What are Industry Talks?
Industry Talks is a chance to learn about our WiE&IT Program partners’ equity, diversity and inclusion commitments. Whether you’re a first year student, graduating this spring, or in your first role, learning about leading employer’s equity, diversity, and inclusion commitments to its employees is a valuable opportunity and will help you make informed decisions about your career. You will also receive insights into the types of jobs that are available at leading engineering and IT organizations.
Reasons to attend an Industry Talk:
✓ Access mentorship opportunities
✓ Build your professional network
✓ Develop your soft skills
✓ Co-Curricular Record (CCR) recognition for students
✓ Receive a certificate of program completion
✓ Gain a LinkedIn badge upon program completion
✓ Attendance recognized as a graduate seminar for the Department of Electronics, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and the School of Information Technology
Who is this for? Women students in a Carleton University Bachelor, Master’s or Doctoral program, of: engineering, IT, applied science, computer science, mathematics, or physics. Current Carleton University women students interested in engineering and IT. Also, Carleton University alumnae who have graduated from a STEM program in the past three years. We encourage women from all backgrounds and identities to attend one (or many) Industry Talks. We are committed to creating spaces that are welcoming and supportive to women of all backgrounds, intersecting identities, and experiences – including racialized women, women with disabilities, Indigenous women, etc.
How to become a member of the program: Women students and alumnae are automatically eligible for the program and become members by attending a minimum of two Candid Conversations, Industry Talks, or Industry Networking events per academic year. Benefits of being a member include: receiving CCR recognition (students-only), a LinkedIn badge (an icon you can add to your profile, earned by completing a task), and program completion certificate.