As a graduate student, and Kukuzoo Studio’s new research media director, Gurjeev needed to learn how to effectively build a team of like-minded individuals with various expertises. He turned to two Mitacs Step workshops, team building and effective communication, to develop the business skills he was lacking.
Zoey says she will leave Canada as a more mature, independent and confident individual. Her experiences through Globalink have shown her the importance of having a multicultural perspective and the power that comes from connecting with others.
I feel more confident in leading research projects within strict deadlines, and to collaborate in ways that cater to individual students’ learning and personality styles. I have also learned a great deal about industry expectations which will help me enter my desired field and find a career placement.
The commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada, and serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.