Professional Development

APEX Certificate Info Sessions

November 30, 2015

The APEX Certificate Program is a free professional development program for current SFU graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This program is designed to help you:

  • Explore and identify potential careers of interest to you
  • Improve your transferable skills and experience
  • Expand your professional network 
  • Build a portfolio of professional documents (such as CVs, resumes, teaching dossiers)
  • Build confidence in yoru knowledge, skills and abilities. 
The program involves face-to-face workshop sessions, a Canvas online component, plus the completion of skill-building electives aimed at getting you actively involved in your professional development. Is the program for you? Come to one of these info sessions to find out:
  • Friday, December 4, 1-1:45pm 
    Harbour Centre (Room 1315)
  • Friday, December 11, 10-11am 
    Burnaby (West Mall 2220)    
  • Wednesday, December 17, 10-11am
    Burnaby (Blusson Hall 10011)
  • Wednesday, January 6, 12-12:45pm    
    Burnaby (TBA)
  • Thursday, January 7, 9:30-10:15am
    Surrey (TBA)

Want to hear what other students got out of the program? Check out these video testimonials of APEX grads


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