Insight Data Fellows Programs application deadline approaching

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Looking to transition to a career in fields like data science, data engineering, or artificial intelligence? Apply to become an Insight Fellow! The Insight Data Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs. The fall application deadline for Insight’s Fellowships is quickly approaching on August 20.

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$100K Bush Fellowship grant for leadership development

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Do you have a vision to make your community better? Or an idea to further develop your leadership potential? Apply to be a Bush Fellow and receive a flexible grant of up to $100,000! Bush Fellows may use the grant to pursue a self-designed leadership development plan or to start/complete a degree-seeking program. Deadline is August 30, 2018.

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Humanities Without Walls Summer 2019 Workshop

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The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center is now accepting applications from graduate students interested in attending the Humanities Without Walls Summer 2019 Workshop. During this three-week, in-residence summer workshop, participants will learn how to leverage their skills and training towards careers in a variety of fields. Deadline is Sept. 30, 2018.

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Graduate student employment opportunity: Collaborate/GauchoSpace

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Are you tech-savvy and service-oriented? Apply to work with Collaborate! Collaborate develops and launches key projects to significantly enhance technology services on the UCSB campus, and is currently seeking graduate student instructional design assistants to work 50%-time (with fee remission) or 25%-time (no fee remission). Read on to learn more!

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Apply for the CCST Climate Science Translators Showcase

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Calling California grad students and postdocs! The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is seeking scientists and engineers in training for the CCST Climate Science Translators Showcase, held in conjunction with the Global Climate Action Summit hosted by Governor Jerry Brown in San Francisco in September 2018. Application deadline is July 29.

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Dow Chemical Company recruitment visit

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Interested in interviewing with the Dow Chemical Company? Dow is planning to hire a significant number of students and postdocs this year for various positions in the areas of engineering sciences, material science, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, polymer chemistry, catalysis, computational chemistry and analytical sciences. Read on to learn more! Application deadline is July 20th.

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Graduate Simulation Seminar Series (GS^3) returns this summer

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Summer is here and that means the Graduate Simulation Seminar Series (GS^3) is back! The Center for Scientific Computing is offering a 10-12 week set of seminars over the summer, during which researchers from different departments at UCSB present on their simulation-based research or lead workshops on cutting-edge computational techniques. Read more here!

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Join us for our summer Academic Job Market Writing Workshop Series

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Are you preparing to go on the academic job market this year and want to get started on your materials? Do you need help creating application documents that fit the conventions of your discipline and also highlight your unique qualifications? Join us for our summer Academic Job Market Writing Workshop Series with Graduate Writing Specialist Robby Nadler!

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Expanded time-to-degree for parenting demands

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In an effort to provide better accommodations for graduate student parents, the Graduate Division has updated our existing time-to-degree policy for parenting demands. The eligibility language has been clarified and the policy has been extended to master’s students as well.

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Deadline extended: Apply to be the new Graduate Career Peer

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UCSB Career Services is currently accepting applications for its Graduate Career Peer position, to begin employment in Summer 2018. This position will give the successful applicant valuable experience working in ​higher-ed administration and the opportunity to assist with program development. NOTE: The application deadline has been extended to Sunday, June 24 at midnight.

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Call for proposals: UCSB Library Open Access week

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The UCSB Library is seeking proposals for their annual Open Access Week programs. It is an opportunity for students and faculty to tell the Library what specific actions they would like the Library to take to redirect some collection funds toward more sustainable publishing models and initiatives. Submission deadline is August 1, 2018.

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Recap: The balanced researcher workshop

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If you couldn't make it to the May 14 workshop on being a balanced researcher, have no fear! Here are some resources from the event for those who missed out. ​The workshop addressed common issues that many graduate students and postdocs often face and ​described the most useful strategies that thousands of researchers have found helpful in balancing the many demands on their time.

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