UBC’s Okanagan campus provides professional develpment to PDF’s through the College of Graduate Studies Grad Essentials program.  Grad Essentials offers workshops, seminars and other activities organised by the College of Graduate Studies and its’ partners that are offered to all PDF’s.  For registration and details for all PDFO events, please review the Grad Essentials workshop page.

May 17, 2017 – Diversifying Your Research Career

Are you interested in diversifying your research career? Bring your questions and join Jennifer Tedman-Jones from Mitacs for an informal chat about the opportunities and challenges of identifying potential academic partners and how to do that? To find out more join the discussion.

May 18, 2017 – Why Capable People Suffer From Imposter Syndrome & How to Thrive in Spite of It

Do You Secretly Worry You’re Not as Smart as Everyone “Thinks” You Are?
Do you chalk your success up to thinks like luck, timing, or “just” hard work?
Do you believe “If I can do it… anybody can”?
Do you agonize over even the smallest flaws in your work?
Are you crushed by even constructive criticism?
When you do well, do you secretly think you fooled them again?