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Graduate Career Advisors @ CaPS
To book an appointment, call 514-398-3304, x0321.
Advising & CV Drop-In
Advising and CV Drop-In will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 15h00-16h30 and Fridays from 10h00-11h30 and does not require an appointment, but space is limited. First come, first served.
Support Group for Doctoral Students
The Support Group, which was formed last year, is open to new members. Meetings are held every second week at the Counselling Service, 3600 McTavish 4th floor.
Group discussions address students' concerns about motivation, time management, balancing doctoral work and personal life, relationship with supervisors, preparing to defend, future career plans etc. Particularly useful for students looking for support, encouragement, ideas, and a sense of connectedness.
Limited space available. For more information or to register please call 514-398-3601.
Student Journalism Week
The Daily Productions Society (DPS) is proud to announce its second annual Student Journalism Week, to be held from November 9-13, 2009 at McGill. The week will feature four panel presentations in French and English, a half-dozen workshops, and an open production night. All events will be open to every McGill student.
For more information, check out their event on Facebook.
Accelerated Economist Training Program
The Accelerated Economist Training Program is seeking up to 12 highly motivated candidates at the graduate level (Economics, Political Science, Public Administration, or any other field) who have an interest in Canadian public policy and governance, and possess good judgment, analytical skills, leadership talents, and the ability to work as part of a team.
This 24-month program offers direct access to the Public Service of Canada and great progression potential through four assignments at the Privy Council Office, the Department of Finance and the Treasury Board Secretariat, as well as at one of the participating departments.
For more information, click here.
Recruiting Event: Sim & McBurney LLP
Opportunity to meet patent
November 19, 6PM
Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Are you a graduate student interested in consulting?
Join the Montreal Graduate Consulting Group (MGCG). The aim of this group is to provide graduate students and post-docs with the tools required for making informed decisions about careers in consulting through mentorship and dedicated team-work.
We will provide mentorship opportunities, case analysis practice and networking opportunities.
Check out the salaries and salary scales of full-time teaching staff at Canadian universities
Preliminary data on the salaries of full-time teaching staff at 65 Canadian universities for the 2008/2009 academic year were released in by Statistics Canada on May 14, 2009.
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Don't miss "We Can Do It! Women in the World of Work," a week that will explore the journeys of successful women in the workplace
During this week you will have the opportunity to hear about the journey of several amazing women as they share their stories and fascinating careers. You will also have the opportunity to gain valuable tips and learn about the key skills needed to be successful in your job search.
This is an excellent opportunity to network and meet successful women working in a variety of industries, including academia, the non-profit sector, business, human resources and entrepreneurs.
Of particular interest to graduate students is:
For more information on the events and how to register, click here.
Also in this issue:
Mark your calendars: Worldwide Careers Week is coming up!
For the second time at McGill, we are organizing for you the Worldwide Careers Week from November 23rd to 27th, 2009. If you are dreaming of having a positive international experience, this is the week to attend. To kick off the week, Jean-Marc Hachey, the renowned author of The Big Guide to Living And Working Overseas will be our keynote speaker. We will host many events including a “Worldwide Organizations Day”, a “Cultural Awareness Poster Presentation”, a Panel on “Teaching English Abroad for All”, a Workshop on “Going Global: a Country Specific Jobs Resource”, and a presentation on “U.S. Working Visas”.
Do you want to live of your dream of having international experience? We are confident that you will find the events useful and interesting and that you will gain insight on some of the resources available to you.
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On behalf of the McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) and the McGill Library, CaPS is delighted to announce that the The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas On-Line has been added to our vast collection of career resources at McGill University.
Jean-Marc Hachey, the renowned author of The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas will be our keynote speaker on Monday, November 23, 2009 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in Leacock 232 which is part of Worldwide Career Week from November 23rd to 27th, 2009. Registration is required through myFuture: from your homepage click on the events tab followed by the workshop tab and keyword search "WWCW."
SKILLSETS: Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students is a new initiative by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Teaching and Learning Services. This suite of workshops for graduate students will complement the research training provided by the students’ academic experience at McGill. Workshops will provide more general transitional/professional skill development opportunities recommended for training High Quality Personnel.
Here is a list of upcoming events:
For more information, click here.
The Human Genetics Students' Society (HGSS) is organizing this roundtable discussion, open to all interested grad students. Come find out about a number of career opportunities available to you when you graduate!
Join us on November 25, 2009 in the Thomson House Restaurant at 6pm for a roundtable discussion. Refreshments will be served.
RSVP NECESSARY: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out the following career fairs taking place over the coming month:
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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