News for Current students

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Diving into Career Exploration

How do you plan for a career in a fast-paced, ever-changing and complex world? Participants at the first ever Career-a-thon dove straight into this question at the day-long career-planning “crash course” on Saturday, March 7.

Guided by a team of career advisors, students reflected on their interests, values and skills, considering how these aspects might contribute to their career goals and aspirations. Independent activities and group discussion facilitated their own career exploration with peers throughout the day.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Exploring diverse careers in academia

An experiential job shadow program for PhD students

Applications are now open for Exploring Diverse Careers in Academia, an experiential job shadow program for PhD students. This unique program offers PhD students the opportunity to learn about alternative-academic careers on campus through shadowing staff members who hold advanced degrees.

Here's what past participants had to say about their job shadow experience:

Monday, October 7, 2019

PhD and Postdoc drop-ins cancelled on October 17 and 22

PhD and Postdoctoral drop-ins are cancelled for Thursday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 22.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Volunteer Fair

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The Centre for Career Action will be hosting the Fall 2019 Volunteer Fair on Tuesday, September 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Life Centre Great Hall. This event offers students an opportunity to meet local organizations that are recruiting volunteers.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Graduate student and postdoc drop-ins cancelled for Monday, September 16

Please note that Graduate student and postdoc drop-in appointments at the Tatham Centre are cancelled for Monday, September 16. Graduate student and postdoc drop-in appointments for résumé, cover letter and interview advising will resume on Tuesday, September 17 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

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