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Career Day

The Hidden Benefits of SMUS’s Career Day

Career Day offers much more for students than simply learning about a career you're interested in
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My Week as a Gene Researcher

My interest in science began at a hospital when my grandmother was diagnosed with diabetes. I was intrigued by the thought that there were...

Career Day 2016: Preparation for Life After SMUS

On January 27, the Senior School hosted its 7th annual Career Day. Students in Grades 9 through 12 had the opportunity to learn about a...

THE JAG: An Interview with Dr. Sarah De Leeuw

A Professor and Journalist visits SMUS by Jiawen Chan & Jacki Zhang What is your writing process and editing process like? Do you have any quirks...
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One road to med school

I had the opportunity to meet with one of our '09 grads, Colin,  this morning to talk with him about his path from high...
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Navigating Your 21st Century Career

by Jake Humphries, University Counselling Students graduating from high school today face a world of unparalleled opportunity that requires careful navigation and constant attention to...
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How to Rock a Networking Event

by Laura Authier, Director of Marketing and Communications One of the most valuable tools I have in my professional kit is my network. In my...
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Life lessons from a career in media

I had the good fortune to listen in on the Career Day session offered by SMUS alum, Susie Wall, last Wednesday. Officially, she was...
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Career Day: Listen, Question, Network, Repeat

Career Day is still a relatively new event on the SMUS campus, but one that is definitely growing in scope and interest. This Wednesday,...

Networking – An Essential Skill

Knowing that 80% of jobs are not advertised, networking has become an essential skill for our students.   In preparation for Career Day this past Wednesday students...
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The Future of Careers

Career Week was a busy one this year, with two events running each lunch hour. Students had the opportunity to attend panel discussions of...
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303 Million Jobs Worldwide by 2020

It is estimated that the number of jobs available in the Hospitality Industry will reach 303 million by the year 2020.  When you see...
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Alumni and Students Connect Over Career Week

by Shayla Baumeler, Grade 10 This past week, the SMUS campus was flooded with returning alumni and community members. After weeks of planning and a...
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A Look Beyond the Bubble

For many SMUS students, the transition to university can be a jarring experience. After years of enjoying small class sizes, strong support from teachers...
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Career Week at SMUS: April 30 – May 4

Next week, SMUS is hosting a series of career events over lunch. The timetable has been extended to give students a chance to attend...
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Career Education – Cannexus 2012

Phil Jarvis thinks that a “Perfect Storm” is coming in the career and jobs market in Canada and the world. Jarvis, one of the...

Students Talk About Career Day 2011

by Madison Hadfield The SMUS career event was a really cool afternoon that let SMUS students get in touch with professionals and learn about careers...
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SMUS Career Day 2011: Bigger and Better

Alumni Weekend has a new addition this year: an afternoon devoted to careers. Over 35 speakers – many of them alumni – will be...

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