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Experiential Opportunities

#URGradExperience provides additional experiential learning opportunities to complement the career readiness of our graduate students and postdocs.  Experiential learning not only provides hands on-training and a built-in advantage in a competitive job market, but helps bolster graduates’ career confidence and expand their professional networks.  The University has a proud and established history of work-integrated learning success through co-op educational opportunities and field experiences that prepare graduate students for life and work and contributes to building a better quality of life for people and communities.

FGSR works with Advising and Career Education and other partners to develop career-focussed development, including co-ops, graduate internships, and career mentorship.  Our experiential learning initiatives offer supports for students who might not otherwise pursue graduate education (e.g., Indigenous students, Women in STEM).

Check available resources below:

City Studio Initiative

The FGSR is working with the City of Regina to enhance grad students experiential opportunities and have grad students and U of R researchers deliver innovative solutions to City issues. You can also take part in other Field-based experiences.

Grad Career Networking Days

Currently under development, the Grad Career Networking Days provide grad students with career advice and supports including CV, cover letter, and applying for employment within the academe. The event will include a Career Networking Reception where alumni and local employers are invited to attend.

The Digital Futures tech industry networking event will happen on February 3rd, 2022. Click here for more details.

MITACS Programs

We have partnered with Mitacs to offer graduate students with academic and professional opportunities through Mitacs Accelerate and Mitacs Elevate and other MITACS training opportunities.

U of R Co-operative Education & Internships Program

Co-operative Education and Internship Programs are a plan of higher education that incorporates productive work experience as a regular and integral part of a student's learning process. Learn about the program here.

Other resources: Career Education - Career Exploration & Counselling (CXC), Student Employment Services (SES); Community Engagement and Research Centre