Networking Skills

Establish and maintain contacts with people who can help you professionally. The following resources are designed to help you apply networking skills.

  • The Language of Academic Job Interviews

    This 6-hour workshop is designed to help international graduate students and new residents prepare for teaching and research-focused job interviews in North America. The workshop highlights cultural differences in the recruitment and interview process and introduces specific strategies to respond to common interview questions. Participants will have an opportunity to practice responding to interview questions during their mock-interview and will receive feedback from peers and the instructor.

  • The Language of Conference/Research Presentations

    In this 6-hour program, participants learn to communicate their research and its implications to diverse audiences both in academia and industry. Participants have an opportunity to practice techniques, to organize presentations, respond to questions from peers during Q&A sessions, and emphasize the key contributions of their research.

  • Practical Tips for Growing Your Network

    Get the knowledge you need to build your network! Your time at graduate school will be filled with opportunities to make connections in and outside of your field. This short online workshop will give you the information you'll need to make the most of each opportunity. Learn how to plan, prepare, build and foster your network and watch opportunities unfold in front of you.