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Career Buzz with Mikhail Burke and Jess Okonski – dean’s advisor on black inclusion and Toronto woodwork company founder

While Mikhail Burke was working on his undergrad, then PhD in biomedical engineering he got involved. He led the U of T chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, and he established ENGage; a STEM/Leadership camp targeting African-Canadian youth. So when he graduated, in addition to teaching engineering courses at U of T, he got more involved [...]

Career Buzz with Muneera Chowdhury and Dean Rosen – Implementation consulting and forest fire fighting

How do you manage a forest fire?   And how do you a get a job becoming a forest fire fighter? Later in today’s show we speak to an Ontario Wildland FireRanger Dean Rosen about his career story. But first, how do you get around the stereotypes of an engineer job? You know, the designer in front of [...]

Forget about retirement! What’s your next adventure? Interview with Marilyn Spink and David Sorenson

Today on the show, at age 66, David Sorenson started his encore career by completing a masters degree in counselling. Now, after career 1 as an ordained chaplain, and career 2 as a counsellor, David shares his journey and transition toward balancing life, work and calling. Hear David Sorensen’s retirement reboot in the 2nd half of today’s [...]

The Thoughtful Technosapien: Internet health with Sam Burton of Mozilla

Welcome to the Thoughtful Technosapien, balancing the technology tensions of our time. In The Thoughtful Technosapien we explore the evolving nature of our relationship with technology at all levels - personal, organizational and societal.

Meet Luke from STOPGAP

A single step can be a really big issue. Not just for someone who uses a wheelchair. A Toronto engineer who created a simple, user-friendly ramp that's made hundreds of businesses more accessible recently received the Everyday Political Citizen award from civic advocacy group Samara Canada. Luke Anderson — who crashed while mountain biking in [...]

Leadership learning for Engineers

  Sure, engineers have great technical skills but how do you empower the whole engineer to maximize their potential and contribution? The Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (ILead) does just that with "transformative learning opportunities" including for-credit courses like Concepts and Applications of Authentic Leadership and a course I've been honoured to teach, Engineering [...]

From Engineer to Mandarin language school owner, and your chance to Support Career Buzz on the Fall Membership edition

  Join co-host Nicole Hamilton and I as we host the NEW SOUND OF YOUR CITY fall membership show. Please donate to support Career Buzz, and become a member of CIUT. It's a registered charity. Any amount is great -- 25 bucks gets you a tax receipt. Donate Online, or call in during the show, [...]

The value and variety of professional development to help you in your career

How do you get started in a career in training and development? We’ll be joined by John Moudakis, Manager of Professional Development and Career Services at the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers. Also joining us will be Carolyn Smith, who is OSPE’s Manager of Corporate Communications and Digital Media. Carolyn will help us learn about [...]

Bridging programs for internationally educated professionals

  Amena Zafar is an educator and career coach who has worked extensively with youth and the not so young - from all over the world.  Ten years after finishing an MBA, Amena went back to school to get another graduate degree in adult education, where she focused on youth empowerment and community engagement. While [...]

Make a Difference in the World AND in your Career

  When Mike Klassen graduated from engineering school, he wanted to make a difference so he volunteered with Engineers Without Borders. That gig led to paid jobs with EWB where he spent three years first in Ghana, then Uganda and the UK, as a consultant, team leader and portfolio manager. He now works within Institute for [...]

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