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Description:

A unique opportunity to dedicate two days to plan your future and design one or several professional project(s). During this graduate-focused, interactive training, you will design a realistic career plan that fits your personal aspirations, your competencies and aligns with the job market reality.

Workshop Objectives:

Finally take the time to think about and plan your professional future, whether inside or outside the academia.  Design a realistic career plan that fits your personal aspirations, your competencies and aligns with the job market reality. Receive personalized support post-workshop to enforce your action plan.

Learning Outcomes:

During this post-secondary focused, interactive training, you will:

  • Identify your aspirations, values & motivations
  • Identify your competencies, including transferrable skills gained through graduate education
  • Identify jobs that match your competencies and interests in a changing career landscape
  • Acquire a methodology to help define a professional plan and explore career options inside and outside the academia
  • Learn to communicate value and promote competencies acquired during graduate education to prospective employers
  • Write an action plan leading you to personal and realistic career plan

Key Topic Areas:

  • The job market for graduates, opportunities inside and outside the academia
  • Group and self assessment techniques
  • Graduate competency framework
  • Which competencies for which careers? 
  • The three spheres technique
  • Defining your priorities
  • Career mind-mapping
  • Finding and validating job options
  • Proactive career management
  • Designing a SMART action plan
  • Taking action to enforce your plan