2019/2020 Peer Connect Blogs

The Fulfilling Positions in the Educational System

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - Luann Mule

Interested in a position within the educational system that has many opportunities for growth? Then this is the blog for you!


Everything you need to know about the retail industry

Friday, April 2, 2020 - Sofia Colley Aquino

Gain knowledge of the retail industry and find out what a typical career path in this field is.


The Power of SALES

Friday, March 27, 2020 - Nathan Pacheco

Learn more about New Relic, a company that specializes in developing cloud-based software that helps companies track the performances of their services and more on what it is like to work there.


A True Helping Profession: Personal Support Worker to Disability Services Co-ordinator

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - Selena Armstrong

Discover the truly amazing things a Support Worker does on a daily basis!


The Ins and Outs of Working in Public Service

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - Sofia Colley Aquino

Want to discover all that comes with working in Public Service?


Informational Interviews Part 3

Friday, February 28, 2020 - Shehroze Saharan 

Gain more perspective on what it is like to be a University of Guelph student! 


Keeping it All in Check: Youth Justice Programs Coordinator

Friday, February 21, 2020 - Selena Armstrong

Want to gain more insight about the day-to-day life of a Youth Justice Programs Coordinator?


Informational Interviews Part 2

Friday, February 14, 2020 - Luann Mule

Do you have struggles with time-management, procrastination, group work, writer’s block, prepping for presentations, creating posters or goal setting?


Informational Interviews

Friday, February 7, 2020 - Sidra Mohammed 

At the Heart of the Workplace: Hearing from a Human Resources Manager.


Saving the World One Day at a Time: Planning Cost & Control Technician’s

Friday, January 31, 2020 - Selena Armstrong 

Learn more about how a Planning Cost & Control Technician saves the world one day at a time!


A Student's Perspective: Searching for that Perfect Career - Part 2

Monday, December 2, 2019 – Jewel Lindemann

There are hundreds of job possibilities out there!


A Student's Perspective: Searching for that Perfect Career

Monday, November 25, 2019 – Luann Mule

Are you struggling with what your future career should be? Wondering if your chosen career is right for you? Not sure what job positions you can get with your degree? Or just want a plan B?


Why Work Values Matter

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – Emily Mahadeo

Why are work values so important anyway?


CV vs. Resume

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – Tasnin Zakaria

Although the words “CV” and “resume” are often used interchangeably, there are significant differences between the two.


Networking on the Job

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 – Sidra Mohammed

If you are a student reading this, chances are you’ve either previously held a work or volunteer position, or are currently seeking one. While a lot of preparation is needed to enter the workforce, it does not end there. Your job or volunteer term is an excellent time to continue learning, growing and eventually building your network. This is what is known as networking on the job. It’s when you build connections, become exposed to unique experiences, and learn from others, while you are employed.