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Tuesday October 14th  - Friday 17th, 2014

Discover your career pathway!

Hosted by School of Graduate Studies

Sessions will feature the following topics:

  • Strategies for finding work using LinkedIn
  • Putting your PhD to work: the value of the PhD (Dr Paul Yachnin, McGill)
  • Academic Entrepreneurship: Social innovation & your graduate degree
  • Winning Cv's, resumes & cover letters
  • What employers want: the public, private & non-profit sectors
  • Preparing for your career in academia
  • Innovation & entrepreneurship
  • Networking & communication for a successful job search
  • The employable you - identifying your program specific skills

Also join us from 4pm - 6pm on Friday 17th October for the Graduate & Post-Doctoral Career Week Networking Reception (part of Homecoming 2014)

Download full descriptions and workshop scheduling (PDF - 80KB) - updated 22 Sept 2014

Students and Post-Docs can register via the Expanding Horizons registration system.