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Preparation and workshops

Each semester, the Career Services Team offers a number of services to help prepare students for the job market. Various workshops are offered such as Resume and Cover Letter Writing, Networking, Interviewing skills and more.  In addition, Career Services hosts company information sessions for students to get to know a company in greater depth as well as mock interview sessions by industry professionals.

Student loans

While pursuing their PhD studies, many students opt to take on a student loan. The following list of sources applies mostly to Canadian students and is by no means exhaustive.

Finding a job

On-Campus Recruitment (OCR)

Each year, over 100 firms come on campus to recruit students for specific career opportunities. These opportunities can be for summer or permanent employment after graduation.

You can take advantage of On-Campus Recruitment by coming to the annual career fair, company information sessions, and other on-campus events.

Please sign-in to myFuture for a full list of details and to view the calendar.

Guidelines of ethical recruitment

In order to ensure that the Career Services provides the best possible experience to students and employers, you are encouraged to follow the Ethical Recruitment Guidelines as set out by CACEE.

We value your cooperation and commitment to our students. Please do not hesitate to contact our office at eva [dot] cucinelli [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Eva Cucinelli) by email or at 514-398-4664 should you have any questions or concerns.

FAQ

Am I eligible for the PhD program?

If you hold an undergraduate and a Masters degree, with a strong academic record from recognized universities, you are eligible to apply for PhD studies.

Career Discovery Series (CDS)

The CDS is a series of workshops, guest speaker visits and company presentations held throughout the year to help students validate their interests and find the best career fit. Each month, a different industry is presented in order to respond to the varying needs and interests of the student population. Discover the many different career paths in a variety of industries including entrepreneurship, consulting, manufacturing, entertainment, retail, finance, telecommunications, etc.

Code of conduct

  • Any official McGill email sent to students will be addressed to the McGill email address.

Application deadline

Completed applications and all supporting documents are to be uploaded by no later than January 15th  for Fall (September) admission of the same calendar year in which admission is sought. This deadline is for all applicants (Canada and International). There is no January (Winter) or June-July (Summer) admission. 

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the application form and all supporting documents are uploaded by the application deadline.

Doctoral fellowships

The PhD Program in Management administers several doctoral level fellowships/awards. Candidates that have been accepted and have registered in the doctoral program are eligible to apply for them. These fellowships/awards are advertised in the Fall and Winter terms by the PhD Program Office. The value of these fellowships/awards vary from year to year.

Admission requirements

The McGill PhD in Management aims to attract individuals who possess a strong academic background, personal initiative, and the potential to become excellent researchers. Applicants are assessed according to their past academic record, evaluations by former professors or supervisors, performance on standard graduate examinations, relevant work experience and the fit between their interests and the Faculty's focus and objectives.

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