Professional Advisory Council (PAC)
PAC provides innovative thinking from the perspectives of professionals and strengthens the brand and prestige of the department.
The Dalhousie Economics Professional Advisory Council (PAC) will provide new, innovative thinking from the unique perspective of professionals who are Alumni of the Dalhousie Economics Department. With a focus on diversity of discipline and industry, PAC will advise students and faculty on matters centered on the 3 pillars of Outreach, Strategy, and Alumni.
In addition to the intimate knowledge of industry recruitment practices for new graduates, PAC will provide insight into relevant skill sets and competencies that are highly sought by the industry.
In addition to the intimate knowledge of industry recruitment practices for new graduates, Council will provide insight into relevant skill sets and competencies that are highly sought by the industry. The Council will serve as a channel to keep alumni connected, engaged, and informed on Dalhousie Economics Department achievements, while also providing an opportunity for the Program to leverage alumni support for strategic initiatives.
To achieve the mission, Council efforts will center on the following three pillars
Building Community Relationships
Developing Industry Relationships
Identifying Industry-Relevant Skill Sets and Competencies
Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration
Keeping Alumni Connected and Engaged
Leveraging Shared Interests
Celebrating Successes and Achievements
"I really enjoyed my time studying economics at Dal. The courses are stimulating, the professors are approachable, and it was a great preparation for my career."
"The skills I learned studying economics at Dalhousie gave me the foundation for a exciting and fulfilling career."
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"Studying economics at Dalhousie has given me valued friendships and the ability "think like an economist" which I have been able to apply in many settings."
"Dalhousie's undergraduate programme provided me with a strong basis in economics to pursue both rigorous postgraduate studies and a career as an economist in an international consultancy. I made life-long friends with staff and peers while at Dalhousie, and value my continued relationship with the University."