• graduate student resource center

2019 NSF GRFP Success Series: What is the GRFP? An Info Session

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Fri, Sep 27, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Do you want $34,000? Would you like a prestigious honor on your CV? Are you a​n undergraduate thinking about graduate school or a 1st year graduate student in STEM or the social sciences? Are you a U.S. citizen, national resident, or permanent resident? If you answered yes to all these questions, then you should consider applying for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

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  • graduate student resource center

Graduate Writers' Room reopens for Fall 2019

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Mon, Sep 30, 1:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Come ​work alongside your fellow graduate students! The Graduate Writers' Room reopens on Monday, September 30, for the Fall 2019 Quarter. Enjoy free snacks, coffee, and wifi while working in our quiet, comfortable space.

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2019 NSF GRFP Success Series: How to Write Your GRFP Statements

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Tue, Oct 01, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Question: What do the vast majority of UCSB's GRFP winners have in common? Answer: Over 90% participated in the GRFP Success Series. Improve your chances of winning by attending our writing workshop that breaks 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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2019 NSF GRFP Success Series: Q&A Panel with GRFP Faculty Evaluators

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Thu, Oct 03, 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 3 and you can do just that!

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2019 NSF GRFP Success Series: Sample Statements Writing Workshop

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Tue, Oct 08, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Question: What do the vast majority of UCSB's GRFP winners have in common? Answer: Over 90% participated in the GRFP Success Series. Improve your chances of winning by attending our writing sample workshop that breaks down the underlying features within winning applications so that you can then apply those strategies to your own application.

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Use Your Resume to Get Noticed

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Tue, Oct 08, 1:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Have you been meaning to update your resume but don't have the time? Do you want to learn how to stand out from the crowd? If you are looking to pursue career opportunities outside of academia, your resume is your ticket into that world. ​​Come to this workshop on October 8 to learn tips and techniques that will help you craft and strategically target your resume. Pizza will be provided!

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  • Graduate Student Resource Center | OISS

Finding Funding for International Graduate Students

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Wed, Oct 09, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

If you are a new or current international graduate student, we invite you to attend this International Graduate Student Finding Funding Workshop on October 9, where you will learn about the many resources available to help you find money for research, travel, study, and more.

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2019 NSF GRFP Success Series: Q&A Panel with GRFP Recipients

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Thu, Oct 10, 2:30 PM - 04:00 PM

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 10 and get your questions answered.

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  • Graduate Division | Graduate Student Association | UCSB Library

October Lunch & Learn

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Fri, Oct 11, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Join us for our October Lunch & Learn featuring graduate students from Materials and Clinical Psychology! Enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with grads from across campus. RSVP today!

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Finding Funding Workshop

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Fri, Oct 11, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Still looking for funding? Or planning ahead for 2020-2021? Attend the next Finding Funding Workshop on October 11 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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2019 NSF GRFP Success Series: Peer Review Statement Workshop

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Mon, Oct 14, 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 14, you will be matched with a successful GRFP applicant. 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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  • graduate student resource center

Finding Funding Workshop

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Wed, Oct 30, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Still looking for funding? Or planning ahead for 2020-2021? Attend the next Finding Funding Workshop on October 30 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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  • Graduate Student Resource Center | Instructional Development

International TA Workshop with Mindy Colin

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Tue, Nov 05, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

In this November 5 workshop, international graduate student TAs will have the opportunity to discuss their responsibilities and role in undergraduate courses at UCSB. We will compare schooling in ​your home country and UCSB as a backdrop for determining appropriate ways to facilitate section and grade student work.

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  • Graduate Division | Graduate Student Association | UCSB Library

November Lunch & Learn

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Fri, Nov 08, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Join us for our November Lunch & Learn featuring graduate students from Chemical Engineering and Education! Enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with grads from across campus. RSVP today!

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Financial Literacy: Budgeting Basics Workshop

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Thu, Nov 14, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Reduce your anxiety about finances by attending this workshop on November 14 to learn basic terminology, tools, and plans for budgeting. Leave with tools to create a plan on how to manage your graduate income. Space is limited so RVSP today!

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Graduate Student Internship Fellowship Information Session

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Tue, Nov 19, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Interested in finding funding for an internship or job opportunity? Come to the Graduate Student Internship Fellowship Information Session on November 19 to learn how to create a strong application to be a competitive applicant for $2000-2500 in fellowship funds. Get the experience you need without the financial strain!

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  • Graduate Division | OISS | GSACC

2019 International Graduate Student Appreciation Reception

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Tue, Nov 19, 4:00 PM - 06:00 PM

All international graduate students, postdocs, and visiting scholars are invited to attend the 2019 UCSB International Graduate Student Appreciation Reception. Come socialize with fellow students and scholars over food and drinks and celebrate International Education Week!

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