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Monday, November 2, 2020 (all day) to Friday, November 6, 2020 (all day)

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Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) is pleased to sponsor the inaugural Canadian Career Symposium for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows, aimed at professional development and career exploration. GSPA encourages graduate students and postdocs to register for the Career Symposium.

Symposium description

The symposium for graduate students and postdocs includes a keynote address and negotiation workshop from Anne Krook, presentations from Susan Porter (English) and Marcelline Bangali (French) on identity development, career sessions delivered by GPDN members and invited experts on topics including career self-assessments, labour market research, informational interviews, networking, and research impact. In addition to these sessions, the symposium will host career panels featuring speakers with advanced degrees discussing their experiences in government, consulting, and alternative teaching professions. 

Registration details

The full agenda and registration are on the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) webpage

  • Registration opens at 12:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, October 19, 2020.
  • Students and postdocs are encouraged to register early, as registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
  • As registration is limited, please only register for sessions that you are able to attend live. 
  • Confirmation of registration status will be provided, with Zoom links, approximately one week prior to each session.

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