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Tuesday, January 29 • 09:40 - 10:30
213: Graduate Student Internship Program: Insights from Four-Year Pilot

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In 2016, the U of A launched a paid internship program (GSIP) to provide graduate students with work outside of academia. We have seen the program strengthen students’ skills and confidence, and act as a bridge to employment. We presented at Cannexus 2017 on first year insights. This is an update as we enter the final year of the pilot.

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Learn GSIP's strategies to overcoming challenges in piloting this program
  • Learn how GSIP addresses career challenges unique to graduate students
  • Learn how GSIP creates bridges to employment for graduate student

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Andrea Spevak

Graduate Student Internship Advisor, University of Alberta
Andrea Spevak is the University of Alberta’s Graduate Student Internship Advisor responsible for developing and managing the Graduate Student Internship Program. Andrea has a BSc and an MEd, both from the U of A.
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Tyree McCrackin

Graduate Student Career Advisor, University of Alberta
Tyree is the University of Alberta's Graduate Student Internship Career Advisor responsible for supporting GSIP applicants and interns. Tyree has a BA and BEd, and is enrolled in graduate studies at the U of A.


Tuesday January 29, 2019 09:40 - 10:30
Room | Salle 213