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CAREER ADVICE

By IAN MACLACHLAN | April 02 2012

Pack your bags!

By CAROLYN STEELE | March 28 2012

Helping graduate philosophy students navigate the job market with relevant workshops.

By DALTON KEHOE | March 21 2012

One professor’s exploration of the wonderful world of wikis, and how they can help move students from passive knowledge recipients to active and collaborative learners.

By JULIE CLARENBACH | March 14 2012

An interview with Carolyn Watters, vice president, academic, at Dalhousie University.

March 05 2012

This session addresses some of the challenges that come with “moving the goal post,” from finishing your doctorate to having an active and happy professional life in a new job.

By ROBERT SUMMERBY-MURRAY | March 05 2012

You’ve got mail.

February 06 2012

This workshop is designed for individuals who are looking for work in academia. It focuses on developing a personal teaching portfolio.

By CARLA GUNN | February 01 2012

The rules of engagement.

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.

By TARA SIEBARTH | January 09 2012

Teaching IP basics.

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.

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 TARA SIEBARTH | December 05 2011

Be well prepared and set objectives.

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

Should you co-author a scholarly article?

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.