Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE)

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About EDGE

The Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE) is a comprehensive collection of professional development programs and services that help provide students with the complementary skills required to be successful in their lives after graduate school. Workshops and resources are offered on topics from communication, leadership and intercultural awareness to teaching skills, career development and research skills. Find out more about EDGE and its background here.

For more details on the workshops offered and to register, check out the events listed below!

Events and Resources

Upcoming Events
Ongoing Resources:

Upcoming Events

How to Write a Winning Resume and Cover Letter WEBINAR
A professional résumé and cover letter are critical to securing an interview in today’s competitive job market! Learn how to market yourself effectively so you stand out above the rest. This webinar will help you to prepare and tailor a resume and cover letter that clearly reflects your education, experience and skills to ensure that your documents are directly relevant to the position you are applying for.

Wednesday, July 25, 1 – 1:45 pm NST
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Thesis Writing Retreat
This retreat is designed to help graduate students make significant progress on or complete their theses. It offers a dedicated time and space free from distractions to help students write and provides them with a supportive and interdisciplinary intellectual community. Writing staff will be available throughout the day to address specific questions. The retreat is a full, five-day commitment.

Monday, August 27  - Friday, August 31, 9 am - 4:30 pm
Science Building, The Writing Centre, SN 2053
Register: email jbowering@mun.ca with your name, student number, degree program, and a brief description outlining your current writing stage and the reason you would like to participate by August 10.
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Ongoing Resources

Resume and Cover Letter Drop-In Clinic
Tuesdays & Thursdays
12 – 2 pm
UC-4002, University Centre
12 - 2 pm, QEII Library
Click here for more information

Study Skills Clinic
10 – 11:50 am
Counselling Centre, UC-5000, University Centre
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1ON1 Tutoring
Tutoring provided for general computing, Microsoft Office, Digital Media editing and Assistive Technology.
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Thesis Hacks from the Commons
Recordings and handbook
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Library Research Assistance
Location: QE II Library
Click here to book an appointment  


School of Graduate Studies

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000