Workshop Series

In partnership with Career Services, the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is offering the following workshops series.  Be sure to check out the Just in Time Calendar for these and more workshops and events for Graduate Students. 

For Students in the APEX Certificate Program - registration for the APEX Certificate program has been discontinued and participants currently enrolled in the program have until Summer 2019 to earn their certificate.

Foundations (Workshop 1) 

Learn how to identify your transferable skills and signature strengths. Explore professional development options and set action items to move forward in creating and reaching career goals. 

Note: you must complete the essential pre-work before attending this session. Essential pre-work is accessed through APEX Online

  • March 9th, 1:30 - 4:30pm at Burnaby Campus Library
  • Research Commons Room 7010

Pre-requisites: none 
Registration required using myInvolvement 

Creating Your Own Luck (Workshop 2) 

Gain a deeper understanding of how to increase your 'luck' and 'chance' in the world of work. Continuing the exploration from the Foundations workshop, continue to document what's important in the world of work by using a Career and Life Sketch. Essential pre-work is accessed through APEX Online

  • March 22nd, 9:30 am - 12:30pm at Burnaby Campus Library, Research Commons Room 7010

Pre-requisites: Workshop 1 
Registration required using myInvolvement 

Building Authentic Relationships

Redefine the power of networking; think about proactive and systematic ways to approach the job search process. Learn tools and strategies to approach people and build professional relationships, including informational interviews. Essential pre-work is accessed through APEX Online

  • TBA

Pre-requisites: n/a
Registration required using myInvolvement 

Connecting the Dots (Workshop 3) 

A chance to connect the dots from your professional development activities, career exploration, and activities completed within the workshop series. Spend time honing your professional statement and practice presenting your professional self to your peers and facilitators. Essential pre-work is accessed through APEX Online

  • March 29th, 12:00 - 3:00pm at Burnaby Campus Library, Research Commons Room 7010

Pre-requisites: Workshops 1 and 2 
Registration required using myInvolvement 

Access pre-work materials