Career Development for Graduate School Students

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Research in the Real World (3)

Research in the Real World: Social Sciences & Humanities

Join us for a career chat with VP of Research at the Pew Research Center, Claudia Deane!  Wine, cheese, and fruit will be served.  Space is limited!  Register today: https://goo.gl/forms/yVTixkP6ALCAPWUb2 Event details: March 30, 2017 5-6pm Alumni Hall Lounge Claudia Deane bio: Claudia Deane is vice president of research at Pew Research Center. In this…

Posted by on March 22, 2017 in News


Paying Uncle Sam

Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants, and Fellowships

Wilson Hall 103 Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6 PM – 7:30 PM So you have a fellowship that doesn’t take out any federal tax.  Do you have to pay it during tax season?  What about the other funding that is taxed?  What tax credits and deductions should you take advantage of?  Come and have your tax…

Posted by on December 10, 2016 in Events


LinkedIn Workshop (1)

LinkedIn Is Your Friend

Thank you for your interest in attending this workshop for graduate students and postdocs. Learn how to effectively use LinkedIn for your job search, even for those with advanced degrees. There are many good tools that LinkedIn can provide that makes connecting and finding jobs easier. We will demystify these and highlight its best uses…

Posted by on December 9, 2016 in Events


From CV to Resume

From CV to Résumé

You’ve created a great CV for academic jobs–but what is this résumé thing? Learn how to create an effective resume for jobs in business, non-profits, industry or government. Event details: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:00 to 6:30pm Alumni Hall 201

Posted by on December 8, 2016 in Events


Job Search for International Students

The Job Search for International Students & Postdocs

This workshop will focus on graduate students and postdocs, but all students are welcome. The search for internships and post-graduate employment can be quite challenging for international students and postdocs. This workshop will help you understand the process and will address how to use all available resources to help you compete effectively in the job…

Posted by on December 7, 2016 in Events


Interviewing Skills for Graduate Students (1)

Interviewing Skills for Graduate Students & Postdocs

Preparation will give you the confidence to do your best in upcoming interviews.  We’ll discuss phone, Skype, and onsite interview strategies for careers in business, industry, and non-profits.  Presented by Dr. Ruth Schemmer, Graduate School Career Development. Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:00 PM – 06:30 PM Alumni Hall 201 Registration requested.

Posted by on December 6, 2016 in Events


Peer Review of Grant Proposals Workshop (1)

Peer Review of Grant Proposals Workshop

Thank you for your interest in attending this workshop for graduate students in the humanities and social science. On February 24, 2017, the College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office, The Writing Studio, and The Graduate School will be sponsoring a full-day, certificate-bearing (non-credit) workshop on the art and science of reviewing grant proposals. In…

Posted by on December 5, 2016 in Events


A2c ASPIRE slideshow

ASPIRE to Connect

ASPIRE to Connect is a half day workshop aimed at building professional relationships. Gain practical tips and learn techniques to meet new people and cultivate authentic professional connections. Only once per year does this workshop occur, and we are excited to provide it again for the fourth year in a row! Details for this popular event:…

Posted by on December 5, 2016 in Events


Tell Your Story

Tell YOUR Story!

Join us as Tricia Rose Burt, professional storyteller, teaches the fundamentals of storytelling. Learn how to take individual experiences and create compelling stories for any audience.  Dinner will be provided. Co-sponsored by GSC and the Graduate School. Please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/uwPnb1klKIueow4X2. Event details: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Student Life Center Ballroom A, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00…

Posted by on October 25, 2016 in News


Making the Most of Engineering & IT Industry Career Day

Making the Most of the Engineering & IT Career Day

Thank you for your interest in attending this workshop for Ph.D. students and post-docs. STEM Graduate School students and postdocs: Learn how to make a good impression on employers who will be visiting campus for the Engineering & IT Industry Career Day (September 24). We will cover what to expect, how to prepare, and how…

Posted by on August 24, 2016 in News


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