$25 – $45

Invest in Your Future Career Symposium 2019

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Dinwoodie Lounge, Student's Union Building, University of Alberta

8900 114 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2J7

Edmonton, Alberta

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Get ready to invest in your future at FGSR’s Career Conference for graduate students this Fall Reading Week! This year’s conference is designed to inspire and give you the skills to design your life, work your network, tell your story and think “different”.

The Nov. 14-15, 2019 Invest in Your Future Career Symposium will feature:

KEYNOTES

  • Prepared for the Future
    Suzanne Ortega, PhD, President, Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)

  • Shaping Your Career, Shaping Your Life
    Omer Yaqub, MBA, Co-Founder and Senior Partner, ALIF Partners

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS

  • Leading Your Career into the Future
    Tyler Wave, MA – PD Credit
  • Transitioning Your Life: Learning to Manage Change in Any Circumstance
    Hillary Hutchinson, MA, MEd - PD Credit
  • Rekindling the Vision: Imagination and Goal Setting
    Hillary Hutchinson, MA, MEd - PD Credit
  • Personal Branding: What's Your Brand?
    Salima Ebrahim, MA - PD Credit

INCLUDES

  • Light breakfasts, coffee and snacks, beverages and lunches (both days)
  • Professional photo for your LinkedIn profile (both days)
  • Networking Mixer with hot appetizers (Day 1)
  • Opportunity to have your resume, CV or Linkedin profile reviewed (Day 2)

Made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
This symposium is open to all Campus Alberta graduate students and postdoctoral fellows which includes 26 post-secondary institutions.

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Registration

Space is limited. Please register early. Registration will close when the event reaches capacity, or on Nov. 8, 2019.

University of Alberta Professional Development Requirement

The interactive workshops may be used towards the Professional Development (PD) Requirement. To record your PD credit please bring your ONEcard. To receive PD Training credit, you will be required to sign in using your oneCard. NOTE: Declaration of Attendance forms will NOT be signed at any of the sessions. Students will receive an email confirmation of their attendance following the completion of the Career Symposium.

Please note that latecomers will not be admitted as selected sessions may be used towards the Professional Development (PD) Training Requirements. All professional development must be approved by your department.

FAQs

What's the refund policy?

No refunds.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. Registration will be facilitated according to your name.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes. Whoever takes your ticket can use your name at the door.

Protection of Privacy

The personal information requested on this form is collected under the authority of Section 33 (c) of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be protected under Part 2 of that Act. It will be used for the purpose of reserving a seat at the individual events (event management), program administration, and statistical analysis for FGSR to improve program offerings to meet student needs. Direct any questions about this collection to: Dr. Renee Polziehn, Director of Professional Development, FGSR, 2-29 Triffo Hall, 780-492-1675. By filling out this form, you are providing consent to the collection and the use of this information (as described above).

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Dinwoodie Lounge, Student's Union Building, University of Alberta

8900 114 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2J7

Edmonton, Alberta

Canada

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