GPSC 462 GradConnect Series - Build your Graduate and Professional Network


Meet other graduate students and build your networking skills. GradConnect provides graduate students with the opportunity to build basic networking skills then to apply them in situations where networking happens. We will also discuss various events, groups and organizations where you can meet other graduate students to build your network.

The Networking Information Session will cover:
- where to meet other graduate students
- Etiquette for different settings
- How to approach people you do not know
- Practice introductions and your personal pitch(es)
- Questions to engage the person you are talking with
- How to discuss a range of subjects while keeping it at a professional level
- Learn vocabulary for various network settings
GradProSkills Events and Outreach Team members
Leader Biography:
to come
Learning Objectives:
1- Opportunities to practice your networking skills with graduate students
2- Build your communication skills for various networking settings -
This workshop is recorded under the skill domain:
Strategic Communication
Target Skills:
Related skill domains:
Career Building
/A1 Fri, Sep 19 2014 11h30-13h00 SGW H 439
/A1 Tue, Sep 10 2013 13h30-15h00 SGW MB 5.215 (Note Room Change)
/B1 Thu, Jan 31 2013 13h00-15h00 SGW S-205 (2145 Mackay) *** room change
Can't make any of the above dates? Let us know your preference and we will work with partners to see if alternative dates can be scheduled.
Suitable For:
All Streams
Workshop Capacity:
/A1 25
/A1 25
/B1 25
Remaining Spaces:
/A1 11
/A1 21
/B1 12
Non-attendance Fee: $15        
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The following feedback was offered by attendees and includes their degree and program information.
Engineering - Master
Most beneficial aspect: I enjoyed learning about one's "pitch", the game of hockey, and the 80-20 rule.
Arts_and_science - Diploma
Most beneficial aspect: Talking to other students in an informal career setting was a great way to start the course.
Engineering -
Most beneficial aspect: The activities were really helpful.

Past Offerings

/A1 Fri, Sep 19 2014 11h30-13h00 SGW H 439    14/25
/A1 Tue, Sep 10 2013 13h30-15h00 SGW MB 5.215 (Note Room Change)    4/25
/B1 Thu, Jan 31 2013 13h00-15h00 SGW S-205 (2145 Mackay) *** room change    13/25
/A1 Thu, Sep 27 2012 13h30-15h30 SGW MB 3.285    17/25