Events

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Have you ever wondered how to tap into your resilience during challenging times? Imagine a situation where you face a critique of your writing from a supervisor, do not get the grant you were counting on, or have to shift your academic focus because of the realities of the job market. With scenarios such as these in mind, this interactive session will:

Monday, 12 June 2017 - 9:00am

* This session is being offered in collaboration with the Mitacs Step program. Mitacs Step offers a holistic, inter-disciplinary approach to professional skills development. The workshops that are offered provide practical tools in business, communications, and project management through experiential learning from industry professionals in an interactive environment, arming graduate students for success within or beyond academia.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Presented by Anthony Paré, Professor and Department Head Language and Literacy Education, UBC Faculty of Education
Thursday, 15 June 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

There is more to being smart than just IQ. Research shows that shows that a person's Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a key factor associated with success in career advancement, team work and personal leadership.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

* This session is being offered in collaboration with the MITACS Step program. Mitacs Step offers a holistic, inter-disciplinary approach to professional skills development. The workshops that are offered provide practical tools in business, communications, and project management through experiential learning from industry professionals in an interactive environment, arming graduate students for success within or beyond academia.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

* This session is being offered in collaboration with the MITACS Step program. Mitacs Step offers a holistic, inter-disciplinary approach to professional skills development. The workshops that are offered provide practical tools in business, communications, and project management through experiential learning from industry professionals in an interactive environment, arming graduate students for success within or beyond academia.