About the Invest in Your Future Career Symposium
Get ready to invest in your future at the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research's career conference for graduate students this fall reading week! This year’s conference is designed to inspire and give you the skills to design your life, work your network, tell your story and think “different”.
On Nov. 15-16, 2018 the Invest in Your Future Career Symposium will feature:
Nov. 15, 2018 9:30 a.m. – LIVE STREAMED
Think “Different”: Why Using a New Lens to Take Stock of Your Skills Will Make the World a Better Place
Curtis Clarke, PhD, Deputy Minister, Alberta Education, Government of Alberta
Nov. 16, 2018 3 p.m. – LIVE STREAMED
The Best Career Advice I Ever Got: “Say Yes”
Kory Mathewson, PhD Candidate, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, University of Alberta and improvisational artist, Rapid Fire Theatre
- Designing Your Grad Experience to be Career-Ready
Nana Lee, PhD – PD Credit
- Growing, Using, and Sustaining Your Professional Network
Anne Krook, PhD
- Master's and PhD Alumni Career Panels
- The Value of Storytelling: How to Showcase What Counts For You
Elaine Broe, MA and Kelly Wood, MA – PD Credit
- How to Develop an Entrepreneurial and Innovation Mindset: Skills Employers Want
Evan Hu M Eng – PD Credit
Made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
This symposium is open to all Campus Alberta graduate students and postdoctoral fellows which includes 26 post-secondary institutions.