With four modules and 14 workshops, all bilingual, Altitude is designed to meet the most pressing needs of graduate students (master’s, PhD and postdoctoral).

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  • Developing or acquiring skills for the workplace 

  • Public speaking 

  • Taking care of your mental health 

You must be enrolled in a master’s, PhD or postdoctoral program at uOttawa.

  • Develop your skills and increase your employability 

  • Improve your communication skills (spoken and written)  

  • Manage your research project confidently and improve your thesis or research paper writing techniques  

  • Learn the skills you need to work abroad  

  • Take care of your mental health and find a balance between your work, studies and personal life 

  • Attend at least four of the seven workshops offered

  • Complete the program assessment survey

  • Submit a self-reflection essay about your experience at the end of the program

  • A certificate of completion
  • A microprogram logo easy to integrate in your email signature, CV or LinkedIn profile

September 27, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Post-pandemic reality of work

November 10, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Sharpen Your Career Tools: The Future of Work, Resumes, LinkedIN and your Online Reputation Management

Module 2: Teaching and Public Speaking  

November 17, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Let’s Speak about Public Speaking

Module 3: Internationalization  

October 13, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Networking Tips for the Global Workforce

Module 4: Mental Health and Wellness  

October 6, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Looking After Your Mental Health and Well-Being

October 20, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - School, Work, and Life Balance

December 1, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Stress Management