Get your game on at June 2 Lunch & Learn

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Join us for the ​final Lunch & Learn event of the quarter, featuring talks by graduate students in ​​Music and Environmental Science & Management who will both be focusing on games, which is sure to be a lot of fun! Grab free lunch and socialize with your fellow grads.

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Fulbright information session on May 18

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If you are planning to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2018-19 grant cycle or want to learn more about the program, join us for an information session on Thursday, May 18.

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May 16 workshop on digital tools for non-academic job search

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Come learn how to maximize LinkedIn and Versatile PhD in order to look for non-academic jobs, network with potential employers, and connect with others in the professional domain. Be sure to bring your laptop in order to access and customize these digital tools during the workshop.

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Writing a Research Statement workshop on April 27

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The Graduate Student Resource Center will be hosting a workshop on writing a research statement for an academic position. We will cover methods of organizing experience, types of content to include, and the tone you should set in your statement.

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March 10 Lunch & Learn: St. Alban & Satellites

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Join us for the last Lunch & Learn event of the quarter, featuring talks by graduate students in English and Electrical & Computer Engineering. Come enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with and learn from graduate students across the campus.

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Last Finding Funding workshop for winter quarter

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Be sure to attend the next Finding Funding workshop on Thursday March 2, where the Funding Peer Advisor will share about campus and external funding sources and help you determine simple next steps so you are always in the loop about funding opportunities throughout the year!

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February 24 workshop on interview preparation

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During an interview, you need to be confident, articulate, and able to quickly think on your feet. Luckily, these are skills that you can practice in advance. Instead of freaking out the week before your interview, ​join us on February 24 to get a leg up on the competition.

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Upcoming presentation and communication skills workshop series

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Our ​presentation and communication workshops will help you hone your Grad Slam ​talk and also be an effective communicator in any setting. We'll cover topics such as using acting techniques to improve your delivery, ​telling your research story, and designing beautiful slides to support your talk.

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June 1 workshop on preparing for the academic job market

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Summer is almost here, which means that if you're planning to go on the academic job market this fall, it's time come up with a game plan. This workshop will provide an overview of the academic hiring process as well as information on how to prepare for this phase of your grad school career.

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Applications now open for 2017 Dissertation Write-In

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Are you in the middle stages of your dissertation and running into roadblocks? Do you need some new strategies and habits to help you finish up? Then apply for the first session of the 2017 Dissertation Write-In! Application deadline is Wednesday, May 31.

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Sign up for Finding Funding Workshop on May 8

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The Funding Peer will be holding another Finding Funding Workshop to introduce grad students to financial resources on campus, fellowship opportunities outside of campus, and external funding databases. Bring your computer to search the funding databases, all while enjoying free snacks!

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Graduate Writers' Room reopens on April 24

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Spring quarter is well underway. Come write alongside your fellow grad students in the Graduate Writers' Room, featuring comfortable seating, snacks, and the best free coffee on campus! The Writers' Room opens ​Monday, April 24, in Student Resource Building Room 1103.

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Come network with employers at Grad Student Career Mixer on April 19

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Do you ever wish you could talk with employers who only want to speak with graduate students? Well now is your chance! Join us for the first-ever Graduate Student Career Mixer to connect with employers specifically seeking to recruit graduate students and junior scholars for job and internship opportunities.

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Mark your calendars for the 2017 Grad Slam competition

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The 2017 Grad Slam competition is just a month away! Mark your calendars to come out and support your friends and colleagues as they share their research in a memorable 3-minute pitch. The competition runs from April 10-21, and the preliminary round schedule is now posted!

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February 24 workshop on crafting your Grad Slam pitch

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Attention Grad Slam participants! Want to get a leg up on the competition? Join us for an interactive 2-hour workshop designed to help you boil down the basic ideas of your research, ​package them in an accessible way, and ​present them​ confidently and concisely.

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February 23 workshop on using video to promote your research

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Videos are one of the most powerful and popular tools to share information, so why not make one ​about your research? This workshop led by Jai Ranganathan ​​will teach you how to produce videos with compelling storylines about your research. All you need is a smartphone!

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