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Tickets Are Now On Sale For Our Industry Night Gala.

(Follow this link to reserve your spot) Are you a first year student considering a career in economics? A fourth year student who has no idea what to do after graduation? Perhaps you just want a broader prespective of the opportunities that are out there? Don’t worry, SUE has your back. On February 3rd 2016, we will be hosting an Industry Night Gala featuring industry professionals from several different economics disciplines including energy, environment, health care, policy, agriculture, investment banking, and finance. We will also have a recent grad give us his insights on how he successfully entered the workforce. We are very excited to announce that our keynote speakers will include th

Mentorship Program Mixer Event - Thursday, November 19th

If you attended the September Mentorship Mixer, you know what a blast it is when SUE's mentors and mentees get together! We have already seen most of the semester fly by and there have been many relationships built through this first ever mentorship program for SUE. We are so excited for how well it has been going, and we are looking forward to celebrating all your hard work by hosting this fun evening for all mentees and mentors. As promised, we are pleased to invite all mentorship program participants to the mentorship mixer happening this Thursday, November 19th from 4:00- 6:00 pm in EEEL room 349! This is going to be an informal, fun event where mentors and mentees will get a chance to h

Food Drive Competition Information *location update*

Christmas is fast approaching and for many of us that means large dinners, parties, and more consumption of sweets than we care to admit. However, there are many Calgarians for whom a full meal is a rarity. The rapid plunge in oil prices has put almost everyone in Alberta on edge, particularly us students, but there are people for whom the fall means more than most of us here can even imagine. Food bank usage is up 20% this year in Alberta, and across the country the number of people using food banks is higher than it was during the Great Recession. More close to home, usage of the University of Calgary’s Campus Food Bank has doubled over the past year alone. It is not only homeless people l

November 10th, 2015 Newsletter

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Applicants needed for VP Finance Position on the SUE Executive Team

The SUE Executive Team is looking for applications for the position of Vice President of Finance. This is a great opportunity to get involved in leadership for SUE. If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity please send your resume to our current VP Finance Ever Motis at sue.vp.finance@gmail.com by November 23rd, 2015. Here is a brief description of the position and what you could expect your role to be as VP FInance: Description: The Vice President Finance oversees the financials of the Society. Primary Responsibilities: Maintaining the financial records (bank accounts, receipts, reimbursements) of the Society The VP of Finance shall, in conjunction with the President and EVP, have

Votes as Voices: The Surprising Similarities between Elections and Economics

Last month in Canada marked a historic election on many fronts: The longest campaign length since 1872, the highest turn out for advanced polls, and the largest overall voter turnout in over two decades. Like many of you, this election marked the first time I got to spread my democratic arms and express my opinion on who I believe is the most competent at running our nation. No matter how you voted, or whether you were elated or devastated by the results, by voting you contributed to the decision making process of this great nation. As I stepped forward, driver’s license in hand, I realized the amazing fact that my voice, along with all those around me, is one that counts in the decision mak

CV and Resume Building Workshop

(Limited Space, Sign Up Here) Career planning is always a difficult thing for students to commit to thinking about while worrying about courses. But knowing how to successfully transition from university to the job market is key to your success as economists. Come out for SUE's exclusive CV and Resume building afternoon at SS 403 on November 27th 3:00pm - 6:00pm. The first half hour will consist of an informative talk dedicated to teaching students how to write effective cover letters and the differences between a CV and a resume. You can expect to learn how each should be formatted for maximum effect and why both are so important during your current and future career applications in the eco

Student Prof Mixer Event- Thursday, Nov 5th

Have you ever wondered what your professors' origin stories are, both as Economists and as individuals? Have you ever wanted to talk to them about things other than school work, but never felt like you could during their office hours? Now is your chance to get to know some of the dedicated Economics professors at the U of C in SUE's laid-back Student - Professor Mixer! This event is about building relationships and breaking down the invisible wall that often exists between profs and their students. Seize this opportunity and have some fun with the people who make your education possible! This event will be held on Thursday, November 5th from 3:00pm - 5:00pm in the Arts Lounge in the Social

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