Mentorship Program

WISER launched its mentorship program in September 2015 based on a trio structure (undergraduate student, graduate student or early-career professional, and experienced professional). The program is eight months long and has three formal events throughout the year … Read more

Industry Mixer

Industry mixer is held annually at the University of Alberta, and each year, we invite many companies to join this business casual event. This evening event is a great networking opportunity for undergraduates, graduates and early-career professionals. This year we plan to hold Industry Mixer in November.
Please check back later in September/October 2018 for more details. 

Coffee Nights

This causal event covers various topics on networking and professional developments and is usually held once every few months. Previous topics that we covered including:

  • Networking Strategies
  • Workplace Etiquette and Culture
  • Speed Networking
  • Work Life Balance
  • Professional Behaviour, etc.
Professional Development Workshops

WISER presents several workshops throughout the year aimed at helping you with your professional development. The workshops from the past years and some upcoming workshops include:

  • Communication Style and Personality Assessment
  • Negotiating for Success
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurship
  • Human Rights and Gender Discrimination
  • Project Management
  • Resume and Interview Skills, etc.
Panel Discussions

Panel discussions are aimed to address certain topics. We ensure that the discussions to be informative, interactive, and thought-provoking. Some topics from past discussions include:

  • Learn from HR Managers
  • Career Panel
  • Managing Transition
  • Gender diversity in the workplace
Annual BBQ

This family-friendly event is a retreat for the whole community at the end of the year (in summer). We prepare food, beverages, and games for everyone. This year our summer BBQ will be held on July 15. For more information and registration, click here.