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...

Looking for a job this summer? Think about tree planting.

Being a university student is tough, especially during the summer, when most of us aren’t actually studying. For those of us who can’t find—or aren’t in the right faculties for—lucrative internships or experience-building research positions, the summer can be an outright slog, characterized by low pay, high work hours, and little personal or professional fulfilment.Continue...

Stop asking recent graduates about their futures

Graduates already face pressure from an uncertain job market; they don’t need you to ask them about their plans for the future.Continue...

Queen’s denying many international students employment during COVID-19

A note on the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) site reads that those “who can not travel to Canada for the fall will not receive a Teaching Assistant (TA) or Research Assistant (RA) position.”Continue...

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