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CAREER ADVICE

By ROCHELLE MAZAR | January 18 2012

Dump that heavy old laptop and treat yourself to one of the many new hardware devices now on the market.

January 09 2012

This presentation is meant to offer insights about what grad students should expect if they are considering employment in government compared to a university setting.

By TARA SIEBARTH | January 09 2012

Teaching IP basics.

By TARA SIEBARTH | December 05 2011

Be well prepared and set objectives.

December 05 2011

This session helps explore career possibilities, what package of skills/experience/education you might need and how to identify and fill any holes in your CV before hitting the job market.

By JULIE CLARENBACH | November 23 2011

An interview with Susan Molnar, a graduate career counsellor at McGill University.

By ADAM CHAPNICK | November 16 2011

This is a book that presents real, practical, detailed advice drawn from personal experience, serious research, and candid interviews.

By AIMÉE MORRISON, ERIN WUNKER AND HEATHER ZWICKER | November 07 2011

Should you co-author a scholarly article?

By TARA SIEBARTH | November 07 2011

A new group at the University of Toronto is striving to bring together grad students whose research is based on, or around global health.

By ROCHELLE MAZAR | November 02 2011

Why aren’t you doing more with your course website?

By TARA SIEBARTH | October 19 2011

WLU provost advises faculty and grad students to take on some admin work and see how they like it.

October 11 2011

You’ve got your job offer – how do you negotiate that first academic position? Research funding? Lab space? How do you make requests without creating tension before you even start your new job? These are the types of questions graduate faculty often hear from their students who have just been offered academic jobs. This presentation will offer insight and suggestions in negotiating the terms of a first job and managing expectations from both sides of the table.

By JULIE CLARENBACH | October 11 2011

The podcast about leaving academia.

By DAVID KAUFMAN + ALAN WRIGHT | October 11 2011

Prepare your visit by learning about local customs. Read and speak with Canadian colleagues with overseas experience as well as colleagues from the host country. Establish rapport from the start by showing that you’re approachable and respectful of participants’ expertise and experience. If you already use humour in the Canadian context, use humour appropriately in […]

By MELONIE FULLICK | October 11 2011

A discussion on whether scholars should take the time to write a blog about their work.

By ADAM CHAPNICK | September 19 2011

Analysis of each major section of the application, with tips on what info should be front and center.

By NICOLA KOPER | September 12 2011

It is a delicate balancing act.

September 01 2011

This workshop presents what the University of New Brunswick Fredericton has learned through the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).

September 01 2011

Get an overview of the jobs available in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as what skills are needed in order to succeed.

August 31 2011

Based on the University Affairs blog “Virtually Learning,” this session provides future instructors with a sense of what they might expect during their first online teaching experience.