Edmonton Events

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…

Industry Mixer 2015 – Your input needed!

We are pleased to announce that our next industry mixer is coming this spring. This mixer will be a great opportunity to meet and network with professionals in engineering, science and technology fields. And to tailor it so, that it best suits your needs, we created a survey, where you can share your networking preferences….

Building Virtual Cultural Competency: The Work and Culture Online Story (Edmonton, Jan 28)

How can internationally trained professionals tap into the hidden job market in Canada, find meaningful work and access promotions? What would assist employers and their managers to overcome cultural differences and truly integrate their international professionals into their workforce? How can these goals be supported virtually? These questions were the drivers behind the creation of…

MentorUP Coffee Night (Edmonton, December 10)

Our last Coffee Night of this year will be a discussion night, dedicated to personal development strategies. If you want to improve your leadership skills, the way you approach potential employers, or set your long term financial goals, join our mentors on Wednesday, December 10, and discuss your strategies with them. The evening will be…

MentorU Series – Investment & Financial Planning (Edmonton)

Join us for TD’s acclaimed “Your Story, Your Future” multimedia presentation.  Begin this interactive evening with a discussion about how to set your Financial Goals and then how to translate these Goals into your written Financial Plan.  Finally, in the “Welcome to Investing” module, learn the five steps in building and monitoring a personal Investment…

MentorUP Coffee Night – Wednesday, October 15

Are you seeking career advice? Do you often struggle to make key professional decisions and wish for someone to guide you? Come out at MentorUP’s Coffee Night for an evening of networking and the opportunity to chat with our Mentors! Gain valuable industry insights, develop professional relations and find out about volunteering opportunities in Edmonton!…

Helping small technology business grow

Alberta Council of Technologies invites You to the WORKSHOP “Start-up. Survive. Succeed. – What it takes for Alberta’s small technology business to grow” Only 1-2 small businesses survive 5 years. Only 1-2 ever grow to medium. WHEN: Edmonton – Thursday,  September 18th, 2014 – 7:30 to 9:00pm Calgary – Thursday, September 11th, 2014 – 7:30…