Note that workshop times, locations and descriptions are subject to change at any time. All workshops will be held in the Graduate Research Center in Bender Library unless otherwise noted. Updates will be posted here - so check back often!
Notes! There are so many materials involved in graduate study
that often times things get sloppy, disorganized, or even lost. This
workshop will teach you some tech tools for keeping your readings, notes,
research, projects, and papers all tidy and organized for easy reference.
20, 2016 from 5:30-6:30pm
Doctoral Student Research Scholarship Prep Workshop
Learn about the application process for the Office of Graduate Studies' own Doctoral Research cholarship and how to submit a high-quality application that will receive funding! Successful applicants may receive up to $5,000 towards expenses incurred while completing doctoral research. The application is due March 9, 2016. This workshop is intended for PhD students only.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 5:30 to 6:30pm
Writing Center workshop for the Graduate Enhancement workshop series
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 6:00 to 7:00pm
Putting LinkedIn to Use
Presented by Anna Litman, CAS Career Advisor
of us already have a LinkedIn profile, but are we using it to its full
advantage? LinkedIn provides amazing tools to help you connect with
other professionals in your field and is invaluable in helping you to
find job opportunities. In this live demonstration, you'll learn
valuable tips, such as how to easily find alumni and identify contacts
in organizations of interest. Most importantly, you'll learn how
LinkedIn can help you identify opportunities! Don't let your profile sit
idle- attend this session and become truly connected. (This workshop is
also appropriate if you have never used LinkedIn!).
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, from 5:30 to 6:30PM
Making the Most of Mentoring for Graduate Students
Presented by Marshay Hall, Project Assistant, Office of Graduate Studies Are you a grad student looking to build a productive and professionally rewarding relationship with a faculty mentor? Then join us September 7 to discuss: what to look for in a Mentor, the importance of communication and expectations, discussing and handling differences. We’ll share worksheets, resources, and tools that will help make a mentoring relationship successful!
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 5:30 to 6:30pm
Workshop for the Graduate Enhancement Series - Writing Center
Thursday, March 3, 2016, from 6:00 to 7:00pm
Networking for Graduate Students
Presented by Julia Beyer, SOC Career Advisor Do you find networking confusing or stressful, or want to refine skills you already have? Join us as we discuss tips and strategies to improve your networking skills! Julia Beyer, an advisor from the Career Center, will be on hand to answer questions and teach participants new ways to approach this important career tool.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 6:00 to 7:00PM
Writing Center Workshop Presented by The Writing Center