Switching programs mid-degree might sound scary, but the transition can help you find your passion. From working in Carleton’s own undergraduate recruitment offices to managing postsecondary recruitment all across Ontario, alumna Patricia Eddu demonstrates how hard work and dedication pays off. Today, Patricia offers her wise insight to students and other young professionals about networking, the challenges of being a first-generation immigrant, and the importance of finding what energizes you.
10:53 = Patricia mentions Carleton’s undergraduate recruitment offices (URO). The URO is the ‘welcome centre’ for prospective undergraduate students, provides information about Carleton, and represents all undergraduate programs and services.
11:40 = Patricia references Carleton’s university fairs as a significant resource to students. Throughout the academic year, Career Services hosts a series of career fairs, recruitment and networking events, and employer visits as a way for students to connect with professionals in their field(s) of interest and explore their career options. Visit Career Services to see their virtual options for the upcoming term.
13:42 = Patricia was a tour guide at Carleton in her first year! If a job at Carleton interests you, visit the Career Services website or MySuccess to see virtual job opportunities available for the upcoming terms!
16:23 = Patricia mentions getting help from Carleton’s Career Services with building resumes and practicing with mock interviews. Career Services is Carleton’s on-campus centre for career development and exploration, employment preparation, and the primary place to find experiential learning opportunities for all current students and alumni.
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