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Diversity Statements

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Tue, Aug 21, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Do you know what a diversity statement is? How does diversity fit into your academic goals? This workshop on August 21 will explore diversity statements: what they are, what they look like, and how to make yours relevant to who you are. Join us and learn how to write about yourself, your research, and your teaching in relation to diversity!

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Finding and Pursuing Non-Academic Jobs and Internships

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Wed, Aug 29, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Many Ph.D. students feel that their degree will be their main qualification when they enter the non-academic job market, but having relevant job experience is just as important in setting yourself apart from other applicants. This August 29 workshop will cover how to find and pursue relevant experience that can be done alongside your graduate work.

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Finding Funding with COS Pivot

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Tue, Sep 04, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

If you are seeking fellowships, grants, awards or call-for-proposals (CFP) that can support your research, this COS Pivot Workshop on September 4 is for you! You will learn to navigate different tools like creating tailored search lists, finding other collaborators, and tracking funding opportunities. Please come with your laptops and questions! Snacks will be provided.

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Teaching Philosophies

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Tue, Sep 04, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

You are almost there! The hiring committee thinks you are an accomplished scholar with an impressive career trajectory and commitment to diversity. But this is a teaching-heavy position and they want to know: are you also a wonderful presence in the classroom? This workshop on September 4 will explore teaching philosophies and how to make yours shine!

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Financial Literacy: Fellowships vs. Grants, Pros & Cons

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Thu, Sep 06, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Find out the difference between fellowships and grants, why both are valuable, and which of the two can yield specific types of funding you need compared to just one source of income. Each are beneficial in different ways throughout your academic journey and development. Join us for this September 6 workshop to learn the ins and outs!

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NSF GRFP Success Series: What is the GRFP? An Info Session

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Fri, Sep 28, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Do you want $34,000? Would you like a prestigious honor on your CV? Are you a senior undergraduate thinking about graduate school or a 1st/2nd year graduate student in STEM or the social sciences? Consider applying for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). Join us on September 28 to learn more!

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NSF GRFP Success Series: How to Write Your GRFP Statements

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Mon, Oct 01, 2:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Planning to apply for the NSF GRFP? Let us walk you through the appropriate style of writing and prepare you to craft a winning set of statements. This workshop on October 1 will break down the two GRFP statements by not only explaining what evaluators look for but also providing you with a framework to write these statements.

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Finding Funding Workshop

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Tue, Oct 02, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Still looking for funding? Or planning ahead for 2018-2019? Attend the next Finding Funding Workshop on September 25 and learn about campus and external funding. Bring your computer to search funding databases and we'll bring the free snacks!

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NSF GRFP Success Series: Q&A Panel with GRFP Recipients

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Wed, Oct 03, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Wouldn’t it be great if you could ask someone who has received the NSF GRFP questions about the application process? Wouldn’t it be helpful to hear from someone about how their research gets funded and the various procedural business that accompanies being awarded the NSF GRFP? Now you can! Join us on October 3 and get your questions answered.

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NSF GRFP Success Series: Q&A Panel with GRFP Faculty Evaluators

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Mon, Oct 08, 2:30 PM - 04:00 PM

There are a lot of wonderful resources out there that provide guidance on how to do well on the GRFP application, but ultimately your success will be determined by an evaluator. Wouldn’t it be helpful if you could talk to one of these mysterious figures to learn how the application is reviewed and what evaluators seek in a strong application? Join us on October 8 and you can do just that!

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NSF GRFP Success Series: Sample Statements Writing Workshop

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Wed, Oct 10, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

While there is no one way to write an NSF GRFP statement, there is a pattern to how successful applications model themselves to hit all the essential criteria. On October 10, come learn how other writers have done this to excel with your own application.

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NSF GRFP Success Series: Statement Review with an Expert

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Mon, Oct 15, 1:00 PM - 04:00 PM

If you have specific questions related to your application, you won't want to miss this session! On October 15, you will be matched with a successful GRFP applicant or faculty evaluator. Please bring a copy of one of your materials (e.g. one of the statements) to be reviewed. Participation in this event is strictly by appointment, so please make sure to RSVP and indicate your availability.

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