Graduate experience seminars
These Seminars, offered in partnership with GradProSkills, provide useful strategies and information as well as networking opportunities specifically for graduate students.
Graduate School Success: How to Make the Most of Your Education
Thursday, September 19, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Henry F. Hall Building, H-771, Sir George Williams Campus
New graduate students are often surprised at how different studying at the graduate level can be, and as a result are faced with some new challenges as a result. Attend this session to learn what it takes to be a successful graduate student and gain strategies to effectively accomplish your goals.
Instructors: L. Mitchell and M. Boulos
Soft Skills: Just as important as technical skills for your career
Thursday, November 7, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Henry F. Hall Building, H-771, Sir George Williams Campus
Soft skills are quickly displacing technical hard skills as the most important consideration for employers seeking to hire a new employee. Luckily, graduate school offers many opportunities to develop the kinds of soft skills that are necessary for professionals in all fields. Learn what soft skills are, why they are important, how to develop them and how to communicate your skills to potential employers.
Instructor: M. Boulos