Throughout your time in graduate studies, you will develop skills that support your academic, research, and co-curricular activities. A quick Google search provides varying lists of skills that are sought after in the workforce by employers. As a scholar, you are in a unique position as you have worked to develop many of these skills in classrooms, labs, and non-traditional settings.
The School of Graduate Studies at the University of Lethbridge is working to integrate the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies (CAGS) professional skills framework into our workshop offerings, MyExperience Transcript, and connections to academic and extra-curricular activities.
The image above are the broad categories of skills that are sought by employers in the workforce, in the accordion below overlapping skills utilized by any and all industries and the learning outcomes that describe success.