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October 2008

Published by the McGill CAPS Career Centre

Hello Grad Students and Post-Docs:

We are pleased to announce - for the first time ever - Academic Careers Week. Are you...

Academic Careers Week is just around the corner and is designed to help you navigate your way into your first faculty position and succeed at graduate school. See below for more information and register now!

At the end of the week, The Artists Among Us (grad students, faculty & staff) will showcase and sell their art at the Redpath Museum for one day only! Be sure to drop by this Sangria/Samosa fundraiser anytime between 12-5 on Friday Oct. 24th.

In this issue:

Academic Careers Week
Artists Among Us: Graduate Student & Faculty Art Exhibit and Sale
How to beat PhD job market stereotypes

Power in Diversity Career Week
Federal Government Recruitment Campaigns
International Week
Career Development Workshops for Grad Students
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Academic Careers Week

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Artists Among Us: Graduate Student & Faculty Art Exhibit and Sale

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How to beat PhD job market stereotypes

by Blessie Mathew, University Affairs

You know you’re not the next contestant on Beauty and the Geek. So why keep letting employers think that way?

If you’ve applied for a job outside academia with a CV instead of a resumé or encountered blank stares while explaining your research in an interview, don’t despair. A career adviser is about to give you an image make-over that may help get you hired.

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Power in Diversity Career Week: October 27th - 31st

This year, for the first time, CAPS is organizing Power in Diversity Career Week
filled with events highlighting the value of diversity in the workplace. 

Not-to-be-missed highlights include:

To find out more and to register for an exciting array of events, please click here.

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Federal Government Recruitment Campaigns

Registration the following presentations is available through myFuture. Click on the "Workshops/Events" tab and select the "Workshops/Events" tab.

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International Week: October 20th - 24th

CAPS is please to bring you International Week focusing on the advantages of working and studying abroad.

Grad students might be interested in the following event - log-in to myFuture and click on the Events tab followed by the Workshop tab and keyword search "Int'l."


Career Development Workshops for Grad Students

Registration for all of the following workshops is available through myFuture. Click on the "Workshops/Events" tab and select the "Workshops" tab.

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