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  • How Informational Interviews Help You Land Your Dream Job
    Posted on February 24, 2021 | By GradProSkills    
    70% of the jobs available are not advertised. How can you find these hidden opportunities during your job search? Informational interviews are a great strategy to find out about these jobs that never make it to the job boards or websites. Learn here the step by step on how to conduct compelling informational interviews to support your job search. Read more
  • Advance Your Research And Career With An Entrepreneurial Mindset
    Posted on February 9, 2021 | By GradProSkills    
    It's a new term with a new list of projects to achieve. Learn how to set your goals, plot your schedule and manage your effort early in the term to avoid burnout later. Here are our tips to plan your term and still have time for a personal life. Read more
  • Planning is Key to a Smooth Grad School Experience
    Posted on January 28, 2021 | By GradProSkills    
    It's a new term with a new list of projects to achieve. Learn how to set your goals, plot your schedule and manage your effort early in the term to avoid burnout later. Here are our tips to plan your term and still have time for a personal life. Read more
  • Have a Restful Holiday Break
    Posted on December 22, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    After such an eventful 2020, we deserve a real break from our professional and academic commitments. While we can not change what is external to us, we can implement small changes to care for our mental and physical health. Here we suggest 5 ways to have a restful holiday break, regardless of if you will spend it alone or with loved ones. Read more
  • 6 basic writing principles for grad students
    Posted on December 10, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    Graduate students are excited about the fieldwork phase of their research. But, when it comes to writing papers, thesis, or dissertation, students face significant struggles and lack motivation. Here six basic writing principles to help you hone your writing skills during graduate school. Read more
  • 6 Steps To Deliver Great Zoom Presentations
    Posted on November 4, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    Do you want to deliver an engaging virtual presentation that is memorable and fun? Discover our six tips to help you achieve an outstanding online talk. Read more
  • Top 10 Online Tools for Graduate Students
    Posted on October 20, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    Technology is available to help you become an effective learner and optimize your research process so you can enjoy other aspects of your life. A smoothly run research project and thesis writing process give you a better quality of life and academic success. Here we share the top ten online tools that any graduate student should have on their toolkit. Read more
  • 5 Ways to Learn French (from Home)
    Posted on October 7, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    To master a new language, you need to consistently set time aside to learn, use the same learning method for a long time, and be patient to your own learning pace. Regardless of your approach to learning French, the vital aspect is to enjoy the process. Here we suggest five strategies to polish your French, and we hope you will find a fun method that suits you. Read more
  • How science can promote wellbeing
    Posted on September 21, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    Life is full of surprises! Some are great experiences, others might be unexpected setbacks. It is normal to feel helpless for a short period, but focusing on the negative aspects of life in the long term can be harmful to your mental health. Here we share how positive psychology - a scientific field of research - can support you to thrive and achieve wellbeing. Read more
  • Top 10 strategies for TAing a virtual course
    Posted on September 8, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    Being a TA is often the first experience of a graduate student in a position of authority to teach and evaluate learners’ development. Supporting a professor as a TA is a big responsibility - and now that our workshops are taught online, that list of responsibilities got longer and diversified. Here we share 10 strategies to make your TA online position a successful experience. Read more
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