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2013 Get A Job Session for Students

On October 30, 2013, SYTACom will hold a workshop entitled “Get a Job”. This highly interactive workshop will focus on equipping students with skills such as CV preparation and interviewing in the internet age. The “Get A Job” workshop is a joint event between SYTACom and the NSERC CREATE program Pervasive and Smart Wireless Applications for the Digital Economy (PERSWADE).


Registration: The Get A Job session for students is now full and we are no longer accepting registrations.



08:00 - 09:00 Coffee and Registration
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome and opening remarks
  • David Plant, Director, SYTACom
  • Martin Kreiswirth, Associate Provost (Graduate Education) Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McGill University
09:15 - 10:00 Writing a CV in the internet age (Priscilla Jabouin, McGill Engineering Student Centre)
10:00 - 10:45 Invited talk: Denis Monette (Ericsson)
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:30 Team Building activity (indoors)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 Invited talk: David Rolston (Reflex Photonics)
14:15 - 15:00 Invited talk: David Plant (Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University)
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:45 Speed Interviews
16:45 - 17:15 Lessons learned
17:15 - 17:30 Launch of Team building activity (outdoors)