Edmonton Events

Consider the Path towards a Technical Management Position

Understanding management in a STEM field It is important to understand the role and transition of a technical specialist in contrast to a manager, if you love working in a team environment and leading technical professionals, then a management position might be your ideal career path! In our MentorU Series, we are inviting professionals who…

MentorUP and WISER presents: Entrepreneurship & Leadership Conference

MentorUP and WISER are proud to announce the upcoming Entrepreneurship & Leadership Conference Sponsored by Shell Canada on October 24th. This training will be for Edmonton’s leaders, aspiring entrepreneurs and anyone who would like to be connected with the resources Edmonton offers local entrepreneurs. We have the pleasure of having some esteemed top 40 Under…

How To Survive Oil Price Volatility – Panel Discussion

Have you ever wondered if you should adjust your job search strategy during low economic times? How does the job market change? What can you do differently? Come and find out at MentorUP panel discussion When: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT) Where: TEC Edmonton (4th floor), 10230 Jasper Ave,…

MentorUP Discussion Night: Professional associations and career growth

Learn how joining the professional associations can benefit your career, and get a real advice on where to start and what to expect. Our next discussion night will bring together young aspiring professionals and experienced members of several Albertan professional associations, who will share their advice related to the organizations they represent. The informal round-table…

Launching and sustaining a successful professional career in Canada

Tips and practical advice for Students, Graduates and Newcomers Launching a professional career in Canada requires know-how, fundamental skills, and also the ability to get you noticed. Whether you are a student, a recent graduate, a newcomer, with or without Canadian professional experience, it is important to be aware of the available resources and techniques…

A Grand Summer Networking Event

On Wed June 17th MentorUP & EdmontonMentors want to give you the opportunity to meet and network with both young and esteemed professionals. This evening will bring together business professionals, industry leaders and protégés. Everyone is encouraged to connect with each other, share their story and build relationships that will last! When – Wed June 17, 2015…

MentorU Expert Panel: Succeeding in the Alberta Engineering and Science Workplace

– Advice for Early Career and Experienced Professionals – Are you graduating but struggling to transition from academia to industry? Have you thought about switching your career, but are not sure if it is the right decision and how to proceed? MentorUP is hosting a panel discussion featuring four accomplished senior professionals, with lots of industry experience,…

April 2015: Industry Mixer

Working in STEM? Looking for Job? Join us for career and networking opportunities at the annual Industry Mixer, co-organized by WISER, UA-Wise and MentorUp. Our featured speaker is Teresa Waddington, senior development lead in mining development in Shell and winner of gold medal for highest academic average from Queen’s university. When: Wed, April 1, 2015,…

MentorU Workshop: Leveraging Your Communication Style

Improve your leadership and communication skills by joining our next MentorU Professional Development Event! This workshop will focus on the importance of understanding your own behavioral preferences and those of people you communicate with. At the workshop, you will go through a series of exercises and discussions that will get you up and moving around….

MentorUP Coffee Night – Discussion Series Continued (Edmonton, 18 February)

Boost your career growth and get useful tips on how to make smooth transitions between jobs at our next Coffee Night on February 18th. The evening will continue our successful discussion series started in December last year. This time our Mentors will address the questions of career planning and career transitions. The evening will also provide…