Professional Development

January 09, 2014


Can you describe yourself and your research in 30 seconds or less? How comfortable would you be pitching your skills and past accomplishments to a prospective employer?

Learning how to create and deliver a self introduction is a key communication skill that can be used to build relationships across a range of business and academic contexts. 

Build or enhance this skill in the Mitacs Step Networking workshop. Go to this page to register and find out more.

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