Career Action Series

The Career Centre will be offering facilitated round-table discussions as a way to help graduate students and post docs gain insights to lead them in taking an active approach to the careers. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch and to prepare questions to add to the interactive discussion sessions hosted by Career Centre Advisors Tyree McCrackin and Andrea Spevak.


Discussion Series

Career Search Strategies

Do you have an idea of the types of jobs you are interested in, but aren't sure the best way to go about looking for jobs? Do you just use Indeed? LinkedIn? Do you feel uncertain about the job titles in Canada or about which jobs are in demand? Learn strategies to help you find out about jobs that suit your interests and needs.

Postdoctoral and PhD Students
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
noon-1:00 p.m.
Online
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Graduate Students
Thursday, May 14, 2020
noon-1:00 p.m.
Online
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Career Fears: Fighting Analysis Paralysis

You have just landed in your postdoc or graduate program and you feel like you haven't had a chance to explore what you really want to do. When you look at the options out there, do you feel paralyzed by what you should do next? Do you lack previous experience in a career that appeals to you and wonder what the right thing for you is? These are some fears that people may have. Join us for a conversation that can give you the power to take action.

Postdoctoral and PhD Students
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
noon-1:00 p.m.
Online
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Graduate Students
Thursday, June 18, 2020
noon-1:00 p.m.
Online
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How to Negotiate

You are getting ready for your job interview and have questions about start dates, wages, and more. What aspects of your new job should you negotiate and when? Who starts this process? Are there ways to get better at asking for what you need? Receive practical tips on how to negotiate in a non-tenure track position.

Postdoctoral and PhD Students
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
noon-1:00 p.m.
Online
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Graduate Students
Thursday, July 16, 20202
noon-1:00 p.m.
Online
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