TheGraduate@Carleton – January 15, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Enhanced Graduate Degree

PhD students! You can now study and research at two universities and graduate with two diplomas as part of Carleton’s new Cotutelle policy. MORE


Understanding The Mind

Grad student Sterling Somers is teaching computers to imagine. MORE


Professional Skills Development

MacOdrum Library is hosting a week-long series of professional research skills workshops just for grad students. MORE

Mitacs also offers a variety of professional-skills training for grad students. MORE


TA Training Update

A reminder about paid training opportunities for teaching assistants.  MORE

  Mentoring award winners

Mentoring Matters

Meet your 2011 faculty graduate mentors. MORE


Who Does What?

To help you figure out who does what in the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, here is a roadmap. MORE




Jan. 17Last day for registration for winter-term courses and last day to change courses or sections for winter-term courses. Note, students who have not yet deposited the two final copies of their thesis in the Office of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs must register.

Mar. 1 –   Last Day for Receipt of Applications from Potential Spring (June) Graduates

For information about other important dates concerning your academic year, please view this page from the Graduate Calendar.


Jan. 18 – Science Cafés – Full Schedule

Jan. 19Economics Careers Evening

Jan. 19Carleton Provincial Mandate Working Group Town Hall

Jan. 27 –  Media Relations Training

Jan. 30 –  Deadline For Papers – 15th interdisciplinary conference of the U of O Graduate Students’ Association



Feb. 1 –      Deadline for applications for the “Mackenzie King Travelling and Open Scholarships”

March 15Deadline to apply for the “Foreign Government Awards – France”

March 15Deadline to apply for the 2012 “Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada Scholarship”

March 16Deadline for applications to the “Sheldon Chumir Foundation Internship in Ethics in Leadership

March 30Deadline to apply for the “Advancing a National Dialogue Awards”



Jan. 16Resumé Workshop for Graduate Students

Jan. 18Career Self-Assessment Workshop (part one)

Jan. 19Career Exploration Outside Academia

Jan. 25Researching Careers (part two)

Jan. 25Summer Job Fair

Jan. 26International Students Workshop on Looking for Work in Canada

Jan. 27Career Self-Assessment Workshop (part one)



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TheGraduate@Carleton is produced by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs for all graduate students. This newsletter includes news, grad student research stories, and important date information of interest to graduate students. It is distributed twice a month during the fall and winter terms and monthly during the summer term.

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