2019 UC Chemical Symposium call for abstracts

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Announcing the honorary guest speakers and the opening of abstract submission for the ​4th annual University of California Chemical Symposium! UCCS​ 2019 will take place March 24-27, 2019, at the Lake Arrowhead Conference Center. Abstract submission is now open through December 14, 2018. Learn more and apply today!

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William & Mary's 18th Annual Graduate Research Symposium call for abstracts

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The William & Mary's Graduate Research Symposium Committee invites Arts & Sciences graduate students at UCSB to participate in the 18th Annual Graduate Research Symposium on March 15 & 16, 2019. They are seeking abstract submissions from currently enrolled graduate students in the following discipline(s): American Studies, Anthropology, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, History, Physics, Psychology, and Public Policy. Read more here!

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City Internships international work experience applications now open


The application for City Internships' 2018/19 Study and Intern Abroad Programs is now open. For this academic year, City Internships is offering Winter, Spring, and Summer Programs in nine locations. All of the programs feature a series of career-readiness classes, workshops, and events centered around an internship placement at a leading company in an industry of interest to a student. Apply today!

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23andMe and AppFolio information sessions

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23andme and AppFolio are coming to campus for information sessions on Tuesday, November 13, to discuss potential job openings in the Santa Barbara, San Diego, and Mountain View areas. Come learn about these exciting opportunities!

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Versatile PhD AMA/Webinar: Personal Finance for PhDs

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Start your next job on the right foot by successfully navigating your financial transition out of your PhD training. This webinar on November 29 will be your roadmap! Come discuss everything from moving expenses to higher taxes to your possible new financial priorities like student loan repayment, retirement savings, and buying a home. You’ll leave the webinar with a list of concrete action steps to take and pitfalls to avoid.

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CITRAL Lemony Lunches: TA Discussion Group

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This quarter, the Center for Innovative Teaching, Research, and Learning (CITRAL) will host two TA Discussion Groups as part of their Lemony Lunches series. The goal of the discussion groups is to address TA experiences across disciplines. All levels of TAs are welcome!

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UC Center Sacramento offers STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award


UC Center Sacramento announces the inaugural 2019 STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award Competition. The award will recognize one or more outstanding proposals for new California state legislation from University of California Graduate Students in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics). Apply now!

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Applications now open: CCST Science Translators Showcase


The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is seeking graduate students, postdocs, and early-career faculty in California for the CCST Science Translators Showcase, held as part of their 2019 Science & Technology Week at the California State Capitol. Applications are due November 27, 2018. Read on for more!

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Hack.LAMobility is seeking students to help fight traffic jams

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The average LA commuter spends over 100 hours sitting in traffic every year. Imagine a future where you could spend that time doing the things you truly enjoy and live in a world without traffic jams. Hack.LAMobility, a 24-hour hackathon from November 16-17th, is seeking students to build technology and transportation solutions which will transform mobility in Los Angeles. Register by November 14th.

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Employment Opportunity: UCSB Blum Center Graduate Student Assistant

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Are you passionate about tackling poverty and inequality? Are you interested in working with student leaders across UC campuses to raise awareness and mobilize action on these issues? The Blum Center for Global Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development is recruiting a graduate student to work together with their staff to advance thinking and engagement on poverty and inequality at UCSB and UC-wide in 2018-19. Applications due TODAY, October 29, 2018.

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New Presentation Practice Room in the UCSB Library

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UCSB Library is pleased to announce a new Presentation Practice Room available for reservation by UCSB students, faculty, and staff. Located on the 1st Floor Mountain Side (room 1506), the space allows you to practice, refine, and record oral and multimedia presentations for classes and seminars, conferences, teaching preparation, Grad Slam, Lunch & Learn, thesis defenses, and other events.

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Panel Discussion: Landing an R1 Faculty Position


Please join CSEP and CNSi next week for a panel discussion about the R1 academic job search. This event is part of their Professional Development Series (PDS) for Postdocs and Graduate Students. Lunch will be provided. RSVP Required.

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Open Innovation and Corporate Venture Funding


Join CSEP and CNSi for a presentation by Solvay and Solvay Ventures on how Solvay promotes the transfer of technology from academia to industry through their “Open Innovation” efforts, and on the value of corporate venture funding mechanisms for startups and how they differ from traditional Angel/VC investments. Light refreshments provided. RSVP Required.

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Upcoming employer information sessions

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Join Career Services and the College of Engineering next week for a handful of employer information sessions for both local and national organizations. Come learn more about these organizations to see if they might be a good fit for your career!

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Employer information sessions this week

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This week there will be several employer information sessions held throughout campus. Join the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, the Naval Air Systems Command, Procore, and ASML Tech Talk as they describe their organizations and their full-time and internship employment opportunities that they are trying to fill with UCSB students!

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