Graduate Student Workshop: The Art of Networking

Tuesday, 18 October 2016
QCCC, Room 2103

The statistics are in – 80% of jobs are acquired through personal connections. Growing your professional network is a must! This seminar will teach you the tips and tricks necessary to expand and maintain your professional network, using both face-to-face and social media interactions. You will learn to seize every networking opportunity that comes your way, along with a series of strategies to transform the networking experience from a stressful necessity to an activity that you enjoy. 


Benoît Laganière, Career Counsellor

A mechanical engineer with 22 years of experience in consulting, manufacturing, and applied research and development, Benoît joined the SPLA team in 2013, as a Career Counsellor for students enrolled in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. He guides students through the work term and job hunting processes and carries out site visits during student work terms.