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Schedule

A schedule for each term will be posted as soon as practical to help you in your planning. Consult the Planning Guide to see what time of the year workshops will be held.  Registration for Fall and Winter Workshops is open. Click here for details on how to register, unless specified otherwise.

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Planning Guide

2015/16 Workshops (Draft)

September

Tips on Applying for NSERC & CIHR Scholarships

Date: Monday, September 21
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: Faculty
Venue: Dupuis 217
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Tips on Applying for SSHRC Scholarships

Date: Tuesday, September 22
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: Faculty
Venue: Dupuis 215
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Principles of Teaching & Learning

Date: Thursday, September 24
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Sue Fostasty-Young (CTL)
Venue: Jeffrey 234
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Using LinkedIn to Help with the Job Search

Date: Monday, September 28
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Julia Blackstock (Career Services)
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Career Development


Getting the Most out of Your Supervisor: Managing the Supervisory Relationship

Date: Wednesday, September 30
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Dr. Arunima Khana (HCDS) & Dr. Sandra den Otter (SGS)
Venue: Dunning 11
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills

October

Skills of Communication

Date: Thursday, October 1
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: TBA
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


Job Search (for Careers in Government, Business & Industry)

Date: Monday, October 5
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Julia Blackstock (Career Services)
Venue: Gordan 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Career Development


CVs & Cover Letters for Academia

Date: Wednesday, October 7
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: SGS and Faculty
Venue: TBA
Theme: Career Development


Integrity in research & Academics

Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Karina McInnia & Andrew Winterborn (ORS)
Venue: Dunning 11
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civic Responsibilities


Practice Interviews for Academic Positions

Date: Wednesday, October 14
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: SGS and Faculty
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Career Development


Career Week (October 19-23)


Advanced LinkedIn

Date: Monday, October 19
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenter: Julia Blackstock (Career Services)
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


E Portfolios

Date: Monday, October 19
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Presenter: TBA
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Writing for Social Media

Date: Monday, October 19
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Presenter: Sidneyeve Matrix
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Preparing a Teaching Dossier

Date: Tuesday, October 20
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenter: Andy Leger
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Preparing for your Academic Career

Date: Tuesday, October 20
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Presenter: Stefanie von Hlatky, Tim Bryant
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


The Versatile Graduate: Identifying the "Employable You"

Date: Tuesday, October 20
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: Christine Fader (Career Services)
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Morning Coffee Meet and Greet with Dr. Anne Krook: Advice on the Job Search

Date: Wednesday, October 21
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Presenter: Anne Krook (Drop-In)
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Keynote Speaker for Faculty on Mentoring Graduate Students for Multiple Career Paths

Date: Wednesday, October 21
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Presenter: Anne Krook
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Student Workshop on Building a Career

Date: Wednesday, October 21
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Presenter: Anne Krook
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Discovering the Entrepreneur Within - TBC

Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Winning CVs, Resumes and Cover Letters

Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: Christine Fader (Career Services)
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Mitacs: Networking

Date: Friday, October 23
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: Ban Righ Levana Room
Theme:  Career Development


What Employers Want - STEM/Health Sciences

Date: Friday, October 23
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presenter: TBA
Venue: Ban Righ Levana Room
Theme: 


What Employers Want - Humanities/Social Sciences

Date: Friday, October 23
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presenter: TBA
Venue: Ban Righ - Room TBA
Theme: Career Development


Networking Reception for Graduate Students, Alumni and Employers

Date: Friday, October 23
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Host: SGS
Venue: Agnes Etherington Arts Centre Atrium
Theme:  Career Development


Career Week Ends


Avoiding Plagiarism: Citation 101

Date: Tuesday October 27
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Michael White (Library)
Venue: Douglas E Lab
Theme: Academia and Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Intercultural Competencies: Skills for Working in a Diverse Workplace

Date: Wednesday, October 28
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Dr. Arig al Shaibah
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civil Responsibilities


Career Professionalism

Date: Thursday, October 29
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: TBA
Theme: Career Development

November

Stress-Less 1: Understanding Stress, Finding Perspective

Date: Tuesday, November 3
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presenter: Ashley Vanstone (Student Wellness Services)
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civil Responsibilities


Conferences: Abstracts to Audience

Date: Tuesday, November 3
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Dr. John Smol (Biology)
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


How to Write a Literature Review

Date: Thursday, November 5
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: SASS - Val - Writing Centre
Venue: Dunning 11
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


Stress-Less 2: Our Bodies, Our Emotions

Date: Tuesday, November 10
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presenter: Ashley Vanstone (Student Wellness Services)
Venue: Dunning 11
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civil Responsibilities


Big Data Big Impact: Improving the Reach of your Research Data

Date: Tuesday, November 10
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Jeff Moon (Library)
Venue: Dunning 11
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Revising Academic Writing

Date: Wednesday, November 11
Time: x:00 pm - x:00 pm
Presenter: SASS - Val - Writing Centre
Venue: Gordon, 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Practice your Presentation Skills

Date: Friday, November 13
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: TBA
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


10 Tips for Effective Grant Applications

Date: Monday, November 16
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: ORS
Venue: Ellis 324
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Stress-Less 3: Calming the Chaos

Date: Tuesday, November 17
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presenter: Ashley Vanstone (Student Wellness Services)
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civil Responsibilities


Introduction to Assessment

Date: Tuesday, November 17
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Klodiana Kolomitro (CTL)
Venue: Jeffrey 101
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Foundations of Project Management I

Date: Wednesday, November 18 & Thursday, November 19
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: TBA
Theme: Management & Leadership Skills


Resumes & Cover Letters for Industry, Business and Government

Date: Monday, November 23
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Christine Fader (Career Services)
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Career Development


Getting Unstuck: How to Find Motivation

Date: Tuesday, November 24
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presenter: Ashley Vanstone (Student Wellness Services)
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civil Responsibilities


Intellectual Property: Why you Should be Energized!

Date: Wednesday, November 25
Time: x:00 pm - x:00 pm
Presenter: Angela Lyon & Jason Hendry (PARTEQ)
Venue: Dunning 11
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civil Responsibilities

December

How to Find a Post-Doctoral Position Panel Discussion

Date: Tuesday, December 1
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: SGS and Faculty
Venue: Dunning 11
Theme: Career Development


Interviewing for Industry, Business and Government

Date: Thursday, December 3
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Julia Blackstock (Career Services)
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Career Development

January

Presentation Skills

Date: Tuesday, January 12
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: SASS - Learning Strategies
Venue: TBA
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


How to Research Patient Information

Date: Wednesday, January 13
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Michael White (Library)
Venue: Douglas E Lab
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Time Management: Avoiding Procrastination & Maintaining Momentum

Date: Thursday, January 14
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: SASS - Learning Strategies
Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Management & Leadership Skills


Collaborative Humanities

Date: Tuesday, January 19
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Presenter: TBA
Venue: TBA
Theme: -


Posterboards: Tips and Tricks

Date: Wednesday, January 20
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Presenter: TBA
Venue: TBA
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Assignment & Test Construction

Date: Thursday, January 21
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Klodiana Kolomitro (CTL)
Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Your Research Impact: What Gets Counted and What Counts?

Date: Monday, January 25
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Michael White & Rosarie Coughlan (Library)
Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Open Access to Research: What you Need to Know & Why

Date: Tuesday, January 26
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Presenter: Rosarie Coughlan (Library)
Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Foundations of Project Management I

Date: Wednesday, January 27 & Thursday, January 28
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: TBA
Theme: Management & Leadership Skills

February

3MT Presentation Skills Workshop

Date: Tuesday, February 2
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: SASS - Learning Strategies & SGS
Venue: TBA
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


Speed Reading

Date: Wednesday, February 3
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: SASS - Learning Strategies
Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Management & Leadership Skills


Getting Published - Humanities/Social Sciences

Date: Monday, February 8
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: TBA
Venue: TBA
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Getting Published - STEM/Health Sciences

Date: Tuesday February 9
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: TBA
Venue: TBA
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Foundations of Project Management II

Date: Wednesday, February 10 & Thursday, February 11
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: TBA
Theme: Management & Leadership Skills


Dissertation Boot Camp (February 16-19)

Date: Tuesday, February 16 to Friday, February 19

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Venue: Douglas Library, Harry Potter Room


Presenting with Confidence (Formally Avoiding Presentation Anxiety)

Date: Tuesday, February 23
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: SASS - Learning Strategies
Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


Dealing with Writers Block

Date: Wednesday, February 24
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: SASS - Learning Strategies

Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Practice Your Presentation Skills II

Date: Friday, February 26
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: TBA
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills

March

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Date: Tuesday, March 1
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Shannon Hill (HR)
Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


Personality Theory & Communication

Date: Tuesday, March 8
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: Shannon Hill (HR)
Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Management & Leadership Skills


Human Ethics Workshop - HSREB

Date: Wednesday, March 9
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Ingrid Gagnon
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civil Responsibilities


Human Ethics Workshop - GREB

Date: Thursday, March 10
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Ingrid Gagnon
Venue: Gordon 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civil Responsibilities

2016 Summer Schedule

Media Training

Date: June Date TBA

Presenter: Queen's Communications


Dissertation Boot Camp

Date: June Dates TBA
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: Douglas Library, Harry Potter Room


Dissertation on the Lake

Date: August dates TBA
Location: Elbow Lake (30 minutes north of Kingston)