Month: December 2015

2016 Summer Student Job Opportunities York Region

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK IS SEEKING SUMMER STUDENTS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION: Planning/Economic Assistant: Employment Survey – Data Quality Assurance. APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2016. Please read the attachment for details. pdf icon 2016-York-Region-EmploymentSurvey_PlanningEconomic-Assistant-Data-Quality-Assurance.pdf
pdf icon 2016-York-Region-EmploymentSurvey_PlanningEconomic-Assistant-Field-Collection.pdf

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Summer Student Position: Behavioural Insights – Student Work Opportunity at Policy Horizons Canada in Ottawa

The Policy Horizons Office at the Government of Canada in Ottawa is looking to fill a summer student position in their office in Ottawa. The job description in English and French is attached. The position closes on January 15. Please address your cover letters to: Deanna Jamieson Policy Horizons Canada | Horizons de politiques Canada 360 Albert Street, 15th Floor, | 360, rue Albert, 15ième étage Ottawa, ON K1R 7X7 Government of Canada | Gouvernement du Canada doc icon EN_Student-Work-Description-BI.docx
doc icon FR_Student-Work-Description-BI.docx

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Eduardo Sousa-Rodrigues in the news

Our colleague, Eduardo Sousa-Rodrigues recently contributed to The Economist “Free Exchange” blog, discussing government policy towards forest management, especially policy towards deforestation in the Amazon. The full post is available here:

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Faculty of Arts and Science Outstanding Teaching Awards – Call for Nominations

The Faculty of Arts and Science Outstanding Teaching Awards recognize teaching excellence in undergraduate education, in:
. Classroom Instruction
. Course Design
. Curriculum Development
. Innovative Teaching Methods

Nominations should reach the Dean’s Office, Sidney Smith Hall, Room 2005, by Friday, 22 January, 2016. Please see the attachement for more information. pdf icon CPAD-19.pdf
pdf icon OTA-Call-for-Nominations-.pdf

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Call for Student Feedback on Student Sucess Programs!

What Supports your Success? You are invited to participate in an conversation with the Student Success Program Co-ordinator in the Office of the Registrar in the Faculty of Arts and Science to discuss how we can better support your academic success! The purpose of this conversation is to offer an opportunity for students share their experiences and identify how we can improve the student experience. This group conversation will last about 45 minutes. All information you provide will remain confidential and you will not be identifiable in any reporting of the findings. Holiday refreshments and treats will be provided!

To sign up for a session, please visit the following site:  If you have any questions, please contact Cristina Peter at <>

Thank you for your participation and good luck on your exams!!

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Exchange Deadline January 6th

Interested in experiencing what the world has to offer? Earn credits towards your degree while living abroad! The Centre for International Experience is now accepting applications for 2016-2017 exchange programs. The deadline to apply for fall/winter and select summer programs is January 6th, 2016. So start researching now – check out the CIE International Opportunities Tool to find the destination that’s right for you!

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