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Building an Online Presence (Masters, PhDs, PDFs)

Apr 5, 2023 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Registration Deadline: Apr 5, 2023 09:00 AM

Having an online presence is important in the current labour market.  A large percentage of networking and recruiting takes place online and  having an online presence allows you to communicate your professional identify to perspective employers, mentors, collaborators and recruiters. 

In this session, you will identify the key elements of your professional identity (your research, expertise, etc.) that you would like to represent online. We will discuss different resources and online platforms that will help you connect with your target audience.

What you need to know: 

  • Ensure you register! Registration will close by 9am on the day of the workshop. You will receive the link and instructions for accessing the online session.
  • If possible, please arrive a couple of minutes before the start time as events start on time and you don't want to miss important information.
  • If you can no longer attend, please cancel your registration to allow others the opportunity to participate.
  • If there is additional capacity, waitlisted individuals will be notified via email prior to the start of the session.
  • Only University of Toronto students and recent graduates (within the past two years) are eligible to attend.
  • Need a private space? Use the Campus Online Synchronous Space Finder.

How the event works:
  • Platform: This event will take place on Zoom. Prepare by reviewing the Tip Sheet for Joining Zoom meetings.
  • Technology: The session will use PowerPoint slides. Download a PDF of the slides in advance.
  • Participation: Being on camera, using your mic, or participating in the chat are all optional. We welcome you to participate in a way that works for you. You are welcome to ask your own questions or simply observe these sessions to learn from ongoing discussions. Participants may be asked to participate in small group break out rooms.
  • Materials: You do not have to bring any materials for this event. We encourage you to come prepared with questions. and suggest that you bring something to record your thoughts and notes.
  • Privacy: Workshops will not be recorded without the express permission of the participants.
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