CERIC has announced the recipients of this year’s Graduate Student Award, providing support for four graduate students to the attend the Cannexus23 Canada’s Career Development Conference, January 23-25, 2023. 

The recipients are: 

  • Hannah Celinski, PhD candidate, Education, Simon Fraser University
  • Omotade Owodunni, PhD candidate, Business, Royal Roads University
  • Viviane Poirier, MA candidate, Education, Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Mouhamadou Moustapha Sow, PhD candidate, Education, Université de Sherbrooke 

The award, presented annually to select full-time graduate students studying career counselling or career development, provides free registration to the virtual edition of Cannexus and $1,000. The Cannexus conference – which in 2023 is happening both virtually and in-person in Ottawa, Canada – promotes the exchange of information and explores innovative approaches in the areas of career counselling and career development. Student posters will be available for viewing during the virtual conference.   

Eligibility for the award is based on participation in CERIC’s Graduate Student Engagement Program (GSEP), which includes the submission of a one-page article on a career development topicRead the award-winning articles and all the thought-provoking submissions on CERIC’s GSEP Corner. 

GSEP encourages engagement of Canada’s full-time graduate students (Master or PhD level) whose academic research is in career development or a related field. The program will re-open to applications in 2023. Please check back again for updates!