Professional Development

Advanced Professional Engagement & eXploration (APEX)

October 05, 2015
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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. 

UPCOMING OCTOBER WORKSHOPS  

Register for these APEX workshops on myInvolvement

Resume: Join Marcy Adams from SFU's Career Services as she walks you through essential elements of a resume, focusing on what works in terms of style, layout and content. 

  • Friday, October 9, 10:00-12:00pm 
    Burnaby (West Mall 2533)

Online Presence: Join Deanne Esdale of SFU's Career Services as she walks you through what kinds of content to share about yourself and your work in order to enhance your connections, and to position yourself to be responsive and effective with potential employers and funders.

  • Wednesday, October 14, 1:00–3:00pm 
    Burnaby (Library, Research Commons 7010)
  • Wednesday, October 21, 10:00-11:50am
    Surrey (Room 2990)
CV Workshop:  Join Penny Freno from SFU's Career Services, as she focuses on how to produce an effective CV to best represent yourself on paper.  You can expect to gain a better understanding of the key pieces of the CV, format and content, and the importance of discipline conventions. We'll discuss in what contexts you might be asked for a CV and how a CV differs from a resume. 
  • Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Burnaby campus (Library 7200) 
Looking for more like this? Check out 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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