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Panel for PhD Candidates on the Canadian Job Market

03 Dec 2021
2:30pm - 3:30pm EST

Are you a Ph.D. candidate looking for practical tips for the virtual job market?  

The CEA is holding an online panel workshop to provide insights from candidates on last year's virtual job market plus tips from the perspective of the hiring departments. 


Panelists will address topics such as: 

What really worked during the virtual interviews?

Three mistakes not to make during your job market seminar

Three tips to start your academic career

What the government is looking for in job market candidates?

What are economic departments looking for in job candidates?

What it takes to publish your thesis?


A Q&A period with the panelists will follow the panel discussion.


Panelists include:

Camille Simardone, Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
2020-2021Job Market Candidate from McMaster University

Catherine Michaud-Leclerc, Assistant Professor, Université Laval
2020-2021Job Market Candidate from the University of Toronto

Claustre Bajona, Associate Professor, Ryerson University
Recent Chair of Ryerson’s Department of Economics & CEA Director

Derek Messacar, Research Analyst, Statistics Canada
Ph.D. from the University of Toronto

Marie Connolly, Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal
Data Editor for the Canadian Journal of Economics & CEA Director


Panel Chair:
Francisco Ruge-Murcia, Professor, McGill University
CEA President & Chair of the Department of Economics 


Date/Time: Friday, December 3 at 2:30 pm Eastern Time 

Where: online using Zoom. 

Open to all!

Cost: Free. 

Registration: Please select the relevant category below to indicate you attendance. Coordinates to join the event will be emailed the week of the event. If you have not received the coordinates by November 2, please email Note, once completed, the quantity field below will say "Purchase limit reached."  You do not need to be current CEA member to complete, but we invite you to join the Association or renew your membership for 2022. 

Reminder: The Canadian Economics Association Code of Conduct

All participants in CEA events are required to abide by the Canadian Economics Association Code of Conduct. The complete text can be viewed here:



Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
PhD Candidate
02 Dec 2021
Sale Ended
Economist / Professor
02 Dec 2021
Sale Ended

03 Dec 2021
2:30pm - 3:30pm EST

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