ASPIRE: Skills Training and Professionalization for Graduate Students
Your Path to Post-Degree Success
ASPIRE is a professional skills development training program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at Laurier. ASPIRE provides a framework to help you craft an individualized, extracurricular learning plan tailored to your professional journey and entry to the workplace.
ASPIRE assists you in identifying, developing and translating knowledge and skills into job competencies for a range of work options, including higher education, the private sector, non-profit organizations and government.
Through lectures, group work, workshops, intensive seminars and one-on-one consultations, ASPIRE supports your professional development throughout school along the way to your chosen career path. The ASPIRE program is divided into five pillars: career, teaching, professional, research and wellness.