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Graduate Student Career Week 2007 Interest Survey - 10 short questions!

The annual Graduate Student Career Week will run from March 12-16, 2007. In order to cater to your career interests and needs, the PGSS/CAPS Advisory Board needs to know what you want and expect from this event.

Please fill out our short survey.

Public Service Commission of Canada

Student Ambassador Lauren Walshe-Roussel is here at CAPS on Tuesdays from 11h-12h to answer your questions about applying for federal government jobs. For more information about working for the federal government, visit www.jobs.gc.ca.

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If you have any suggestions about how we can better serve you, don't hesitate to contact me.

Susan Molnar, M.Ed.
Graduate Career Advisor
(514) 398-3304 x0759

November 15, 2006

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There is so much going on I had to send a mid month newsletter! Please take the time to review the recruitment presentations and workshops below. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

New News

At Macdonald Campus: MCGSS Job Search Skills Intensive Workshops

  • Job Search Overview
    This session will demystify the job search process and cover the essentials: CV & Cover Letter Writing in a Nutshell, How to Tap into the Hidden Job Market (networking) and Transferable Skills (self-assessment).
    • November 16, 14h30-15h00  
      CC – 1162

  • Labour Market Research and Interview Techniques
    Find out about job prospects, salary ranges and the secrets of a great interview. Academic job searching, as well as working for the government will be addressed.
    • November 16, 10h00-11h30
      CC – 1150

  • New Beginnings: Taking Action
    Are you a recent immigrant? Will you be entering the job market soon? Are you looking for information on job search strategies? This workshop is for you. Join us for this intensive 2 hour workshop focussing on the special needs and concerns of new immigrants to Canada with regard to job search strategies. NOTE: This workshop is specifically designed for New Permanent Residents and New Citizens studying at McGill.

Old News

  • International Monetary Fund Presentation
    A presentation on employment opportunities with the IMF will be given. All graduate students are welcome to the presentation, however interviews will be held following the presentation for the Economist Program (EP) position intended for Economics PhD candidates. For more information on the EP program, visit their website.
  • CEGEP Panel Discussion
    Thinking about teaching at a college? Come to this panel discussion with human resource professionals and faculty from 5 local English CEGEPS: Dawson College, Vanier College, John Abbott College, Champlain College, and Marianopolis. Hear what they have to say about the CEGEP system, current trends in the labour market, what they look for when hiring new teachers, how they evaluate them, and what training is available for uncertified CEGEP teachers.
  • Workshop: Making the Most of a Post-Doc
    Wednesday, November 22nd, 15h30-17h00
    Thompson House
    Registration is required