Graduate Events and Panels

Graduate Workshops

CaPS offers specialized services for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.  The workshops are to help you explore different career options in the industry, government, NGO, business, and volunteer sectors. Workshops offered by CaPS in regular basis: 

  • Career Development Workshops
  • Graduate Career Series
  • Academic Career Series
  • Government Career Series
  • For a full listing of workshops, and to RSVP, please log-in into myFuture -> Events.
  • If you have suggestions for future events, please feel free to send your ideas to susan.molnar [at] (Susan Molnar).


SKILLSETS offers professional development workshops for graduate students. This suite of workshops is designed to complement the research training with general transitional/professional skill development opportunities recommended for training High Quality Personnel.  For a list of coming workshops, visit: Calendar & Registration

Career Resources

CaPS Resource Centre contains a number of publications on the academic job market, non-academic job careers, and on job search techniques. Some online periodicals and books for graduate students are:

  • Current Jobs for Graduates
  • The International Educator
  • University Affairs
  • A PhD is not Enough! A Guide to Survival in Science
  • Lean In: For Graduates
  • Surviving Your Academic Job Hunt: Advice for Humanities PhDs

Academic Career Series, offered every October by faculty members, is designed for PhD students.

Past panels and events are available in DVDs at the CaPS Resource Centre. Use the Resource Catalogue and search in the Title field with keywords like Academic Career Week to see a list of topics.

Academic Career Series 2018

Academic Career Series 2017

Academic Career Series 2016

Academic Career Series 2014

Academic Career Series 2013

Academic Career Series 2012

Academic Career Series 2011