Undercover Recruiter: 7 Ways Students Can Benefit from LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great resource for establishing a network of contacts and discovering new professional opportunities – and according to The Undercover Recruiter, University/College is the perfect time to start taking advantage of this resource.

“The will to overcome…and inspire”

Dr. Mort Doran is a retired surgeon, associate professor of anatomy with the Faculty of Medicine, and a licensed pilot. He also has Tourette’s syndrome, ADHD, and OCD. His inspiring story can be read in the Fall 2010 issue of the Faculty magazine, and in a 1991 Canadian Medical Association article (written while he was still a practicing surgeon).

Sleep Apps

Julie Stewart, Learning Strategist with Student Accessibility Services and Academic Development Specialist with the Student Success Centre, has provided some helpful leads on addressing sleep issues through technology: apps for beating insomnia, and an app for chronic snoozing.

ASERT Resources

The Autism Spectrum Education, Research, and Training group (ASERT) is located in the School Psychology area in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary. The group is interested in understanding autism spectrum disorders and improving the lives of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.

Among the information contained on the ASERT website is an excellent list of local and national ASD resources.

CNIB Youth Internship Program

Blind or partially-sighted students who are eager to get a summer internship in their area of study are invited to apply to the CNIB Youth Internship Program. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary program and be between the ages of 18 and 29 in the summer of 2014.

To obtain an application, contact Kelly Nadeua, Coordinator, Youth & Adult Transition Services, at Kelly.Nadeau@cnib.ca or 403-261-7221.

Applications are due by July 15, 2013.