Career Action Series

In partnership with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR), the Career Centre will be offering monthly roundtable discussions to help graduate students and postdoctoral fellows take action on their careers. This is an opportunity for you to have your career questions answered. Participants are asked to prepare questions to add to the discussion sessions hosted by Andrea Spevak, Career Advisor, and Tyree McCrackin, Team Lead, Transition to Career.

One hour PD credit is available for graduate students who complete the Google document post-event. Please confirm with your department/faculty that they will accept this session towards the PD requirement.

FALL 2022 Online Discussion Series

Reframing Career Beliefs and Debunking Career Myths
January 12, 2022, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

If I leave my new position after a few months, will new employers hesitate to hire me? Do I need to have all the requirements for a job posting, in order to apply? These are just two of the myths that we will discuss, so join us for the real facts. Registration is now open via campusBRIDGE

Developing Your Interpersonal Skills, Identifying Your Transferable Skills
February 9, 2022, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

One of the most difficult tasks is evaluating your interpersonal and transferable skills. Just as you need to size this up for your IDP, you will also need to do this for your resume, cover letters, and job interviews.  Join us for a discussion on ways to build and recognize your skills. Registration is now open via campusBRIDGE

Stepping up Your Social Media as a Career Strategy
Mar. 9, 2022, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Although some people are hesitant to post on social media, when it comes to getting a job or launching your career, having a social media presence can be a real bonus. Join us for a session on how to use different social media platforms to build your brand. Registration is now open via campusBRIDGE

Yes You Should Apply!
Apr. 13, 2022, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

For people who have spent most of their lives in an academic environment, job advertisements often seem to be written in an unknown language. Do you qualify? How do you know if you should even apply? We will uncover some ways you can better align your resume to fit the job description and boost your confidence. Registration is now open via campusBRIDGE.

To learn more about Professional Development opportunities for graduate students, visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research website.