Application now open for interpreting in our local schools

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The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center ​is seeking graduate students who are fluent in Spanish to serve as interpreters at Isla Vista Elementary and Franklin Elementary during the schools’ spring parent-teacher conferences. UCSB student interpreters will gain experience in using their academic and language-brokering skills in a broader social environment that includes community members, teachers, and school administrators. Apply by Monday, February 11.

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Information sessions for new Public Humanities Graduate Fellows Program

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Join the Interdisciplinary Humanities Committee (IHC) to learn more about the new Public Humanities Graduate Fellows Program. Through seminars, practical experience, and a capstone project, Public Humanities Graduate Fellows become conversant with the history, theories, and methods of public humanities. Read on to find out more about the program and info sessions!

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Applications now open for the ComSciCon 2019 flagship workshop

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Applications are now open for ComSciCon 2019! The 7th annual Communicating Science workshop will be held in San Diego, CA, on July 11-13, 2019. Graduate students at U.S. and Canadian institutions in all fields of science, technology, engineering, health, mathematics, and related fields are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is March 1st. Learn more today!

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Apply now for the Capital Fellows Programs for policy experience

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Looking for practical experience in policy-making and development? Capital Fellows are placed at some of the highest levels of California state government and assist state legislators, senior-level executive staff, and court administrators with a broad range of public policy issues and projects. International students are welcome to apply. Application deadline is February 11, 2019.

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UC Center Sacramento Emerging Scholars Award

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The UC Center Sacramento is excited to announce its fifth annual Emerging Scholars Award for Excellence in Research and Public Policy. The award will recognize excellence in graduate student research with a direct impact on public policy. The recipients of the Emerging Scholars Award will receive a $500 prize and deliver a policy lecture at UCCS. Deadline for submissions is March 15.

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How to Ace Technical Interviews

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Technical interviews are common among employers recruiting for engineering or science positions. Essentially, it's an interview to assess your technical ability, usually related to the technical knowledge required for the role and the organization you wish to work for. Read on for tips and tricks to ace your next technical interview!

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CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellowship application now open

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Do you want to spend a year in Sacramento serving the California State Legislature and get a front-row seat as you learn about the craft and process of lawmaking in the State of California? Then the CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellowship is for you! Completed applications are due by February 28th, 2019.

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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 application deadline for Insight’s Fellowships is quickly approaching on January 28.

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GGSE lunch seminar: Developing Research Capacities in Lithuanian Higher Education

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The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE) ​​invites graduate students to join colleagues from Lithuania ​(in​cluding GGSE alum Audra Skukauskaitė) for free lunch and an ​exciting learning opportunity on transforming Health Sciences in Higher Education. This is a unique opportunity for those interested in Global Education initiatives. Read on for more info!

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Apply for a Spring Data Science Fellowship opportunity by January 21

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The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. Apply now! Deadline is January 21st.

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2019 Winter Career & Internship Fair at UCSB

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Mark your calendars! The 2019 Winter Career & Internship Fair will be a TWO-DAY event hosted at Corwin Pavilion. Meeting and interacting with recruiters face-to-face is still a critical part of the job search process — the Winter Career Fair will offer you a unique opportunity to make personal connections that are impossible when simply submitting a resume online. Read on for more information.

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Call for speakers for 2019 Spatial Lightning Talks

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Do you think you’re up for the challenge of presenting an interesting, spatially-relevant topic in just three minutes? Prospective speakers for the 2019 Spatial Lightning Talks are invited to sign up by February 1. This annual series of 3-minute lightning talks brings together speakers from across the UCSB campus as well as the local community to enlighten the crowd on spatial topics of all sorts.

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Path to Postdoc @ UCSF application now open

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Path to Postdoc @ UCSF is a unique program for outstanding senior graduate students (that will complete their PhD by the end of 2019) to be exposed to world-class research opportunities at UCSF. Students will have an opportunity to interview with faculty research mentors for a postdoctoral position in their lab, give a research presentation to faculty and the UCSF community, meet current postdocs, and experience San Francisco. Apply now! Deadline is February 1.

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Kavli BRAIN Showcase

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You are invited to attend the Kavli BRAIN Showcase on January 18! The goal of this symposium is to foster collaboration within the UCSB community on mind and brain-related research. Grad students and postdocs with an interest in this topic, who think they might have something to contribute, or want to make contact with others in the field, are encouraged to attend. Read on for details!

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Call for applications: 2019 SSRC Fellow Seminar with Lorraine Daston

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The Social Science Research Council invites applications from advanced graduate students and junior faculty in the social sciences to participate in a seminar on “Mechanical Rules before Machines: Rules and Paradigms” led by the Council’s 2019 Fellow, Professor Lorraine Daston. Application deadline is January 18, 2019.

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NSF Computational Research Experience for graduate students

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Michigan State University is currently inviting applications from US graduate students for the 2019 US-China International Research Experience. This research opportunity is for graduate students interested in building international research relationships, gaining experience in developing/porting software and algorithms for supercomputers, and exploring China. Read on for more info.

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Graduate Student Internship Fellowship applications now open!

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Applications are now open for the Graduate Student Internship Fellowship, which offers up to five $2,000-$2,500 scholarships annually to help graduate students explore career opportunities and gain valuable work experience while in school. Funds are awarded to students who demonstrate​ financial need as well as how their Summer or Fall 2019 work experience will be ​beneficial for their career trajectory. Application deadline is March 17th.

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Gain policy experience through the Capital Fellows Programs

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Looking for practical experience in policy-making and development? Capital Fellows are placed at some of the highest levels of California state government and assist state legislators, senior-level executive staff, and court administrators with a broad range of public policy issues and projects. Application deadline is February 11, 2019.

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Nominations open for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards

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The UCSB Academic Senate is now accepting nominations for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards. Teaching assistants play a vital role in enhancing the teaching mission of the University. The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards recognize the contributions of graduate students to the teaching and learning process at UC Santa Barbara. Nomination deadline is January 2, 2019.

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