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GPCB504 - Plotting your Individual Development Plan

Goal setting is an important predictor of success in graduate school and can help you to transition successfully into your chosen career. By planning and aligning your activities with your goals, and tracking your progress, you can greatly increase your chances of achieving your goals. In this session we will discuss what is involved in creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP).

Learning Objectives

• Learn how an IDP can help them achieve success
• Know what is involved in identifying goals
• Identify the steps involved in creating an IDP

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Lorna MacEachern. For almost 15 years Lorna MacEachern has been helping graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in a wide variety of disciplines to plan their goals and transition into meaningful careers. Lorna began her career at McGill University as a Career Counselor for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. She later went to Yale University to establish a new career service for postdocs. Lorna is currently working for the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at McGill, where she is managing myPath: a network of tools and programming to help students and postdocs to create an Individual Development Plan (IDP).

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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