• Center for Science & Engineering Partnerships | UCSB I&E | WiSE | SB Women in STEM

Women in Innovation & Entrepreneurship Series: Building Your Brand

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Fri, Apr 19, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

​Come to the next event in the Women in Innovation & Entrepreneurship series to learn tangible skills to brand yourself effectively to enter entrepreneurial and industry fields. Read on for more info and to RSVP!

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  • Career Services | Graduate Division | Center For Science & Engineering Partnerships | Beyond Academia | Technology Management

Graduate Student Career Mixer

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Wed, Apr 17, 3:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Join us for ​this year's Graduate Student Career Mixer on April 17! Hosted at the Mosher Alumni House, this exclusive recruitment event is an opportunity for UCSB master’s and Ph.D. students​, as well as postdoctoral scholars, to connect with employers who are specifically seeking to recruit graduate students and junior scholars for job and internship opportunities. Sign up today!

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  • graduate student resource center

Writing Soft Skills Success Series: Efficient Writing - Time Management & Goal Setting

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Wed, Apr 17, 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM

How do they do it? I'm talking about those graduate students who publish articles, conduct research, fly to conferences, and still find time to be caught up on every Netflix show. This workshop on April 17 will explore the type of time you have and how best to be productive with it (because not all time is the same when it comes to writing). Sign up today and learn how to maximize your writing productivity!

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  • instructional development

TA Workshops on Pedagogy: Efficient and Effective Grading of Student Writing

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Wed, Apr 17, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

On April 17, join Instructional Development for a workshop on grading student writing. Issues to be discussed include grading rubrics, written feedback, and anticipating potential grade disputes. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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  • ucsb library

UCSB Library NVivo Workshop, Part 1: File Organization

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Wed, Apr 17, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

UCSB Library is offering two half-day, hands-on workshops aimed to familiarize participants with NVivo, a qualitative data analysis software tool, designed for researchers working with text-based and multimedia information. NVivo allows for researchers to complete deep analysis on large and small groups of data. Part 1 of the workshop will focus on file organization. Read on for more info.

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  • Graduate Division | Instructional Development | OISS

International Teaching Assistant Lunch Discussion

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Tue, Apr 16, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Join Dr. Mindy Colin for a free lunch discussion to gain valuable knowledge of best practices for succeeding as an international TA. This event is planned to create a casual yet supportive network for international TAs to get insight into cross-cultural classroom communication, share teaching techniques, benefit from each other, seek support in teaching situations, and develop individual teaching identities.

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  • graduate student resource center

CANCELLED: Budgeting Basics Workshop

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Tue, Apr 16, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we must cancel this ​Budgeting Basics workshop. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and will inform you if we are able to reschedule the workshop in the near future. You may also send an email to our Graduate Funding Peer Advisor if you would like to schedule an individual consultation on funding-related matters.

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Spring Quarter CalFresh Enrollment Party

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Mon, Apr 15, 5:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Are you interested in finding out how to get nearly $200 a month in food benefits? Join the UCSB CalFresh team in the GSA Lounge on Monday for a sign-up party featuring free food, free bags of groceries, and a raffle for a $50 UCSB Bookstore gift card! Be sure to check out their website for a list of documents to bring to the event.

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  • graduate student resource center

Financial Literacy: Tax Credits, Deductions, and Resources

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Thu, Apr 11, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

This April 11th financial literacy workshop is the only workshop this quarter on taxes. Attend and learn about common tax terminology, state and federal forms, and what information you'll need to gather before you can complete your tax filing. Don't delay - RSVP today!

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  • instructional development

TA Workshops on Pedagogy: Trauma-Informed Classroom

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Thu, Apr 11, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

On April 11, join Instructional Development for a workshop on having a trauma-informed classroom. Participants will gain the tools to recognize trauma in students, how it manifests in the classroom, and be aware of specific student groups that are at elevated risks for trauma. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Writing Effective Resumes & Cover Letters for Non-Academic Jobs

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Thu, Apr 11, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

If you are looking to pursue career opportunities outside of academia, your resume and cover letter are your tickets into that world. This workshop on April 11 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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  • instructional development

TA Workshops on Pedagogy: Preparing your CCUT Portfolio

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Wed, Apr 10, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

On April 10, join Instructional Development for a workshop on preparing your CCUT portfolio. The session will provide tips on writing the CCUT teaching portfolio, including ways of presenting teaching materials, documenting student ratings, meeting the technology requirement, tone of the portfolio narration, and more. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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  • graduate student resource center

Writing Soft Skills Success Series: Overcoming Writer's Block

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Wed, Apr 10, 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM

We've all been there: there's an assignment to write, but we just can't bring ourselves to do it. This workshop on April 10 is designed to provide an honest conversation on writer's block - what it is in all its forms. It will then offer strategies to help writers with particular writer's block tendencies, from the small (e.g., ​lack of focus) to the large (e.g., psychological fears). RSVP today!

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  • Graduate Division | UCSB Library

Grad Appreciation Wine & Cheese Reception

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Mon, Apr 08, 4:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Don't miss out on one of our most popular grad events of the year: the Library Wine & Cheese Reception! This April 8 event is ​free to all grad students in possession of a valid ID that says you're a graduate student and over the age of 21.

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  • instructional development

TA Workshops on Pedagogy: Crafting your Teaching Philosophy Statement

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Mon, Apr 08, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

On April 8, join Instructional Development for a workshop on crafting your teaching philosophy statement. As a participant in this workshop, 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. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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  • Graduate Division

Captivate an Audience with Your Research Story

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Thu, Apr 04, 1:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Is it possible to explain your research in a way that even a general audience can understand and appreciate—and in just a few minutes if necessary? Join us for a 90-minute workshop that will help you use a story-based approach to make your research accessible to non-specialist audiences. This workshop is open to all grads and postdocs and is perfect for those preparing for Grad Slam!

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  • GGSE | Graduate Division

UCSB Gevirtz Graduate School of Education Mini Grad Slam

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Tue, Apr 02, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Mark your calendars for the Gevirtz School's Mini Grad Slam on Tuesday, April 2! Four Gevirtz School graduate students will have the chance to ​talk about their research or share their thoughts on big ideas that matter​ -- in just three​ minutes. Read on for more info.

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  • graduate student resource center

Graduate Writers' Room reopens for Spring 2019

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Mon, Apr 01, 1:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Come ​work alongside your fellow graduate students! The Graduate Writers' Room will reopen on Monday, April 1, for the Spring 2019 Quarter. Enjoy free snacks, coffee, and wifi while working in our quiet, comfortable space.

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  • instructional development

TA Workshops on Pedagogy: Setting the Tone in your Spring Quarter Classroom

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Mon, Apr 01, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

On April 1, join Instructional Development for a workshop on setting the tone in your spring quarter classroom. This workshop will provide TAs with approaches and activities for the first day of section that will get students thinking, talking, and participating. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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  • Graduate Division | Center for Science & Engineering Partnships | Center for Bioengineering | UCSB Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative

Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Grant Program March Meet & Eat

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Fri, Mar 15, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Come learn about the Individualized Professional​ Skills (IPS) Grant Program at ​our ​March 15 Meet & Eat! ​You'll hear from ​James Giammona (PhD Student, ​Physics), Rodger Luo (PhD Student, Media Arts & Technology), and Veronica Laos (PhD Student, Chemistry) about their professional development experiences funded by the IPS ​grant.

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