Application deadline: November 7th, 2014

CEO X 1 DayOpen to third and fourth year university students, CEO for a Day is a program run by Odgers Berndtson, a leading global executive search firm that will help you gain valuable career skills and experience.

Up to 20 finalists will be chosen to spend a day shadowing a CEO in four major Canadian cities – Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Participating companies include Cineplex, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, GE Canada, Via Rail and lululemon.

What’s in it for you:

  • Participating in the 4-stage recruitment process gives you valuable skills and experience for future job searches
  • Two out of three applicants will have the opportunity to complete an online leadership assessment and receive a personalized report on aspects of their leadership skills like relationship building, goal setting and strategic thinking
  • Finalists will spend a full day shadowing a CEO (including one-on-one time), learning about their background, career path and leadership approach

Watch highlights from one student’s experience in this news story:

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