Master’s iWeekly e-newsletter

#31-1 | HelpHub Feedback

We're conducting a short survey on the HelpHub and advising and your input would be appreciated. By giving us your feedback we will be able to ensure that helpful resources are made available to students.

This survey will take about 3-5 minutes.

Click the following link to start the survey:

Thank you for your participation!


#31-2 | SGS Wellness Workshops

Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you...

  • worry constantly about worst-case scenarios?
  • blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well?
  • feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate?
  • avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you'll fail?
  • push yourself to do things perfectly, but still feel like a failure?

SGS is offering a series of Wellness Workshops to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.

Where: The School of Graduate Studies, 65 St. George Street, room 201.
When: Mondays from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm on the following dates. Bring your lunch!

April 24, 2017: Healthy Behaviours
May 8: Balanced Thinking
May 22: No workshop on Victoria Day
May 29: Balanced Living

To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 or contact your intake counsellor/clinician.

Registration is limited to 15 participants; register early. If you have accessibility accommodation needs, please advise during your registration.

If you can't make it in person, you can complete the workshop series by registering online for the webinar series.

The UofT Health & Wellness Centre also offers workshops on Better Coping Skills help you build the skills you need to thrive. Read more »

#31-3 | SafeTALK Workshops

SafeTALK is a 3-hour training designed to ensure that people with thoughts of suicide are connected to helpers who are prepared to provide first aid interventions.

As part of the University of Toronto's commitment to creating a suicide-safer community on campus, the Student and Campus Community Development Office offers safeTALK workshops to students, staff and faculty throughout the year. Through examples, discussion and practice, you will learn practical steps to help activate a suicide alert that connects people having thoughts of suicide with more specialized intervention care. All participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the training.

Upcoming workshops:
May 19, 2017 - 9:30am-1:00pm
June 15, 2017 - 9:30am-1:00pm

Spaces fill up quickly so register early!

#31-4 | Apply to Positions for iSchool Students

Several positions are open to iSchool Students! Check specific links for full job descriptions and apply by the posted deadlines.

Toronto Academic Library Internship (2nd Year TALint)
Deadline: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Graduate Student Reference Assistant (2 positions)
2 Graduate Student Reference Assistant (GSRA) positions at UTSC. iSchool students are urged to apply
Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2017

#31-5 | Job Shadowing Program Now Open!

The number of positions and status list is now visible to all on the Job Shadowing page. Please email jobshadow [dot] ischoolatutoronto [dot] ca to request your top three choices of host organizations for job shadowing. The Job Shadowing team of alumni volunteers will send you contact information for the first available host organization of choice. The program runs until August 31. Please note that this program is only available to Master of Information and CRO students. Thank you.

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