UBC offers and administers programs that provide professional development to PDFs. Events offered by the PDFO will open for registration approximately 1 week in advance. Registration is required for all PDFO events.

Workshops and Seminars

Event Title Organizer Date
Compiling Professional Work Search Documents: Resumes, CVs, Cover Letters, Bios, and Profiles (Foundations of Career Planning Program) Postdoctoral Fellows Office Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Practical Tips for Growing Your Network Postdoctoral Fellows Office, Graduate Pathways to Success, and Mitacs Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
The Best Candidate Wins: Interview to Job Negotiation Strategies (Foundations of Career Planning Program) Postdoctoral Fellows Office Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Orientation for Postdoctoral Fellows - Winter 2018 Postdoctoral Fellows Office Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
Discovering the Entrepreneur Within Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Mitacs Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Essentials of Productive Teams Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Mitacs Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
How to Keep Your Cash (Session 1 of 3) Thea Koerner House Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
How to Keep Your Cash (Session 2 of 3) Postdoctoral Fellows Office Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
How to Keep Your Cash (Session 3 of 3) Postdoctoral Fellows Office Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Build Your Scientific and Technical Writing Skills Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Mitacs Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Business Writing for Today's Professional Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Mitacs Tuesday, 6 March 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Time Management Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Mitacs Wednesday, 7 March 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Foundations of Project Management 1 Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Mitacs Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, 29 March 2018 - 5:00pm
NSERC Grant Writing Postdoctoral Fellows Office Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Project Financial Management Postdoctoral Fellows Office Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

Previous Events

Event Title Organizer Date
Foundations of Project Management 1 Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Mitacs Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, 12 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Starting With You: Clarifying Your Key Strengths, Values and Skills and your Personalized Development Framework (Foundations of Career Planning Program) Postdoctoral Fellows Office Tuesday, 9 January 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
UBC PDA Research Day 2017 UBC Postdoctoral Association (PDA) Monday, 4 December 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Newcomers to Canada: How Canadian Health Benefits Work UBC Human Resources Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
European Funding Opportunities for Students, Postdocs and Researchers of All Nationalities Postdoctoral Fellows Office Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Orientation for Postdoctoral Fellows - Fall 2017 Postdoctoral Fellows Office Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
2017 National Postdoc Appreciation Week Barbecue Postdoctoral Fellows Office Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Rehearsing Conflict: Workshop Performance UBC Human Resources & Department of Theatre and Film Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
3-Minute Postdoc Slam UBC Postdoc Association (PDA) Wednesday, 28 June 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Rehearsing Conflict: Theatre Workshop Series Workplace Learning & Engagement at UBC Human Resources Friday, 23 June 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 5:00pm

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