Take a My GradSkills workshop
Develop professional and transferable skills to help you in your academic and career readiness. Explore the Faculty of Graduate Studies, My GradSkills workshops page to learn more about the wide-range of support and opportunities available to you.
Take a skills-based internship
Get support bridging academia and the workplace with the Faculty of Graduate Studies' Transformative Talent Internship. These internships help you explore career options and give you practical, hands-on experience for your academic and professional career.
Take a research internship
Expand on the specialized skills you’ve developed during your studies. A research internship will complement your field of study, help you explore more of your interests and build your CV.
Gain more skills in teaching and learning
The Taylor Institute supports graduate teaching assistants with workshops and training, leading to a Graduate Student Certificate in University Teaching and Learning. Gain practical knowledge and hands-on skills in leadership, communication, pedagogy and more.
Enrol in a graduate course in entrepreneurship and innovation
The Hunter Centre provides courses in entrepreneurship and innovation to all graduate students. Learn the basics of the startup world and join a team to develop a startup concept.
Get involved with a graduate council or student association
Council committees and faculty associations forge new friendships and offer meaningful experiences. They can also help you develop your skills and support you during your degree, and help you meet future collaborators and colleagues.
Graduate students talk about their Transformative Talent Internship
Chelsea Greer tells the Faculty of Graduate Studies about her experience interning with Raincoast Conservation Foundation while completing her Master of Science in Geography.
In the news
Read about graduate students taking part in experiential learning.
Elevate and the Experience Catalogue
Elevate is your career, advising and student-experience portal. It's where students can book degree and career advising, look for jobs and explore experiential-learning opportunities.
From volunteer experiences to internships, from student clubs to competitions, the Experience Catalogue on Elevate links you to experiential-learning opportunities.