IPS Insights: Private viola lessons

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Check out this UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This week's featured video is by Cam Audras, a Master's student in the Music and Viola Performance department, who used the IPS funds to take private lessons on orchestral excerpts from top orchestral musicians. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: June 2023 edition


Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)--an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community--about the difficulty of actually writing every day. Membership in the NCFDD (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face.

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ORCID Workshop for graduate students on June 7

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The UCSB Library will be offering an ORCID workshop for graduate students on Wednesday, June 7 from 12-1pm in Library Classroom 1312. ORCID is a unique, persistent digital identifier that you own and control, and that distinguishes you from every other researcher.

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MicroMBA: A remote course to help you take research from lab to market

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The Rady MicroMBA, a program run out of UC San Diego, is now open to all graduate students and postdocs. This course, which runs July and August 2023, is designed to allow STEM researchers to get a basic understanding of the business topics they might encounter should they decide to take their research from the lab to market.

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Career Panel next Thursday from WiSE and CSEP

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Join UCSB's Women in Science and Engineering and the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships for a Career Panel next Thursday, April 27. Following the panel, there will be a networking session. Refreshments will be provided.

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Whole PhD 2023 starts today and runs until May 19

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Join the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships for their second year of Whole PhD! This online series, run through Instagram, shares resources and engages discussions around five core personal and professional development themes. It is designed for Master's students, PhD Students, and postdocs across the STEM disciplines.

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Graduate student employees' access to LinkedIn Learning


Attention graduate students! Are you employed through the university? If so, be sure to take advantage of the free training available to you through LinkedIn Learning. You have access to more than 5,000 software, creative, and business skills video tutorials that are current and taught by industry experts by logging in with your UCSB netID and password. Read on for more info!

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2023 Graduate Internship Fellowship is now open!

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Applications are now open for the Graduate Student Internship Fellowship, which offers up to five $2,000-$2,500 scholarships annually to help graduate students explore career opportunities and gain valuable work experience while in school. Applications are open until April 30, 2023. Read on to learn how to apply!

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