January 2017

Three PhD candidates join the GRADventure team

The three candidates

Over winter term 2017, PhD candidates Beth Timmers, Richard (Ruiqiang) Li, and Xiao-Bo Li are working on a range of projects in the Graduate Studies Office (GSO) which support graduate professional skills.

3MT: You absolutely can do this

Cheryl Chan competing in 3MT

Ultimately, I practiced a new skill, accomplished something that I never thought I could, and gained new perspective on my work. If you have registered for this year’s competition and are thinking, “I can’t do this,” I assure you: you absolutely can.

Exploring Your Options: A Primer on Informational Interviews

two people talking

Recently, I decided to conduct an informational interview. I think it was the best decision I made in a long time. If you don't know what an informational interview is, basically, it’s when you interview someone who has a career that you might be interested in. You can find out first-hand what the job really entails, or about the path required to obtain that job.

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