FGSR Professional Development Week
Dates: July 7th - 21st, 2014
The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is hosting a series of professional development sessions for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and the campus community at large. Details for each session are attached. Please RSVP at http://www.tinyurl.com/PDWeek-July2014 for each session you plan to attend. All sessions are free.
Note: two sessions may be used towards Ethics Credit. Please review with your department Graduate Coordinator/Chair if they will accept these sessions for this purpose. If you planning to attend the sessions Intellectual Property and/or Student Supervisor - Conflict Resolution, please note that you will be required to sign the attendance sheet and must stay the duration of the session for credit.
Monday July 14th
Session 1: Research Impact Measures - The Times Are Changin'
Session 2: Internships with MITACS
Tuesday July 15th
Session 3: Career Management with CAPS
Session 4: Pursuing a Postdoctoral Fellowship
Session 5: Preparing your Scholarship Application – Research Description
Wednesday July 16th
Session 6: Linked - In - A Road to Employment Success?
Session 7: Research Administration (RAD) 101 for Graduate Students and Postdocs
Session 8: How to Prepare Your Thesis for Your Committee and for Submission
Thursday July 17th
Session 9: Giving an Elevator or Hallway Pitch
Session 10: Student Supervisor Conflict Resolution – Ethics Credit
Session 11: Developing your Networking Skills
Friday July 18th
Session 12: Preparing for Your Defense
Session 13: International Students and Immigration Issues
Monday July 21st
Session 14: Intellectual Property– Ethics Credit