Resources for achieving your goals

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McGill offers many services, programs and resources that can help you attain your academic goals and improve your wellbeing. Whether you are looking to develop your skills, focus on your mental health and wellbeing, or plan for your future, there are resources on campus that can help. 

Academic Resources

Resources to enhance your academic skills

Achieve your academic goals by improving your skills through the following McGill services and programs.

Teaching and Learning Services - provides support for instructors and students. Click here to see their list of workshops and other opportunities.

SKILLSET - a branch of TLS that offers skill development opportunities to all graduate students at McGill.

Graphos - helps graduate students and post-doctoral fellows improve their writing and communication skills.

McGill Writing Centre - open to all students and post-docs, the McGill Writing Centre (MWC) is the University's central resource for written communication.

Research and Innovation - the support hub for McGill's research activities. R+I provides strategic information related to funding, ethics compliance, and grant applications and more.

McGill Library - offers workshops on publishing and other academic skills.

PD.Ed - (external vendor) an online platform that provides professional development resources, interactive webinars, and tools to help masters and doctoral students progress in, and complete their degree.

Personal Wellbeing Resources

Resources to improve your personal wellbeing

Find ways to manage your stress and anxiety, build community, and explore your values through the following McGill services and programs.

Gradlife - a digital space where you can learn about the graduate school experience of your peers and share your own experience and perspective by becoming a Gradlife blogger.

McGill Office of Religious and Spiritual Life (MORSL) - MORSL provides all McGill students with access to a variety of programming, including meditation and yoga workshops. and assistance with finding faith-based groups and communities both on and off campus.

Student Wellness Hub - provides access to physical and mental health services, as well as health promotion and peer support programs.

Post-Graduate Students' Society (PGSS) - PGSS offers social activities, support, and resources to all graduate students and post-doctoral fellows at McGill.

Branches - offers programming tailored for underrepresented groups to help address barriers and increase access to higher education. Branches organizes activities for Black and Indigenous students and will soon be expanding their reach to other groups.

Athletics and Recreation - taking care of your body as well as your mind is an important component of personal wellbeing.

Professional and Career Resources

Resources to achieve your professional and career ambitions

Plan for your future career and develop your professional skills through the following McGill services and programs.

Doctoral Internship Program - offers McGill’s doctoral students at the end of their degree the opportunity to learn and grow outside of academia through a remunerated internship of a period of 1 to 3 months.

Career and Planning Services (CAPS) - assists students in their career development and search for jobs, as well as internships, by providing workshops, individual advising, a job posting service, and an extensive Career Resource Centre.

myFuture - McGill University's portal for promoting job opportunities and career education.

Onboarding Central - resources to make the most of your work experience. Includes a video series on career skills.

Career Advising and Transition Services (CATS) - from the School of Continuing Education, CATS offers workshops, networking events, recruitment activities and individual coaching sessions.

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