Main goal of the Workshops Committee: Provide Queen’s students with opportunities to gain and fine tune professional skills before graduation.

Description: The Workshops Chair leads the Workshops Committee and oversees all of its initiatives. The workshops organized by the committee vary year to year and cover a wide variety of topics. Past workshops have ranged from prepping for interviews to developing specific technical skills such as an introduction to GitHub workshop. There is a lot of freedom in this role to be creative and come up with your own ideas for professional development workshops. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with many groups both on campus and in industry to develop and deliver workshops for students. Applicants should demonstrate strong leadership, organization, and communication skills.

Note: No experience is required for this position. You will have the opportunity to expand your professional development knowledge in this role.

Key responsibilities include:

  • 📁Managing the Workshops Committee
  • 📋Overseeing workshop development
  • 👥Collaborating with student groups on campus to develop and deliver workshop content
  • 💻 Assisting with logistics associated with workshop delivery

Time commitment:

  • 🗓️ 1 weekly meeting with the Director of Professional Development
  • 🗓️ 1 weekly meeting with the Workshops Committee
  • 📝 Additional time spent organizing the workshops with your team

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the current Director of Professional Development at pd @ or the incoming Director of Professional Development at pd.incoming @

Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 21 at 11:59 PM EST