Tous à bord (encore!)! Gérer un stage à l’étranger et l’embarquement familial

J’ai déjà parlé de mon séjour à Paris en 2015, quand mon premier fils, F-A, avait un an. L’automne dernier, j’ai fait une demande de bourse pour pouvoir retourner étudier à Paris et à Rome. Yay, je l’ai obtenue! Depuis trois mois (!), je suis donc en planification de ce nouveau voyage. Parce que partir… Read More Tous à bord (encore!)! Gérer un stage à l’étranger et l’embarquement familial

Wouldn’t it be great to work and not be paid for it? The dilemma with unpaid internships.

McGill’s Institute for the Study of International Development recently organised the “Young Professionals in Development Forum“, which invited speakers to talk about how they got to where they are in their careers. One thing that inevitably came up were internships. After the event, I heard a student approach one of the speakers to enquire about… Read More Wouldn’t it be great to work and not be paid for it? The dilemma with unpaid internships.

Interview tips for landing your dream internship

After being offered an internship position at McGill’s Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP), I wondered what made my interview successful. To get a behind-the-scenes perspective on that question, I interviewed Ms. Denise Maines, the Student Affairs Administrator at the IHSP. Denise Maines was on my interview panel. Here are her thoughtful answers to… Read More Interview tips for landing your dream internship