You are invited to a Barbeque lunch on campus on September 1st, 2023 at 12 PM.
The SPS is excited to organize this social event where the USask Postdoctoral community can get together, get to know each other, and network over food. There is no charge for lunch but registration is required. Please register on the link below and share your personal details, as well as your dietary preference! This will help us prepare appropriately.
Date : Sep, 1st 2023
Time. : 12 pm local time
Fee : Free of charge (but registration required)
Registration : https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/3MW3VPS (register by August 25th, 2023)
Location : GSA Commons, U of S Campus, Emmanuel & St. Chad Bldg., 1337 College Drive
Looking forward to seeing many of you there!
Past Lectures and Seminars
We held the online Panel Discussion-Career pathways after your postdoc, on January 25th, 2023. Four panelists from both academia and industry shared their experience on reaching their career goals and current positions. The panelists gave excellent suggestions that are highly helpful for job searching of Postdocs.
Video record of the discussion can be found at: https://youtu.be/K8xdW4gsFT8
- How to write attractive resumes and cover letters?
- What differences are between academic and industrial CVs/Resumes?
- Suggestions from HR perspectives
Video record of the webinar can be found at: https://youtu.be/YWvpsh_fyCk
On October 6, 2022, the SPS invited two speakers from the University and Opus to share their packages of supportive policy for student or staff Entrepreneurship.
Christopher Bowwan has been a technology transfer manager at USask for six years. His focus is on finding, or developing partners that can take university IP and advance it to market-ready products or services. He is responsible for an expanding portfolio including Engineering, Physical Sciences, Information and Communications Technologies and Agriculture.
Jenelyn Santos Ong is the Opus Manager. With 7+ years of corporate communications and marketing experience in oil & gas, health & nutrition, economic development and nonprofit sectors, Jenelyn has developed strong partnerships with a vast network of founders, business professionals and industry experts. She joined the Research Excellence and Innovation unit in March 2022 to help build and launch Opus—the university’s new deep tech incubator.
Learn tips on how to file your taxes in Canada! These sessions are targeted to international postdocs.
Past Social Events
Postdocs came together to celebrate the holiday season on December 6th from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Food and beverges were provided free to attendees and everyone enjoyed funny games and networking activities!