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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 2015

Tips on Applying for NSERC & CIHR Scholarships

Date: Monday, September 21
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: Faculty
Venue: Stirling Hall, room A
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: Klodiana Kolomitro (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


Effective Communication with your Supervisor

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 2015

Skills of Communication

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

Registration is now open via Mitacs


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


Managing Your Money

Date: Tuesday, October 6
Time: 12noon - 1.30pm
Presenter: Matt Williams (Sunlife Financial)
Venue: TBA
Theme: Management & Leadership Development


CVs & Cover Letters for Academia

Date: Wednesday, October 7
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: SGS and Faculty
Venue: Dunning Hall, room 11
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


Flipped Classroom Networking - Online and In-person

Part 1: Online component (approx. 60 minutes): Videos and exercises to be completed between Monday, September 28 and Friday, October 2, 2015

Part 2:  ½ day in-person component (3 hours) 

Date: Thursday, October 15
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (Registration starts at 8:45am SHARP)
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: JDUC - Sutherland room
Theme: Career Development

Registration is openhttps://step.mitacs.ca/en/workshop/2015/09/flipped-classroom-networking-kingston-october-15-2015

A few things to note:

  • The maximum number of participants for this workshop is 35 (instead of the usual 24 for our purely in-person workshops).
  • Participants need to complete part 1 in order to attend part 2.
  • Only participants who complete both parts will be credited as having completed the workshop.
  • The last day for participants to register for the workshop is Monday, September 28 since this is when the online component starts. But since this is our first time running it though, I can make some exceptions if we haven’t filled the 35 spots before September 28.
  • Participants who are registered will receive the information on how to access the online component a few days before part 1 starts.
  • Participants who have not completed part 1 will receive a reminder to do so mid-way through the online component

Career Week (October 19-23)


LinkedIn Strategy (Advanced)

Date: Monday, October 19
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenter: Julia Blackstock (Career Services)
Venue: Ellis 319
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


Career Planning - the Versatile Graduate

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


Meet & Greet Anne Krook - coffee drop in

Date: Wednesday, October 21
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Presenter: Anne Krook
Venue: RSH 202

NB: no registration required. This is a drop-in session


For Faculty - 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


The graduate students' and postdocs' guide to the non-academic job search

Date: Wednesday, October 21
Time: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Anne Krook
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


? - TBC

Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: morning
Presenter: 
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


Winning CVs, Resumes and Cover Letters

Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Presenter: Christine Fader (Career Services)
Venue: RSH 202
Theme: Career Development


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Date: Friday, October 23
Time: morning
Presenter:
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: Greg Bavington, Emily Hatch, Bruce Seet
Venue: Ban Righ - Levana Room
Theme: Career Development


What Employers Want - Humanities/Social Sciences

Date: Friday, October 23
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presenter: Andrew Miller, 
Venue: Kingston Hall, room 200
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


Practice your Presentation Skills

Date: Thursday, October 29
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenter: Mitacs
Venue: JDUC - Sutherland room
Theme: Communication & Interpersonal Development

Registration is now open via Mitacs

November 2015

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  (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: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: SASS - Val - Writing Centre
Venue: Gordon, 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Career Professionalism

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

Registration is now open via Mitacs


10 Tips for Effective Grant Applications

Date: Monday, November 16
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Kristina Arseneau (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


Assessment for Learning

Date: Tuesday, November 17
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Sue Fostaty-Young (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: JDUC - Sutherland room 
Theme: Management & Leadership Skills

Registration is now open via Mitacs


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: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Presenter: Angela Lyon & Jason Hendry (PARTEQ)
Venue: Dunning 11
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civil Responsibilities

December 2015

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: Theological Hall room 209
Theme: Career Development

January 2016

Presentation Skills

Date: Tuesday, January 12
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: SASS - Learning Strategies
Venue: Chernoff 117
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


How to Research Patent 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: Dr Susan Boehnke
Venue: Kingston 208
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


Financial Values

Date: Wednesday, January 27
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Presenter: Kate Johnson (Chaplain)
Venue: TBA
Theme: Management & Leadership Development


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 2016

Getting the most out of your supervisor: Managing the Supervisory Relationship

Date: Monday, February 1
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Dr Kim McAuley (SGS), Susan Fostaty-Young (CTL)
Venue: Career Services room 325A
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


Religious Literacy

Date: Tuesday, February 2
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Presenter: Kate Johnson (Chaplain)
Venue: TBA
Theme: Ethics, Society & Civic Responsibility


3MT Presentation Skills Workshop

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


Reading Fast & Effectively

Date: Wednesday, February 3
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Caleigh Minshall (SASS - Learning Strategies)
Venue: Watson Hall, room 217
Theme: Management & Leadership Skills


Getting Published - Humanities/Social Sciences

Date: Monday, February 8
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Dr Jeffrey Collins (History)
Venue: Dunning 11
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Getting Published - STEM/Health Sciences

Date: Tuesday February 9
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Dr Kerry Rowe (Civil Engineering)
Venue: Chernoff 117
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: JDUC - Sutherland Room
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: Linda Williams - Learning Strategies (SASS)
Venue: Jeffrey 118
Theme: Communications & Interpersonal Skills


Dealing with Writers Block

Date: Wednesday, February 24
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Presenter: Caleigh Minshall (SASS - Learning Strategies)
Venue: Watson Hall - room 217
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer


Practice Your Presentation Skills II

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

March 2016

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


Creating a Financial Road map

Date: Wednesday, March 2
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Presenter: Matt Williams (Sunlife Financial)
Venue: TBA
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)