Graduate Events and Panels

Graduate Workshops

CaPS offers specialized services for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.  The workshops are to help you explore different career options in the industry, government, NGO, business, and volunteer sectors. Workshops offered by CaPS in regular basis: 

  • Career Development Workshops
  • Graduate Career Series
  • Academic Career Series
  • Government Career Series
  • For a full listing of workshops, and to RSVP, please log-in into myFuture -> Events.
  • If you have suggestions for future events, please feel free to send your ideas to susan.molnar [at] (Susan Molnar).


SKILLSETS offers professional development workshops for graduate students. This suite of workshops is designed to complement the research training with general transitional/professional skill development opportunities recommended for training High Quality Personnel.  For a list of coming workshops, visit: Upcoming Events

Career Resources

CaPS Resource Centre contains a number of publications on the academic job market, non-academic job careers, and on job search techniques. Some online periodicals and books for graduate students are:

  • Current Jobs for Graduates
  • The International Educator
  • University Affairs
  • A PhD is not Enough! A Guide to Survival in Science
  • Lean In: For Graduates
  • Surviving Your Academic Job Hunt: Advice for Humanities PhDs

Academic Career Series is designed for PhD students.  They are offered every October by faculty members,.

Academic Career Series

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