#UofTGradWeek Panel Evening: Graduate Student Conversations & Connections

When: March 7, 6-8:30 pm
Where: Hart House Music Room


Learn tips on how to make the most of your time as a grad student and beyond.  Hear about the importance of career planning early led by a career expert followed by a graduate student panel. Panelists will share strategies about how they have navigated graduate school challenges including imposter syndrome and being on the verge of quitting, to managing conflict, accessing resources and getting involved. Connect with your graduate peers and enjoy some refreshments. Space limited.

6:15-6:40 pm: The importance of career planning early (Jonathan Turner, Career Education and Exploration)

The best time to start planning your career is when you are prepared to make the move from intention to action. The earlier in your grad studies you begin this process, the more time you will have to explore possibilities and reflect on your career interests. Jonathan will address steps you can take in career planning depending on the stage you are at, focusing particularly on resources available to you through the Career Exploration & Education office.

6:45-8:00 pm: Concurrent research- and professional-stream panels

  • Graduate Student Research-Stream Panel
    Facilitator: Annalissa Cristostomo, MA candidate, OISE (Peer leadership facilitator)
  • Graduate Student Professional-Stream Panel
    Facilitator: Tony Luong, MPH candidate, Public Health (G2G Peer Advisor, Grad CRC)

8:00-8:30 pm: Reflection/Social/Dessert

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