Winter 2022 Co-op Job Opportunity for Environment and Climate Change Canada

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Hello,

 

I’m reaching out to share the attached Winter 2022 co-op job opportunity at Environment and Climate Change Canada with your students. We are looking for a Junior Policy Analyst with experience and interest in environmental regulation, resource management, Indigenous reconciliation, and more to help in developing the exciting proposed Coal Mining Effluent Regulations and the development of regulations for the oil sands mining sector.

 

Please see the job poster attached. Please note that students should register in a winter co-op program or be enrolled in the Federal Student Work Experience Program to apply.

 

Thank you,

 

Nika Moeini (she/her)

Policy Analyst, Regulatory Development and Analysis

Mining and Processing Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Government of Canada
nika.moeini@ec.gc.ca / 778-829-6452

 

Analyste de Politiques, Elaboration et analyse des règlements

Division des mines et traitement

Environnement et Changement climatique Canada, Gouvernement du Canada

nika.moeini@ec.gc.ca/ 778-829-6452

 

Co-op job poster (E)-Winter 2023

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Exploring career options for students in course-based programs
Online | Tuesday, Sep 27 | 5 – 6 pm

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Intro to Reproducible Research and its Pitfalls
Online | Wednesday, Sep 28 | 10 am – 12 pm

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Research as a Book – Academic Book Publishing 101
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Exploring career options for students in research-based programs
Online | Tuesday, Sep 20 | 1 – 2 pm Register
Events and Opportunities

 

A selection of upcoming events are highlighted below.  Visit  community.grad.ubc.ca and grad.ubc.ca/current-students/professional-development for our full events calendar.
ACADEMIC

 

Choosing a citation management tool and migrating from RefWorks
Online | Monday, Sep 26 | 4 – 5:30 pm Register

Research to Action: Advancing Urban Sustainability 2022
Enjoy an afternoon of engaged discussion on a diverse range of applied sustainability projects produced by UBC graduate students in collaboration with community partners including the City of Vancouver, Metro Vancouver, BC Hydro, Translink, and many other local governments, local health authorities, and NGOs.
Online | Thursday, Sep 29 | 1 – 5 pm Register

CAREER

 

Careers in Science Consulting: Lessons and Opportunities from Lifescience Dynamics
S2BN Vancouver-Victoria Chapter event | In-person @BC Cancer Research Centre or Online
Thursday, Sep 22 | 11 am – 12 pm Register

Employer Virtual Info Session: Jobber
Online | Tuesday, Sep 27 | 12 – 1 pm | For Computer Science and Engineering students interested in front- or back-end development Learn more

Employer Virtual Info Session: Mastercard
Online | Thursday, Sep 29 | 5 – 6:30 pm | For graduate students in Data Science, Engineering, Computer Science, and Business (with heavy analytical skills) Learn more

RESEARCH

 

Introduction to R and RStudio
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TEACHING

 

EDI in TAing
Explore how to build a more inclusive learning environment for your students
Online | 4 – 6 pm | Wednesday, Sep 21 | Creative Arts
Online | 4 – 6 pm | Wednesday, Sep 28 | Social Sciences & Humanities
Learn more

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop
In-person | Oct 29, Nov 5 & 6 | 8 am – 5 pm
Register by Oct 26 | Learn about additional ISWs

WRITING AND COMMUNICATION

 

CGS-M Proposal: Crafting a Compelling Research Story
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Writing in STEM: Writing to Engage in Scholarly Conversations
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Jacqui Brinkman, (hear it pronounced ) MSc (She,Hers)
Director, Graduate Student Professional Development
Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 827 4578

jacqui.brinkman@ubc.ca | grad.ubc.ca/

GradUpdate – Exploring career options for students in research-based programs, fraud awareness for international students, Common academic expressions in English, Inclusive Teaching, Literature Reviews, and more.

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Dear graduate program staff, with cc to advisors,

 

Please forward this weeks’ GradUpdate to your graduate students.

 

Please also note the GradStart webinars and events continue this week and information, including registration, is available here: https://orientation.grad.ubc.ca/events/ .  Event highlights include:

Sep 12, 6 pm: Ask Me Anything: GSS Grad Student Panel

Sep 13, 9:30 am: Keys to Flourishing in Grad School including Career Planning from the Start (PhDs)

Sep 13, 12 pm: Navigating Your Health at UBC and Beyond

Sep 14, 12 pm: The Ins and Outs of Academic and Scholarly Integrity at UBC

Sep 15, 3 pm: Indigenous Graduate Student Welcome

Sep 14, 4 pm: GSS event: All Things Health & Dental Plan (StudentCare Q&A)

…and more.

Have a wonderful week,
Jacqui.

 

 

In this issue, Exploring career options for students in research-based programs, Fraud awareness for international students, Common academic expressions in English, and more.

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GradUpdate

In this issue, Exploring career options for students in research-based programs, Fraud awareness for international students, Common academic expressions in English, Inclusive Teaching, Literature Reviews, and more.

Registration Open

 

Exploring career options for students in research-based programs
Online | Tuesday, Sep 20 | 1 – 2 pm

Register

Seats available

 

Submitting your thesis
Online | Thursday, Sep 15 | 10 – 11 am Register

Copyright for your thesis: how to use images and other material
Online | Thursday, Sep 15 | 11:15 am – 12:45 pm Register

Events and Opportunities

 

A selection of upcoming events are highlighted below.  Visit  community.grad.ubc.ca and grad.ubc.ca/current-students/professional-development for our full events calendar.
ACADEMIC

 

Choosing a citation management tool and migrating from RefWorks
Monday, Sep 19 | 4 – 5:30 pm
Register
CAREER

 

Info Session: City of Vancouver
In person | For Engineering students
Wednesday, Sep 21 | 6 – 7:30 pm Register

GAA position: Geospatial Information and Technology
Work with the Research Commons | This position is open to all graduate level students currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program | $22.67/hr
Apply by Sep 15

Celebrating the Diverse Career Paths of EDST Alumni Initiative: Looking Back, Moving Forward
In person | Saturday, Sep 24 | 2 – 3:30 pm
Learn more and check out the online catalogue of alumni profiles, stories, and career journeys.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 

Canada Revenue Agency webinar on tax and benefits for post-secondary students
Online | Tuesday, Sep 20 | 1:30 – 2:30 pm Learn more

GSS UBC Farm Tour
Learn about sustainable farming while connecting with other grad students
In person | Tuesday, Sep 20 | 2:45 – 3:45 pm
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Canada Revenue Agency webinar on tax and benefits for international students
Online | Wednesday, Sep 21 | 1:30 – 2:30 pm Register

Fraud Awareness for International Students
Online | Hosted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Wednesday, Sep 28 | 10 am – 12:30 pm Learn more and Register

RESEARCH

 

Python for ArcGIS – Working with ArcGIS Notebooks
Prior knowledge of Python is highly recommended
In person | Friday, Sep 23 | 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Register

Automation and scripting in bash for absolute beginners
In person | Friday, Sep 23 | 1 – 2:30 pm Register

TEACHING

 

Identity Matters: Connecting Power, Privilege and Bias to Anti-Racism Work
For students, faculty and staff in instructional positions | Mandatory asynchronous pre-work required
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Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why Does it Matter?
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WRITING AND COMMUNICATION

 

Common Academic Expressions in English: Basic Functions
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Literature Reviews: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation
In person and online | Thursday, Sep 22 | 10 – 11:30 am Register

 

Workshops and events
Services
Resources

 

 SEND TO A FRIEND   WEBSITE           

Jacqui Brinkman, (hear it pronounced ) MSc (She,Hers)
Director, Graduate Student Professional Development
Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 827 4578

jacqui.brinkman@ubc.ca | grad.ubc.ca/

Call for Applications – Sustainability Scholars Program (paid internships)

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Are you a UBC graduate student interested in . . .

  • solving real-world sustainability questions and challenges?
  • getting paid while gaining valuable professional work experience?
  • developing applied sustainability skills and knowledge under the guidance of a mentor?
  • building a professional network of sustainability practitioners?

 

Apply to be a UBC Sustainability Scholar and contribute to advancing the environmental, social, and economic sustainability goals of organizations across the region.

 

Applications are due September 18, 2022 at midnight.

 

For information on available projects and to apply, visit the Sustainability Scholars website.

 

Natalie Hawryshkewich (She, Her, Hers)
Communication and Engagement Specialist
Sustainability Hub
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability 2260 West Mall, 2nd Floor | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z4
Phone 604 827 2606
natalie.haw@ubc.ca
https://sustain.ubc.ca/hub | http://climateemergency.ubc.ca/

The UBC Vancouver campus is situated within the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam).

 

Learn more about our vision for a just and sustainable world, and our 5-year plan to bring it to life. sustain.ubc.ca/hub

 

Consider Joining IFT’s Education Division!

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IFT’s Education, Extension and Outreach Division (EEOD) is seeking new members to join it’s leadership team, especially students and early-career professionals. This is a fantastic opportunity for those who are or who may be interested in pursuing a career in academia as an instructor or faculty member with teaching or extension responsibilities.

The EEOD strives to provide food science students and educators with helpful teaching and mentoring resources, inspiration for enhancing student learning in their classrooms, and a space to connect and learn from one another.

To join our friendly community, please fill out the short survey found here.

Leadership member activities include:

·         Attending bi-monthly meetings to plan division activities

·         Participating in one or more working groups such as:

o    IFT First EEOD session planning

o    Fall and spring seminar/workshop planning

o    Student support – mentorship, workshops, competitions

o    Quarterly newsletter planning

o    Grant application support

o    Fundraising

·         Promoting EEOD activities

 

Graduate students will benefit from:

·         One on one mentoring with esteemed food science professors

o   Mentoring will relate to how to achieve and what it’s like to have a career in academia

·         Gaining international leadership and organizational skills

·         Networking with like-minded people passionate about food science education

·         Learning more about best teaching and learning practices in food science education

 

 

Thank you!

EEOD Leadership

 

 

Patricia Hingston, PhD
Assistant Professor of Teaching

Food Science | Food, Nutrition and Health Program | Faculty of Land and Food Systems
The University of British Columbia | Musqueam Traditional Territory
Room 223 – MacMillan Building – 2357 Main Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z4 Canada
Office: (604) 827-1604 | Cell: (604) 363-2110