Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

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Schedule

Registration and the schedule for the Fall term 2019 term is now available.  More workshops will be added as details are confirmed. Click here for details on how to register, unless specified otherwise.

 

 

 

 

Fall Term - 2019

August

Applying for a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Who: Dr Rebecca Huegler (SGS)
When: Monday 12th August, 2019
Time: 12noon - 1pm (EDST)
Where: Online webinar (details to log in will be sent to those registered)
Workshop Description: This webinar will provide you with an overview of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship program, including guidelines for applying, the adjudication criteria, and tips for preparing a strong application.

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Tips on Appling for Scholarships - SSHRC

Who: Dr Betsy Donald (SGS)
When: Wednesday 14th August, 2019
Time: 12noon - 1pm (EDST)
Where: Online webinar (details to log in will be sent to those registered)
Workshop Description: This session will provide information about what makes an application stand out, what sells and what doesn’t, and how best to present your research

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Tips on Applying for Scholarships - CIHR

Who: Dr Sam Basta (DBMS)
When: Tuesday 20th August, 2019
Time: 12noon - 1pm (EDST)
Where: Online webinar (details to log in will be sent to those registered)
Workshop Description: This session will provide information about what makes an application stand out, what sells and what doesn’t, and how best to present your research

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Tips on Applying for Scholarships - NSERC

Who: Dr James Reynolds (SGS)
When: Wednesday 21st August, 2019
Time: 12noon - 1pm (EDST)
Where: Online webinar (details to log in will be sent to those registered)
Workshop Description: This session will provide information about what makes an application stand out, what sells and what doesn’t, and how best to present your research

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September

Jump Start Your Career

Who: Jenny Lee Northey (Career Services) & Dr James Reynolds (SGS)
When: Friday 6th September, 2019
Time: 9am - 11am
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302
Workshop Description 


Effective Communication With Your Supervisor

Who: Dr Arunima Khanna (Student Wellness Services), and Dr Betsy Donald (SGS)
When: Tuesday 10th September, 2019 (4.00pm - 6.00pm)
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302
Workshop Description 


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 1

Who: QUIC and 4DISC
When: Tuesdays, Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15
Time: 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Where: QUIC, 2nd floor Mitchell Hall
Workshop Description: Intercultural Training Certificate (PDF, 432 KB)
Space is limited; reserve your place by emailing quic.training@queensu.ca.

Participants must attend five 90 minute workshops, or three 150 minute workshops, in order to receive a certificate. 

Participants are asked to complete the online training Tools for Success in an Intercultural World before registering for the Certificate workshops.


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 2

Who: QUIC and 4DISC
When: Thursdays, Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17
Time: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Where: QUIC, 2nd floor Mitchell Hall
Workshop Description: Intercultural Training Certificate (PDF, 432 KB)
Space is limited; reserve your place by emailing quic.training@queensu.ca.

Participants must attend five 90 minute workshops, or three 150 minute workshops, in order to receive a certificate. 

Participants are asked to complete the online training Tools for Success in an Intercultural World before registering for the Certificate workshops.


Principles of Teaching and Learning

Who: CTL
When: Tuesday 24th September, 2019
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description 


Setting the Tone for Inclusivity in the Classroom 

Who: Dr Erin Clow and Dr Jean Pfleiderer (Human Rights Office)
When: Thursdays, Sept. 26th
Time: 11am - 1pm
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302
Workshop Description 

October

Managing Your Time

Who: Ian Garner (SASS)
When: Thursday Oct 3rd
Time: 11am - 1pm
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302
Workshop Description 


Foundations of Project Management 1

Who: Mitacs
When: Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th October, 2019 (9.00am-5.00pm)
Where: TBA
Registration: via Mitacs Edge
Workshop Description: Foundations of Project Management 1 (PDF, 408 KB)


Career Week - 15th to 18th October


Preparing a Teaching Dossier

Who: Andy Leger (CTL)
When: Tuesday 15th October, 2019 (9am - 11am)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description: Preparing a Teaching Dossier (PDF, 399 KB)


Effective Networking

Who: Josh Zettel (Career Services)
When: Tuesday 15th October, 2019 (1pm - 3pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description: Effective Networking (PDF, 531 KB)


CV's, Cover Letters & Mock Interviews

Who: SGS, Faculty, Graduate Students and Post Docs
When: Wednesday 65th October, 2019 (9am - 11am)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
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: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description (PDF 399KB)


Keynote Speaker

Who: Cathy Keates (Director, Career Services)
When: Thursday 17th October, 2019 (1.30pm - 3.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description


Your Versatile Degree - Graduates on working outside the academic sector

Who: Varied
When: Friday 18th October, 2019 (1.30pm - 3.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description


Networking Reception

When: Friday 18th October, 2019 (4pm - 5.30pm)
Where: Agnes Etherington Arts Centre Atrium
Description:


Career Week ends 


Networking Skills

Who: Mitacs
When: Wednesday 23rd October, 2019 (9.00am-5.00pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, Event Commons
Registration: via Mitacs Edge
Workshop Description (PDF 77KB)


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 3

Who: QUIC and 4DISC
When: Wednesdays, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27
Time: 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Where: QUIC, 2nd floor Mitchell Hall
Workshop Description: Intercultural Training Certificate (PDF, 432 KB)
Space is limited; reserve your place by emailing quic.training@queensu.ca.

Participants must attend five 90 minute workshops, or three 150 minute workshops, in order to receive a certificate. 

Participants are asked to complete the online training Tools for Success in an Intercultural World before registering for the Certificate workshops.


Upgrading your Literature Review

Who: Valerie Ashford (SASS)
When: Thursday 31st October, 2019 (11am - 1pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description: Upgrading your Literature Review (PDF, 388 KB)

November

P.A. Day Writing Circle

Who: SGS and Athletics & Recreation camps
When: Friday 1st November, 2019 (9.00am - 4.00pm)
Where: Students - Stauffer Library Helen Howard Reading Room 311.  Children - the ARC
Register via Eventbrite (not open yet)
Description: Students will have a concentrated period of writing time while their children (ages 5-12) engage in age-appropriate activities supervised by trained Athletics & Recreation camp staff. Snacks will be provided for grad students.

Note: this does not count towards your Expanding Horizons certificate


Media Training

Who: Anne Craig (University Relations), Faculty, Graduate students
When: Tuesday 5th November, 2019 (4pm - 6pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 4

Who: QUIC and 4DISC
When: Saturday Nov. 116, 23, 30
Time: 1.30pm - 5pm
Where: QUIC, 2nd floor Mitchell Hall
Workshop Description: Intercultural Training Certificate (PDF, 432 KB)
Space is limited; reserve your place by emailing quic.training@queensu.ca.

Participants must attend five 90 minute workshops, or three 150 minute workshops, in order to receive a certificate. 

Participants are asked to complete the online training Tools for Success in an Intercultural World before registering for the Certificate workshops.


TEDxQueensU Salon Event

Who: SGS and TEDxQueensU
When: TBA November 2019 (4.00pm - 7.30pm)
Where: TBA
Description: In partnership with TEDxQueensU, the School of Graduate Studies will be co-hosting two TEDx Salons each year at Queen's.


Essentials of Productive Teams

Who: Mitacs
When: Tuesday 19th November, 2019 (9.00am-5.00pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, Event Commons
Registration: via Mitacs Edge
Workshop Description: (PDF 71KB)


P.A. Day Writing Circle

Who: SGS and Athletics & Recreation camps
When: Friday 29th November, 2019 (9.00am - 4.00pm)
Where: Students - Stauffer Library Helen Howard Reading Room 311.  Children - the ARC
Register via Eventbrite (not open yet)
Description: Students will have a concentrated period of writing time while their children (ages 5-12) engage in age-appropriate activities supervised by trained Athletics & Recreation camp staff. Snacks will be provided graduate students.

Note: this does not count towards your Expanding Horizons certificate


 

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: ext. 78776 In person: 74 Union Street, Gordon Hall, Room 425