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Graduate Enhancement Workshop Series

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!

You can RSVP to our workshops by emailing gradstudies@american.edu or filling out the form below. 

Can't make it? Check back and keep an eye on our twitter feed: @AUGradStudies for more workshop information and news on upcoming workshops & events!

 

Spring 2016 Graduate Enhancement Workshop Series

You can RSVP to our workshops by emailing gradstudies@american.edu or filling out the RSVP form below!

We are proud to partner with the Academic Support and Access Center to host a series of Saturday Graduate Workshops in Spring 2016. Click here to see offerings. 

Doctoral Student Research Scholarship Prep Workshop

Learn about the application process for the Office of Graduate Studies' own Doctoral Research Scholarship 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
5:30 to 6:30 PM
Grad Research Center

Speed Reading and Speed Writing: How to Make the Most out of Your Limited Time in Grad School

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
6:00-7:00PM
Grad Research Center

Putting LinkedIn to Use

Most 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
5:30 to 6:30PM
Grad Research Center

Mastering Your Graduate (Re)Sources

Thursday, March 3, 2016

6:00-7:00PM
Library, Room 115

Making the Most of Mentoring for Graduate Students

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
5:30-6:30 PM

Grad Research Center

Networking for Graduate Students

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
6:00-7:00PM

Grad Research Center

Wrapping It All Up: Refocusing Your Personal Essays and Abstracts

Thursday, April 7, 2016
6:00-7:00PM
Library, Room 115

 

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Coming Soon

  1. informational meetings

  2. GSC External Speaker Event

  3. February Program Coordinator Lunch

  4. Wiley/SOC Strategy Meeting

  5. Doctoral Student Research Scholarship Prep Workshop

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