Wednesday, March 31, 2021 @ 12:00 AM
CMU students pour hours, six credit hours to be exact, into their practicum placements and yet many don't get paid. But that is changing. The university's newly launched Centre for Career and Vocation has already developed partnerships with numerous organizations and networks, and recently received two grants to support work-integrated learning at CMU.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
Dr. Christine Kampen Robinson has worked at CMU part-time since 2018 and full-time since 2020. She is Director of the Centre for Career and Vocation, Director of Practicum, and Teaching Assistant Professor of Practicum and Social Science.
Saturday, March 13, 2021 @ 8:55 AM
At a time when so much of society and work is being "cracked open" by the pandemic, a liberal arts education is more important than ever.
That's the view of Christine Kampen Robinson, director of the new Centre for Career and Vocation at Canadian Mennonite University.
"What work looks like in the future is being redefined," she said. "We don't yet know what it will look like."
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Friday, March 12, 2021 @ 9:21 AM
CMU is the first Canadian post-secondary institution to join the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE), a North American network of colleges and universities that offers grant funding, resources, and support to enrich the intellectual and theological exploration of vocation among undergraduate students. It is run by the Council of Independent Colleges.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 @ 10:04 AM
CMU celebrated the launch of its newest initiative, the Centre for Career and Vocation, as work-integrated learning month kicked off across Canada on March 1.
The Centre for Career and Vocation's mission is "to equip members of the CMU community to purposefully connect calling, courses, and career through curriculum-integrated academic and vocational advising, experiential and work-integrated learning, and encouraging interdisciplinary exploration and creativity."
Friday, January 22, 2021 @ 9:48 AM
Ennet Bera hadn't even donned her graduation cap yet when she got her first job in the non-profit sector.
Bera (CMU '19) graduated with a Master of Arts in Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development. She is program assistant for the Fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT), which operates through the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation in Winnipeg.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 @ 9:30 AM
When Amelia Pahl envisioned how her practicum would go, she didn't expect she would be dissecting an 18th century prayer book and seeing how it could be used for worship today. Yet this was one of the many tasks she took on this summer.
Monday, June 1, 2020 @ 1:08 PM
The Practicum program at CMU is integral to the learning experience. In fact, every student is required to complete a practicum in order to graduate. It is these opportunities that help students weave together their learning in the classroom with their interests outside of it. CMU is committed to continue growing and enriching this program, which has included appointing Dr. Christine Kampen Robinson as Director of Practica.
Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 8:45 AM
When Nadya Langelotz decided to direct a summer camp, she thought it would require putting on hold one of her biggest passions: writing.
It was while working at the end of last semester in CMU's printing press, located in one of CMU's castle-like towers, that the fifth-year English major lamented to her friend that she wouldn't have time to write during the busy schedule of camp. When her friend suggested doing it as a practicum at camp, Langelotz doubted it would work. How could writing and camp go together?