Wednesday, March 6, 1:00 - 2:00 pm | Register on CLNx

Join us for an illuminating discussion where gender balance, entrepreneurship, and the power of curiosity take center stage. Avivah Wittenberg-Cox is an experienced writer, podcaster, entrepreneur, and much more.

In this session Avivah will share her personal experiences and lessons that led to the creation of her successful gender balance consultancy business, advising some of the world's most well-known companies. She has reframed the debate around equity in the workplace and created a constructive framework with actionable insights for both businesses and individuals. You'll also learn about the pivotal role curiosity plays in shaping a fulfilling and dynamic career.

This will be an unmissable event that promises to challenge and inspire you, whichever stage of life you are in.


In today's rapidly evolving marketplace, STEM professionals must understand and anticipate the increasingly complex legal, regulatory, and business issues that impact their work. This is why STEM majors have chosen to enrol in the one-year Master of Science in Law (MSL) program at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. We invite you and members of your group to learn about this one-of-a-kind degree by attending the: Master of Science in Law (MSL) Open House
Saturday, March 9th
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM CT
In-person and virtual attendance options are available

The Open House is an excellent opportunity to hear about this unique degree from the MSL program director, current students, and alums. You can also visit a class that provides a good example of the many offerings in the MSL curriculum.

Another way to learn about the MSL is to schedule an Information Session for your group! Connect with us here to tell us how we can tailor it to your needs and interests. Students also have the option to complete this form, and an admissions team member will be in touch.

The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office (SGDO), Career Exploration & Education (CxED), and Alumni Relations are proud to present the Student & Alumni Career Networking Night for 2SLGBTQ+ students and alumni. Please feel free to forward this email to your network or share the information via any other channels. If you're a 2SLGBTQ+ student with questions about life as a 2SLGBTQ+ grad, come ask Queers with careers. Get their advice and start building your U of T community of supportive alumni.

Your networking night includes:

  • Hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages
  • A professional headshot photo booth
  • Meet and greet icebreakers

Event details:

    • Thursday, February 29, 2024
      5:30-7:30 p.m. EST
      St. George Campus
      Evening hosted by Gabrielle Zilkha - U of T alum, filmmaker and comedian.
  • Jumpstart is a dedicated volunteer organization helping underrepresented groups get their first software engineering job and launch their software engineering career. Their goal is to make the tech industry more accessible to underrepresented communities regardless of race, gender, sexuality, or education. They match college students from underrepresented backgrounds interested in a career in software engineering with mentors from companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, Uber, and more.

    They are excited to share an upcoming 10-week program, which will run from February 22nd to April 19th. This free program is designed to provide comprehensive support to students during the software engineering job application process. They will pair students with vetted and experienced mentors and cover the technical and non-technical aspects of the job application process to help students land their dream job.

    To apply or learn more about our program, interested students can visit our website at https://jumpstartmentoring.com/ and apply here: https://forms.gle/c3fgrWRTBMGEcCsC6

    If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to them directly at jumpstartmentorship@gmail.com.

    This one-week, winter 2024 conference is for sophomore/second-year women currently enrolled at a college or university in the U.S. or Canada, and graduating between December 2025 – July 2026. Don’t miss this life changing opportunity to be considered.

    Application opens on February 1, 2024 and will close March 1, 2024

    How to Apply

    The BCG Advance 2024 application will have two components:

    1. BCG Advance digital application (5-10 minutes)
    2. One-way video interview (45-60 minutes)
      • The interview must be completed within 72 hours of receiving an email prompt to complete.
      • The prompt will be sent 1-2 days after the application deadline

    Are you interested in exploring a career in consulting? Do you want to learn from experts and develop your skills in resume writing, profile building, and case interviewing? If yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

    We are delighted to invite you to ZSpark: A Workshop Series for Lighting Up Your Consulting Future. ZSpark is a three-part virtual series designed for freshmen and sophomores who are curious about the consulting industry and eager to grow their potential.

    The series consists of three interactive sessions, each lasting 60 minutes. After attending all three sessions you will receive a certificate of completion and the opportunity to connect 1:1 with a ZS recruiter for a personalized resume review as well as a ZS consultant for a virtual coffee chat to learn more about a day in the life.

    Below is an overview of each session:

    Part 1: Consulting 101 Workshop Wednesday February 21, 2024 3:30pm PT/ 5:30pm CT/ 6:30pm ET

    Part 2: Resume and Handshake Profile Building Workshop Wednesday March 6, 2024 3:30pm PT/ 5:30pm CT/ 6:30pm ET

    • This session will help you craft a compelling resume and optimize your Handshake profile to stand out in the competitive consulting market. You will get tips and feedback from our recruiters on how to showcase your skills and achievements.

    Part 3: Case Workshop Wednesday March 27, 2024 3:30pm PT/ 5:30pm CT/ 6:30pm ET

    • This session will introduce you to the case interview format, which is a common way to assess candidates in consulting. You will work in small groups to solve a mock case with guidance from our ZSers. You will learn how to structure your approach, communicate your ideas, and demonstrate your problem-solving skills.

    To register for this series, please visitZSpark: Lighting Up Your Consulting Future Part 1: Consulting 101 and RSVP by February 16, 2024. Only participants who attend Part 1 will be invited to attend Part 2 and Part 3. Spaces are limited, so register early to secure your spot.

    We look forward to seeing you at ZSpark!

    BCG Advance is an inspiring, interactive, invite-only virtual conference that will culminate with an opportunity to interview for a Summer 2025 internship with the firm.

    This one-week, winter 2024 conference is for sophomore/second-year women currently enrolled at a college or university in the U.S. or Canada, and graduating between December 2025 – July 2026. Don’t miss this life changing opportunity to be considered.

    Application opens on February 1, 2024 and will close March 1, 2024

    How to Apply

    The BCG Advance 2024 application will have two components:

    1. BCG Advance digital application (5-10 minutes)
    2. One-way video interview (45-60 minutes)
      • The interview must be completed within 72 hours of receiving an email prompt to complete.
      • The prompt will be sent 1-2 days after the application deadline

    Overview:Career Exploration & Education presents the Industry Spotlight Series on Equity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Join us for an enlightening virtual panel conversation with industry professionals as they share their career stories, insights, experiences, and showcase the important work they do to ensure the future of STEM is shaped by diverse perspectives, identities, and experiences.

    Who should attend: Students and recent graduates that are interested in fostering equitable and inclusive STEM industries and exploring career paths that shape this work are encouraged to attend. Connect and network with professionals driving positive change in the STEM landscape.

    Date and Time: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM ET (Please login to Zoom before 3:25pm, as the event will begin at 3:30pm promptly.)

    Virtual – Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants a day prior to the event.

    Registration: Register on CLNx - here!
    Registration deadline – February 12, 2024

    Moderator: Ayesha Tayyiba - Co-President, Women in Science and Computing (WiSC), University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

    Panelists (Check out their bio on the event registration page):

    1. Rebecca Hazel - Interim Executive Director – Hackergal
    2. Jennifer Ladipo - National Programs Manager – Actua
    3. Melanie Ratnam - President, SCWIST (Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology)

    Stars for Scholarly Youth (SSY), is a registered non-profit and University of Calgary student club that provides free, student-run tutoring and mentoring services for underserved and vulnerable youth in grades 5-12. By partnering with local charities and mobilizing university student volunteers they have provided much-needed academic and extracurricular support to over 400 underserved students in just two short years. More information about them can be found on our website, starsforscholarlyyouth.com or visiting our Instagram, @starsfsy.

    They are looking to expand outside of Calgary and are looking for members interested in starting a chapter at UofT to tackle educational inequity. Chapter leaders will receive one-on-one support (creating partnerships with local organizations, recruiting a team and starting operations), create an impact that looks great for future career goals, and be connected to other students passionate about tackling this issue.

    If you are interested please fill out this short interest form: https://forms.gle/dbMt3FjFxPnQyjCw6

    Below are some of the programs that they offer:

    • One-on-One Tutoring - Free 1-on-1 tutoring to youth with a university student adept at teaching the subject they need support with. They are usually offered once per week for an hour, however, this may be adjusted based on the needs of the student.
    • Mentorship Program - Supports high school (and middle school) students by pairing them with a university mentor to help them better understand the university experience, apply to university or even find their passion. Students meet with their mentors for a minimum of an hour, once a month.
    • ESL Connect - Newcomer and immigrant students improve their English speaking and writing skills in fun and engaging ways.
    • Youth Can Code - Students are provided with an introduction to coding and computers.

    Hello Students,

    Are you interested in learning more about careers in engineering/science directly from people in the field? From 12PM – 1PM PST on Thursday, February 1, Teck will be hosting a Campus Coffee Engineering Careers Symposium where we will host breakout rooms featuring experts in the following fields:

    • Mining Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Chemical/Process Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering/Science
    • Geological Engineering

    This is your opportunity to learn what a career in your field might look like and receive answer any questions you may have. We will also be giving out a year’s supply of fresh roasted, organic, Fair-Trade coffee delivered directly to your door to the winner of our trivia.

    Register today!

    Tuesday, January 30

    5:30-8:00 PM EST

    Myhal Centre - 5th Floor Atrium

    This event is intended to connect Tesla engineers and recruiters to University of Toronto’s students and share more on our current openings for co-op and internship opportunities.

    Join a global network of multidisciplinary students and faculty investigating complex challenges to accelerate the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

    The Reach Alliance is a student-driven, faculty-mentored research and leadership initiative. Often described as a challenging, yet rewarding, experience, Reach teams conduct rigorous research and author a case study examining how critical interventions and innovations reach those who are hardly reached: the geographically remote, administratively invisible and marginalized.

    As a Reach Researcher you will:

    • Develop leadership skills
    • Work in interdisciplinary teams
    • Gain hands-on experience in research design and analysis
    • Carry out field research in a global context
    • Work with faculty mentors, performance coaches, and industry professionals

    Application Deadline: 11:59 pm EST, February 11, 2024

    Apply for the 2024-25 Cohort

    We’re excited to invite you to participate in our fourth Global Learning Case Competition facilitated by the University of Toronto! The competition is held February 20-22, 2024. This year’s virtual GLCC is seeking students from around the world to help us address this year’s theme, Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Social Change.

    Students from all three campuses and across the world will work virtually in teams over two days to brainstorm and design innovative, equitable and accessible solutions to the challenges presented by AI. On day three, they will submit their concepts to a panel of judges. To help guide and motivate the participants we will have engaging guest speakers, structured support and $5000 in prizes to be split among the winning teams. You can read more about the event at the website linked here.

    This year's case theme is AI for Social Change. No matter your program of study or background, we welcome you to join as an individual, a pair or a complete team of four. Those who register as individuals or pairs will be matched up with students from other institutions to create teams.

    You can register to reserve your spot in the event by February 5 at the link here: GLCC U of T Student Registration.

    Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling-basis, and applicants will be contacted if there is mutual candidate interest.


    Exciting news! University Consulting Group (UCG) is gearing up for our Winter Term Engagement and is inviting Canadian university and college students and postdocs from all backgrounds to join our volunteer case teams.

    UCG, a non-profit student-run organization, offers a remote opportunity to tackle real-world challenges for non-profits. As a Consultant, you will embark on a 10-week journey during which you will:

    1. Cultivate valuable teamwork skills alongside like-minded peers.
    2. Collaborate closely with non-profit clients to tackle their distinctive challenges.
    3. Establish connections and receive guidance from industry-leading consultants.
    4. Benefit from hands-on consultancy training led by seasoned experts.
    • The engagement will run from February 3rd to April and require a 5–10 hour time commitment per week.
    • Join our info session to learn more from alumni who launched from UCG into top consulting firms on the week of January 10th, 2024 [Register Here]
    • The application deadline is January 15th, 11:59 PM EST, but interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis, so don’t wait! [Apply Here]
    • Ready for this transformative journey with UCG? Reach us at info@universityconsultinggroup.com for inquiries or check out our website: https://www.universityconsultinggroup.com/

    Master’s and PhD Opportunities in Intelligent Systems and Control Theory at the University of Toronto

    Intelligent control systems are all around us. From a car’s automatic braking system to the inner workings of the human brain, control systems influence our lives everyday. We are the Systems Controls Group at the University of Toronto, and we specialize in the analysis, design, and control of intelligent systems, working on both theory and applications. We are looking for PhD and Master’s students to join our respective research groups.

    Prof. Mireille E. Broucke specializes in systems neuroscience, which is about the use of control theory to understand the human brain.https://www.control.utoronto.ca/~broucke/

    Prof. Margaret Chapman studies noisy control systems with applications to healthcare and misinformation spreading. https://www.control.utoronto.ca/~mchapman/index.html

    Prof. Manfredi Maggiore investigates basic open problems in the area of nonlinear control theory. https://www.control.utoronto.ca/people/profs/maggiore/

    Prof. Lacra Pavel advances control and game theory in networks with applications to optics. https://www.control.utoronto.ca/~pavel/

    Prof. Luca Scardovi specializes in the analysis and control of interconnected systems with applications to biology https://www.control.utoronto.ca/~scardovi/

    Prof. John Simpson-Porco focuses on robust optimal control with applications to energy systems and the power grid. https://www.control.utoronto.ca/~jwsimpson/

    If you are interested in undertaking a graduate degree in one of our research groups, we kindly ask that you follow the instructions posted here in order to submit your application. In your personal statement, please indicate the names of the professors whom you are most interested in working with. Please also indicate “Systems Control” as a research interest area in your ECE application. Applicants to the PhD program are expected to have prior research experience, and a typical PhD applicant will have (or will be working toward) a research-based Master’s degree. Note that the MASc and PhD degree programs are fully funded. We appreciate your consideration, and we hope to see your application.

    Last updated: February 27, 2024