SGS Summer Institute for Graduate Professional Development

This leadership and graduate professional development intensive experience takes place in July and consists of skill-based workshops that support leadership development and managing transitions. All workshops are fully accredited by SGS towards the GPS transcript notation. Registration for the July Summer Institute in Graduate Professional Development is open, but due to the small class size for each session you must apply.

Designing Your Professional Life

We will be offering two cohorts of the three-week Designing Your Professional Life workshop series.  Based on Stanford’s “Design Your Life” course, we apply design thinking principles to the question of how to live a meaningful life.

Cohort 1: The online class will be held on Tuesdays from 10-11:30 am July 6-20.

Cohort 2: The online class will be held on Thursdays from 10-11:30 am July 8-22.

For more details or questions, please contact liam.oleary@utoronto.caTo apply, please fill out this form.

Voice Work

Join us for this three-part series on improving your voice work with professional voice coach Tracey Hoyt.  We will cover setting up a home studio, voice relaxation, and professional voice recording & voice over.

Thursday, July 15th 12-1:30 pm  (Home Studio)
Tuesday, July 20th 12-1:30 pm (Vocal Relaxation)
Thursday, July 22nd 12-1:30 pm (Professional Voice Recording & Voice Over)

Graduate students who are competing in the upcoming GRADflix competition will benefit from this series.

To apply for this workshop series, please fill out this form.

For more details or questions, please contact