• Graduate Student Resource Center | Career Services

Individual Development Plan (IDP) Training Workshop

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Thu, Dec 06, 2:00 PM - 03:00 PM

On December 6, join our Graduate Career Counselor Lana Smith-Hale for an introductory workshop on the Individual Development Plan (IDP), a tool that helps you maximize your advisor/mentor relationship and teaches you how to create goals relevant to your career development.

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Financial Literacy: Fellowships vs. Grants

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Wed, Dec 05, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Find out the difference between fellowships and grants, the timing of when and how to apply, and how to access money to fund you, your program, or your project. Each are beneficial in different ways throughout your academic journey and development. Join us for this workshop on December 5 to learn the ins and outs!

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  • Graduate Division

Fall Quarter Thesis/Dissertation/DMA Pre-Check Session

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Wed, Nov 28, 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

On November 28, Academic Advisors from the Graduate Division will be available to meet with students individually to conduct formatting pre-checks and answer questions about the process of filing a master’s thesis, doctoral dissertation, or DMA supporting document. Sign up today!

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Ford Foundation Fellowship Success Series: Sample Application Workshop

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Fri, Nov 16, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

There is a world of difference between being told what your writing should look like and being shown what it should look like. This is because examples make learning a new skill much easier to recognize and practice. This workshop will provide that help by going over examples of successful statements from previously awarded Ford Foundation Fellows.

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Internship Fellowship Information Session

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

Interested in finding funding for an internship or job opportunity? Come to the Graduate Student Internship Fellowship information session on November 14 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

International Graduate Student Appreciation Reception

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Tue, Nov 13, 4:00 PM - 06:00 PM

All international graduate students, postdocs, and visiting scholars are invited to attend the 2018 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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  • graduate student resource center

Finding Funding with COS Pivot

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

Tired of spending hours searching for funding announcements? Let COS Pivot work for you! Attend this workshop on November 8 to learn how to set up your account, create search samples, turn on notifications, track updates, etc. Let this tool do all the work in finding opportunities that fit your needs!

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Financial Literacy: Budgeting Basics Workshop

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Wed, Nov 07, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Reduce your anxiety about finances by attending this workshop on November 7 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

LinkedIn for Your Non-Academic Job Search

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Tue, Nov 06, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

If you are considering entering the job market any time soon, a complete and compelling LinkedIn profile is a must-have. On November 6, come learn how to maximize this tool in order to look for jobs, network with potential employers, and connect with others in the professional domain.

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TADP Workshop Series: Crafting your Teaching Philosophy Statement

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Tue, Nov 06, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement can be a challenge, and is required for most teaching positions. As a participant in this workshop on November 6, you will work through a series of exercises to help you reflect on your teaching, and by workshop end you will have a draft outline of your teaching philosophy statement. Please RSVP today as space is limited!

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Ford Foundation Fellowship Success Series: Application Writing Workshop

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Mon, Nov 05, 2:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Ford Foundation Fellowship applicants must produce 3-5 different statements to apply! The number of needed statements makes this application much more complex than the average fellowship. Let us walk you through this style of writing and prepare you to craft a winning set of statements.

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  • Graduate Division | Graduate Student Association | UCSB Library

Lunch & Learn: Immigration and Ions

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Fri, Nov 02, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Join us for our November Lunch & Learn featuring graduate students from Education and Chemistry! Enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with grads from across campus. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

HFA Career Tools: ImaginePhD + VersatilePhD Workshop

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

This workshop on November 1 will introduce graduate students and post-docs to the ImaginePhD tool to help ​them discover their skills, interests, values, career pathways, and how to set goals. As a bonus, this workshop will also review the VersatilePhD website as another tool for career exploration. Don't miss out!

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  • graduate student resource center

Teaching Philosophies Workshop

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Wed, Oct 31, 12:00 PM - 01:30 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 October 31 will explore teaching philosophies and how to make yours shine!

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  • Health & Wellness

Graduate Student Health & Wellness Event: Speed Friending

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Wed, Oct 31, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Want to connect with fellow graduate students? Join Health & Wellness for Speed Friending (like speed dating, but for friendships!) on Wednesday, October 31st - there will be great company along with free snacks and coffee! This session is for graduate students only.

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Ford Foundation Fellowship Success Series: Q&A Information Session

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Mon, Oct 29, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Do you want $24,000 per year? Would you like a prestigious honor on your CV? Consider applying for the Ford Foundation Fellowship! In this Q&A session, besides covering the basics, we will walk you through all the steps of applying and answer any questions that you might have.

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  • Graduate Division

Fall Quarter Thesis/Dissertation/DMA Pre-Check Session

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Mon, Oct 29, 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

On October 29, Academic Advisors from the Graduate Division will be available to meet with students individually to conduct formatting pre-checks and answer questions about the process of filing a master’s thesis, doctoral dissertation, or DMA supporting document. Sign up today!

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  • graduate student resource center

How To Get Through Your PhD Without Losing Your Mind (Special Guest Workshop)

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Fri, Oct 26, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

You are now beginning the pursuit of your PhD – but do you know what you are doing? Are you confident you can manage all the tasks needed for the next several years to achieve your final degree? Do you have the tools to succeed with limited stress? This workshop on October 26 will teach you the necessary elements of life management while pursuing your advanced degree. Sign up today!

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  • instructional development

TADP Workshop Series: Grading Student Work

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Thu, Oct 25, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

This workshop on October 25 will discuss strategies for making the grading process more efficient for you and more effective for your students’ learning, including tips for creating rubrics, providing written feedback, and anticipating potential grade disputes. Please RSVP today as space is limited!

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Kick-off IPS Info Session Meet & Eat

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Thu, Oct 25, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Come learn about the new Individualized Professional​ Skills (IPS) Grant Program and hear from Nancy Scherich (PhD Student, Mathematics) about her experience at the Bridges Math-Art conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Sign up today!

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