Professional Development & Networking

Industry engagement is an important component of the MScSM Program, and we organize a range of professional events throughout the year. MScSM also offers a substantive series of professional development sessions. Examples include:

  • Communications, Conflict & Negotiation
  • Presentation Skills
  • Business Writing
  • Case Interviewing
  • Application Documents
  • Informational Interviewing

Aside from workshops and seminars, MScSM students participate heavily in networking events, both on and off campus. Examples include:

  • Sustainability Careers Day: students participate in speed-networking with a diverse range of professionals from different sectors

  • Sustainability Career Panel: students hear from professionals working across disciplines 

  • Sustainability Conference Day: students hear from keynotes and panellists

Careers Day 2018

Guest Lectures

The MScSM Program places a high value on in-class guest lectures from experienced sustainability management experts. Guest speakers have joined us from the following organizations:

 
  • Canadian Public Accountability Board
  • City of Mississauga
  • Conservation Halton
  • The Delphi Group
  • Edward James Consulting - Antony Upward
  • Fielding Chemical
  • HP Canada 
  • Lee Chin Institute, Rotman School of Management
  • Maple Leaf Foods
  • Molson Coors
  • Nestle Waters
  • REFOCUS
  • Sustainability Advantage
  • Partners in Project Green
  • The Carbon Accounting Company
  • The Works Design Communications
  • UBER

Speaker Series

As part of our commitment to helping students connect to industry professionals, our Speaker Series brings experienced professionals to speak to the class on a regular basis. Examples of these include experienced industry experts from:

 
  • Advanced Energy Centre
  • Asia Pulp & Paper
  • Blackstone Energy
  • Bluesource Canada
  • BMO
  • Celestica
  • Clean River
  • Conservation Halton
  • Deloitte
  • ecobee
  • Enbridge 
  • Greater Toronto Airports Authority
  • Holcim Canada
  • KPMG
  • LoyaltyOne
  • MaRS Discovery District
  • Maxxam Analytics
  • McDonald's Canada
  • Metrolinx
  • Molson Coors
  • MSCI
  • Ontario Government
  • Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
  • PwC
  • RWDI
  • Toronto District School Board
  • Waste Diversion Ontario
  • Worley Parsons
  • WSP Canada Inc.

Career Day

Throughout the year, we host larger-scale events designed to connect students with businesses in order to learn about career paths and future professional options. These include:

  • Sustainability Careers Events, connecting students with:
Industry Partners from our 2018 Careers Day 
  • AiMS Environmental
  • Brookfield Property Partners
  • Canderel
  • City of Markham
  • City of Mississauga
  • City of Toronto
  • Compass Energy
  • Credit Valley Conservation
  • David Suzuki Foundation
  • DCR Systems Group
  • Delta Management Group
  • Dream Unlimited
  • Ecovert
  • Enviro-Stewards
  • Hatch
  • Home Depot
  • Impact Change Management Consultants
  • Invenergy
  • Interact Energy
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge
  • LSF
  • MaRS Discovery District
  • Ontario Ecoschools
  • OPG
  • Our Horizon
  • PAC Next
  • Partners in Project Green
  • RPRA
  • Pinchin
  • Provision Coalition
  • Recycling Council of Ontario
  • Ripple Farms
  • Sustainalytics
  • TD Bank
  • The Roots Collective
  • Town of Richmond Hill
  • TRCA
  • TSSS
  • Wood Group
  • World Wildlife Foundation
  • The Agency

Career Panels, including speakers from:

  • AMEC
  • Brookfield Johnson Controls
  • City of Mississauga
  • Credit Valley Conservation
  • EcoSource
  • The Delphi Group
  • Wildlands League
  • WSP Canada Inc.


Careers Day 2017