Elevate Program | Mount Allison

The Elevate Program is designed to help all students be more prepared for the future through workshops, guest speakers, and one-on-one support to help you develop your career interests and skills.

The Elevate Program 2021-22:

This year's Elevate Program offers a variety of pre-professional, skills-based workshops, that have been restructured to cater to the needs of our evolving virtual world.

Upcoming workshops include:

  • Financial Literacy (February 5, 2022)

Join us for this virtual session on financial literacy. Topics being covered to include: general financial skills, investing, student loans and taxes. 

  • Communications (February 16, 2022)

Join us for this virtual session on communication skills, including interview skills and social media tips. Each part of this workshop will feature a presentation, a Q&A period and a practice session. 

For more details or to register, please contact Amy at awalker@mta.ca.


Past events

Digital Skills Alumni Panel

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Kicking off our Digital Skills Session is an Alumni Panel on Digital/Technological skills and their importance. Each alumni has a diverse background and array of knowledge that has led them to be experts in their respective fields. They are excited to talk with students all about the importance of digital skills, trends within this sector and tips on how to improve your own digital skills. This event will be held from 7:00 – 8:15 PM on MS Teams.

This session was accompanied with a LinkedIn Learning module on a topic of interest for participating students. 

 

Cultural Competency Workshop with Shakira Weatherdon

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Join us in welcoming Shakira Weatherdon of Chrysalis Human Rights Agency for an intensive hands-on cultural competency workshop on equity, diversity and inclusion.

In this session, participants will examine equity, diversity and inclusion in the 
workplace through the lens of an employer and employee, what it means for 
team leaders and managers, including conflict management, communication 
skills, and team building.

Contemporary issues related to equity-seeking communities will also be explored in this session. This session explores what equity, diversity, and inclusion look like inside and outside of the workplace, and how we can transform today’s world for a better tomorrow.


Personalized career support  

Students who enroll in the Elevate Program will receive a one-on-one meeting with a member of the Career Services Team. This includes:

  • Intro to the Experiential Learning and Career Development office
  • Career goals
  • Resume review
  • Career Cruising and other self-assessments
  • Ambassadors will have a list of people they can refer the student to for more support, if needed