Events and Training

Career Action Series

Career Action Series

The Career Centre will be offering several roundtable discussions to help PhDs and post docs take action on their careers. Bring your lunch and your questions for a facilitated discussion. Please RSVP here

Winter 2020

Do I Qualify for this Job?
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 12:35 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Description: For people who have spent most of their lives in an academic environment, job advertisements often seem to be written in an unknown language: how do I know if I should even apply? Join Career Centre Advisors Tyree McCrackin and Andrea Spevak as they uncover some of the common mistakes people make in matching their abilities to job advertisements.

Worthwhile Informational Interviews
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020
Time: 12:35 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Description: You have found a company where you would like to work or identified someone on LinkedIn with whom you would like to connect, so what are the next steps? An informational interview can give you many insights into what a company is looking for: the work environment, types of work, career path to get there, and more. Career Centre Advisors Tyree McCrackin and Andrea Spevak will share a common approach to starting you informational interview that may lead to a prospective job in the future.