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Meaningful Science Series
How are you being fulfilled by your research? Meaningful Science is a 10-week guided conversation series for graduate students in STEM-fields that will help you develop your identity as a scientist, challenge and articulate your worldviews, and engage in a discussion on responsibility and social impact of science.

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Sept. 20th-Nov. 22nd

5:30-
7:00 PM

Ecole, Living Room 1

Caps graduate and postdoctoral students

How to Find a Job : Building Professional Relationships

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.

For more information:  myFuture

Nov. 7th,

10:30 AM- 12:00 PM

OR

Nov. 29th, 2:30-
4:00 PM

Brown Student Service Building, Room 5001

Caps graduate and postdoctoral students

Demystifying the MMI (Multiple mini interviews)

This workshop will help you to understand how the MMI works and familiarize you with some common question and scenario types. We'll also dig deeper to familiarize participants with the skills and attributes the MMI is designed to test, and help them understand how to exemplify those traits. 

For more information: for more information, visit myFuture

Nov. 9th
2:00- 3:00 PM

OR

Nov. 28th 
1:30- 2:30 PM

Brown Student Service Building, Room 5001

Thesis Boost: 3-day writing retreat

Does your thesis need a boost? Then join us for this 3-day writing event, hosted in a supportive and motivating setting, and take a leap towards finishing your thesis.

Register

Nov. 12-16

Concordia University, Downtown Campus (room TBA)

Research ethics in medicine

Introduction to the Ethics Review Process (Medical Research)

Are you new to the research scene, or simply want to have an overview of the ethical issues surrounding medical research? If so, join us for this information session, as we explore policies and principles surrounding the ethical conduct of research.

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Nov. 16th
1:00 - 3:00pm

McLennan Library Building, MS-74

Policy Officer Recruitment Programme Information Session
The Policy Officer Recruitment Programme - or PORP - is a three-year programme created to recruit, develop, and train talented individuals from entry to working-level in the Policy Group at the Department of National Defence.
 

Nov. 16th
5:00 - 6:30pm

Brown 5001

Intellectual Property: What's in it for You?

This workshop will provide students and researchers with a general overview of Intellectual Property through a presentation from a patent agent and participating in an engaging discussion of real-world examples with experienced discussion leaders.  

Nov. 17th, 1:30-3:30pm

McLennan Library Building, MS-74

Leading Effective Discussions: Facilitation Skills for Graduate Students

  • Part 1: Facilitation Essentials on November 17 from 9:30am to 1:00pm
  • Part 2: Advanced Facilitation on November 24 from 9:30am to 1:00pm

Last chance this semester! Would you like to improve your facilitation of group discussions, leadership, presentation and communication skills? Then check out this set of practical and participatory facilitation skills workshops.

Nov. 17th, 9:30am-1:00pm

and

Nov. 24th, 9:30am-1:00pm

cLennan Library Building, MS-74

Learning to Teach Day

At this one-day conference, award-winning McGill professors, TAs, and graduate students discuss effective teaching and grading strategies. 

Nov. 18 Leacock Building

Taxes for International Students Info Session

Are you an international student who is filing their first income tax return? Do you wonder what needs to be reported during your first year's tax return? Would you like to learn more about Québec Income Taxes? Then joins us for this Info Session brought to you by Revenu Québec for the answers to these questions and much more. 


 

Nov. 21st,
9:30-12:00pm

Thomson House. Room 406

Building a Strong and Strategic Personal Brand to Enhance Your Career

Having a strong online brand is a must-have in the Digital Age. How do you use social media in a meaningful way to gain a competitive advantage in the job market? Join social media strategist Lina Duque, as she shares practical tactics to help you brand yourself to prospective employers. 

PDF icon Social Media Workshop: Building a Strong and Strategic Personal Brand to Enhance Your Career

Nov. 21st, 1:00-2:00pm

Macdonald Engineering Building, Room 267

Caps graduate and postdoctoral students

International Students: Finding Jobs in Canada

This workshop will help international students identify the kind of work they would like to do, and understand how to seek out those work opportunities. We'll also discuss conventions around CVs, cover letters, and interviews in Canada, so that you can make the best possible impression with employers. 

For more information: 

Nov. 21st 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Brown Student Service Building, Room 5001

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
This workshop is based on the Safe Space workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.

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Nov. 21st
1:30-4:00 PM

McLennan Library Building, MS-74

Would you fund it

Would You Fund It?

Students have the opportunity to have their two-page project summary reviewed by a former Tri-council or Quebec committee reviewer. 

To register: Log-in into myFuture and click on the Events tab, search keyword 'skillsets', choose Tri-Council agency and date.

Nov 22, 
10:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

(registration will close @ 4pm, Nov 21)

Redpath Library, First Floor

#NextLevel Instagram: The Basics

Do you want to take your Instagram account to the #NextLevel? This workshop will give you tips and tricks to improve your photo editing, engage with your audience, and find out the secrets behind successful Instagram accounts. Bring your cellphones for this interactive workshop.

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Nov. 23rd
1:00-3:00pm

McLennan Library Building, MS-74

Caps graduate and postdoctoral students

Beyond the gates: Identifying your career goals

Curious about career options other than academia? In order to identify career options that will fit you, you need to identify your goals. Using hands-on activities, this workshop will give participants the opportunity to reflect on your skills, career needs, and interests. 

For more information: For more information, visit myFuture

Nov. 24th, 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Brown Student Service Building, Room 5001

Managing Your Supervisor: A Closed Door Discussion

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. 

 

Nov. 29th, 1:00-3:00pm Thomson House Ballroom

Indigenous Perspectives
This workshop was originally developed by the First Peoples’ House.  It has been adapted and is now delivered by the Indigenous Education Advisor at SEDE.

This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses. 

 

Nov. 30th
1:30-4:00pm

McLennan Library Building, MS-74

Caps graduate and postdoctoral students

The Happy Job Search 

Many people find the job search stressful and confusing. In this workshop we will discuss how to handle uncertainly and stay open to opportunity in spite of the unknown.

For more information: For more information, visit myFuture

Dec. 5th, 10:00- 11:00 AM

Brown Student Service Building, Room 5001

 

McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.