March 6th to 9th

Business Administration and Tourism and Hospitality Management Career Week

Marketing - March 6th at 12noon

A speaker panel discussing potential careers in the marketing industry. Learn about some of the career options for marketing students, how to secure that first job, and how to get promoted.

Marketing WI2017

2017 Expert Panel:

Cyra Belbin – Integration Manager – Marketing, NSLC
Becky Davison
– Marketing Manager, Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Emma Robertson – Brand Catalyst, Revolve

Tara Wickwire – Director, NATIONAL Public Relations

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Strategic Human Resource Management - March 6th at 3pm

This session will focus on careers in the Human Resource field and the strategic importance of the human resource function within the modern organization.


2017 Expert Panel:


Abbey Butler – Professional Services OnBoarding Specialist, RBC
Susan Malana – Area Director of Human Resources, New Castle Hotels & Resorts
Shardeigh McGillvray – Senior Recruiter, Venor
Kath Perry – Senior Consultant, Gold Recruitment Services
Darci Reece – Human Resource Manager, Nature’s Way Canada
Dianne Wooden – Owner, Diane Wooden Consulting

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Management - March 7th at 1:30pm

A speaker panel discussing potential careers and the skills required to be an effective Manager. Regardless of whether you plan to work in the service or the manufacturing sector, come learn from industry professionals about what it takes to manage in an organization.

Management WI2017

2017 Expert Panel:

Dawn Baldwin – Director of Sales, Halifax Convention Centre
Kelly Duggan
– Communications Strategist, IWK Foundation
Dave O’Connor – President, Glow
Dave Steele
– Vice President, Operations, metOcean telematics

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Accounting & Finance - March 8th at 10:30am

A speaker panel of accounting professionals and financial managers will discuss careers in the fields of accounting and finance. Whether you are certain about a career choice in accounting/finance or if you just want to learn more about potential career opportunities, this panel is for you.

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2017 Expert Panel:

Ronda Brown – Director Strategy, Commercial, Parkland Fuel Corporation
Joelle Dollard – Principal, MNP
Danny Rutkauskas – Audit Manager, Internal Audit Centre, Government of Nova Scotia
Paul Ryan – Commercial Account Manager, CUA

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Tourism & Hospitality Management - March 9th at 12noon

One of the most exciting and fastest growing fields for students to work in is tourism and hospitality management. All students should attend this event to learn about a variety of exciting careers.

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2017 Expert Panel

Erin Surrette – Sales Manager, The Prince George and Cambridge Suites

Helene Moberg – Vice President, Sales, Destination Halifax
Saronn Pov – Owner, Studio East Food
Kristine Kovacevic – Interpretation and Visitor Experience Manager, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Angela Muise – Events Manager, Ambassatours
Tina Lesyk – Founder, Pineapple Eventworks Inc.

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Entrepreneurship - March 9th at 3pm

Have a desire to become an entrepreneur or learn about the entrepreneurial process? Then you won’t want to miss this entrepreneurship panel. Hear about the personal experiences of these professionals and learn what worked and didn’t work for them.

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2017 Expert Panel

Steve Himmelman – Partner, Strategic Growth Accounting Services and The Big Wash Ltd.
David Howe – Owner, Crib Cuts
Stefanie MacDonald – Owner, Halifax Paper Hearts
Linda Peers – Owner, Coconut Goodness Foods

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