Professional Development

Advanced Professional Engagement & eXploration (APEX)

September 10, 2015

Looking to enhance your teaching, research or writing skills? Wondering how to improve your online presence? Thinking about how to convey your research to a lay audience? 

APEX offers a suite of free workshops, programs, and seminars for SFU grad students and postdocs, building and improving your transferable skills while supporting your career development. 


Register for these APEX workshops on myInvolvement

Finding the Story in Your Research: Learn to identify and craft your research so that the next time someone asks you what you do in a job interview or other professional context, you can answer them in a way they will remember.

  • Thursday, September 17, 1:30–3:30pm 
    Burnaby (WMC 3535)

Authorship, Impact and Dissemination: Focusing largely on the process that takes place after an article has been accepted for publication, this session also provides insight into publishing venues for assuring your research has the best possible visibility, accessibility, and impact. 

  • Tuesday, September 22, 1:00–3:00pm 
    Burnaby (Library 7010)
This workshop will focus on what works for your resume in terms of style, layout and content and will be facilitated by Marcy Adams from SFU's Career Services.
  • Monday, September 21, 10:00-12:00pm 
    Harbour Centre (2270)
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2:00-3:50pm 
    Surrey (5360)

See the full suite of APEX sessions on the APEX Calendar. APEX service providers include:

  • Research Commons
  • Teaching and Learning Centre 
  • Career Services
  • Graduate Student Society 
  • Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Mitacs 



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