Student and New Grad

Student, Intern, and New Grad Career Inspiration Center. This blog category holds blog posts to specifically help students and new graduates, discover careers, find jobs, internships, and launch their career when they are ready to enter the workforce #findyourpath . We may also include peer inspiration stories and feature students who are working on some pretty amazing things! In this section you'll also find information about #campuslife and #studentlife. ReRouting is helping students and new grads navigate through the world of work! #findyourpath #findyourpurpose. Deciding what to do with your life is hard, but through our series of articles and worksheets, Natalie at ReRouting will help you find your purpose and establish a plan to help get you where you want to go! Student, Intern, and New Grad, information, resources, tips, tricks, and strategies to help you find career inspiration, discover careers you'll love, and launch your career.

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    7 Tips for Students Struggling to Find Summer Jobs Through the Covid-19 Pandemic

    The Covid-19 pandemic has not only increased the Canadian unemployment rate, but it has also significantly hit students who rely on their jobs and summer jobs to pay for tuition and other student expenses. According to Statistics Canada, in March 2020 the “youth employment rate fell by 392,000”. YIKES! Students rely on their jobs to pay for tuition and other living expenses, but they also rely on these jobs to gain valuable work experience that will help them launch their careers once they graduate. If the youth employment rate has already dropped, what will it look like in the coming months? Many students rely on their summer jobs to save…

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    Young Scholar – A Non-Profit Organization Every Canadian Student Should Know About

    Young Scholar was founded by Sherry Wong in 2014. This inspiring young leader graduated high school with over $130,000 in scholarship offers. Determined to help others, she started writing articles on how to successfully apply for scholarships and post-secondary institutions. Sherry and the team at Young Scholar have established a free community resource run by students and for students. Why Should Every Canadian Student Know About this Organization? Young Scholar is a non-profit organization helping students transition into post-secondary education. The Young Scholar Team is spread out across various Canadian universities and colleges promoting the organization’s initiatives as well as setting up events to help other students along their paths. An…

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    Meet Mburu Njunge – Aspiring Young Talent With Interest in IOT, Product Research, and Digital Marketing

    I first connected with Mburu when he applied for a position posted on ReRouting. When viewing his profile, I was inspired to see that at such a young age he has accomplished so much. In 2016 Mburu completed his BSc in Dryland Agriculture, Sustainable Agriculture, and Enterprise Development from Kenyatta University in Kenya, Africa.  He has a passion for Agribusiness  which led Mburu to co-found ConviFarm in 2015 through an incubation program via the Waterloo- Strathmore Mobile Technology Challenge. In August 2018 Mburu moved to Waterloo, Ontario to begin a Master’s Degree after being awarded with a scholarship provided by Mastercard. Mburu is an aspiring young talent with interest in…