Skills development opportunities for McGill graduate students
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- Would you like to...
- Expand your expertise
- Solve problems
- Lead projects
- Work with others
- Be well
- Plan your career
Our activities are organized into seven themes of professional development. Navigate the tabs on the left for an overview of each category.
Expand your expertise
SKILLSETS offers workshops to help you strengthen your knowledge in your field. You will learn practical applications of various tools and technologies to develop innovative solutions to problems and enrich your knowledge of your chosen discipline.
Throughout your academic and professional career, you may encounter challenges that require critical thinking, ingenuity, and innovative solutions. Workshops in this category help you develop and enhance necessary skills to face problems and implement solutions that are effective and efficient.
From conceptualization to evaluation, projects require resource allocation, time management, ethical conduct, and strategic goals to ensure success. Offerings will impart knowledge and skills necessary for successful project management as well as means to obtain funding.
As graduate students, it is important to clearly communicate ideas to diverse audiences and summarize your research. SKILLSETS offers workshops on effective communication using written, oral, and digital media.
Work with others
Examine the impact of collaboration and learn to leverage interpersonal skills to work effectively in a diverse team. Workshops will also help you building an understanding of problems affecting the local and wider/global community.
Maintaining a healthy work-life balance as a graduate student can be a difficult task. McGill offers workshops and events that will help you build strategies to manage the heavy workload that comes with graduate school.
Plan your career
It’s never too early to start thinking about career development! We offer workshops and panel discussions that will help you explore a variety of career options and help you prepare applications.