Mitacs Professional Development Workshops

The Mitacs Training program offers a selection of high-quality professional development workshops. As a Carleton graduate student or postdoc, these sessions are offered to you at no charge.

Mitacs sessions provide training in key competencies such as:

  • Professional & Career Fundamentals
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication
  • Leadership & Management
  • Entrepreneurialism

The new Mitacs curriculum includes (1) self-paced, e-learning workshops and (2) facilitated, synchronous sessions delivered by subject-matter experts to small groups in an interactive learning environment.

The sessions are organized around course bundles such as:

  • Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Project and Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Career Planning
  • Networking Skills
  • Reconciliation and EDI (Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity)
  • R&D Management

To view the Mitacs course catalog and register for sessions, create a free account at

Please note that completion of Mitacs Training workshops will not be credited toward TA training hours.

If you have any questions, please contact David Lafferty or Karim Abuawad.