Professional Development

Mitacs Step: Online workshops now Available

March 14, 2016
Print

Want to gain some hot new professional skills this spring? 

This April, Mitacs will be offering the following online workshops, free to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows: 

Communicating Your Research

This short online workshop highlights the importance of communicating well and focuses on common communication opportunities that researchers face on a regular basis:

Writing Strategic Business Reports 

Learn how to write clear and strategic business reports that achieve their intended purpose.

Online workshops run for a duration of two weeks and contain a series of videos, exercises, and content modules for the participants to cover. Participants can access the content and complete their exercises at any time during the 2 week duration. 

All grad students and postdocs can attend any MItacs session, held anywhere in BC. Check the Mitacs website for additional offerings. 

As always, Mitacs sessions are at no cost but space is limited and seats go fast so sign up now!  (The workshops are free if you show up, but you are charged $50 if you do not show up. See their registration information.)

 

Tags:  professional development, tips and tricks

Recent Blog Posts

  • Welcome Denver Lynxleg, Indigenous Graduate Student Coordinator! January 17, 2018
    Denver Lynxleg, the new Indigenous Graduate Student Coordinator, will be hosting a meet and greet at the Indigenous Student Centre (AQ 2002) on January 23rd from 11am-12 pm.

  • External Award: Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program January 16, 2018
    Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships (up to 12 months) to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are awarded for studies, research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions. Apply by March 6, 2018.

  • Job Posting: Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship January 16, 2018
    The Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship program pairs Canadian faculty members and PhD graduates with government organizations for 12-month policy projects. Apply by March 4, 2018.

View Posts by Category