Professional Development Opportunities for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers


1. The Research Training Centre’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

It’s the SickKids Research Training Centre’s 20th anniversary, and we hope you can celebrate it with us! Join us for a half-day celebration of two decades of skills, career, and research support for graduate students, postdocs, and research associates. Events include:


IMPROV-ing your Communication Skills with the National Theatre of the World
Considering Consulting with the University of Toronto Graduate Management Consulting Association
So What Are You Going to Do with That? Career Exploration with the Career Development Committee

Keynote, Reception and Professional Development Fair

Join us for food, drinks, and the chance to learn more about professional and career development opportunities across the GTA offered by groups like Life Sciences Ontario, the University of Toronto Career Centre, the Science 2 Business Network, the Graduate Managment Consulting Association, Mitacs, the Career Development Committee, and more.
Keynote by Natalie Brender, National Director of Genomics in Society for Genome Canada

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

12:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

686 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A4

More information

2. Networking Skills –
Mitacs Step Workshop

You’ve all heard the saying “you are only as good as your network,” but have you ever wondered how to get one? This full day workshop is designed to provide insight and interaction along with the know how to build and stabilize business relationships through effective networking. We will cover who-what-where-when and why to network and participants will have the opportunity to practice what they learn. Details on the actual networking exercises will be determined by the location of each event. Activities will be customized to reflect the interests of the participants.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

9:00am – 5:00pm (Registration starts at 8:45am)

York Lanes

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