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Career Advice

BY KHAROLL-ANN SOUFFRANT | OCT 09 2019

In response to the article “Why I decided not to pursue a PhD after completing my master’s”, Kharoll-Ann Souffrant explains what motivates her to continue her studies.

BY LISA DYCE & CATHERINE MAYBREY | SEP 13 2019

Supervisors and graduate program chairs need to encourage the use of these important campus resources.

BY STEPHANIE WHITNEY | SEP 09 2019

I am determined to amplify my voice so I can have impact in the work I do.

BY MOHAMED ELGENDI | SEP 03 2019

Help increase your readership and citation rates on your research articles.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | AUG 16 2019

People use wayfinding techniques to navigate unfamiliar situations, and university students should be no different.

BY RYAN RACINE | JUL 29 2019

Some words of advice for those struggling with the decision to depart academia.

BY RENEE POLZIEHN | JUN 20 2019

Postdoctoral fellows are a unique group and they need career advice tailored specifically to them.

BY MIRA SUCHAROV | MAY 31 2019

Once you’ve decided you want to jump into the public commen­tary sphere, how can you land on a specific idea?

BY STUART CHAMBERS | APR 26 2019

These six strategies can easily be implemented as part of a proactive approach to essay writing.

BY ELISSA GURMAN | APR 12 2019

Until more non-academic employers understand the meaning and value of a PhD, many more PhD holders will likely have to start at the bottom.

BY ANDREA EIDINGER | APR 10 2019

When all applicants are equally talented, the final decision often comes down to factors that are completely beyond our control.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | MAR 12 2019

The importance of putting students in the (career) driver’s seat.

BY ALISON FLYNN, GAVAN WATSON & JAY WILSON | MAR 06 2019

A good TPS is a living document and a key part of our self-assessment as educators.

BY OLDRICH BUBAK | FEB 26 2019

How McMaster University’s faculty of engineering is motivating new professors to improve their teaching effectiveness.

BY AMANDA DOBBIE & SAMAH SABRA | FEB 13 2019

When we stop to consider the demands that leadership can involve, we are enabling each other to move forward, together.

BY JOSÉ F. DOMENE | JAN 08 2019

Partners who accompany international students tend to be well-educated, yet many experience difficulties pursuing their own career goals once in Canada.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | JAN 04 2019

A new book aims to understand why a small subset of professionals actively resists retirement.

BY DAVID SMITH | DEC 17 2018

As time goes by, I’m having more and more misgivings about using social media.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 26 2018

UA web editor Tara Siebarth tested out the tongue-loosening properties of improv games for science communicators at the Canadian Science Policy Conference.

BY DEANNA ENGLAND | OCT 29 2018

Not only can career services administer assessments, but they can also offer resources that offer a different perspective.