Events and Training

Career Symposium

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About the Invest in Your Future Career Symposium

We've brought together inspiring keynote speakers, networking opportunities, interactive workshops, rapid resume/CV/LinkedIn reviews, professional photography services and much more - exclusively for graduate students.


Nov. 14, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – WATCH THE LIVESTREAM HERE

Opening Keynote:
Prepared for the Future

Suzanne Ortega, PhD, President, Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)

Nov. 15, 2019, 2:45 p.m. – WATCH THE LIVESTREAM HERE

Closing Keynote:
Shaping Your Career, Shaping Your Life

Omar Yaqub, MBA, Co-Founder and Senior Partner, ALIF Partners


Interactive Workshops

  • Leading Your Career into the Future 
    Tyler Waye, MA 
  • Transitioning Your Life: Learning to Manage in Any Circumstance
    Hillary Hutchinson, MA, MEd
  • Grad Alumni Mixer
  • Rekindling the Vision: Imagination and Goal Setting 
    Hillary Hutchinson, MA, MEd
  • Personal Branding: What's Your Brand? 
    Salima Ebrahim, MA

Please note: The interactive workshops may be used towards the Professional Development (PD) Requirement. To record your PD credit, please bring your ONEcard. To receive PD training credtit, you will be required to sign in with your ONEcard. Declaration of Attendance forms will NOT be signed at any of the sessions or workshops. Students will receive an e-mail confirmation of their attendance following the completion of the Invest In Your Future Career Symposium. All professional development sessions or activities must be approved by your department.

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.

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