Meet Mary-Margaret Bennett, a third-year Management student majoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. She is currently the Vice President of Marketing at Enactus Dalhousie and an Assistant Career and Recruitment Specialist at Management Career Services. She has work experience in business development and public relations and has numerous community involvements. Mary-Margaret was impressed by the Bachelor of Management Internship Program initial info sessions and resources she was given. She feels that the hands-on learning and networking opportunities have offered her a wealth of knowledge and have relevant application to her job search and student society work.
“It is never too early to begin preparations for the job search. Making valuable connections now and maintaining them will create a competitive advantage over other candidates. Try out safe environments for pitching practice: there are numerous events held by the city and local organizations that are completely free for students to attend, so students should seek them out online or in the MCS weekly newsletter. The next person you shake hands with might be your next employer!
I also recommend using all of the resources that MCS provides. Applying to the Internship Program, going to employer information sessions, and building your Co-Curricular Record are manageable goals that bring you closer to finding a job, and look incredibly attractive on your resume and transcript.
Applying to the Bachelor of Management Internship Program has benefited me, both in my job search and everyday life. Through the process, I have gained immense confidence in my pitching, networking, and communication abilities. The prep seminars also assisted in research and resume writing skills, which have proven valuable in my current employment and internship search.”
Mary-Margaret would like to thank the Internship Program and the passionate MCS team who have helped her to realize her potential and move closer to completing her goals.
The deadline to apply to the Bachelor of Management Internship Program is January 31, 2016. Visit the MCS website for more information.