This panel on the value of co-operative education and work-integrated learning will be moderated by internship researcher Ingy Bakir who will engage three Institute employers to understand why, how, and the impact of hiring Institute students from a variety of programs and faculties. They will discuss the reality of early career hiring, the recruitment process, the contribution of interns, and their role as employers in helping develop future talent.
Catherine Painchaud, Advisor (projects), Talent Acquisition at Lowe's Canada
Tara Manashe, Senior Policy Analyst, Innovation and Youth Engagement Division at Environment and Climate Change Canada
Marco Beaulieu, Head of Talent Acquisition & Internship Experience at Bombardier
A heartfelt congratulations to all our student awardees, including featured speakers George Stamos and Amanda Prahalis! As well as to our Chenfeng Huang Memorial Scholarship awardee Dina Khalesi. Great job to all of our student showcase participants!
Thank you to our award donors for your consistent support throughout the years, your financial support truly makes a difference in the lives of our students!
Every year, the Institute for Co-operative Education staff take part in the Concordia Shuffle to raise funds to awards students the Chenfeng Huang Memorial Scholarship. This award is in memory of Chen, a former Institute Associate Director, and recognizes an undergraduate student who exemplifies the character traits that Chen possessed: personal accountability, collaborative practices, intellectual inquisitiveness, and the ability to inspire others to contribute within the workplace and the Institute community. We continue to appreciate the immeasurable impact that Chen had on the Institute and the Concordia community, and we thank Chen’s family for their continued support and their friendship over the years and into to future.
Last and definitely not least, thank you to all the volunteers and to the Institute staff that made this incredible event possible!