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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.

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.


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.