Employment

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...

Structured interviews can benefit from spontaneity

When a prospective employer asks for a skit or to see your Spotify playlist during an interview, they may be promoting creativity—but they owe interviewees some rationale. Olivia Bland, a 22-year-old...Continue...

Arts students should be prepared for employment, not excluded

Students pursuing liberal arts degrees face more criticism than their peers in other disciplines because of their major’s perceived irrelevance in the job market.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...

Make graduation hopeful again, not helpless

Graduation should be full of hopes and aspirations, but for many of us, the rugged and sometimes perilous landscape of the twenty-first century job market make graduation caps and gowns look a lot like uniforms of mourning.Continue...

ArtSci internships a positive start

A new Arts and Science paid internship program will help the University catch up to other Canadian schools.Continue...

City job market ranks among worst

Job search site Adzuna has released a report ranking Kingston as one of the most difficult cities to find employment in Canada.Continue...

Uni blues

Some might say I came to Queen’s for the wrong reasons.Continue...

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