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Graduate students

Find experiential-learning opportunities to support your graduate journey.

Take a My GradSkills workshop

Develop professional and transferable skills to help you in your academic and career readiness. Explore the Faculty of Graduate Studies, My GradSkills workshops page to learn more about the wide-range of support and opportunities available to you.

My GradSkills

Take a skills-based internship 

Get support bridging academia and the workplace with the Faculty of Graduate Studies' Transformative Talent Internship. These internships help you explore career options and give you practical, hands-on experience for your academic and professional career. 

Transformative Talent Internships

Take a research internship 

Expand on the specialized skills you’ve developed during your studies. A research internship will complement your field of study, help you explore more of your interests and build your CV. 

Mitacs internships

Gain more skills in teaching and learning

The Taylor Institute supports graduate teaching assistants with workshops and training, leading to a Graduate Student Certificate in University Teaching and Learning. Gain practical knowledge and hands-on skills in leadership, communication, pedagogy and more. 

Graduate Student Certificate in University Teaching and Learning

Enrol in a graduate course in entrepreneurship and innovation 

The Hunter Centre provides courses in entrepreneurship and innovation to all graduate students. Learn the basics of the startup world and join a team to develop a startup concept. 


Get involved with a graduate council or student association

Council committees and faculty associations forge new friendships and offer meaningful experiences. They can also help you develop your skills and support you during your degree, and help you meet future collaborators and colleagues. 

Graduate Students' Association

Graduate students talk about their Transformative Talent Internship 

Chelsea Greer tells the Faculty of Graduate Studies about her experience interning with Raincoast Conservation Foundation while completing her Master of Science in Geography.

In the news

Read about graduate students taking part in experiential learning.

Doctoral candidate shines a light on the past at Nickle Galleries

Brittany DeMone rounds out her classics research with a Transformative Talent Internship in numismatics

These grad students want to make the world more sustainable

Students in Sustainable Energy Development program focus on interdisciplinary solutions to energy and environmental challenges

Looking down on students sitting in the atrium at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning.

Elevate and the Experience Catalogue

Elevate is your career, advising and student-experience portal. It's where students can book degree and career advising, look for jobs and explore experiential-learning opportunities. 

From volunteer experiences to internships, from student clubs to competitions, the Experience Catalogue on Elevate links you to experiential-learning opportunities.