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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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7 Job “Skills” That Don’t Require Skill

7 Job “Skills” That Don’t Require Skill

  Whether you’re working on your resume or heading into a job interview, the one question that you’ll have to address is what skills you possess that will make you stand out to an employer. If you haven’t  taken the time to analyze your skill set, this question can be...

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Empowrtech’s Journey With the Tech Under 20 Cup

Empowrtech’s Journey With the Tech Under 20 Cup

Introduction When tasked with the seemingly challenging objective of developing, perfecting and proposing an idea, we were overwhelmed. Meet our team, Jaiden Ratti, Jivan Kesan and Curtis Sinopoli, three grade nines entering the Tech Under 20 Cup for the first time,...

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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: Burlington Economic Development

TU20 Highlight: Burlington Economic Development

Preparing for the TU20 Cup was not easy. It required lots of paperwork, lots of physical labor and lots of guidance and input that made the event as exciting as it was. In the end, the question remained, "Exactly what problems are we trying to solve?" With the help...

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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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2018 TU20 Policy in Technology Recap

2018 TU20 Policy in Technology Recap

Nov 19th: This weekend we hosted our inaugural TU20 Policy in Technology competition. 30 students from 5 different high schools competed in a 3 hour case competition focused on trying to find problems and solutions with AI. Our theme focused on the "Future of Work"...

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TU20 Fellowship 2018 – My Summer Experience

TU20 Fellowship 2018 – My Summer Experience

My Starting Plan This summer I was involved with the Tech Under Twenty fellowship program where my partner Ansar and I planned to develop an application with the help and guidance of the Tech Under Twenty team. We started off creating an app that could diagnose Benign...

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5 Tips to get the Most out of your Summer Internship

5 Tips to get the Most out of your Summer Internship

Some decisions are difficult to make. For students, one of the biggest decisions is which career to pursue. The options seem endless, each with its own education path, daily activities, and lifestyle. How do students choose between two vastly...

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