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Applying for a PhD Workshop

You are warmly invited to a workshop by the Professionalization Committee on Thursday November 10th, from 2 – 3:30pm in CNH 317.

The workshop’s theme is applying for a PhD, and will feature special guest panelists: ECS Graduate Chair, Susie O’Brien; Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Andrew McKendry; and current PhD candidate, Nandini Thiyagarajan. All MA and PhD students are welcome.

We will be discussing:

  • Benefits and challenges of PhD-level study
  • What to look for when researching potential PhD programs & supervisors
  • Who should you contact and at what times
  • How are PhD applications assessed, and what components make for a strong application
  • Funding considerations
  • What can you do with a PhD


We hope to see you there!

The Graduate Professionalization Committee

Sarah Brophy, Margaret Boyce, & Stephanie Edwards

Stephanie Edwards

MA Candidate

English & Cultural Studies

Chester New Hall 203

Applying for PhD Poster


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Date(s) - November 10, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

McMaster University

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