Career Booster German(y)

Career Booster German(y) Enlarge image Career Booster German(y) (© Goethe-Institut Toronto) Better prospects for success in studies and employment - learning German can be a huge advantage to your curriculum. At UVic’s Career Booster German(y) event, students will discover the advantages of learning German and considering Germany as a location for professional development. The German Department at the University of Victoria together with the Goethe-Institut Toronto will present cutting-edge business leaders and researchers, followed by a panel discussion that brings to light opportunities for German in Canada. Not only will the panelists be presenting how German helped them to get where they are, but students will also learn more about possiblities to learn German and go to Germany to work or study.

Everyone is welcome!

Date and Venue:

October 3rd  2:30-6:30pm

University of Victoria
Elliot Buildung, Room 162

3800 Finnerty Road


Schedule of Events

2:30 – 3:30: Short Presentation of Companies
TRIUMF (Dr. Reiner Kruecken); K+S Potash Canada (Steffen Brill); Amec Foster Wheeler (Dr. Tilman Thrum and Adam Solheim)
3:30 – 4:30: Panel Discussion
"Career Booster German(y): Opportunities with German in BC and Canada"
Moderated by UVic professor Dr. Elena Pnevmonidou
Dr. Reiner Kruecken (TRIUMF); Steffen Brill (K+S Potash); Dr. Tilman Thrum and Adam Solheim (Amec Foster Wheeler); Karin Reinhold (STIBC); Christine Korte (Goethe-Institut)
4:30 – 5:00: Coffee and Cake

5:00 – 5:30: Workshop UVic Study Abroad Programs in Germany, Dr. Matt Pollard
5:30 – 6:00: Workshop UVic Co-op Programs in Germany, Dr. Allison Benner              
6:00 – 6:30: Quick German Course

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