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My Experience as a Summer Intern at VL Omni

My Experience as a Summer Intern at VL Omni

Hello all, I’m a second year software engineering student at Western University. Last summer, I had the privilege of interning at VL OMNI through the Tech Under 20 Co-op Program. VL OMNI is a leading data integrator, helping merchants move data through their...

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Fellowships 2019: Fraser Connect

Fellowships 2019: Fraser Connect

This article was written by 2019 fellowship winner David Li. Project vision With traditional in-school announcement methods (such as delivering them over a loudspeaker) wasting over 20 hours of classroom time (per student) every year in Ontario schools, we created...

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Fellowships 2019: Voca Speak

This article was written by 2019 fellowship winners Alice Chen, Arushi Wadhwa and Stephanie Xiang.   Project vision Today, communication skills are absolutely essential for success within and outside of school. However, students are often thrown into...

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Learn2GetHired 2019 Recap

Learn2GetHired 2019 Recap

On May 25th and June 1st, we hosted our annual Learn 2 Get Hired event for high school students. This invite-only event gathered the top 50 students from within the TU20 community and helped them learn crucial skills, network with like-minded peers, and connect and...

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Jennifer Ge: Top Young Professional

Jennifer Ge: Top Young Professional

Jennifer is a Business Specialist Intern at PayPal Canada, where she gets the opportunity to explore what she is studying and her interest in tech. She is heading into her second year at the University of Toronto in the Rotman Commerce program and hopes to specialize in finance and economics in the future.

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Why Companies Should Hire Students

Why Companies Should Hire Students

We are reaching the point in the year in which students from all fields are applying to companies for summer internships. For students, the benefits of a high skill summer job is obvious. It’s now time to address the companies – why should companies hire students?...

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TU20 2018 in review

TU20 2018 in review

DENYS LINKOV TU20 Lead  For us at TU20, a year marks 5-7% of our lives which is quite remarkable. But, rather than just being a percentage, a year is an opportunity to become wise, kinder and more thoughtful. This is our second annual review to share many memories...

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TU20 Highlight: MTechHub

TU20 Highlight: MTechHub

Every TU20 event is made successful by several contributing members. The TU20 executive team, the attendees, community partners and sponsors. We recently hosted our first annual Policy in Technology event and wanted to highlight our key sponsors who made the event...

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