• graduate student resource center

Academic Cover Letters

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Tue, Jun 26, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Arguably the most important document when applying for any academic job is the cover letter. To kick off the Academic Job Market Writing Workshop Series, we will begin with cover letters: what they are, what they look like, and how to write them to the job that you are applying for. Participants will learn what the major sections of a cover letter entail and how to tailor a cover letter to specific positions.

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  • Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships

Summer Mentor Training: Learning Across Identities, Experiences, and Cultures

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Fri, Jun 29, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Are you mentoring an undergraduate research student this summer and want to expand your mentoring practices to be more inclusive? Join Dr. Anne H. Charity Hudley for a candid and interactive workshop designed to help mentors work successfully with students of various identities, experiences and cultures. Pizza lunch provided!

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  • graduate student resource center

Graduate Writers' Room reopens for Summer 2018

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Mon, Jul 02, 1:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Come ​work alongside your fellow graduate students! The Graduate Writers' Room reopens on Monday, July 2, for the Summer 2018 term. Enjoy free snacks, coffee, and wifi while working in our quiet, comfortable space.

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  • Graduate Division

Fulbright Fellowship Information Session

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Thu, Jul 05, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

If you are planning to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2019-20 grant cycle or want to learn more about the program, join us for an information session on July 5. This session will cover types of grants, the components of a Fulbright application, tips for putting together the best Fulbright application possible, and the campus interview process.

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  • graduate student resource center

Academic C.V.s

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Tue, Jul 10, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

How do you distill your entire academic and professional career into one document? You may be the best candidate for a job, but if you do not have a well-organized C.V., then you're likely to get lost in the application pile. Come to this workshop on July 10 and learn what the major sections of a C.V. include and how to tailor your C.V. to specific positions.

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  • graduate student resource center

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Statements Workshop

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Tue, Jul 24, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Being awarded an NSF GRFP is one of the most prestigious honors that a young academic can receive. Included in the application are two statements that readers rely on to select deserving applicants: a personal statement and a research plan. Come to this workshop on July 24 and learn how to create a successful statement and what is expected in terms of content and style.

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  • Graduate Division

Fulbright Fellowship Information Session

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Mon, Aug 06, 2:00 PM - 03:00 PM

If you are planning to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2019-20 grant cycle or want to learn more about the program, join us for an information session on August 6. This session will cover types of grants, the components of a Fulbright application, tips for putting together the best Fulbright application possible, and the campus interview process.

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  • graduate student resource center

Research Statements/Five-Year Plans

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Tue, Aug 07, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

You have convinced the hiring committee that you are a strong candidate for your dream job through a polished cover letter and C.V. But what about the core of your scholarship? Where do you see your research in five years? This workshop on August 7 will explore the research statement and the five-year plan: what they are, what they look like, and which one is right for you.

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  • Career Services | Graduate Division

Writing Effective Resume ​and Cover Letters for Non-Academic Jobs

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Wed, Aug 15, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

If you are looking to pursue career opportunities outside of academia, your resume and cover letter is your ticket into that world. This workshop on August 15 will explore important techniques that will help you expertly craft and strategically target your resume and cover letter so you can get over the first application hurdle and on to an interview!

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  • graduate student resource center

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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  • Career Services | Graduate Division

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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  • graduate student resource center

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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