Edmonton Events

How to think like an entrepreneur. First steps to start your own business.

December 13, 2017 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM

What is it to be an entrepreneur? Does it always mean owning a business yourself? Can we grow it out of our current employment? What personal qualities will foster or hinder our success? At the next coffee night we will ask these and many other questions to small business owners and entrepreneurs in a friendly…

Negotiation Skills Workshop

November 21, 2017 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM

In a competitive environment, negotiation gets easily complex and chaotic. Getting equipped with the right skills and strategies to unwind the complexity is vital for success. Join us for this active learning session where you will learn: How to implement effective negotiation strategies. How to communicate your value and leverage yourself. How to keep your…

Finding Your Niche: How to build a successful career in government and non-for-profit sectors with a STEM background

October 10, 2017 | 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Government and non-for-profit sectors offer some of the most stable employment opportunities in Canada, and also some of the most rewarding. Is there a place here for people with backround in technology and science? What are the growth opportunities, and what are the obstacles that you can face on this path? Join MentorUP discussion series…

What is your Primary Aim?

September 14, 2017 | 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Each of us has a unique role to play in this world. It is better to find this role early in your career than going down pathways that are not suited to you.  How do you find what is the right role for you? When you find ‘your’ role in life you will enjoy and…

Working in the Public Sector

August 24, 2017 | 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Unfortunately, our Thursday August 24th event titled “Working in the Public Sector” is postponed until the fall. We will be issuing refunds on the EventBrite page early next week and we will send out rescheduling information shortly. We thank you for your interest in the event and apologize for any inconvenience caused by the cancellation.

Fostering Career Growth – How to move forward and avoid stagnation

June 28, 2017 | 6:45PM - 9:00PM

Are you wondering how to progress through your career? Do you want to know how long you should stay in your position before seeking the next opportunity? Join MentorUP for a Coffee Night to learn all about progressing laterally or vertically in your career. Mentors will be on hand to answer all of your career-progression…

Meet and Greet Social Coffee Night

May 25, 2017 | 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Join MentorUP Edmonton for a social night to meet our Executive team and learn about our programs, events and how you can get involved in the program. As a volunteer at MentorUP, you will have the opportunity to plan and implement projects, coordinate events and help members of your community develop professionally. Volunteering with MentorUP is a great way…

Resume Workshop

May 30, 2017 | 7:00PM - 8:30PM

SESSION SUMMARY: A resume is good for one thing and one thing only: getting you an interview. If it’s not doing that, it’s not doing its job. The trick is, it takes the average resume reviewer about 7 seconds to look at all the hard work you poured into your resume and say “yea” or “nay”….

Technology Alberta: Identifying and Understanding Your Customer

March 30, 2017 | 11:30AM - 1:30PM

Join Technology Alberta for its March TLC industry lunch networking sessions in Calgary and Edmonton on March 28 and 30. The session is Identifying and Understanding Your Customer and will be led by Debra Greig, President, Transformana. The Calgary session will be held March 28 at the ATB Entrepreneur Centre, 1110 17 Ave SW from…

AWSN Speaker Series Ideas to Reality: Perspectives from Local Entrepreneurs

March 07, 2017 | 5:30PM - 8:00PM

AWSN Speaker Series presents: Ideas to Reality: Perspectives from Local Entrepreneurs Learn from these entrepreneurs as they share their experience and their challenges. You’ll leave with a clearer vision of what it takes to succeed! Co-hosted by WISER and MentorUP — Please join us for an evening of networking that will feature an interactive panel…