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Transferable Skills Masterclass

Dr. Christine Kampen Robinson, Director of the Center for Vocation, Canadian Mennonite University

The CHRIM Career Development Group is pleased to welcome linguist and career practitioner Dr. Christine Kampen Robinson. Dr. Kampen Robinson has over 12 years of experience coaching and advising graduate students in their career journeys at the University of Waterloo, the University of Manitoba and now Canadian Mennonite University. She designed and developed the Skills Awareness and Articulation Training program at the University of Waterloo.

Transferable Skills Masterclass: So, you’re going to be a Scientist, right? Skills development in Health Sciences
In this Masterclass, participants will learn how to identify, describe and demonstrate skills they have acquired through their graduate level studies of health sciences. Participants will begin compiling a personalized skills inventory, analyze job ads, and practice articulating their skills in different contexts.

Specific learning outcomes:
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Identify and assess technical/transferable skills developed through graduate school experiences in individual courses as well as outside coursework and program requirements in the health sciences
2. Analyze a job posting to identify the skills and competencies of relevance to an employer
3. Articulate transferable skills and accomplishments using action verbs that serve as evidence for their possession of particular skills

Spaces are limited to 30 students. Registration closes Nov. 11, 2020.
Early registration for CHRIM trainees closes Nov. 2, 2020.
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This Masterclass will be followed by a resume building workshop in early 2021 to apply your transferable skills to a written resume.


November 13, 2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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