Events - November 2021

Thursday, November 25, 2021 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Does the idea of networking make you super anxious? When you hear the word “networking” do you shudder? Do you feel all these things but want to do it anyways? Well this event is for you! This is an event for folks who hate networking but want to practice with fellow people who hate networking. Supportive environment to practice new skills in a safe(r) space!

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Whether you are considering a career in industry or academia, having a broad skill set and being able to recognize the value of your skills is important for success.  Attend this workshop to explore the skills you already have and to create an action plan for skill development during your graduate studies.

*Note: this workshop has significant overlap with the Foundations workshop for the Professional Skills Foundations (PSF) program and is recommended for students who are not participating in the PSF program.

Monday, November 22, 2021 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

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Friday, November 19, 2021 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Learn from U.S. immigration professionals, Eileen Martin and Beth Klarin, about options available to graduating students interested in working in the U.S.

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Thursday, November 18, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

In this interactive workshop, you will discuss the value of making connections as part of a job search strategy.  You will explore networking strategies and identify your own action plan.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Explore your personality type and preferences and how these apply to your career choices.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Students are looking at a future that will present problems that require global solutions that come from intercultural teams. Educational institutions across Canada are aspiring to graduate students who are equipped to navigate a rapidly-evolving global landscape that positions them well towards identifying and solving these global problems. Students from international backgrounds enrich our campuses with their diverse cultures, ideas, values and traditions. As part of the international education community, we interact with organizations globally.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

A workshop about countering imposter syndrome and the many ways it resurfaces during different job search processes, including resume and cover letter writing, networking, etc. Identifying and owning your skills and experiences.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Identify your key power (transferable) skills and apply these to your career planning and development.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Reaching out and connecting with total strangers about career stuff can be totally nerve-wracking and awkward. In this workshop we will abandon traditional ideas of “networking” and talk about connecting to other people as people. We will explore reasons to connect with others, some of the challenges you might face (e.g. anxiety, nerves, imposter syndrome, etc.), and give you tips and connect you with resources for navigating talking to strangers about career stuff in a new way.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Are you applying for a faculty/lecturer/postdoc position? In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae (CV) as well as how to write a professional and compelling cover letter for academic positions.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Reaching out and connecting with total strangers about career stuff can be totally nerve-wracking and awkward. In this workshop we will abandon traditional ideas of “networking” and talk about connecting to other people as people. We will explore reasons to connect with others, some of the challenges you might face (e.g. anxiety, nerves, imposter syndrome, etc.), and give you tips and connect you with resources for navigating talking to strangers about career stuff in a new way.

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