Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

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2019 Schedule - 15th to 18th October

Register for all events via Expanding Horizons registration system

 


Preparing a Teaching Dossier

Who: Andy Leger (CTL)
When: Tuesday 15th October, 2019 (9am - 11am)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202
Workshop Description: Preparing a Teaching Dossier (PDF, 399 KB)


Effective Networking

Who: Jenny Lee (Career Services)
When: Tuesday 15th October, 2019 (1pm - 3pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202
Workshop Description: Effective Networking (PDF, 531 KB)


CV's, Cover Letters & Mock Interviews

Who: SGS, Faculty, Graduate Students and Post Docs
When: Wednesday 16th October, 2019 (9am - 11am)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202
Workshop Description (PDF 73 KB)


Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviewing for Positions in Business, Governments & Non Profits

Who: Julia Blackstock (Career Services)
When: Wednesday 16th October, 2019 (1pm - 3pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202
Workshop Description (PDF 399KB)


Keynote: Strategic Career Development for Graduate Students & Post-Doctoral Fellows

Who: Cathy Keates (Director, Career Services)
When: Thursday 17th October, 2019 (1.30pm - 3.30pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202
Workshop Description (PDF 103 KB)


Your Versatile Degree - Graduates on working outside the academic sector

Who: Varied
When: Friday 18th October, 2019 (1.30pm - 3.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, Event Commons
Workshop Description: Panelists will outline their own career pathway and address the following questions: How do I begin to identify skills gained in my graduate program; How do I translate these skills into a non-academic setting?; What are employers looking for? - theory and practice; How employers hire. Panelists will then offer some tips on how to present yourself when looking for work and highlight what employers look for when they are hiring.


Networking Reception

When: Friday 18th October, 2019 (4pm - 5.30pm)
Where: Agnes Etherington Arts Centre Atrium
Description: Join us along with alumni and the Kingston community for an informal gathering to practice your networking skills and discuss career opportunities.


Accessibility

Queen’s is committed to an inclusive campus community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. The School of Graduate Studies, Expanding Horizons workshop series is available in an accessible format or with appropriate communication supports upon request.

Please contact Colette Steer in the SGS office in one of the following ways:
Email: steerc@queensu.ca
Phone: x 78776
In person: 74 Union Street, Gordon Hall, room 425