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Beyond the Professoriate’s 7th Annual Online Career Conference for Graduate Students and PhDs

The program features 16 PhDs from all academic disciplines, who will discuss networking, resume writing, online job search strategies, and how to manage a career transition. This year’s conference will also directly address tips and strategies for navigating the job market during the COVID-19 crisis. Where: Online! Attend the conference from wherever you are via Zoom webinar.Video Replay: 30 day replay available on Aurora, starting May 15th. Price: FREE for U of G grad students and postdocs. Advanced registration is required. Learn more and register: https://institutions.beyondprof.com/conference/ 

Beyond the Professoriate’s 7th Annual Online Career Conference for Graduate Students and PhDs

The program features 16 PhDs from all academic disciplines, who will discuss networking, resume writing, online job search strategies, and how to manage a career transition. This year’s conference will also directly address tips and strategies for navigating the job market during the COVID-19 crisis. Where: Online! Attend the conference from wherever you are via Zoom webinar.Video Replay: 30 day replay available on Aurora, starting May 15th. Price: FREE for U of G grad students and postdocs. Advanced registration is required. Learn more and register: https://institutions.beyondprof.com/conference/   

Summer New Graduate Student Orientation - POSTPONED

Summer New Graduate Student Orientation – postponed to the fall Planning for success Services and Awards Union Rep (CUPE) – Essentials for Graduate Teaching Assistants and Graduate Service Assistants Orientation to University Services for Graduate Students Office of Intercultural Affairs Presentation    

Alastair Summerlee Scholarship Deadline

Value: up to $15,000, payable over 2 semesters Details: Established by students, alumni, faculty, staff, retirees, volunteers and friends of Alastair Summerlee who made contributions to an endowment to honour and recognize his terms as President of the University of Guelph. This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student contributing to civil society through international field work that is part of a course of study and preference is given to students working in Africa. This scholarship will provide opportunities for international travel, hands-on experiential learning, and help develop leaders to excel in international development priorities. More information: Alastair Summerlee Scholarship    

Arthur Richmond Memorial Scholarships Deadline

Value: One-time award of $4,000Details: Established in memory of the late Arthur Richmond (OAC '23), horticulturist and teacher. Full-time master's students up to semester six and doctoral students up to semester nine in one of the following programs: Plant Agriculture, Integrative Biology, Molecular & Cellular Biology, or Environmental Sciences. One award each year is reserved for a student in the Plant Agriculture (Horticultural Sciences) program. More information: Arthur Richmond Memorial Scholarships

DEADLINE: Innovation Immersion Placements 2020

Designed for faculty, PDF or graduate students who want to learn new problem-solving skills by immersing themselves into the structure and function of an entrepreneurial company (industry partner) to experience and learn how new research and technology is advanced through the commercialization process.  Learn how to apply your science by experiencing entrepreneurship first hand at a real company. 

Mitacs-Business Writing for Today's Professional

No matter what field you are working in, written communication is a critical part of your day-to-day duties. Regardless of your comfort or skill level, you can benefit from learning techniques to entice your readers and achieve your goals. This course will help all professionals hone their writing skills using proven techniques and processes.  Visit the Mitacs webpage to register.  

Mitacs-Time Management

This energetic, intensive one-day course will sharpen your professional time management skills and optimize your working week. Building on the Project Management Institute's (PMI) best practices, methodologies, and productivity tactics, the course provides tools and techniques that can be applied to a partner industry project or employment-based role.

Skills for Research Impact Session 8: Data Visualization

Visual products can be a very effective ways to share your research data with various stakeholders. From data to story, learn to turn numbers into compelling visuals and impactful design.  Visit the registration page  https:// for more information and to register.

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