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Mentor's Corner Launch

Posted by: Industry-Education Council Hamilton

It is with great pleasure that we announce the launch of the career mentors’ webpage on our website. We are fortunate to have some amazing mentors in Hamilton who have agreed to share their views on what it means for them to be a mentor.

We are pleased to showcase these individuals who have made it their priority to instil work ethics and essential skills, by providing valuable career exploration opportunities to our future workforce across a variety of economic sectors. 

We invite you to read their stories and hope that you will be
inspired to join the thousands of Hamiltonians, who believe that knowledge-transfer and career mentorship are the key to the growth of our economy and our community.

 To view the Career Mentor’s page please visit,  www.iechamilton.ca. Select from the tab menu Mentors and go to Mentors Corner.   Or go to the mentors’ corner page directly at http://www.iechamilton.ca/mentor-page.html

 

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