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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Career Centre helps new grads launch their career

iLaunch my career ConferenceThe Career Centre invited new graduates to the inaugural iLaunch My Career, a one-day career conference for students and new grads to help launch their careers. Throughout the day, a series of interactive and practical workshops were held. 

Session topics included:

  • Who do you think you are? Self-exploration for career decision-making
  • Get LinkedIn: Understanding how and why you should use LinkedIn
  • Crafting an impactful resumé and cover letter
  • Outwit, Outplay, Outlast: How to survive and thrive in your next interview
  • Get Suited Up: Bring your best self to work

Did you miss iLaunch but still need career advice? Contact alumni@uoit.ca to get connected to the Career Centre today. 

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