Professional Development

These sessions are designed to ensure MI students are building professional skills to prepare them for practicum placements, and the workplace. These sessions are not mandatory, but are highly recommended.

These sessions are being offered in partnership with the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program.

For more information, email

2023 sessions

Fridays 8:30am – 11:30am
Location: Killam Library, Room 2600


Class Content


Sept. 22

Networking, branding, job search strategies session
Explanation of the interview project
Lisa Peck (Consultant-expert)
Isabelle Caron

Oct. 13

Strength assessment session (Jenny) Working in Teams (includes Strengthsfinder assessment workshop)

Jenny Baechler (Faculty member)

Nov. 10

Resume and assignments

Lisa Peck (Consultant-expert)

Nov. 24

Writing cover letters

Lisa Peck (Consultant-expert)

Dec. 1


Lisa Peck (Consultant-expert)