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The Sprout – Fall 2023

The Sprout. Volume III: Fall 2023

Upcoming Events – Registrations Open

Ask Me Anything: Virtual Learning Series

October 17, November 14, December 12

Do you have questions? We have answers!  

Join FYN for our newest series where we choose the theme and you choose the topics we discuss by sending in your questions to our diverse panels of seasoned public servants.

More details about this monthly event

In-Person Learning Days 2023

Winnipeg – October 31 | Saskatoon – November 2

We will be hosting in-person learning events again in 2023/2024. These full-day events will allow participants to learn about career development with tangible examples and experience sharing on a variety of topics. There will also be ample opportunities built in for networking.

Check out the cities and dates.

Career Boot Camp 2024

4 days through January 15th to the 26th

The biggest conference in the Government of Canada is making its 13th appearance in January 2024. Next year’s #CBC_CDC will hold the theme of Elevating Your Career To New Heights.

It will be 100% virtual and will offer simultaneous events in English and French. You can attend live to engage in present time or watch the recordings at your own pace. Don’t forget to add the conference to your learning plan!

#CBC_CDC will give you the tools you need to take charge of your career.

More details

GC Students Welcoming Event for Students

October 4, 2023 | 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (ET)

GC Students and The Federal Youth Network (FYN) are pleased to invite you to the 2023 Fall Start Term event that brings together all Government of Canada (GC) students. This session, entitled “Start Your Term”, will inform you about onboarding tools, your employment conditions and the multitude of resources to take advantage of your student contract, such as networking.

Event details

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MegaConnEX 2023

November 2023

The HC/PHAC Young Professionals Network hopes you can join us for our largest and most anticipated annual networking event!

NEW this year, MegaConnEX 2023 will feature:

  1. November 22: one in-person event in Ottawa
  2. November 28: one virtual regional-focused event, with regional executives
  3. November 30: one virtual event, as enjoyed in previous years

Whether you decide to attend one session or all three, don’t miss your chance to buy your tickets now and save! Spaces are limited. Purchase your tickets here.

MegaConnEX is an exciting opportunity for young and young-at-heart professionals from across the Government of Canada to connect with senior executives and fellow colleagues. Feel good about your ticket purchase as all proceed from the event will go directly to the 2023 Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign.

More details here.

GC Mentorship Inventory

GC Mentor GC is working to build an inventory of mentorship programs and platforms within the GC to facilitate collaboration and knowledge sharing. We will be using the information to populate our Inventory page on our GC wiki and Gcxchange.

If you have any information to contribute please submit it to us via this form

If you have any questions please reach out to Emily Smith.

GCWCC: Upcoming National Events

The Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) is the largest workplace campaign in Canada and it engages federal public service employees and retirees in a combined effort to raise funds and donate time to those in need.

Get involved by checking out their upcoming events.

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