Get help to create your IDP!

Programs and Events

During the consultation sessions, many students and postdocs told us that they would like McGill to provide workshops and programs that will help them use the myPath tools and create an IDP.


The myPath network comprises of the following programming:

    How to Plan Your Life: Kickstart your IDP

    For students who want an introduction to planning and guidance on how to use the tools so they can create their IDP independently.

    In this 1.5 hour session we will introduce you to the myPath toolkit, discuss what is involved in creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP), and guide you through the activities included in the myPath IDP Workbook. Facult​y, staff and students are welcomed to request a custom version of this workshop by contacting the myPath team

    Peer Pathways Program: Develop Your IDP

    For students who want to engage fully with the process of developing an IDP

    In this comprehensive 3 month program participants will work in a triad of peers to complete the reflection exercises and create your IDP using the myPath tools. Take your to time and combine the benefits of peer discussion with the guidance provided by 3 workshops led by a member of the myPath team.

    Annual Retreat: Create Your IDP

    For students who want to focus on creating their IDP during an intensive half-day workshop

    Offered 3 times per year, this intensive half-day retreat will guide you through the myPath workbook or the onlineplatform in an interactive, classroom style format. Participants will leave the retreat with a completed Individual Development Plan

    Pathways and Plans: Career Development for New Graduate students (Orientation session)

    For new students, this 1 hour orientation session will introduce new students to the IDP, myPath and career planning. Delivered with Career Planning Service

    Come to this workshop to learn strategies to support your professional and career development while at McGill. You will learn about: a) Different ways you can understand your strengths and skills, b) how creating an individual development plan can help you achieve your goals, and c) the variety of services and programs CaPS offers.