Many of you may be using social media to either write or post pictures. But writing for a blog or trying to have the best Instagram feed can sometimes be hard, or maybe we just need a little help to get to the next level. This is why Skillsets will present two workshops next month (November): Jumpstart… Read More Do you want to increase your writing and photography skills?
A couple weeks ago I expressed some of my anxiety about my future career plans, my decision to explore my options other than a post-doc and a Career Development Day I was organizing. The event was a rousing success! (I might be a bit bias.) Organizing the event was a learning experience in itself and… Read More Grad School! But then what? (Part 2)
Do you ever think about what you’ll do next after grad school? Does that thought ever scare you? Over the last few months I’ve been thinking more and more about this. I have about a year and a half left and thinking about what comes next has left me with more than a few sleepless… Read More Grad School! But then what? (Part 1)
During Winter 2014, I participated in Basic Business Skills for Non-Business Graduate Students (BBS), offered through SKILLSETS. Recently, I sat down with David Syncox, Graduate Education Officer, to learn more about the course. Could you give me some insight on how the course came about? It really is a fairy tale story. Two PhD candidates,… Read More Let’s talk business
Learning to Teach Day I have been to three or four so far. And all I can say is that they are remarkable and indispensable. McGill Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) organizes these day-long workshops on learning how to teach for graduate students about once every semester. They are, in one word: amazing. So amazing,… Read More Something has to be said about Learning To Teach