The Own Your Future doctoral professional development program creates career-ready graduates with the Power Skills necessary to excel in their studies and achieve their future goals.  Assess your own strengths and opportunities for growth and focus on what you want to get out of your time here at Western.

Own Your Studies

  • Take advantage of workshops designed to empower you to take charge of your academic life. 
  • This is not about cramming more work into your already busy life but rather sharing practical tools and ideas that can support you and your pursuits towards completing your doctoral degree.

Own Your Career

  • Maximize the value of your doctoral degree by cultivating the skills that are in demand in today’s labor market.   
  • Learn how to articulate your skills and their value to potential employers. 

How Do I Participate?