Professional Development for Graduate Students

The following list contains workshops that may be of interest to post-doc and graduate students. It is important to get an edge in the current market and in your respective field, thus it is essential that you invest some time into growing your personal skills. The workshops below are just small collection of the resources available, an extensive list can be found by navigating the websites below:
 
 
Faculty of Graduate studies

Summary: connect with professionals in science, technology, engineering and math professions (STEM) and learn more about hiring practices, employer expectations and how to leverage higher education while exploring available career opportunities.
Host: The Career Centre & Faculty of Graduate Studies
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
 
Summary: Professionals will share examples of the range of opportunities available within their fields, the particularities of applying as a PhD and talk about how to translate the skills developed in academia to non-academic careers.
Host: The Career Centre & Faculty of Graduate Studies
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
 
Summary:  This interactive workshop will get into the nuts and bolts of the main proposal types determined by participants' interests: the research funding proposal, and the non-academic project proposal.
Host: Faculty of Graduate Studies
Date: Winter 2018 (complete details TBD)
 
York Career Centre

 
 
Mitacs

 
Summary:  enable participants to integrate the principles of project management, team building, group dynamics and leadership that participants can apply immediately and in their future careers and lives.
Date: Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm (Registration starts at 8:45am )
Location:  Chelsea Hotel Toronto - 33 Gerrard Street West
 
Summary: This 2-day workshop provides an experiential, collaborative learning experience to enable participants to build on the principles of project management, team building, group dynamics and leadership identified and applied in Level I, while exploring key concepts in greater detail to further develop participants skills and knowledge in the area of project planning and management.
Date: Monday, June 11, 2018 to Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm (Registration starts at 8:45am SHARP on Monday)
Location: St Paul's Bloor Street, 227 Bloor Street East