Careers

Speaking Personally...

Does professional development really make a difference, anyway?

Monday, October 06, 2008

"Speaking Personally..." is a space for Canadian academics to share stories about the career challenges and issues facing them and their colleagues.

Video Presentation

Academic careers in the social sciences

Monday, October 06, 2008

From the four key ingredients to landing a top academic job, to the "three Ds" of social savvy for academics, University of British Columbia sociology professor Sylvia Fuller offers honest advice to take you from grad school to the tenure track.

Video Presentation

Publishing your scholarly work

Monday, October 06, 2008

Learn how to approach a publisher, and why securing Aid to Scholarly Publications Program funding is a baseline for the publication of a scholarly work in Canada, in this comprehensive panel presentation.

News & Advice

A guide to English university presses in Canada

Monday, October 06, 2008

A supplement to the video presentation "Publishing your scholarly work," with links and useful information about Canada's major university presses.

Archive
How to beat PhD job market stereotypes

You know you’re not the next contestant on Beauty and the Geek. So why keep letting employers think that way?

Monday, September 08, 2008
For women academics, a challenging landscape

 This month an expert explores the obstacles facing female scholars. Next month, she’ll offer 5 strategies for overcoming them.

Monday, September 08, 2008
Hybrid academic careers that work

Meet three academics who have built satisfying and successful, non-traditional academic careers.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008
So you want to be a medical illustrator?

A postdoc takes a look at what you need to know before embarking upon a career in medical illustration.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008
Best practices for grant writers

A grant writing expert offers her top 10 tips to improve your grant writing.

Monday, June 09, 2008
How to land a job in the federal government

The mandarin option is looking better than ever for some graduate students.

Monday, June 09, 2008
So you want to be a clinical microbiologist?

Bring science from the bench to the bedside in a career that draws on your strengths in research and working with people.

Monday, June 09, 2008

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