Winter 2022 dates: March 7th to 10th

Career Week provides students with the opportunity to learn about the various sectors of business and tourism from industry professionals through a series of panels and information seminars. Sessions are open to all students and cover topics such as career paths, how to get a job upon graduation and career advancement.

Learning Passport Eligible

Community Leadership Panel - March 7, 4:30 to 5:45pm

Have you ever thought of working for the community sector? There are an estimated 171,000 community sector organizations in Canada employing over 2 million people. This talk will discuss the work opportunities in this growing, dynamic sector.


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Fireside Chat - March 8 at 7pm with Premier Tim Houston

Tim Houston photoAbout Premier Tim Houston

Before being elected Nova Scotia’s 30th Premier, The Honourable Tim Houston worked in financial services and reinsurance. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Chartered Accountant designation and, in 2020, was awarded his profession’s highest mark of distinction, the Fellow (FCPA) designation, by Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia. His political career began with his successful pursuit of the Pictou East PC nomination in 2012. He was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013, and then re-elected in 2017 and 2021. In 2018, Premier Houston was elected Leader of the PC Party of Nova Scotia. He also serves as Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Trade.

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Accounting and Finance Panel – March 9, 9:00 to 10:15am

Whether you are certain about a career choice in accounting and finance, or you want to learn more about potential career opportunities, this panel is for you!

Accounting

  • Julie LeBlanc, Business Valuator, Canada Revenue Agency
  • Poppy Rouse, Senior Accountant, MNP
  • Xiao Su, Team Lead – Finance Client Experience, Budget & Analytics, IWK Health
  • Alok Tomar, Certified Financial Planner, RBC

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Marketing Panel – March 9, 12:00 to 1:15 pm

Attend this panel to learn about career options for marketing students, how to secure that first job, and how to get promoted.

Marketing Panelists

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Management/Strategic Human Resource Management Panel – March 9, 3:00 to 4:15 pm

This activity will focus on the strategic importance of the human resource function within the modern organization alongside what it takes to be an effective manager.

Management panel

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Tourism and Hospitality Management Panel – March 10, 12:00 to 1:15pm

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

Tourism panel

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