Monthly Archives: March 2016

Career Discussion: The Political Life

Amalia Ferreira-Espinoza, I read the papers and find politics interesting, but have never been involved in either advocacy or the actual political process. I am, perhaps, a bit cynical about the claims and counterclaims, the posturing and simplification that … Continue reading

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Humanities vs. STEM

hidesy, I studied English at university. My son intends to study engineering. My career path was indirect. This recent Workopolis post shows that engineering is one of the top five degree choices for landing a job in your field: … Continue reading

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Access to Higher Education?

Stock-Asso, My son is finishing Grade 12. He’s got a math and science brain, and has applied to a number of universities to study engineering or science. This is a stressful and exciting time: the applications went in before … Continue reading

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