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Grad Workshops

Public Service Commission of Canada

Contact Me


CAPS Job Listings

You are eligible to access our job listings database if you are a current full-time and part-time student of any McGill graduate degree program. To register for access first you need to have been manually registered at the CAPS office (suite 2200, William Brown Building, 3600 McTavish Street.) or at MECC (FDA 20) if you are an Engineering or Computer Science student.

Take advantage of the hundreds of opportunities that employers offer to graduate students everyday. Just remember, 85% of all jobs are not advertised but obtained through your network, so spend most of your time getting referrals and doing career research, going on informational interviews and staying connected!


Public Service Commission of Canada

Student Ambassador Lauren Walshe-Roussel is here at CAPS on Mondays from 12:30h-1:30h to answer your questions about applying for federal government jobs. For more information about working for the federal government, visit www.jobs.gc.ca.


Contact me

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
susan.molnar@mcgill.ca

February 1, 2007

Welcome to winter in Montreal! Be sure to take time away from your school work and stop by the CAPS office. To book an advising session with either Lorna or Susan, call the front desk at 514-398-3304 x0321. We are available for Grad CV Drop-In on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 14h30-16h00.

CAPS Career Month runs until February 16th and offers many interesting workshops, panel discussions and faculty events. More importantly though, stay tuned for CAPS Graduate Career Week in March! It runs from March 12th to 16th and will include workshops, panel discussions, social events and recruitment presentations targeted towards you, graduate students!


Workshops Exclusively for Grad Students

  • Workshop: Successful Interview Techniques for Graduate Students (M, PhD, Post Docs)
    A highly interactive workshop that covers what to do before, during and after a non-academic interview.

  • Workshop: "What Did I Learn in Graduate School Anyway?" Discovering Your Transferable Skills
    Your graduate studies have taught you much more than your might realize. Come learn how to re-articulate your graduate school experience to a wide range of employers. Workshop participants are encouraged to bring their own CV's to this event.
  • Workshop: Getting a Non-Academic Job with Your Graduate Degree: Humanities and Social Sciences
    Are you considering a career outside of academia? This workshop will help reveal the opportunities open to you in a range of alternative career areas. We will show you how to imagine and actively plan for a variety of post-academic career options, provide advice on how to identify relevant skills, and help to get you started on a winning job search strategy.
  • Workshop: Getting a Non-Academic Job with Your Graduate Degree: Sciences and Engineering
    Are you considering a career outside of academia? This workshop will help reveal the opportunities open to you in a range of alternative career areas. Will we show you how to imagine and actively plan for a variety of post-academic career options, provide advice on how to identify relevant skills, and help to get you started on a winning job search strategy.
  • Workshop: Networking Skills for Graduate Students and Post-Docs
    A highly interactive workshop that covers what to do before, during and after an interview.

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