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Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, it’s off to work we go!

Whether you are close to departing the academic womb or not, thinking about your future job is important at any stage. One of the questions from Chengcheng’s post that got me thinking was “What does your dream job look like? How

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From Student to Professional: Bridging the Gap with Internship

Evolution of students.

I’m so close I can taste it. In Clinical Psych, our last step is a one-year internship where we do (nearly) exclusively clinical work. This is my last summer here in beautiful Kingston, and then on to residency in the

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Roundtable: Time-to-Completion Tips

Unplug the router, or, if you're feeling nostalgic for Office Space, smash the router.

On the heels of Dissertation Boot Camp we’ve decided to finish out the month by each answering the same question: In a lot (most?) of programs PhD students are often later than expected graduating. What has been the most useful

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Amanda Tracey: Feeling Guilty?….Well, Don’t!

A view of Elbow Lake Nature Conservancy of Canada Reserve from Queen's University Biological Station website

I just wanted to start off by expressing how excited I am to be chosen as a new member of the Gradifying blogger team! I am a first year PhD student in Biology studying Plant Ecology and Evolution. I did

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Gradifying Poll

Grad Community at Queen's
How connected do you feel to a community of other graduate students at Queen's?