The ORT Presents: Networking, An Art and Science
Facilitator Dr. Isaiah Hankel Date April 20th, 2018 More Information To register, please contact email@example.com Back to Workshopsread more
The ORT is committed to providing support and resources enabling trainees to achieve their full potential during their training at UHN and as they venture into the next steps of their careers. As part of this mandate, the ORT is offering the following workshops and resources to UHN research trainees.
Facilitator Translating Bioinformatics for Everyday Biology Date March 20, 2018 More Information Register via https://translatingbioinformaticsforeverydaybiology2018.eventbrite.ca Back to Workshopsread more
Facilitator Money Matters: Personal Finance Workshop Date February 21, 2018 More Information Register via https://ortmoneymattersworkshop.eventbrite.ca Back to Workshopsread more
Facilitator Dr. Maurice Shen, Academic Head, BenchSci Dr. Emily MacLeod, Research Associate at the Applied Educational Research Department at the Michener Institute of Education Dr. Daniel Bacinello, Manager, Research &…read more
Facilitator UHN’s Technology Development and Commercialization Department Date March 9, 2017 More Information Register via https://technology-development-and-commercialization.eventbrite.ca. Back to Workshopsread more
Several past articles in the ORT Times provide valuable content for your career development, including:
Networking, An Art and Science Webinar
Industry Resume Workshop
Translating Bioinformatics for Everyday Biology
Money Matters: Personal Finance Workshop
Past Events :
Developing your skills, and learning how to market the transferrable skills you learn in your research training can help with your future career. Some skill development resources include:
Mitacs STEP Workshops: these workshops focus on a variety of skills that can be important in research and industry, including writing, project management, and networking. note that you can register for some STEP workshops without having a Mitacs fellowship.
Life Sciences Career Development Society: this UofT-based student society seeks to bridge help bridge academia and industry and holds many seminars and networking events.
Graduate Professional Skills Program: from UofT School of Graduate Studies, this program offers sessions on communication, business, and research-related skills.
Science Careers: the careers section of the popular journal has many resources and topical articles on career development for young scientists. They also have the Individual Development Plan portal to help you identify your career goals and strengths.
Also be sure to look for networking events and skills development sessions associated with scientific conferences you may attend as part of your research training.
See what past UHN trainees have done with their careers after earning their degree or completing their fellowships:
Another source of non-academic career profiles is Dr. Jen Polk’s From PhD to Life site.