Free webinar on the Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) program

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Join the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for a free webinar on the Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) training program on Tuesday, July 14 at 11am. The PRAT Program is a competitive three-year postdoctoral fellowship program that provides high quality research training in the basic biomedical sciences in NIH intramural research laboratories, and prepares trainees for leadership positions in biomedical careers. Read on for more details!

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Register to attend UCSB's campus-wide TA Orientation

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UCSB's campus-wide TA Orientation helps you prepare for becoming an effective TA or Reader. It is required for all new graduate student Teaching Assistants (TAs), and Readers, even if your first appointment is not until Winter or Spring Quarter. This year's Orientation is completely virtual. Read on to learn more about the format and how to register!

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: July Edition

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Are you feeling like this just wasn't the year to be truly productive? Are you feeling isolated from colleagues? Are you hoping to turn things around with your writing this summer? Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community. Membership (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face - find out more here.

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Graduate Simulation Seminar Series (GS ^3) returns for summer 2020

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The Graduate Simulation Seminar Series (GS^3) is back for Summer 2020! They are offering a 10-week seminar program featuring talks from a diverse set of graduate students and/or postdocs who use simulation in their research, representing a wide swath of academic disciplines across UCSB. Interested in presenting? The best presentations by graduate students and postdocs will be awarded prizes. Read on for more info about the series and how you can present.

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Beyond the Professoriate conference recap

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Beyond the Professoriate recently hosted its 7th annual career conference for PhD students. UCSB's Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program provided grants for both graduate students and postdocs to attend this important conference. Read on to learn about their experiences!

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Data Science Fellowship Opportunity: Fall 2020

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Designed to create the data scientists of tomorrow from qualified STEM academics, this full-time, eight-week program provides the skills needed to succeed in the “best job in America.” 82% of ​their students are employed within 6 months of completing the program. Learn more and apply today!

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Job openings at ServiceTitan

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A UC Santa Barbara graduate alumni shared that their employer, ServiceTitan, is looking to hire qualified UCSB graduate students. ServiceTitan is ​an all-in-one software for commercial and residential HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and other field service businesses. Read on for more info!

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Free webinar series for career development

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Check out these free virtual seminars on career development by the University of Delaware's Professional and Continuing Studies. Learn how to job search during the COVID-19 pandemic, how to establish your social media presence, how to network, and how to ace the virtual interview. This series will run through August. Read on for more info on dates and how to register.

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Postdoc Academy

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The Postdoc Academy is a comprehensive program that supports skill development throughout postdoc training, from orientation to your next career step. The next Postdoc Academy starts June 22, 2020. Read on for more details and to register!

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Zooming with Gauchos

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Join UCSB's Office of Development on June 2nd & 16th to connect with UCSB Physics alumni for a facilitated Q&A about life during and after college with a degree in Physics.

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: June Edition

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Are you feeling like this just wasn't the year to be truly productive? Are you hoping to turn things around with your writing this summer? Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community. Membership (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face - find out more here.

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Call for 2020-21 Graduate Student Instructors

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UC Santa Barbara's Foundations in the Humanities is a restorative justice program that uses the study of literature to help incarcerated participants develop the habits of mind, self-awareness, and interpersonal skills necessary to cultivate and maintain respectful and productive social relationships. The program is accepting applications for 2020-21 graduate instructors to teach the program. Find out more today!

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