Postdoctoral Office

Career Action

New “Career Action” Series for Postdocs/PhDs

The Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Career Centre will be offering several round table discussions to help postdocs/PhDs take action on their careers. Bring your lunch and your questions for a facilitated discussion. Sessions are free and take place 12:05-12:55 in 2-100 SUB (Students Union Bldg)

Leading with LinkedIn - October 10
Transitioning to the Workplace - November 7
Acing the Interview - February 13
Do I qualify for this job? - March 13

Leading with LinkedIn - October 10
LinkedIn is used by nearly all hiring agencies at some point during their job recruitment. Join Career Advisor Tyree McCrackin as he share some key points in writing your leading statements for LinkedIn.

Transitioning to the Workplace - November 7
Every transition in your life requires you to adapt to new expectations and leaving behind your PhD/Postdoc to move into a new career role is no exception. Career Advisor Tyree McCrackin will share some common sources of tension and how you can better prepare yourself for your new job role.

Acing the Interview - February 13
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. Tyree McCrackin, Career Advisor for postdocs and PhDs has some tips to help you ace your next interview.

Do I qualify for this job? - March 13
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 Advisor Tyree McCrackin as he uncovers some of the common mistakes people make in matching their abilities to job advertisements.