GPDN Career Symposium for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows (Oct. 26)

Date & Time

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
10:00 am to 1:00 pm



Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success and Graduate and Postdoctoral Development Network

Registration Closed / Past Event


Each year, the GPDN hosts a career symposium for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows aimed at professional development and career exploration.
Join the 3rd annual Career Symposium from October 25-27 and register here.


10:00 - 10:50: Career Storytelling for the Job Search

Ketan Marballi, PhD, Toronto Metropolitan University
Phil Miletic, PhD, University of Waterloo

20:50 - 11:00: Break

11:00 - 11:50: Using Informational Interviews to Boost Your Career

Kris Gies, PhD, University of Guelph 
Rebecca Maymon, PhD, McGill University 
Renee Polziehn, PhD, University of Alberta

11:50 -12:00: Break

12:00 - 12:50: Optimizing Power Skills in Interdisciplinary, Diverse & Innovative Academic Networks (OPSIDIAN)

Pierre-Jean Alarco, MSc, Polytechnique Montréal 
Larry Lessard, PhD, McGill University 
Isabelle Villemure, PEng, PhD, Polytechnique Montréal




If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.