Macdonald Campus

9Jan201810:00
to
11:00

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and discuss how to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. You will also learn how to craft a concise and convincing cover letter.

Participants of this workshop will learn how to:
1) Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
2) Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
3) Articulate their skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter

Classified as: Student Services workshops
11Jan201813:00
to
16:00

For Macdonald graduate students only

Present your research in 3 minutes to a non-specialist audience with one non-animated slide (Competition Rules).  Competitors will have the opportunity to participate in the McGill 3MT Competition Spring 2018. 

Winners of the McGill competition will be selected to represent McGill at the CAGS 3MT Eastern regional finals, and concours ACFAS Ma thèse en 180 secondes.

Classified as: Graduate Students, 3MT, 3-Minute Thesis
15Jan201814:00
to
15:00

We will discuss what to do before, during and after a job interview. Find out what is involved in interview preparation, what kinds of questions to anticipate, how to construct answers highlighting your relevant skills and experiences, how to communicate effectively (verbal and non-verbal), and what to do after the interview.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Understand the importance of, and define what is involved in, thorough interview preparation.
2) Develop strategies for communicating your skills and experiences in an interview

Classified as: Student Services workshops
16Jan201810:00
to
11:30

Looking for a job or internship? Start here! This popular workshop provides an overview of key job-search strategies, followed by an in-depth look at networking as the most effective job search approach. As many people are reluctant to network, the workshop will examine why networking works, and discuss how to talk to strangers and overcome networking discomfort.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Develop a job search strategy that includes effective networking
2) Identify ways to expand their current network

Classified as: Student Services workshops
19Jan201814:30

FAES Faculty Council Meeting.

To access agenda and documents, please login on the Faculty Council login page. Note that this page is restricted to members of the FAES Faculty Council only.

Classified as: FAES faculty council
22Jan201814:00
to
15:00

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and discuss how to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. You will also learn how to craft a concise and convincing cover letter.

Participants of this workshop will learn how to:
1) Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
2) Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
3) Articulate their skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter

Classified as: Student Services workshops
23Jan201810:00
to
11:00

This workshop will focus on the practical aspects of building a LinkedIn profile using the new interface. You will be walked through the steps on how to enhance your page and will discuss what relevant elements to include. In addition, you will receive some tips & tricks when it comes to job search strategies and building your LinkedIn network.

*** Bring your laptops so that you can work on your profile during the workshop.

*** If you have not done so already, please create a LinkedIn profile before coming to the workshop.

Classified as: Student Services workshops
24Jan201809:15
to
16:00

Would you like to improve your TAing skills, use your time more efficiently, and learn how to be more effective in front of a class? Be a better TA now and a better teacher in the future? Here’s your chance!

Classified as: Graduate Students, T-PULSE, Workshops, TAs
25Jan201811:30
to
12:30

Wildlife Biology Seminar Series—featuring a series of external speakers on topics relevant to Wildlife Biology and Environmental Biology.

Guest Speaker: Amy Villamagna (Plymouth State University) will speak on land use, community ecology

This seminar series is open to anyone within the McGill community, but primarily targets NRS grad students and faculty.

 

Classified as: Wildlife Biology Seminar Series
29Jan201815:30
to
17:00

Challenge Question:  How might we reduce food loss before it reaches the consumer in order to increase the amount of available edible food and lessen the impact on climate?

Classified as: food loss, climate impact
5Feb201814:00
to
15:30

Looking for a job or internship? Start here! This popular workshop provides an overview of key job-search strategies, followed by an in-depth look at networking as the most effective job search approach. As many people are reluctant to network, the workshop will examine why networking works, and discuss how to talk to strangers and overcome networking discomfort.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Develop a job search strategy that includes effective networking
2) Identify ways to expand their current network

Classified as: Student Services workshops
6Feb201810:00
to
11:00

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and discuss how to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. You will also learn how to craft a concise and convincing cover letter.

Participants of this workshop will learn how to:
1) Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
2) Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
3) Articulate their skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter

Classified as: Student Services workshops
8Feb201811:00
to
13:00

Creating a podcast with Broad Science. For Macdonald Graduate students. Participate in three 90-minute workshops on Science Interviews.

Participants’ will explore key elements of communicating science through interviews and audio journalism. Skill development will include:  creating an optimal interview (i.e., wording, scripting and building rapport), in addition to gaining radio production and recording skills.  

Classified as: Grad Students, Lister Family Engaged Science Initiative
8Feb201813:00
to
15:00

Mark your calendars for our annual celebration of the birthday of Sir William Macdonald, founder of Macdonald College.

Sir William was a great industrialist and one of our country’s leading philanthropists. His greatest cause was education and his generosity toward McGill was boundless. He was one of McGill University's greatest benefactors, the fourth Chancellor of the University (1914-1917) and was dedicated to improving the quality of life in Quebec’s rural communities and training rural leaders to meet the future needs of a nation.

Classified as: Founder's Day Celebrations
12Feb201814:00
to
15:30

What does it mean to behave "professionally"? Understanding expectations around behavior, dress, and etiquette in situations such as interviews, business lunches, and your first day on the job is an important tool for success. This workshop will identify common etiquette mistakes in key situations during the hiring process and after you've secured the job. We'll also provide concrete tips on dress, body language, and behavior so that you project the best possible impression of yourself.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:

Classified as: Student Services workshops

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