Career Planning Service (CaPS)


Wish there was an app for job searching and career development? Look no further! An information session for McGill’s myFuture app will be facilitated by Jean Hepworth from CaPS and will detail how to use the myFuture phone app to make job searching on-the-go that much easier! The app will have features to simplify job searching, applying, managing interviews, and connecting with employers. Please see attached flyer for more information.


When: November 21, 2017


Where: EDUC 133


Time: 2:00 pm


Classified as: career

Thinking about Grad School? is a series of info sessions to help you decide if grad school is for you, to teach you the basics of the application process, and to provide you insight into the life of being a grad student.

Log in to myFuture for more information or to register.  Go to "events', select "workshops", and keyword search "Grad School"


Downtown Campus

Grad School I: Making the Decision
Nov 22, 14:00 - 15:00:  Brown 5001

Classified as: grad school, workshop

Curious about Silicon Valley and cybersecurity? Or how to get from a BA to cybersecurity? McGill alumnus Burt Podbere BA is going to join us for an intimate career discussion with students. Excellent networking opportunity.

Learning Outcomes
By attending these sessions, students will be able to:
1) Understand how a degree equips them with career-related skills
2) Identify potential industries and roles for further exploration
3) Understand the connection between transferable skills and employability

Pizza will be served

Classified as: ISWA, networking, silicon valley, Cybersecurity


Looking for advice to make your relationship with your supervisor stronger? Join us for a panel discussion and learn about the importance of this relationship and the impact it can have on your graduate experience. You will be introduced to different supervising styles, learn strategies on how to handle disputes and misunderstandings and hear how to distinguish between your responsibilities and those of your supervisor. The panel will include presentations from faculty and students, as well as time for questions and discussion. 


Venue: Brazen - an online, cloud-based platform makes it easy and fun for everyone to participate. Participants can sign in from their home, office, smartphone or tablet and they’ll be able to participate in real-time 1-on-1 chats with other participants.


Partnership: McGill Alumni Association (MAA), International Student Services (ISS), Career Planning Service (CaPS)


Classified as: lifeayd, networking, international students, work in Canada

Are you interested in teaching at a CEGEP?  Attend this panel discussion to hear what recruiters, professors and administrators from CEGEP's have to say about current trends in the labour market for teachers, what CEGEP's look for in new teachers, how teachers are evaluated and how the interview process works.

Confirmed Schools and topics: (more to come)

Champlain College

Will address:

John Abbott College

Will address:

Vanier College

Classified as: cegep, panel, networking

Are you looking for a job in the Federal or Provincial Government, Consulting, Financial Institutions, Engineering or Information Technology?

Classified as: networking, agriculture, Recruitment, engineering, interviews, investment banking, computer science