's premier Aeronautics club. We are an engineering design team composed of over 70 students, from various departments and faculties at the university. We have come together out of a desire to do something memorable. We wish to use our knowledge and expertise to not only build a rocket, but also to provide an avenue through which future McGillians can embrace their nascent desire for rocketry too.

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Social Economy Impact Internship: Pairing Incredible Students with Social-Purpose Organizations

Monday, March 2, 2015

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Social Economy Impact Internship: Pairing Incredible Students with Social-Purpose Organizations

The Social Economy Initiative Impact Internship Program offered me a wealth of experience and opportunity unparalleled in other programs or work environments. As the intern working for Artistri Sud, a non-profit that teaches women entrepreneurs the skills they need to create sustainable micro-enterprises, my original mandate was three-fold: 1) Assess their needs and conduct research for a business plan, 2) Develop said business plan, 3) Review existing organizational strategies and processes.

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

Wednesday, August 27, 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.

Monday, August 4, 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.

Friday, July 25, 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?

Friday, January 31, 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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Developing self-awareness: a lifelong endeavour

Friday, November 29, 2013

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Self-awareness is a gradual, lifelong process that may never be fully realized. However, we can always lean about ourselfs and take steps to develop our self-awareness while we are at university or soon thereafter.

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SeedStories: Healthy Run for Healthy Gums

Wednesday, September 25, 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

Wednesday, September 25, 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: Why volunteer?

Thursday, September 19, 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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