Graduate student success is not limited to teaching and academic performance. There are a variety of ways to build your professional skills as a graduate student, by attending courses and workshops held on campus.
Grad Help Workshops The ULC schedules graduate student help workshops about a variety of topics, including professional development.
Professional Skills for Graduate Students Workshops Professional Development Workshops designed to help all graduate students prepare for their professional future.
GSR 984: Thinking Critically - Professional Skills for Global Citizens This innovative graduate course provides a supportive and challenging setting for students to build multidisciplinary understandings and skills into their professional and personal lives as they candidly explore diverse issues with peers from disciplines across campus.
Mitacs is a non profit organization that offers professional skills development workshops at no cost to graduate students and post-doctoral fellows enrolled at Canadian universities through its Mitacs Step Program.
These workshops are free to attend and an opportunity to gain the skills required to build a great career through: Hands-on, interactive, experiential learning, multi-disciplinary networking opportunities and access to industry expertise.
The following Mitacs Step workshops will be held on campus. Click one of the links below for more information or to register:
- The Essentials of Productive Teams - Monday, December 15, 2014, 9:00am-5:00 pm
- Skills of Communication - January 19, 2015, 9:00am-5:00pm
- Foundations of Project Management, I - February 26-27, 2015, 9:00am-5:00 pm
- Foundations of Project Management, I - March 19-20, 2015, 9:00am-5:00 pm
Graduate Professional Skills Certificate
For more information on this newly developed Certificate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.