August 24 workshop on writing a research statement

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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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July 27 workshop on writing a research statement

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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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RSVP now for the Finding Funding Workshop on July 5

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Ready to start financial planning this summer? Come join us on July 5 where we'll cover UCSB financial resources, fellowships, and external funding. Bring your laptop to learn how to navigate funding databases and sign up for funding announcements, all while enjoying free snacks!

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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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Workshop on August 10: Writing a diversity statement

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Diversity statements are becoming more and more common in the application process, especially for California colleges. But what is ​it and how do you write one? In this workshop, you will look at ​diversity statement examples and learn what you should include when writing your own.

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August 2 Lunch & Learn: Cuba and Chemistry

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The next installment of our ever-popular Lunch & Learn series is just around the corner, featuring talks by graduate students in Global Studies and Chemistry. RSVP today to secure your spot and a free lunch!

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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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