Monday, July 31, 2017

CFN Peer Mentorship for Professionals Program Visits Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre

As a part of CFNs Peer Mentorship for Professionals Program, a field trip to Leduc took place over c #1 Energy Discovery Centre. The Centre has an interactive museum and science space that shows you the history of the oil industry in Alberta.
this past weekend.  Some may not know this, but Alberta Oil started to flow in Ledu

In the years since the discovery at Leduc #1, oil has impacted nearly every fabric of lives in Alberta. A visit to Leduc #1 will take you through the 365 million years of history and technology that created the world we live in today. Participants in the Multicultural Peer mentorship program for professionals visited the discovery Centre on a study trip to learn more about the history and development of the oil and gas sector in Alberta.

Mentoring, at its core, guarantees people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges, and makes them feel like they matter. Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on people in a variety of personal, academic, and professional situations. Ultimately, mentoring connects a person to personal growth and development, and social and economic opportunity.

CFN Multicultural Peer Mentorship for Professionals  is a 4-month program that matches Mentors working as professionals in their industry in Canada with Mentees who are professionals striving to find employment in their fields. It allows for newcomers to learn from the stories and experiences of successful immigrant professionals, while improving their knowledge, skills and understanding of the Canadian workplace culture and the environment. Additionally, it helps establish a wider peer support network within and outside one's culture. Funding for the program comes from United Way of Calgary and Area and City of Calgary Family and Community Support Services.

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