Insights from the graduate internship panel

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Did you miss our graduate student internship panel on February 15? Don't worry! We've made a recap of their valuable advice on the usefulness of having internship experiences while in graduate school. Read on and consider applying to the Graduate Student Internship Fellowship and get up to $2,500 to help fund your internship.

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Using your Ph.D. outside of academia

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If you're interested in pursuing jobs outside of academia after graduation, or even just exploring the option, check out ​information from a recent article from Inside Higher Ed, where Jennifer Polk and Maren Wood suggest thinking carefully about questions like "What Energizes Me About the Work I’m Doing Now?" "What Are My Skills and Competencies?" and "What Will Employers Pay Me to Do?"

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Summer 2018 mentoring opportunities in STEM

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Are you interested in being a mentor this summer? There are various programs available for mentoring undergraduate student in programs ranging from 2-10 weeks, both at UCSB and at universities across the nation, local community colleges, and teachers. Find out if one of these programs might suit your interests!

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2018 Science Outside the Lab Washington DC Policy Workshop

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Apply for Science Outside the Lab! A two-week workshop in Washington, D.C. that takes science and engineering doctoral students from around the globe to learn about the relationship between science, policy, funding, and regulation. The application deadline is March 16.

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Appfolio information session on February 20

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Join Appfolio Inc. for an information session on February 20. They offer paid graduate student internships and full-time software engineering jobs. This is a rare opportunity to join a team of talented programmers and help build a great web software company in Santa Barbara. Don't miss out!

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Join Startup Weekend on February 23-25

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Startup Weekend (February 23-25) is a global grassroots movement teaching anyone to become an entrepreneur. In just 54 hours you'll form a team, identify a problem, innovate a solution, and pitch to a panel of investors. Winners of the competition will receive various prizes, including $2,000 worth of business consulting.

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Apply now to Graduate Career Peer position

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UCSB Career Services is currently accepting applications for its Graduate Career Peer position, to begin employment in Spring 2018 and run through Summer quarter 2018, with the potential for employment through the 2018-2019 school year. Apply by Friday, February 23, 2018!

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Apply for two-year appointment to the UC Board of Regents

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Apply for a two-year appointment to the University of California Board of Regents, the governing body for the entire 10-campus University system. The appointed Student Regent will receive a fee waiver or scholarship that covers mandatory University fees and tuition during the academic years when they serve. Application deadline is February 25.

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Public Speaking Initiative seeks graduate research assistant

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The UCSB Public Speaking Initiative is seeking an individual with a particular talent for and interest in maintaining and improving their website and online presence. Salary commensurate with experience but normally in the range of $25-30 per hour for approximately 30 hours per quarter.

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Post-graduation visa options workshop for international students

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There are ranges of employment visas, as well as U.S. permanent resident status, that can allow you to work in the U.S. after you finish your UCSB program. Join immigration law specialist Adam Green, a practicing attorney in the Los Angeles area, for a free workshop on February 2 about employment immigration issues, particularly the transition from student statuses to employment statuses.

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RCSGD hiring Graduate Assistant

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Are you committed to ensuring that LGBTQ individuals are supported and affirmed at UCSB? Are you a graduate student interested in being involved with this community ​and getting paid for your work? Then apply to be a Graduate Assistant at the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity! *Note: the extended application deadline is Friday, February 2.

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Applications now open for Communicating Science National Workshop

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Applications are now open for ComSciCon 2018, the 6th annual Communicating Science​ workshop, to be held in Boston, MA on June 14-16, 2018. Graduate students at U.S. and Canadian institutions in all fields of science, technology, engineering, health, mathematics, and related fields are encouraged to apply.

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Apply to speak at TEDxUCSB by January 26

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Do you love TED talks? Do you want an incredible experience to set you apart in job interviews? Want to have a professional video of yourself doing public speaking for bragging rights? The TEDxUCSB team is looking for three UCSB students to speak at TEDxUCSB on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Entries are due by Friday, January 26.

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Call for Isla Vista Elementary School Interpreters

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Apply to serve as a paid Spanish interpreter for Parent-Teacher conferences at IV Elementary through the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center. This experience will help you use your academic skills in a broader social environment that includes community members, teachers, and school administrators. Apply by Friday, February 2nd.

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Apply now to be a Writing Program TA for 2018-19

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UCSB’s Writing Program is now accepting applications for TA position for 2018-2019 academic year. The assistantships offer you the opportunity to develop theoretical and practical experience in the teaching of writing, curriculum design, and work with students. Make sure to submit your application by 4 p.m. on January 26, 2018.

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Data science fellowship opportunity at the Data Incubator

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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.

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Call for 2018 Spatial Lightning Talk speakers

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The UCSB Center for Spatial Studies is looking for interested students to present at the 2018 Spatial Lightning Talks. This fast-paced, interdisciplinary event is a great chance to share work or a special interest and is an excellent opportunity to practice giving a concise, attention-grabbing talk to a diverse audience. Sign up no later than January 19.

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2018 Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Summer Internship Program

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects at federal research facilities located across the country. The application deadline is January 29.

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