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Monday, January 28 • 16:10 - 17:00
210: Making Meaningful Career Connections: Leveraging Your Community Mentors

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Since 2014, Career Exploration and Education has engaged more than 1,800 co-educators, exponentially leveraging and diversifying career conversations. Through this presentation, you will learn about mentor recruitment strategies, how community professionals were equipped as career co-educators in experiential learning programs, the challenges of managing stakeholder expectations while maintaining program integrity, and how students benefited from impactful conversations with career co-educators.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand how to meaningfully engage community professionals as career mentors
  • How to best prepare mentors to have impactful career conversations
  • Manage stakeholder expectations (mentors & learners) while maintaining program integrity

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Carol Lam

Co-ordinator, Career Exploration, University of Toronto
As a Co-ordinator of Career Exploration Programs at University of Toronto's Career Exploration and Education, Carol Lam develops and implements programs and services with community co-educators to help students explore careers and clarify their career direction.
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Amelia Merrick

Director, Career Exploration and Education, University of Toronto
Amelia Merrick is the Director of Career Exploration and Education at the University of Toronto. She is currently pursuing a PhD to understand how first generation university students create their career paths in the knowledge economy.

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 210

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