Month: March 2016

Faculty of Arts and Science Plan Your Program Expo!

Hello first year students! It’s time to think about selecting your programs of study! Whether you have already made your choice or are still deciding, you should attend the Faculty of Arts and Science Plan Your Program Expo! At the Plan Your Program Expo, you’ll be able to: * Discover your program options * Introduce yourself to future professors * Meet with program advising staff * Speak to future fellow students in your program * Speak to career educators to plan your future The Plan Your Program Expo will be held in Sidney Smith Lobby and you can attend the event for one or all of these subject areas: * Life Science Programs: March 22 12-3pm * Humanities Programs: March 23 12-3pm * Social Sciences Programs: March 24 12-3pm Make the most of your time and plan your perfect program! See you at the Expo! Tweet for Social Sciences: Choosing your Social Sciences program?! Check out the @artsciregistrar #FASPlanYourProgram on March 24 12pm-3pm in Sidney Smith Tweet for Humanities: Choosing your Humanities program?! Check out the @artsciregistrar #FASPlanYourProgram on March 23 12pm-3pm in Sidney Smith Tweet for Life Sciences: Choosing your LifeSci program?! Check out the @artsciregistrar #FASPlanYourProgram on March 22 12pm-3pm in Sidney Smith default icon program-expo-slide.pptx
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Junior Consultant positions at Ortec Finance

Ortec Finance Canada is looking for two Junior Consultants, please see the attached posting for details. The deadline to apply is April 1st, 2016. pdf icon Job-Description.pdf

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Junior Consultant positions at Ortec Finance

Ortec Finance Canada is looking for two Junior Consultants, please see the attached posting for details.

The deadline to apply is April 1st, 2016. Job Description

Faculty of Arts and Science Plan Your Program Expo!

Hello first year students! It’s time to think about selecting your programs of study! Whether you have already made your choice or are still deciding, you should attend the Faculty of Arts and Science Plan Your Program Expo! At the Plan Your Program Expo, you’ll be able to: * Discover your program options * Introduce yourself to future professors * Meet with program advising staff * Speak to future fellow students in your program * Speak to career educators to plan your future The Plan Your Program Expo will be held in Sidney Smith Lobby and you can attend the event for one or all of these subject areas: * Life Science Programs: March 22 12-3pm * Humanities Programs: March 23 12-3pm * Social Sciences Programs: March 24 12-3pm Make the most of your time and plan your perfect program! See you at the Expo! Tweet for Social Sciences: Choosing your Social Sciences program?! Check out the @artsciregistrar #FASPlanYourProgram on March 24 12pm-3pm in Sidney Smith Tweet for Humanities: Choosing your Humanities program?! Check out the @artsciregistrar #FASPlanYourProgram on March 23 12pm-3pm in Sidney Smith Tweet for Life Sciences: Choosing your LifeSci program?! Check out the @artsciregistrar #FASPlanYourProgram on March 22 12pm-3pm in Sidney Smith default icon program-expo-slide.pptx
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b2B Economics Mentorship Meal – March 21

Dear Students, As a student of the Department of Economics, you’ve been invited to attend a dinner with alumni from Economics and a select group of students on Monday, March 21st, 2016 University’s Faculty Club at 5:30pm. This intimate meal brings together alumni, faculty and students from the same discipline and fosters a sense of community and support. It is a great way to engage in conversations with alumni about life after your undergraduate and the infinite possibilities your degree can open up. To attend you must register: alumni.artsci.utoronto.ca/b2b-economics-mentorship-meal-winter-2016/ Alumni Guests * Cherie Cohen (BA 1994), National Director, Marketing & Communications, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) * Kevin Tam, Vice President, Barclays Canada * Douglas Hamilton, Retired President of Goodyear Inc * Andrei Izmailov (HBA 2006), Director of Strategy, TransUnion 3 more alumni to be confirmed! The Department of Economics and the Faculty of Arts & Science are pleased to host the evening at no expense to students. If you wish to attend the dinner, fill in the online registration form in order to declare your interest in attending. Please note as part of your registration, you will be asked to submit a brief bio (100-150 words). Please note that spaces are limited and spots will be allotted on a first come-first served basis. If you have questions about the event, you can contact Giselle Arsenault (416-946-8702 or giselle.arsenault@utoronto.ca> giselle.arsenault@utoronto.ca). We do hope that you will be able to attend this event; it is promising to be a truly special evening! Sincerely, Giselle Arsenault Alumni Relations Officer Faculty of Arts and Science, Office of Advancement University of Toronto Sidney Smith Hall | 2nd Floor | Room 2032 100 St. George Street | Toronto, ON | M5S 3G3 e: giselle.arsenault@utoronto.ca giselle.arsenault@utoronto.ca> t:416.946.8702 f: 416.971.2374 ——————————————————————– Follow Us: alumni.artsci.utoronto.ca BOUNDLESS Campaign Join me in our 2016 A&S Faculty/Staff Campaign to #BeAwesome



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Staying Connected with b2B

Dear students, The Department of Economics invites you to participate in the final Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) Career Centre workshop for the 2015-16 academic year: Staying Connected with b2B . STAYING CONNECTED WORKSHOP Learn how to stay connected to the alumni you’ve met at b2B events and through the b2B LinkedIn group. Hear how to reach out and grow your network. Prepare and practice for informational interviews. Learn specific techniques for expanding your understanding of where your degree could take you in the future. The scheduled dates for the Staying Connected with b2B workshops are: . Thursday April 7: SS 1072, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street, 2-4 pm . Friday April 8: SS 1073, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street, 12-2 pm Please register to attend . Attending a b2B Career Centre workshop is mandatory if you want to have b2B listed on your Co-Curricular Record (CCR) so we hope to see you there! Please let me know if you have any questions, Giselle Arsenault Alumni Relations Officer Faculty of Arts and Science, Office of Advancement University of Toronto Sidney Smith Hall | 2nd Floor | Room 2032 100 St. George Street | Toronto, ON | M5S 3G3 e: giselle.arsenault@utoronto.ca giselle.arsenault@utoronto.ca> t: 416.946.8702 f: 416.971.2374 ——————————————————————– Follow Us: alumni.artsci.utoronto.ca BOUNDLESS Campaign Join me in our 2016 A&S Faculty/Staff Campaign to #BeAwesome



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Junior Consultant at Ortec Finance

Ortec Finance Canada is looking for two Junior Consultants, please see the attached posting for details. The deadline to apply is April 1st, 2016. pdf icon Job-Description.pdf

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b2B Economics Career Panel Discussion – Monday, March 7

This year’s Economics Career Panel Discussion will feature experienced speakers from various financial industries, from insurance to banking to academics. Come join us at OISE on Monday March 7th from 6PM to 7:30PM for free food and a chance to learn more about potential fields you could work in in the future!

Date:                     Monday, March 7th, 2016

Time:                     6:00 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

Location:              252 Bloor Street West, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

To attend you must register at:

http://alumni.artsci.utoronto.ca/b2b-economics-career-panel-discussion-march-7-2016/

 

Session Description

A panel of alumni and professionals will discuss their U of T education, the value of their degree, and their pursuit of a successful careers.  Following the panel discussion, there will be an opportunity for mingling and answering questions from students in a more informal fashion, while enjoying some light refreshments.

Special guest panellists:

  • Dickson Chiang, Associate Director, ALM Data Strategy, Asset & Liability Management, Scotiabank
  • Kirsten Cornelson, a graduate of the UofT Econ programme
  • Evens Fleurillien, Senior Actuary, Intact Financial Corporation
  • Professor Dwayne Benjamin, Chair of Department of Economics, University of Toronto
  • more alumni to be confirmed!

The Undergraduate Awards 2016 – Now Open For Submissions!

 

The Undergraduate Awards 2016 – Now Open for Submissions!

 

University of Torontois affiliated withThe Undergraduate Awards and is part of our network of innovative universities, identifying and encouraging the best undergraduate research around the world. The Undergraduate Awards is the world’s largest academic awards programme and is unique in that it is pan-discipline, with 25 different categories. Students submit their work for free online and it is judged by a panel of International judges compiled of industry leaders and academic experts. Winning students are recognised as the best in their field, published in our academic journal and brought to Dublin for an exclusive networking event, the 4-day UA Global Summit.

 

We find that students are more likely to submit when recommended to do so by their lecturers, so we urge you to encourage them to submit their best coursework to the programme.

 

We have 25 different categories, catering to students from every discipline.

 

Winning students benefit from the following:

 

  1. The Recognition

Winners are recognised as the top student in their field globally against students from international universities around the world and their work is published in the The Undergraduate Journal.

 

  1. The Network

UA also recognises the top 10% all entrants in each category. Winners & Highly Commended Entrants become members of the UA Alumni network, an eclectic mix of world class minds.

 

  1. The UA Global Summit

Overall Winners an all-expenses-paid trip to the UA Global Summit in Dublin to attend a four-day brainstorming and networking event with their counterparts from across the globe. Here are the highlights of last year’s Global Summit.

 

 

For students

 

If you want to submit your best undergraduate coursework to the 2015/16 programme, follow this handy action list:

 

  1. Not sure what to submit yet? First, register your place in the competition

through the UA Form here.

  1. When you’re ready to submit, write a 100 – 300 word abstract to accompany your submission.

Complete your submission through the UA Form

by May 2016. You can submit up to 3 different papers/projects.

 

If you are unsure of which category to select, or need any other assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us at info@undergraduateawards.com.

 

Good luck!

 

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b2B Economics Mentorship Meal – March 21

Dear Students,

As a student of the Department of Economics, you’ve been invited to attend a dinner with
alumni from Economics and a select group of students
on Monday, March 21st, 2016 University’s Faculty Club at 5:30pm.

This intimate meal brings together alumni, faculty and students from the same discipline
and fosters a sense of community and support. It is a great way to engage in conversations
with alumni about life after your undergraduate and the infinite possibilities your degree can open up.

To attend you must register:
http://alumni.artsci.utoronto.ca/b2b-economics-mentorship-meal-winter-2016/
Alumni Guests
• Cherie Cohen, National Director, Marketing & Communications, World Wildlife Fund
• Kevin Tam, Vice President, Barclays Canada

3 more alumni to be confirmed!
The Department of Economics and the Faculty of Arts & Science are pleased to host the
evening at no expense to students.

If you wish to attend the dinner, fill in the online registration form in order to
declare your interest in attending. Please note as part of your registration,
you will be asked to submit a brief bio (100-150 words).

Please note that spaces are limited and spots will be allotted on a first come-first served basis.
If you have questions about the event, you can contact Giselle Arsenault (416-946-8702 or giselle.arsenault@utoronto.ca).

We do hope that you will be able to attend this event; it is promising to be a truly special evening!

Sincerely,

Giselle Arsenault
Alumni Relations Officer
Office of Advancement, Faculty of Arts and Science
University of Toronto
Sidney Smith Hall | 2nd Floor | Suite 2032
100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3
Phone: 416.946.8702 | Fax: 416.971.2374
giselle.arsenault@utoronto.ca

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