Employment

Internships: friend or foe?

Three contributors discuss ArtSci degrees and Queen’s career servicesContinue...

Unions and admin adopt adversarial approach

As Queen’s faces a $456 million pension solvency deficit, many full-time jobs at the University have been reduced to part-time positions, according to the president of the local Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE).Continue...

No experience required for the AMS

When Maggie Fisher applied to work at Common Ground in first year, she had no previous experience in the food industry.Continue...

The true cost of an unpaid internship

Queen’s summer student internships are all paid positions — but many outside employers aren’t as generous.Continue...

Policy in the works for undergrad TAs

The policy for undergraduate student teaching assistants (TAs) is under investigation by the AMS due to concerns of transparency and potentially inaccessible protocols.Continue...

Knowledge not riches

An undergraduate degree doesn’t guarantee financial success, according to a Sept. 26 article in the Globe and Mail.
This isn't a surpriseContinue...

Graduates face job market realities

More Queen's graduates are opting for postgraduate education over immediate entry into the work force.Continue...

The real cost of unpaid internships

Every year, thousands of students in Ontario trade in their sweatpants and backpacks for dress pants and briefcases as they transform into working interns. An increasing amount of students are undertaking internships, often unpaid, to bolster their resumes and increase their chances of getting hired after graduation.Continue...

Coding should be available in classrooms, not compulsory

Over the past few decades, coding has gone from an obscure skill to one of the most marketable abilities someone can have their resume. In an increasingly tech driven world, coding can and will...Continue...

Queen’s far from Canada’s “best employer”

Last week, Queen's was cited as Canada’s best employer by Forbes magazine. This assessment may ring true for some workers at Queen's, however for many others it sounds like a Beaverton headline.Continue...

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