CERIC has announced the recipients of this year’s Graduate Student Award, providing support for five graduate students to virtually attend the Cannexus24 Canada’s Career Development Conference, January 2931, 2024.

The recipients are:  

  • Jihène Hichri, PhD student, Education, Université du Québec à Montréal 
  • Joel Murphy, PhD candidate, Education, Mount Saint Vincent University 
  • Amanda Assi, MA student, Counselling Psychology, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary 
  • Daniel Trudel, MA student, École de Counseling et d’orientation, Université de Laval 
  • Annie Gourde, PhD student, École de Counseling et d’orientation, Université de Laval 

The award, presented annually to select full-time graduate students studying career counselling or career development, provides free registration to virtual Cannexus and $1,000. The Cannexus conference promotes the exchange of information and explores innovative approaches in the areas of career counselling and career and workforce development. Student poster presentations 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 topic. Read 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’s or PhD level) whose academic research is in career development or a related field. Interested in submitting your application to GSEP? The next cohort of the Graduate Student Engagement Program will open for applications in mid-2024. Check back soon!