Second AGM + Summer Internship (Christal Huang)

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15% off MCAT Courses
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When you purchase $5+
cups, $1 of the proceeds
will go to a local
charity!
When: Early March (TBA)
Where: 620 Richmond St
**Chance to win $50% off
Princeton MCAT course!
MID FEBRUARY
LASER QUEST!
- Team match between members
- Can accommodate upto 30 members
- Be sure to keep track of emails and reserve your space
early!
EVEN DOCTORS NEED A
BREAK
March 21 – 9 PM
- 19+ event
- $5 wristbands for cover before 11 PM
- All proceeds go to local charity!
- Anyone is welcome to come, not just pre-med members!
- Pay attention to emails for sale info!
WATER POLO
SUNDAY NIGHTS
Still space if you want to join the roster!
DODGEBALL
TUESDAY NIGHTS
Still space if you want to join the roster!
ACADEMIC EVENTS
- Med Applications
- VIDA
- Student Success Centre
- The Princeton Review
VOLUNTEERING
- Boys and Girls Club of London
- Ark Aid
CONTACT: EMILY LESOUDER ([email protected])
- Rotholme Family and Women’s Shelter (Monday evenings)
CONTACT: BLAIR BENNING ([email protected])
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*Banting & Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC), University of
Toronto
*Introduces undergraduate and medical students to the
field of diabetes research and to encourage research in
diabetes and its complications
*Deadline: January 28, 2014 – 5PM
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*To provide undergraduate students in the life sciences,
mathematics, and computer sciences with an
opportunity to undertake computational biology healthrelated research projects with established researchers
in an environment that provides strong mentorship.
*Deadline: February 26, 2014
*To attract and support students at Canada’s post-
secondary institutions to contribute to, and experience
from, working on projects within any division of
Canadian Blood Services.
*Deadline: February 28, 2014
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*Women’s College Hospital
*Work with a faculty member from WCRI at Women’s
College Hospital, as well as attend a series of research
skills sessions exploring different aspects of the research
process and focusing on the skills necessary for
successful women’s health research
*Deadline: February 28, 2014
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*Offers undergraduate students a unique opportunity to
engage in meaningful, real-life research in genomics,
proteomics, bioinformatics, GE3LS (ethical, economic,
environmental, legal, and/or social issues relating to
genomics and proteomics research) in academia and
industry
*Deadline: March 3, 2014
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*St. Michael’s Hospital
*Opportunities for undergraduate and medical students
to conduct research in a laboratory and/or clinical
setting under the supervision of a principal investigator
(scientist and/or MD)
*Deadline: March 31, 2014
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* University of Toronto
* To foster advanced research experiences for undergraduate
students in the following areas:
* Cardiovascular/Heart Diseases
* Epilepsy or Muscular Dystrophy
* Kidney and Kidney-related Diseases
* General Medicine Health Research in other areas
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* Deadline: March 3, 2014
* The Hospital for Sick Children
* To suggest a student to participate in a clinical
genetics/genomics research project
* Deadline: February 3, 2014
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* Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto)
* To provide an opportunity for undergraduate students
* Deadline: February 14, 2014
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* Alberta
* For students to participate in medical or health research in
Alberta
* Deadline: February 7, 2014 (4pm)
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* To support senior undergraduate university students seeking
hands-on training in cancer research in BC
* Deadline: February 12, 2014
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* RISE (Germany)
* Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Summer Student Fellowships
(New York)
* Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowships (Maryland)
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Drop-In Services
UCC210
Career Week is open to ALL Western students who are looking to answer
this question.
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The week includes faculty specific events, workshops, keynote speakers,
and networking opportunities.
Join us from January 27 to 31.
Details on CareerCentral and
Trying to find your dream summer job or a career after
graduation?
Attend Western’s Job fair!
Thursday January 30, 2014
11am – 4pm
Western Student Recreation Centre, 4th floor
Career Week is open to ALL Western students who are looking to answer
this question.
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The week includes faculty specific events, workshops, keynote speakers,
and networking opportunities.
Join us from January 27 to 31.
Details on CareerCentral and
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Preparation
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Research the position
What can you offer the organization?
Research the organization
Know your resume
First impressions
Practice!
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Arrive early
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Arrive 10-15 minutes
Avoid arriving too early
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3.
Introduction
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Handshake and eye contact
Let the interviewer conduct the interview
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4.
Rapport Building
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Ask for clarification if you need it
Provide examples
Types of questions
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5.
Closing
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Ask questions!
Thank the interviewer
Follow up
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6.
Follow-Up
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Make comprehensive notes assessing the interview
Send a thank you letter or email
Request for a follow-up assessment on your performance
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* Screening
* Telephone
* Video Conferencing
* One-on-one
* Panel
* Group
* General Group Interview/Information Session
* Sequential/Serial
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* Behavioural
* Situational
* Structured
* Unstructured
* Semi-structured
* Case
* Testing/Assessment
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* Behaviour-Based Questions
* To elicit information about how you have performed in the past
Situation
Task
Action
Result
Summary
W5 Model
* Ex. Describe a time in which you felt it was necessary to modify
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or change your actions in order to respond to the needs of
another person.
* Ex. Give me an example of a problem you faced and how you
went about solving it.
* Situational/Hypothetical Questions
* To establish how you would react and handle real-life situations
on the job
* Ex. You have a conflict with someone who is senior to you and is
not your supervisor. Describe how you would handle it.
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* Skill-Testing Questions
* To determine the level of the practical skills that you need for
the job you are applying
* It’s okay if you don’t know the answer – don’t fake it!
* Ex. Explain ______.
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* Problem-Solving Questions
* To understand how you solve problems in a certain field – how do
you process information? What is your logic? How do you solve
problems creatively?
* Ex. How many windows are there in London?
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* Traditional Questions
Profile
Academic
Work
Skills
* Ex. Tell me about yourself. Why do you feel you will be
successful in this work?
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* Illegal Questions
* Politely decline
* Ex. Race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, family status,
disability
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with The Student Success Centre
* Multiple mini interview
* A series of short, carefully timed interview sessions
* Ethical, behavioural, and situational questions
* Role play scenarios
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Knowledge of the MMI process
Level of preparation for an MMI
Confidence in their ability to do well in an MMI
Level of MMI interview skills
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1.
Complete the prerequisite online MMI Interview Prep
Module on OWL (Membership > Joinable Sites > MMI
Practice)
2.
Retrieve your certificate. Upload your certificate to the
“MMI” tab under “Event Calendar” on
www.westerncareercentral.ca
3.
Register for an MMI Practice Session on the main “Event
Calendar”
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* The Student Success Centre (UCC210)
* www.success.uwo.ca
* www.westerncareercentral.ca
* www.uwo.interviewstream.com
* http://westernpremed.com/
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