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Welcome new and returning students!

The McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) would like to welcome all new students to McGill and welcome back all returning students. Whether you are just starting or finishing up, be sure to take advantage of CaPS in the year ahead. We are here to help you - whether you are trying to find a part-time job, prepare grad school applications, find post-graduation work or find out career possibilities related to your major. Click here for a full listing of programs and services.

Published: 22Aug2016

Instructions to download Excel files through the Mercury system

We are currently experiencing an issue in which any Excel files downloaded from the Mercury system are not opening automatically through Microsoft Excel on Windows PCs. We anticipate this issue being resolved by mid-September.

In the meantime, the following workaround should open the files:

Published: 21Jul2016

Polling @ McGill: Upgrade to TurningPoint Cloud

Upgrade to TurningPoint Cloud: Web-based Polling at McGill

Teaching and Learning Services is excited to announce that McGill will be making Turning Point Cloud available to all students and instructors as of the Fall 2016 semester. Turning Point Cloud is a web-based polling (student response) system that allows students to respond to questions from a personal device (smartphone, tablet, laptop) rather than a physical handheld clicker. Please note that physical clickers will no longer be supported for in-class uses.

Published: 13Jun2016

Mandatory Supervision for New Faculty

6Oct201612:00
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14:00
McLennan Library Building Room Ms-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

In October, 2014, Senate approved revisions to the Guidelines and Regulations on Graduate Student Supervision to offer mandatory supervision orientation for new faculty members. This revision applies to all new faculty hires since 2015.

Supervisory Alliance in Graduate Supervision

27Oct201610:00
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12:00
McLennan Library Building Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

What is a supervisory alliance? The session will introduce a framework to discuss this relationship between supervisor and supervisee in terms of the Bond, Goals, and Tasks.

Writing Effective Reference Letters for Student Fellowships

31Aug201610:00
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12:00
McConnell Engineering Building Room 12, 3480 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E9, CA

Professors are often asked to write letters of reference by students applying for awards and employment. While time-consuming and sometimes difficult, a strong reference letter can change the outcome of any application.