Graduate Career Preparation Program

 This program consists of two modules:

 Module I: Graduate Employability Skills

 Who will benefit from this module?

 This training is aimed at graduate students who are in the early stages of their research (eg. approximately the first year). This module is designed to present students beginning their research with a set of skills and knowledge that will equip them with tools to consider career planning as they progress through their degree.

 First offered: 2013

 Content and Schedule

  The material addressed in this module will focus on enabling students to:

  •   Differentiate transferable skills from subject-specific competencies
  •   Learn key skills of career planning
  •  Develop awareness about values and possibilities related to career choices
  •  Identify career opportunities that suit the candidate’s interest and qualifications

The module consists of five hours of training (2 x 2.5 hour sessions) and is co-ordinated by Dr. Belinda Smaill.

The module will be available once a year and participation may be capped. 

Session One: 19th November in G04, Building 55.
Session Two: 27th November in G04, Building 55.

Both sessions will begin at 1:15pm when light refreshments will be served for a formal 1:30pm start. The sessions will conclude at approximately 4pm.

 

Module II: Job Search Strategies

 

Who will benefit from this module?

This training is aimed at graduate students who are in the latter stages of their research. This module is designed to present students who are approaching the completion of their degree with a range of skills that will equip them with effective job search and application strategies for academic and non-academic tracks.

 First offered: 2014

 Content and Schedule

The material addressed in this module will focus on enabling students to:

  •  Learn how to effectively search jobs
  •  Produce clearly structured resumes and cover letters
  •  Learn effective job interview techniques

 The module consists of five hours of training (2 x 2.5 hour sessions) and is co-ordinated by Dr. Belinda Smaill.

 The module will be available once a year and participation may be capped. 

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