Science Communication and Outreach with Family Ultimate Science Exploration (FUSE)


Do you have an interest in helping junior high students and families gain familiarity with science and its importance in education? Then volunteer for Family Ultimate Science Exploration (FUSE), a program for underrepresented students and their families to gain familiarity with the practice of science, its importance in education, and its promise of exciting career options. Read on for more details!

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UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship application now open


The University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is now accepting applications from outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients who wish to pursue academic careers and contribute to diversity and equity at the University of California. Apply by Nov. 1, 2019!

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Join California Council on Science and Technology for Sept 26 webinar


Each year, the California Council on Science & Technology (CCST) Science Fellows program recruits a corps of ten PhD scientists and engineers to spend one year in Sacramento directly serving policymakers within the California State Legislature. Join them for a webinar on September 26 to learn more about the Science and Technology Policy Fellowship from current fellows and alumni.

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New positions open: Apply to teach in the IHC's Prison Correspondence Program


Due to new grant support, UCSB's Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Foundations in the Humanities program is expanding! Apply now for newly open positions to be a graduate student teaching fellow for Foundations in the Humanities, a prison correspondence program in literary studies active in twelve California state prisons. Read on for more info and submit your materials by September 20.

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Fall Library workshop on Zotero

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Grad students, need help managing your research? UCSB Library is offering a workshop on Zotero, a popular open source citation manager. Learn how Zotero can help you efficiently collect and organize your research, create bibliographies, collaborate with your colleagues, streamline your research process, and more. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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Sustainable Technology Repair Initiative Manager position now open

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Are you interested in helping deliver a digital device repair training program? Would you like to manage a team of undergraduate student technology repair specialists? Do you want to be part of a solution that addresses both social and environmental justice aspects of technology repair? Then consider applying for the Sustainable Technology Repair Initiative Manager position by Sunday, September 15!

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MD Anderson Cancer Center's CPRIT TRIUMPH Translational Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is currently accepting applications for the CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Cancer Research. This three-year fellowship aims to further develop talented PhD or MD/PhDs into successful clinical/translational research scientists. Applications are reviewed quarterly with the next cycle due dates of September 30 and December 31, 2019.

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UCSB's Blum Center seeking applicants for Graduate Student Assistant position

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UCSB's Blum Center for Global Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development is seeking applicants for a Graduate Student Assistant position for 5-10 hours per week throughout the year. The selected student will gain valuable skills and get hands-on experience tackling real-world problems. The application deadline is Tuesday, September 17, at 12pm PST.

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Graduate Division seeks new Assistant Director of professional development


The Graduate Division at UC Santa Barbara seeks an enthusiastic and dynamic professional to fill the role of Assistant Director for Graduate Student Professional Development. The Assistant Director plans and implements a program focused professional skills development for UCSB’s diverse graduate student population. For primary consideration, please apply by Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

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*DEADLINE EXTENDED* UC Center Sacramento STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award


UC Center Sacramento announces the 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). Application deadline has been extended to October 24, 2019.

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Upcoming UC Career Webinars on Networking + LinkedIn

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Join UC Alumni Career Network online for two upcoming webinars: ​Leveraging your UC Network and Unleashing the ​Power of LinkedIn. Learn about authentic networking strategies and how to maximize your use of LinkedIn and its many tools. Sign up today!

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UC PromISE Professional Development Workshop: Call for applications

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Are you conducting research on undocumented immigrants, mixed-status families, or other liminally legal communities? Apply for ​UC PromISE's upcoming professional development workshop: Advancing Research to Promote Immigrant and Student Equity. Application review will begin on August 19th and will continue on a rolling basis. Apply early for maximum consideration.

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Insight Data Fellows Programs application deadline approaching


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 Science Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs. The upcoming application deadline for Insight’s Fellowships is quickly approaching on August 12, 2019.

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: August Edition


Do you often feel resistance when trying to write? Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community. Membership (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face - find out more here.

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Call for applications for Michigan Society of Fellows


The Michigan Society of Fellows is currently seeking applications for postdoctoral appointments beginning in 2020. The Society was founded in 1970 for the purpose of promoting academic and creative excellence in the humanities, the arts, the social, physical, and life sciences, and in the professions. Read on for more info and to apply! Application deadline is September 24, 2019.

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Graduate Division seeks Diversity and Outreach Peer Advisor

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The Graduate Division is currently seeking applications for its Diversity and Outreach Peer Advisor position, which assists in the development and implementation of outreach and recruitment events designed to cultivate a highly qualified and diverse pool of graduate school applicants. The Peer Advisor also assists in fostering and maintaining an environment at UCSB that values and supports inclusivity and diversity. The priority application deadline is Monday, August 19.

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Meet the winners of the 2019 Graduate Student Internship Fellowship

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Meet the winners of the 2019 Graduate Student Internship Fellowship! Jacob Gellman, Rachel Winter, Corinne Fuchs, MacKenzie Wade, Audrey Lopez, and Jasmine Kelekay are the awardees for this year. Read on to learn more about their fun and exciting internships, and what they hope to gain from their experiences.

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