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September 2019

The OPTIONS Program – Applications Due!

September 23 @ 1:00 pm

The OPTIONS Program is an initiative to support all engineering graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in exploring diverse career options.

Take a deep dive into career management and join a supportive community of like-minded graduate students and post-doctoral fellows exploring career possibilities. The Cohort Program is a ten week, non-credit program facilitated by faculty and professional development experts.

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Leadership Lab – Mindsets for Magnified Motivation (Leadership Quick Dip!)

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SF3202, 10 King's College Road
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4 Canada
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Maybe your priorities all seem in line, and you can motivate yourself when the pressure hits, but something just seems to be missing to take you to the next level. Beyond striving to motivate yourself on a daily basis, you want to thrive and improve your sense of drive and passion towards a deeper and greater vision. Join us for this workshop where you’ll explore the topic of your purpose, and connect what needs to be done to a deeper…

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Digital Detox Dinner

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GB202, 35 St George St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A4 Canada
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Join Dr. Robin Sacks, creator of APS444: The Happy Engineer, for an interactive lecture and dinner that will guide you to a more positive relationship with the screens in your life.

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Leadership Lab – Strategies for Time and Stress Management (Leadership Quick Dip!)

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SF3202, 10 King's College Road
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4 Canada
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Feeling the intense pressure of everything you have to do? Harness your inner self-manager to explore ways to improve your academic and personal survival skills in this interactive workshop on time and stress management. Decide which tools are most effective for you, and get set up to think about what really matters to you in this workshop. Program Details Date: Thursday September 26, 2019 Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm Location: SF3202 (10 King's College Road, Toronto ON ) Type: Leadership…

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October 2019

Who You Are Matters! (Leadership Deep Dive 🌊)

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GB202, 35 St George St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A4 Canada
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Who You Are Matters! is a board game designed by engineers that uses the power of storytelling to help you answer the important questions about career and life: "What's most important to me now?" “What unique skills and strengths do I offer?” Come play! Gather around the campfire, get expert feedback, and dive deep into self-exploration to help you become a great engineer. Program Details Date: Thursday October 3, 2019 Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm Location: GB202 (35 St. George Street, Toronto ON ) Program Type:…

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The OPTIONS Program: Designing the Professional – Life After Graduate School Applications Due!

October 9 @ 10:00 am

Designing the Professional is a self-discovery and career exploration experience to support you in cultivating a meaningful life and a career after U of T. It was developed by two Stanford engineering professors and is now taught at the Stanford Life Design Lab. This program utilizes design thinking principles to help you uncover what is important to you and how that connects to possible career pathways. We will radically collaborate, brainstorm ideas, and take action to address the “wicked problem” of life and career exploration!

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November 2019

The OPTIONS Program – Search Inside Yourself Applications Due!

November 18 @ 10:00 am

Search Inside Yourself is a two-day mindfulness-based emotional intelligence program aimed at supporting you to manage stress, improve communication skills and cultivate greater well-being. It was originally developed at Google to support the leadership of their engineers, and is now offered world-wide in many settings. If you are curious about mindfulness, interested in deepening your emotional intelligence, and keen to be more effective in life and work, then this is a wonderful opportunity for you. This hands-on course will give you tools, frameworks and practices that will benefit you for years to come. Come and join a group of graduate students as we take a deep dive into emotional intelligence.

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