Events and Workshops

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.

Fall 2019

Slimming Your CV to Create a Resume
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time: 12:35 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Description: Most of us have some version of a CV on file but what happens when you start looking outside of the academic arena positions. Suddenly, you need to pare down a multi-page document to no more than two sheets. Come discuss on how to make this a less daunting tasks with Career Centre Advisors Tyree McCrackin and Andrea Spevak.

Transitioning to the Workplace
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 12:35 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Description: Every transition in your life requires you to adapt to new expectations and leaving behind your PhD and/or post doc to move into a new careers in no exception. Career Centre Advisors Tyree McCrackin and Andrea Spevak will share common sources of tension and how you can better prepare yourself for your new job role.

Winter 2020

Mastering Networking
Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Time: 12:35 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Description: Whether you are comfortable speaking with strangers or prefer to avoid networking events, let's talk about some strategies you can use to expand your network. Career Centre Advisors Tyree McCrackin and Andrea Spevak will share some common sources of tension and how you can better prepare yourself for networking opportunities.

Acing the Interview
Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Time: 12:35 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Description: For most people, participating in job interviews is not a common activity. What are employers really looking for? What can you do to prepare for your next interview? Career Centre Advisors Tyree McCrackin and Andrea Spevak have some tips to help you ace your next interview.

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.

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