Professional and Career Engagement

Effective Date: September 16, 2022
Supersedes: *
Approval Authority: Graduate Education Council; Senate (for information)

Graduate students are encouraged to participate in professional development and career-related courses, workshops, talks and events as outlined in this policy.

1. Own Your Future Programming

Doctoral students have the right to and are strongly encouraged to participate in Own Your Future programming.

Graduate students do not need the approval of their supervisors or their programs to participate in these Faculty, program and university-wide events.

Participation in Own Your Future and other professional development offerings are outside of TA duties, time-critical research duties, and shall not interfere with required current Graduate program courses, meetings and responsibilities.