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September 2017

“Mastering” Grad School

Tuesday, September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Values based goal setting

Get grad school started on the right foot. Join us for an hour workshop where you will learn how to set and achieve your big goals, find balance in your overloaded schedule, stay motivated through big projects, and seize opportunities beyond your coursework.

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Writerly Wednesday – Writing for Funders

Wednesday, September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 2-hour session…

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SSHRC Storyteller Information Session

Thursday, September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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SSHRC’s Storytellers is a spoken word video challenge to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research affects our lives. Three minutes or 300 words. Submission deadline: TA.  Top 25 finalists receive $3,000 cash prize, Congress registration & lodging, communications master class. Watch videos of the 2016 SSHRC Storyteller winners. The story should be creative, push boundaries, surprise them with something new, compelling and clear. For more details about the Storytellers’ Challenge view the ppt here >> Brock’s Storyteller Final deck…

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October 2017

3MT Challenge information session

Thursday, October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) challenge is an opportunity for students to talk about their research and why it matters in a way that will inform and captivate people outside of their disciplines. Along with keeping to the three-minute timeframe, the contestants are limited to using only one static PowerPoint slide for the duration of the presentation. To register, please email Stacia Heaton, vitae@brocku.ca  

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GSA Welcome BBQ and Campfire

Thursday, October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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GSA Welcome BBQ and Campfire October 5, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.Fire pit outside Alphie's Trough

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Walk and Talk on the Trails

Friday, October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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You are invited to join CPI staff as we walk campus trails and chat about teaching and learning. Friday October 20, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm THISTLE 137 across from the Guernsey Market. Enjoy some fresh air, exercise and let's talk about teaching and learning! Open to the Brock University community. Register online at https://cpi.brocku.ca/events/node/1126 Questions? Contact CPI at cpi@brocku.ca or 905.688.5550 x3933.

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GO ABROAD VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR

Saturday, October 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Graduate students are invited to interact via chat sessions and meet employers recruiting candidates for their overseas teaching positions and other international opportunities. The event is no cost to participate, and you can connect directly with representatives from home or on the road anytime between 10am & 3pm. Don't miss out on this great event! Please note, there will be other organizations that are hiring for positions other than teaching. International Experience Canada (IEC), a Government of Canada Program that…

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November 2017

Research Cafe: Big Data & Analytics

Thursday, November 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Research Cafe: Big Data & Analytics Research Opportunities and career Insights The mapping the New Knowledges Fall Research CAfe will feature graduate students, Faculty and industry partners from Brock's Centre for Business Analytics who will share their perspectives and research opportunities in big data in a panel style discussion.    

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December 2017

#WriterlyWednesday

Wednesday, December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 3-hour session…

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LinkedIn Photo Session

Thursday, December 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Faculty of Graduate Studies, VITAE Program and Career Services will be offering graduate students a free LinkedIn photo session. Each photo session will be scheduled for roughly 5 to 10 minutes. Getting ready for your photo shoot, do some research to get a sense on what to wear and the image you would like to convey. Please read tips for preparing for your photo session: Also, take a look at the LinkedIn infographic  here >> Registration is currently full.  …

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