Realizing Potential at the 2018 Job Fair

McGill SCS students and alumni put their interpersonal and presentation skills to the test at the 2018 Job Fair. Meeting with employers face to face was a change of pace from online interaction for many participants. Andre Biaokai Wang and Patricia Bittencourt Varella put their best foot forward.

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Moving Translation Forward: Interview with Dr. María Sierra Córdoba Serrano

Investing in technology, cross-cultural understanding, and specialized translation skills will be a focus for the future of translation at the McGill School of Continuing Studies. From her time in her previous academic position at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the U.S., Córdoba Serrano is ready to bring new ideas.

Women in Project Management: Dulce Oliveira

More and more, women are taking on leadership roles in project management. We caught up with Dulce Oliveira to discuss best practices and trends in the PM field, opportunities for women in project management, and the importance of mentorship and leadership.

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Why Creatives Need Project Management

IMG_3981 Turning a vision into reality is no small feat. Creative professionals know this challenge well, yet project management is more often associated with technical fields, such as engineering, business and IT. Not just for type A personalities, project management skills can give decision-making power to a diversity of potential leaders.

Take Advantage of the Growing Demand for Data Skills

IMG_3981 Professionals with technical data skills and business know-how are needed to build strategic insights and actions from these large data sets. Boosting your skills in data science and business communication could reinvent your career. Preparing data is largely the task of a data scientist, but more and more professionals will need to work with data scientists or translate results into actions.

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