Call for Graduate Scholars Program mentors

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Are you interested in mentoring first- and second-year doctoral students? If so, you may be eligible to participate as a mentor in the Graduate Scholars Program (GSP). GSP, a program sponsored by the Graduate Division, is designed to support graduate students from diverse and historically underrepresented backgrounds throughout their graduate careers. Read on for more info! Application deadline is August 16.

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Dow Chemical Company Information Session

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Interested in learning more about career opportunities with Dow Chemical Company? Dow is coming to UCSB on August 7th for an Information Session. All students are welcome to attend this event. Refreshments will be served!

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Graduate Division seeks new Graduate Writing Peer

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The Graduate Division is currently accepting applications for its Graduate Writing Peer position to begin employment in September 2019. The position can be for Fall 2019 or the entire 2019-20 academic year and is renewable for subsequent years. The Writing Peer will assist in providing consultations with the opportunity to lead campus workshops and perform composition-based research should the peer desire. The priority consideration deadline is August 16.

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Paid workshop series for Humanities Careers in Science History, Policy, and Communication


Graduate students at UCR are starting a professional development program for graduate students of diverse departments. Through the development of digital programming, interpretive installations, and public pedagogy, the program will bridge the gap between theory and praxis and allow students to enter the job market as competitive candidates. Find out more and apply today! Deadline extended to August 1.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Graduate Student Program Assistant in the Transfer Student Center


The UCSB Transfer Student Center seeks one 50% time Graduate Student Program Assistant for a center dedicated to supporting the success of current and future transfer students. The position involves mentoring undergraduate transfer students, assisting in the development and promotion of the Center, and participating in special projects to enhance transfer student success. Application deadline has been extended to August 14th, 2019.

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CITRAL graduate assistant position available


UC Santa Barbara division of undergraduate education is seeking a graduate student assistant to work at the Center for Innovative Teaching, Research, and Learning (CITRAL). The research assistant will work closely with the CITRAL team on implementation of ECoach at UC Santa Barbara during the 2019-20 academic year. Application deadline is August 2. Read on for more info!

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RocDocs: University of Rochester post-doctoral career advancement opportunity


RocDocs: Post-Doctoral Career Advancement Program at the University of Rochester is a two-day program that serves as a career advancement opportunity for graduate students nearing the completion of their studies and early career postdoctoral scholars—particularly scholars from underrepresented groups in STEM. Applications are due on August 5, 2019. Read on for more info and to apply!

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: July Edition


Do you ever find yourself procrastinating on big, important tasks out of fear? 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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Pro-seminar: Advanced Grants & Fellowships Workshop Fall 2019


This workshop addresses multiple necessary skillsets for success in graduate school as well as the job market, including preparation for fellowships (Ford Foundation Fellowships, ACLS Fellowships, AAUW Fellowships, etc.), and preparation of job market materials. Read on for more info and apply today!

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Apply for the 2019 Science and SciLifeLab Prize for young scientists

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The Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists is an annual prize recognizing that global economic health is dependent upon a vibrant research community and that we need to incentive the best and brightest to continue in their chosen fields of research. The deadline to apply is July 15, 2019. Find out more about this award and how to apply today!

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Graduate Simulation Seminar Series (GS^3) returns for summer 2019


The Graduate Simulation Seminar Series (GS^3) is back for summer 2019! They are offering a 10-week seminar program, culminating in a keynote speaker event in week 11. These seminars feature talks from a diverse set of graduate students and/or postdocs who use simulation in their research, representing a wide swath of academic disciplines across UCSB. Read on for more info.

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UCSB Counseling & Psychological Services seeks Graduate Student Mental Health Peer Intern for 2019-2020

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UCSB Counseling & Psychological Services is currently accepting applications for its ​Graduate Student Mental Health Peer Intern position, to begin employment in Fall 2019 and run through Spring quarter 2020. This position will provide valuable experience working in ​higher-ed administration and the opportunity to assist with program development and promotion. The application deadline is Tuesday, June 18. Read on for more info and to apply!

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City of Hope's 3rd Annual Biomedical Graduate Student Symposium

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City of Hope's 3rd Annual Biomedical Graduate Student Symposium provides various professional development opportunities for attendees. Organizers encourage PhD students to present their current research; abstracts of 500 words or less can be submitted online and are now due July 31. Registration for the symposium opens June 1.

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Postdoctoral Research Positions at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

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Have you considered continuing your research interests in the medical field? Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) offers a wide range of opportunities for postdoctoral fellows to learn collaboratively across various specialties with the support of faculty and staff at a premier medical institution. Find an opportunity for you today!

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UCSB Library to offer free Python Series for Summer 2019

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UCSB Library is offering a Summer Python series on Tuesday mornings from June 25-September 10. These lessons are ​free and open to UCSB affiliates, including students, researchers, staff, and faculty. The lesson, Plotting and Programming in Python, is an introduction to programming in Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. Read on for more info and to sign up!

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