2015-2016 Issue 1

Katia1Ask Katia Huaman Condo about taking part in McGill’s Semester Abroad with Internship program, and she’ll tell you that she got the best of both worlds: studying at a top-ranked university, and earning work experience in her chosen field.


2015-2016 Issue 1

As the concept of undergraduate students earning international experience continues to gain traction, Northeastern University in Boston, Mass. is leading the pack. McGill University is their newest partner, and as a result over 40 participants are now studying alongside McGill students this fall.
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2015-2016 Issue 1

NM Noticias Montreal, a Spanish-language news website aimed at Quebec newcomers, has become a recognized leader among it’s audience. That’s why the School has partnered with them to publish career-related blog posts in Spanish and participate at their events.PorFavor_Encuentros-NM1


2015-2016 Issue 1

GivingBack_BarbaraSealBarbara Seal has seen first-hand the power of education. As a citizenship court judge, she often meets newcomers who are waiting to become Canadians. “Presiding over the swearing-in ceremony for new Canadians is the ultimate pleasure,” says Seal. “You get to know them and hear their stories. People come here from other countries for a better life; some did not have the opportunity to receive the education they want so badly. There are so many stories, and they’ve really touched me.”


2015-2016 Issue 1

The School is above all else a learning institution whose mission is to respond to the educational needs of its students. To increase accessibility and flexibility, the School has placed a focus on innovative online programming. Two such offerings have launched this fall: a program in Information Systems for Indigenous People in Northern Quebec, and language courses for Quebec Health care professionals. Both offerings make the School’s learning opportunities available to those living across the province of Quebec.
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2014-2015 Issue 2

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What better way to learn about starting your own business then from someone who’s already done it? Whether you’re lucky enough to have a successful entrepreneur as a teacher, a mentor, or within your network, the advice they can offer is invaluable.


2014-2015 Issue 2

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McGill instructor Jay A. Hewlin was the common denominator in a recent collaboration by two of his former students. “My workshops have a lot of dialogue and positive back-and-forth. The bottom line is that this is a success story, and the potential is always there for another.”


2014-2015 Issue 2

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What does an online community manager do? What traits should they have?
These are just some of the questions that come up at a class in Social Media Strategies and Community Management, which is offered as part of the Professional Development Certificate in Digital Communications and Community Management at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies.


2014-2015 Issue 2

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McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies will receive a multi-year grant totaling over $1.2 million from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) to continue designing and delivering education programs for indigenous people. The AANDC accepted two proposals that are part of the School’s Online Courses for Northern Aboriginals in Canada project.


2014-2015 Issue 2

JeremycropJeremy Palevsky is studying for his Diploma in Accounting while also working as a Campus Ambassador for KPMG.
Now he’s sharing his experience with his fellow students by hosting an Accounting Recruitment Season Seminar.