Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

22Jan201814:00
to
15:00

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and discuss how to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. You will also learn how to craft a concise and convincing cover letter.

Participants of this workshop will learn how to:
1) Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
2) Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
3) Articulate their skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter

Classified as: Student Services workshops
23Jan201810:00
to
11:00

This workshop will focus on the practical aspects of building a LinkedIn profile using the new interface. You will be walked through the steps on how to enhance your page and will discuss what relevant elements to include. In addition, you will receive some tips & tricks when it comes to job search strategies and building your LinkedIn network.

*** Bring your laptops so that you can work on your profile during the workshop.

*** If you have not done so already, please create a LinkedIn profile before coming to the workshop.

Classified as: Student Services workshops
24Jan201810:00
to
11:30

 Find out how to build your personal database of references using EndNote. Learn how to organize the references in groups, produce bibliographies, attach files to your references, insert bibliographic citations in your papers in your chosen style, and more. Note: The session will be taught on Windows computers, but Mac users are also welcome to attend since the program's functionality is the same on both platforms.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

24Jan201809:15
to
16:00

Would you like to improve your TAing skills, use your time more efficiently, and learn how to be more effective in front of a class? Be a better TA now and a better teacher in the future? Here’s your chance!

Classified as: Graduate Students, T-PULSE, Workshops, TAs
25Jan201811:30
to
12:30

Wildlife Biology Seminar Series—featuring a series of external speakers on topics relevant to Wildlife Biology and Environmental Biology.

Guest Speaker: Amy Villamagna (Plymouth State University) will speak on land use, community ecology

Classified as: Wildlife Biology Seminar Series
25Jan201816:00

4 O'clock Forum is a monthly seminar series for Macdonald researchers and graduate students to be exposed to scientific advancements related to their own fields of research as well as other scientific areas. Graduate and undergraduate students can benefit from these academic opportunities, all of which are aimed at stimulating critical discussions about contemporary research and issues in the agriculture and environment, to foster increased interactions among the Macdonald faculty, and to highlight our ability to deliver outstanding scientific contributions.

Classified as: 4 O'Clock Forum, Research, Seminars
27Jan2018

Mark your calendars for the 58th Annual Woodsmen Competition. Come and cheer on our Mac Woodsmen and Woodswomen as they compete is a variety of events.

Classified as: Woodsmen competition
29Jan201811:30
to
12:45

Offered by the Macdonald Campus Library, this workshop will go over some of the main points to consider when submitting to a journal with regards to author rights. For example, what rights do you maintain? What can you do with your article once it’s published? Are you permitted to post it online? Can you share it via social media sites? Etc.

This workshop will engage in practical, hands-on exercises to review the author agreements of major journal publishers.

At the end of this session participants will be able to:

Classified as: copyright, publications
29Jan201816:00
to
17:30

Challenge Question:  How might we reduce food loss before it reaches the consumer in order to increase the amount of available edible food and lessen the impact on climate?

Classified as: food loss, climate impact
1Feb201812:00
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13:00

Réseau électrique métropolitain Information Session led by CDPQ Infra


The Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) is a new integrated public transport network linking downtown Montréal, the South Shore, the West Island, the North Shore, and the Montréal-Trudeau airport.

Learn more by attending the presentation, which will be followed by a question and answer period.

Classified as: transportation, Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM)
3Feb201809:00
to
21:00

Students, alumni, and 4-H club teams are all invited to participate in the 68th Annual Macdonald Campus Intercollegiate Judging Competition. Please register (teams of 4 or individuals) by emailing macjudgeclub [at] gmail.com.

The registration fee is $160.00 per team and the individual/substitutes entries are $40.00 per person. These prices include the lunch and the supper for each participant. For the coaches and/or chaperones wishing to take part in the banquet, the price is fixed at $30.00 per person.

Classified as: Intercollegiate Judging Competition
5Feb201814:00
to
15:30

Looking for a job or internship? Start here! This popular workshop provides an overview of key job-search strategies, followed by an in-depth look at networking as the most effective job search approach. As many people are reluctant to network, the workshop will examine why networking works, and discuss how to talk to strangers and overcome networking discomfort.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Develop a job search strategy that includes effective networking
2) Identify ways to expand their current network

Classified as: Student Services workshops
5Feb201815:00
to
17:00

Find out how to build your personal database of references using EndNote. Learn how to organize the references in groups, produce bibliographies, attach files to your references, insert bibliographic citations in your papers in your chosen style, and more. Note: The session will be taught on Windows computers, but Mac users are welcome to bring their laptops since the program's functionality is the same on both platforms.

For Graduate and postdoc students

6Feb201810:00
to
11:00

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and discuss how to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. You will also learn how to craft a concise and convincing cover letter.

Participants of this workshop will learn how to:
1) Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
2) Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
3) Articulate their skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter

Classified as: Student Services workshops
7Feb201815:00
to
17:00

Understand and locate different types of information produced at each stage of the research cycle, including books and ebooks, articles, and grey literature (such as theses, government information). Discover the wealth of information resources and services available to you at McGill Library and beyond.

For Graduate and postdoc students

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